BMG are to reissue Scottish post-punk band Associates’ first three albums as two-CD deluxe editions, along with a new double-disc anthology. Formed in Scotland in 1976 by Billy MacKenzie (vocals) and Alan Rankine (synths / guitars / programming), the pair settled on the name Associates in 1979 after a short period as The Ascorbic Ones and then for a while in 1979 with the moniker Mental Torture. Their debut album The Affectionate Punch was eventually released (on the Fiction label) in August 1980. The following year the band issued six singles (on another label, Situation Two) whose A and B-sides were gathered on the next long-player, compilation Fourth Drawer Down.
Deluxe edition of "BAD" release from Michael Jackson. This deluxe edition consists of three CDs, a DVD, two color booklets, a double-sided poster, and a sticker. Disc 1: The original album featuring 2012 rematering. Disc 2: A CD containing previously unreleased material recorded during the BAD sessions, unreleased demo tracks, and remixes by popular artists. Disc 3: A CD featuring his concert held on July 16, 1988 at Wembley Stadium. Uses the multitrack-recorded master. Disc 4: A DVD featuring his concert held on July 16, 1988 at Wembley Stadium.
An excellent collection featuring singing with , , , , and . These songs, all brilliantly produced and arranged, with wonderful lyrics, show how great a vocalist was before she became weighted down with being a star and celebrity. Her delivery, vocal range, lyric interpretations, and performances are amazingly better than what she turned in during the late '70s and '80s. While her album with might be her best single duet work, this anthology will more than fill the bill.
is a 1981 album by American singer on the label. It reached #15 in the USA (#4 R&B), #17 in the UK and the top ten in Sweden, Norway and the Netherlands. It was the first album Ross recorded after leaving the label, when she signed a $20 million deal with .
is a 1973 album released by American singer on the . It reached #52 in the USA (#12 R&B) and sold over 200,000 copies. The album yielded the title track single , a multi-format hit that reached #1 (for three weeks) on the , #14 on the , and #15 on the singles. It peaked at #9 on the Top 100 lists for both and , as well as #10 in . It also reached #35 in the United Kingdom.