November 20, 2015

hmv.com presents: A Guide To November’s Deluxe Reissues
by Tom
Tom

by Tom Goodwyn

hmv London; 20/11/2015

Bio

hmv.com Editor. Peanut butter, punk rock and pillows.

Over the course of this month a series of big-name artists are re-releasing their latest album with a whole bunch of extra stuff. How much extra stuff? Well with our handy how to guide, you can find out..

Never Been Better

Olly Murs - Never Been Better Special Edition

RCA

The cheeky chappie re-releases his hit packed fourth album...

 

What’s been added?

Six new songs, new single ‘Kiss Me’ and a live DVD shot at the O2 Arena earlier this year. The DVD, which also has a behind the scenes feature, includes a duet with a little known singer named Robbie Williams.

 

Any new tunes I’ll know?

New single ‘Kiss Me’ is the big one.

 

When’s it out?

Today. Today being November 20th.

Take That - III: 2015 Edition

Polydor

The pop stalwarts give their 2014 album III a new lease of life with this new re-release.

 

What’s been added?

Four new tracks, including new single ‘Hey Boy’ and a full live DVD shot on the hugely successful UK arena tour, 25 tracks in all including all their biggest hits.

 

Any new tunes I’ll know?

New single ‘Hey Boy’ has been pretty much everywhere.

 

When’s it out?

Today (November 20th)

X: Wembley Edition

Ed Sheeran - X: Wembley Edition

Atlantic

The singer-songwriter has moved from surprise story to true global superstar during his campaign in support of second album X and now he’s giving it a polish up and re-release.

 

What’s been added?

This is the Wembley Edition in celebration of Sheeran’s incredible three-night stand at Wembley Stadium. You get a bunch of new tracks and a DVD of Sheeran’s Wembley shows, which has also come out separately as Jumpers For Goalposts.

 

Any new tunes I’ll know?

‘Lay It All On Me’, his hit collaboration with Rudimental and a bunch of unreleased tracks.

 

When’s it out?

It’s out now.

Title

Meghan Trainor - Title

Epic

The big-lunged singer’s debut album has been a big ol’ hit and now gets a deluxe re-release.

 

What’s been added?

Four new tracks and a new DVD, a DVD which includes all Trainor’s music videos (including a previously unseen version of ‘Title’) and some behind the scenes, 'making of' type features.

 

Any new tunes I’ll know?

They aren’t strictly new, ‘I’ll Be Home’ has previously come out as part of an Epic Records compilation, ‘Good To Be Alive’ is her contribution to the new Snoopy movie and the other two are acoustic versions of ‘What If’ and ‘Title’. Still, nice to have if you don’t already.

 

When’s it out?

Today (November 20th)

In The Lonely Hour

Sam Smith - In the Lonely Hour: Drowning Shadows Edition

Capitol

The soulful singer’s supremely successful debut gets a lavish new repack.

 

What’s been added?

A brand new disc complete with nine extra tracks, though not ‘Writing’s On The Wall’, his theme to James Bond’s new outing Spectre.

 

Any new tunes I’ll know?

Lots, a cover of Amy Winehouse’s ‘Love Is A Losing Game’, an acoustic version of ‘Omen’, his collaboration with Disclosure and ‘Lay Me Down’, the duet he recorded with John Legend.

 

When’s it out?

It’s out now.

Chaos and the Calm (Hmv Exclusive)

James Bay - Chaos And The Calm

Republic

The be-hatted troubadour is the year’s biggest selling new act and he’s now lovingly re-done his debut album. And it’s exclusive to hmv.

 

What’s Been Added?

A brand new second disc with six tracks including a live version of ‘Hold Back The River’ recorded live at hmv Manchester.

 

Any new tunes I’ll know?

Nothing that’s not been all over the radio, but lots of cuts that are worth owning.

 

When’s it out?

It’s out now.

Hozier

Hozier - Hozier

Island

The Irish singer-songwriter keeps getting bigger and bigger, just like his debut album.

 

What’s Been Added?

A whole new disc of extra stuff, the four original bonus tracks from the album as well as five previously unreleased live tracks recorded on Hozier’s US Tour. Also included are four BBC Radio live sessions.

 

Any new tunes I’ll know?

Nothing new to speak of, but lots of live stuff.

 

When’s it out?

Out now and available to pick up.

Listen Again

David Guetta - Listen Again

Parlophone

One year after he first released Listen the DJ re-releases and re-names it.



What’s Been Added?

Lots and lots. 23 new tracks in all, a whole load of remixes and a few new cuts, including hit single ‘Bang My Head’.

 

Any new tunes I’ll know?

‘Bang My Head’, his new collaboration with Sia and Fetty Wap, is the big draw for this new re-release.

 

When’s it out?

Next week. November 27th to be exact.