Record Store Day Drops 2021 - June

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June Exclusive

The all-star collective The Jaded Hearts Club specialize in putting their ragged garage-rock spin on a catalogue of forgotten classics and all-time favorites, as evidenced on their debut album, You've Always Been Here.

Now the band--consisting of Miles Kane (The Last Shadow Puppets), Nic Cester (Jet), Graham Coxon (Blur), Jamie Davis, Matt Bellamy (MUSE), and Sean Payne (The Zutons)--are set to release Live At The 100 Club as part of RSD Drops 2021!


Side 1: 1. Gloria 2. Have Love Will Travel 3. My Generation 4. Money 5. Please Please Me

Side 2: 1. Hey Bulldog 2. Back In The USSR 3. Sunshine Of Your Love 4. Paint It Black 5. Helter Skelter

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June Exclusive

Sarah Jarosz puts her own unique stamp on songs by Billie Eilish and U2 on this 12" single. Side B etching.

I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For/my future

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June - RSD First

Atlanta rapper Jeezy is one of the more visible frontrunners of the Southern Trap sound that grew to worldwide popularity. His 2005 major-label debut, Let's Get It: Thug Motivation, kicked down the doors for him to become one of the top-performing commercial rappers of his time. This collection celebrates 15 years of the Thug Motivation series on clear vinyl, standard weight. Parental Advisory.

Side: 1
1. AND THEN WHAT
2. GO CRAZY
3. SOUL SURVIVOR
4. MY HOOD
5. TRAP STAR
6. I LUV IT
7. GO GETTA
8. DREAMIN
9. U KNOW WHAT IT IS
10. J.E.E.Z.Y

Side: 2
1. LEAVE YOU ALONE
2. I DO
3. LOSE MY MIND
4. WAY TOO GONE
5. SUPAFREAK
6. MLK BLVD
7. 1 TIME
8. '06
9. BIG SHIT
10. 4PLAY

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June - RSD First

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Janis Joplin's Pearl, the album will be made available as a picture disc for the very first time. This exclusive for RSD Drops features the iconic cover portrait lensed by Barry Feinstein.
Pearl showcased some of Janis' most familiar and best-loved performances including “Cry Baby,” her cover of Kris Kristofferson's "Me and Bobby McGee," and the off-the-cuff, a cappella "Mercedes Benz," the last song she ever recorded.

Side A: 1. “Move Over” 2. “Cry Baby” 3. “A Woman Left Lonely” 4. “Half Moon” 5. “Buried Alive In the Blues”

Side B: 1. “My Baby” 2. “Me and Bobby McGee” 3. “Mercedes Benz” 4. “Trust Me” 5. “Get It While You Can”

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June - RSD First

This first-time vinyl edition of The Hustle Continues by legendary Three 6 Mafia founder Juicy J comes as part of RSD Drops.  This sixteen track album debuts in a 2xLP 45 RPM wide spine jacket format on 180g vibrant colored vinyl (one Orchid disc and one Lime Green). Also included is an 11” x 11” poster insert w/album art, a download card, and a custom hype sticker for that mentions the following guest artists: 2 Chainz, ASAP Rocky, Conway, Jay Rock, Keyglock, Lex Luger, Lil Baby, Logic, Megan Thee Stallion, Nle Choppa, Project Pat, Ty Dolla Sign, Wiz Khalifa, and Young Dolph.  Limited Edition US pressing 3000 pieces.

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June Exclusive

Limited edition remastered 50th anniversary picture disc release of the 1971 British comedy film soundtrack album. Performed by THE KINKS with additional orchestral arrangements by Stanley Myers. Their ninth official studio album and last on the PYE label.

Previously unreleased in the USA, and the first vinyl re-press in twenty years.

Sleeve artwork and textured cover as per the original release. Produced in association with THE KINKS.

SIDE ONE: 1. God’s Children 2. Lola 3. The Way Love Used To Be 4. Completely 5. Running Round Town 6. Moments

SIDE TWO: 1. Animals In The Zoo 2. Just Friends 3. Whip Lady 4. Dreams 5. Helga 6. Willesden Green 7. God’s Children – End

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June Exclusive

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Fela Kuti's classic Open & Close, Knitting Factory Records is pleased to announce the first vinyl pressing since the 1980s. This edition features a return to the original gatefold jacket and will be pressed on red and yellow butterfly effect vinyl. Limited edition of 7000 for the world.

A1) Open & Close A2) Suegbe & Pako
B1) Gbagada Gbogodo

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June Limited Run

Created in 2010 by Marlon Magnée and Sacha Got, two young men from Biarritz in France, La Femme is a very unique band. Between psychedelia, surf rock, electronica, krautrock and even disco they have managed to create their own very recognizable sound and have become one of the most influential French indie bands of the century. After two Gold records in France, several sold-out US tours and glowing support from the likes of The New Yorker, KCRW, NPR, Flaunt, The Guardian, Q, Uncut, Paste and many more, La Femme will be releasing their third album in the Spring. And for RSD Drops, they would like to please their fans by releasing two unreleased tracks on vinyl.

“Runway” / “Me Suive” 

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June Exclusive

Originally released in 2003, Here Comes That Weird Chill (Methamphetamine Blues, Extras & Oddities) was a precursor to Mark's stunning album Bubblegum. Conceived as a single from that album, Here Comes That Weird Chill... was expanded to an eight track EP with the inclusion of outtakes from the album sessions - hence, 'Extras and Oddities'. This RSD Drops edition is pink vinyl, pressed onto a 12” (previously released as a 10”).

Methamphetamine Blues / The Steps of the Cathedral / Clear Spot / Message to Mine / Lexington Slow Down / Skeletal History / Wish You Well / Sleep With Me

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June - RSD First

Heavy Sun, the soulful, debut from Daniel Lanois and his invigorating new all-star band. Recorded in Los Angeles and Toronto, the album fuses classic gospel and modern electronics, mixing gritty, human textures with crisp, digital accents and lush, swirling atmospherics to create a sound that's at once warmly familiar and boldly unexpected. The arrangements here are spacious and dreamy, anchored by rich, righteous organ topped with airy falsetto and mesmerizing four-part harmony, and the writing is buoyant and soulful to match, tapping into the shared uncertainty of the human condition to offer hope, comfort, and connection at a time when all three run in desperately short supply. For RSD Drops this year comes the vinyl debut of this critically acclaimed album. Pressed on Translucent Ruby inside Opaque Orchid colored vinyl, and limited to a worldwide run of 4000.  Includes a download card. 

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June Exclusive

Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor Series is a limited edition four LP set featuring Fiasco’s debut studio album Food & Liquor and follow up Food and Liquor II together on vinyl for the first time, exclusively for RSD Drops 2021.
Food & Liquor – which celebrates its 15th anniversary this year – features production from Kanye West, The Neptunes (Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo), Mike Shinoda & Jay-Z amongst others. It was nominated for four Grammy Awards, and includes Grammy Award winning track “Daydreaming” (Feat. Jill Scott).
Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1 – which will be pressed on vinyl for the first time ever exclusively for this package – features production from The Audibles and 1500 or Nothin' amongst others. It went on to chart at number 5 in the US Billboard 200 and was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Rap Album.
The albums are pressed on 140g vinyl, in an assortment of colors and housed in a slipcase. Strictly Limited and numbered to 7000 copies worldwide.

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June Exclusive

Parker McCollum will see his first vinyl release for RSD Drops with a limited edition EP that give people the first look at five songs on his upcoming debut album, including the #1 Platinum-selling song "Pretty Heart" and his latest Top 40 "To Be Loved By You".

1.Pretty Heart 2. Love You Like That 3. Hallie Ray Light 4. Like A Cowboy 5. To Be Loved By You

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June - RSD First

Undivided is the current single from Tim McGraw and Tyler Hubbard.  Perforrmed during President Biden's inauguration celebration and available here for the first time on vinyl!  B-Side is a live version of I Called Mama which was a #1 single at Country radio.

SIDE A – Undivided (w/ Tyler Hubbard)
SIDE B – I Called Mama

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June Exclusive

Apply Pressure is the latest album from Merkules of Surrey, Canada.
Featuring heavy hitters Kevin Gates, The Game, E-40, Jelly Roll and more, this is the first release on vinyl.

G&G / Apply Pressure (feat. Kevin Gates) / Death Wish (feat. The Game) / Feel Shit (feat. Jelly Roll) / Brand New / 1980 (feat. E-40) / Demons / Feel My Pain / Forever Alone (feat. Evil Ebenezer) / Late Night Shift

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June Exclusive

Joni Mitchell Archives, Vol. 1 (1963-1967): Highlights is an exclusive LP, featuring highlights from the first volume of the ongoing Joni Mitchell Archives series.  The release - which has been supervised by Joni Mitchell – features rare home recordings, live performances, and radio broadcasts recorded between 1963 and 1967.  Pressed on 180gram vinyl, exclusively for RSD Drops 2021. Strictly limited to 15000 copies worldwide. 

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June Exclusive

A 40th Anniversary limited edition picture disc edition of Motorhead and Girlschool’s raucous collaboration. 

SIDE A: 1. Please Don’t Touch
SIDE B: 2. Emergency 3. Bomber – performed by Girlschool

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June Exclusive

Vinyl debut for RSD of Me’Shell’s 1996 sophomore release for Warner Records’ Maverick subsidiary. Deluxe and expanded 2LP set features four non-LP & instrumental bonus tracks making their debut on wax. Pressed on 140g blue viny in a deluxe tip-on gatefold jacket. All tracks are previously released.

1.The Womb 2.The Way 3. Deuteronomy: Niggerman 4. Ecclesiastes: Free My Heart 5. Leviticus: Faggot 6. Mary Magdalene 7. God Shiva 8. Who Is He and What Is He To You 9.Stay 10.Bittersweet 11.A Tear and A Smile 12.Make Me Wanna Holler 13.The Teaching* 14.Soul Searchin’ (I Wanna Know If It’s Mine)* 15.Stay (instrumental mix)* 16.Who Is He And What Is He To You (instrumental mix)*

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June - RSD First

First-ever vinyl pressing of O.A.R.'s fifth studio album, originally released in 2005, featuring the singles "Loves and Memories," "Heard The World" and "Lay Down." 2LP set pressed on colored vinyl.

1. Heard the World 2. Love and Memories 3. Wonderful Day 4. The Sranger 5. Lay Down 6. Program Director 7. Nasim Joon 8. Tragedy In Waiting 9. Daylight the Dog 10. One Shot 11. Dakota 12. 52-50

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June - RSD First

A remastered version of his legendary album on double black vinyl, with five previously released bonus tracks, and an etched Side Four. 

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June Exclusive

Mexican Summer presents exclusive new editions of Oneohtrix Point Never’s seminal works Betrayed in the Octagon, Russian Mind, Zones Without People, Drawn and Quartered, and The Fall Into Time. Originally released on various bedroom labels before being collected as Rifts in 2012, these crucial chapters in Oneohtrix Point Never’s origin story are brought back in limited editions as part of RSD Drops 2021. The Fall Into Time is featured on transparent olive color vinyl.

Oneohtrix Point Never is the vessel of Daniel Lopatin, the Brooklyn-based musician, composer, and Mercury Prize nominated producer. Lopatin has released numerous critically acclaimed albums including his recent self-titled album, Magic Oneohtrix Point Never (Warp 2020), provided scores for The Safdie Brothers’ Uncut Gems (2019) and Good Time (2017), and production for The Weeknd, Anohni, FKA Twigs, David Byrne, Moses Sumney and Nine Inch Nails among others.


1. Blue Drive 2. The Trouble With Being Born 3. Sand Partina 4. Melancholy Descriptions of Simple 3D Environments 5. Memory Vague 6. KGB Nights

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June Exclusive

Mexican Summer presents exclusive new editions of Oneohtrix Point Never’s seminal works Betrayed in the Octagon, Russian Mind, Zones Without People, Drawn and Quartered, and The Fall Into Time. Originally released on various bedroom labels before being collected as Rifts in 2012, these crucial chapters in Oneohtrix Point Never’s origin story are brought back in limited editions as part of RSD Drops 2021. Russian Mind is featured on metallic silver color vinyl.

1. Months 2. Physical Memory 3. Grief And Repetition 4. Russian Mind 5. Time Decanted 6. Immanence

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June - RSD First

Morningrise is the second studio album by Swedish progressive metal band Opeth. It was released on June 24, 1996. The recording sessions took place at Unisound Studio in Örebro during March and April 1996. Once more, the band used producer Dan Swanö. Morningrise showcases Opeth's signature style, exploring the dynamics between the combination of black metal and death metal vocals, and guitar parts with lighter progressive and acoustic elements. Translucent Turquoise 2LP

1. Advent 2. The Night And The Silent Water 3. Nectar 4. Black Rose Immortal 5. To Bid You Farewell

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June - RSD First

A Eulogy for the Damned is the seventh studio album by English stoner metal band, Orange Goblin. Available on vinyl for the first time since 2015 for RSD Drops 2021! Translucent Orange LP

SIDE A –
1. Red Tide Rising
2. Stand For Something
3. Acid Trial
4. The Filthy & The Few
5. Save Me From Myself
SIDE B –
1. The Fog
2. Return To Mars
3. Death Of Aquarius
4. The Bishops Wolf
5. A Eulogy For The Damned

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June - RSD First

IMMEDIATELY Remixes, a companion album to Perfume Genius' Set My Heart On Fire Immediately, remixed in original running sequence by Boy Harsher, Jenny Hval, A. G. Cook, Actress, Danny L Harle and many more. The 2xLP will be pressed onto Metallic Silver vinyl, limited to an edition of 2,500 exclusive to indie record stores as part of RSD Drops.

SIDE A:
1. Perfume Genius & Jaakko Eino Kalevi - Whole Life
2. Perfume Genius & A. G. Cook - Describe
3. Perfume Genius & Jim-E Stack - Without You
SIDE B:
4. Perfume Genius & Planningtorock - Jason
5. Perfume Genius & Jenny Hval - Leave
6. Perfume Genius & Initial Talk - On the Floor
SIDE C:
7. Perfume Genius & Boy Harsher - Your Body Changes Everything
8. Perfume Genius & Nídia - Moonbend
9. Perfume Genius & Danny L Harle - Just a Touch
SIDE D:
10. Perfume Genius & Westerman - Nothing at All
11. Perfume Genius & Actress - One More Try
12. Perfume Genius & Koreless - Some Dream
13. Perfume Genius & Katie Dey - Borrowed Light

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June - RSD First

Angel Dream is a special reimagining of the album She’s The One to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its original release. This also brings to a close the celebration of Tom Petty’s masterpiece Wildflowers, as most of the songs on this album were recorded during the same time period.  She’s The One included some songs that were left off the original Wildflowers album, recently included in the Wildflowers & All The Rest re-issue. To take the place of those songs, four previously unreleased songs have been added here – two Petty originals (“105 Degrees” and “One of Life’s Little Mysteries”), a cover of JJ Cale’s “Thirteen Days”, and the instrumental “French Disconnection”.  An extended version of “Supernatural Radio” is also included. The album has been remixed & remastered and brand new cover art commissioned – emphasizing that this is a Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers album, rather than a soundtrack album.  This very special version for RSD Drops is pressed on cobalt blue vinyl.

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June Exclusive

Mercury Studios are delighted to announce, for the first time in thirty years, the release of Robert Plant Live At Knebworth, a four track EP exclusively for RSD Drops 2021. 

Side A
1. Hurting Kind (I've Got My Eyes On You)
2. Liar’s Dance

Side B
1. Tall Cool One
2. Wearing & Tearing

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June Exclusive

Available for the first time, the full concert at The Channel in Boston, on 7/19/88. This package for RSD Drops 2021 includes an OBI strip, a gatefold jacket and special printed inner sleeves with photos from the show.

Instinct | Kill City | 1969 | Penetration | Power And Freedom | Your Pretty Face Is Going To Hell | High On You | 5 Foot 1 | Johanna | Easy Rider | Tuff Baby | I Feel Alright (1970) | Winners & Losers | Scene Of The Crime | Search And Destroy | Cold Metal |Squarehead | No Fun | I Wanna Be Your Dog

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June Limited Run

On June 16th, 2018, the adventurous UK avant-garde act Renaldo & The Loaf (first introduced to the world by The Residents through their label Ralph Records) took to the stage to perform their music live for the first time in their then thirty-eight year career! An audience of 250 lucky fans witnessed this at Replugged, a club on Lerchenfelder Strasse in Vienna, Austria.
As part of RSD Drops 2021 blocGLOBAL presents this impeccably recorded & mastered double live album for the first time on vinyl! If it’ll be another number of years before their next performance, at least fans will have this beautiful record to tide them over. On red/black splatter vinyl (Disc 1) and white/black splatter vinyl (Disc 2). Pressed at 45 RPM for superior sound.

A Side: 1. BPM 2. Lonely Rosa 3. Scent Of Turnip 4. Ow! Stew The Red Shoe

B Side: 1. Scottish Shuffle 2. Absence 3. Green Candle

C Side: 1. Henri Rise 2. Bearded Cats 3. Corset Vendor 4. 16 Going On 17

D Side: 1. Spratts Medium/Medical Man 2. Gladsome Vane 3. Hambu Hodo (Encore)

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June Exclusive

The Pleasure Is All Yours: The Pleased to Meet Me Outtakes & Alternates is a collection of material from The Replacements sessions for their critically acclaimed fifth studio album Pleased to Meet Me.  

Side A – A1. Birthday Gal, A2. Learn How To Fail, A3. Run For The Country, A4. Can’t Hardly Wait (Alternate Version), A5. All He Wants To Do Is Fish

Side B – B1. Alex Chilton (Alternate Version), B2. I Can Help (Studio Outtake), B3. Lift Your Skirt, B4. ‘Til We’re Nude, B5. Beer For Breakfast, B6. Trouble On The Way, B7. I Don’t Know (Outtake)

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June Exclusive

30th anniversary reissue of Jonathan Richman's third solo album, featuring intimate live and studio solo performances that showcase his storytelling and songwriting. First wide vinyl release and pressed on Bermuda Seafoam vinyl. 

Side A: 1. The Girl Stands Up To Me Now 2. Cappuccino Bar 3. My Career As A Homewrecker 4. She Doesn't Laugh At My Jokes 5. When She Kisses Me 6. They're Not Tryin' On The Dance Floor Side B: 1. At Night 2. When I Say Wife 3. 1963 4. Monologue About Bermuda 5. Our Swingin' Pad 6. Just For Fun

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June Exclusive

A 10" clear vinyl single featuring live tracks from concerts in Salt Lake City and Copacabana Beach. 

"Rain Fall Down (Live from Copacabana Beach 2006)”
“Rough Justice (Live From Salt Lake City 2005)”

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June - RSD First

The highly sought after self-titled album by Round Robin and Brimstone typically changes collector's hands for hundreds of dollars and has been on the radar of modern soul/boogie fans for some time with featured cuts on Kon and Amir's "Off Track Vol.1" and our own Groove Merchant Turns 20 compilation. Deep Funk/Soul enthusiasts also know "The Round Robin Monopoly" band which is another project by band leader Robin Lloyd.

You Can't Do It, Our Love Is So True, Plenty Good Lovin', Love, I Wanna Live With You, One Night Affair

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June - RSD First

Heir to Despair is the 11th studio album by Sigh. While the previous album Graveward (2015) was rather symphonic orchestral stuff, Heir to Despair is pointing at the completely opposite direction. Heavily inspired by old, crazy progressive bands like Brainticket, Embryo, Agitation Free, Between, Gentle Giant, Os Mutantes, Modulo 1000, Black Widow, etc., Heir to Despair turned out to be a heavy, psychedelic and exotic album.

SIDE A –
1. Aletheia
2. Homo Homini Lupus
3. Hunters Not Horned
4. In Memories Delusional
SIDE B – ////Heresy Trilogy////
1. Heresy I: Oblivium
2. Heresy II: Acosmism
3. Heresy III: Sub Specie Aeternitatis
4. Hands Of The String-Puller
5. Heir To Despair

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June Exclusive

This 2020 Grammy-nominated album features a who's who of reggae royalty. From the blistering reunion of Black Uhuru's Sly and Robbie with Michael Rose, to the wildly influential Lee 'Scratch' Perry, to the recently departed Toots Hibbert of Toots and the Maytals. This album was called "A Reggae Woodstock," by famed Bob Marley historian Roger Stefans. Released on Golden Eye Smoke vinyl and includes custom rolling papers.

1. This Morning - Sly & Robbie feat. Mykal Rose
2. Ulterior Motives - Roots Radics feat. Brinsley Forde
3. Change My Mind - Sly & Robbie feat. The Mighty Diamonds
4. Glory - Roots Radics feat. Freddie McGregor
5. Mind Your Own - Sly & Robbie feat. Horace Andy
6. Gwan Run Up - Roots Radics feat. Pablo Moses
7. Full Moon, Plant a Tree - Sly & Robbie feat. Lee "Scratch" Perry
8. The Gates of Hell - Roots Radics feat. Max Romeo
9. Argentina - Sly & Robbie feat. Ken Boothe
10. Things Must Get Better - Roots Radics feat. The Congos
11. Make a Change - Sly & Robbie feat. Luciano
12. To You

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June - RSD First

Seven demos of the Stillwater songs for the iconic rock film Almost Famous, five recorded by Nancy Wilson and two recorded by Peter Frampton, made available for the first-time ever, pressed exclusively for RSD Drops 2021 on translucent red vinyl.

Side A

  1. Love Comes And Goes (Early Version - Demo) – Nancy Wilson
  2. Fever Dog (Demo) – Nancy Wilson
  3. Love Thing (Demo)  – Nancy Wilson
  4. Chance Upon You (Demo)  – Nancy Wilson

 

Side B

  1. Love Comes And Goes (Demo)  – Nancy Wilson
  2. You Had To Be There (Demo)  – Peter Frampton, Gordon Kennedy, Wayne Kirkpatrick
  3. Hour Of Need (Demo)  – Peter Frampton, Gordon Kennedy, Wayne Kirkpatrick
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June Exclusive

Newly created exclusive 12” picture disc for RSD Drops 2021 features an ultra-rare acoustic home recording of the track “Junco Partner,” a song famously recorded by The Clash.

Side B features a live version of the track recorded at the Brixton Academy in 2001 by Joe Strummer and The Mescaleros


Side A: “Junco Partner (Acoustic)”
Side B: “Junco Partner (Live)”

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