16 August 2012
It happened a couple of weeks ago, but I thought I'd ask:
Did anyone pick up the "Maybe I'm Amazed" 12-inch? I got mine! Side one is the full-length and radio edit in stereo, side two is mono. A nice teaser for the upcoming "Wings Over America" reissue.
Or did anyone get any other RSD exclusives? I might still get the Rolling Stones 5x5 EP... My local shop has a few copies.
3 May 2012
Did consider getting the single but decided not to in the end, didn't think I was really missing out by not getting it. I need to save my money up as there are quite a few more expensive things coming out over the next few months that I'll want, and my parents aren't very willing to pay for.
''We're just knocked out. We heard about the sell out. You gotta get an album out, you owe it to the people. We're so happy we can hardly count.''
I don't really understand the appeal of RSD. Labels put out expensive limited editions of things you probably already own. People buy them because they're rare (and many get resold immediately on eBay because they're rare). It seems like a licence to print money, much of which goes back to the major labels. Yes, it supports local independent stores but why not buy something you don't already have, instead of a cynically-released reissue?
That said, I bought the Beatles vinyl box set when it came out, despite already owning the music. I'm not immune!
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I know I slagged off RSD upthread, but if anyone's going shopping that day, and can get me a copy of the St Vincent 10" of Pieta and ship it to the UK I'd be hugely grateful. Will reimburse, obviously. Info here.
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4 February 2014
@Joe If the record store I go to up north participates in RSD I'll see if I can grab a copy.
I'm in Florida now and the owner of my record store down here mentioned RSD when I stopped by yesterday. I'll see if he can put it aside the EP and St Vincent record just in case the other one doesn't do RSD.
Have you seen this video? I remember posting it a while back.
Thank you! I really would be incredibly grateful if you could get me that StV release (but only if it's no trouble).
Yes, I'd seen that Dig A Pony performance before. It didn't particularly grab me first time around, but her latest album is rarely out of my car stereo. I need to see her live.
8 November 2012
@Joe You might be interested in this.
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1 November 2013
The only reason I'm not going (even though I really want the Green Day live disc) is because a) I'm not going to be anywhere near civilization because my parents are annoying and insist on going to cabins in the middle of nowhere all the time, and b) because I don't want to have to get to the store early just to maybe get that disc. It's annoying, and I really wish they'd give that live EP a mass release. Oh well, sob story over.
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