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Release Round-Up: Week of August 2

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Arcade Fire, Scenes from the Suburbs (Merge)

Last year’s Grammy winner for Album of the Year is newly expanded with two unreleased tracks and a bonus DVD documentary. (Official site)

Various Artists, Mightier Than the Sword: The Ronnie James Dio Story (Sanctuary U.K.)

This new double-disc set, in honor of the late, beloved metal singer, is the first to compile just about every band Dio ever sang for – Elf, Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Dio and Heaven and Hell. (Official site)

Archers of Loaf, Icky Mettle: Deluxe Edition (Merge)

The North Carolina ’90s college-rock stalwart’s debut album is newly remastered and expanded with a bonus disc of rare single and EP material. (Official site)

The Gap Band, The Gap Band 8: Expanded Edition / The Isley Brothers, Between the Sheets: Expanded Edition / Johnny Nash, I Can See Clearly Now: Expanded Edition / The Joneses, The Joneses: Expanded Edition / Keith Barrow, Keith Barrow: Expanded Edition / The Nite-Liters, A-Nal-Y-Sis: Expanded Edition (Big Break)

More expanded reissues from Cherry Red’s main soul provider! (Big Break)

Kippington Lodge, Shy Boy: The Complete Recordings 1967-1969 (RPM)

An early ’60s pop turn from a band that included Nick Lowe and Brinsley Schwarz among its ranks. This set includes ten single A- and B-sides with some rare and unreleased material. (RPM)

 

Written by Mike Duquette

August 2, 2011 at 10:30