Record Store Day 2020 Reveals Breakdown of Releases: David Bowie, The Cure, Billie Eilish, and More

    Earlier this year, it was announced that Record Store Day would make adjustments to its schedule due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now, the list of releases has been unveiled for three new release dates: August 29, September 26, and October 24. Check out the full list on the Record Store Day website.

    The first instalment includes: a live album by David Bowie from the 1974 Soul Tour; pressings of Charli XCX’s Vroom Vroom EP and Robyn’s self-titled 2005 album (both on vinyl for the first time); reissues of The Cure’s Seventeen Seconds and Bloodflowers (celebrating their 40th and 20th anniversaries, respectively); a live album by Billie Eilish titled Live at Third Man Records; a live EP by Brittany Howard; Tyler, the Creator’s Cherry Bomb (along with an instrumental version); a box set of John Prine’s first four albums; a five-LP Philip Glass set called The Essential; a two 7″ vinyl by Christine and the Queens titled La vita nuova: sequences 2 et 3, featuring two new songs; a previously unreleased soundtrack for the film Rams by Brian Eno; a new collection of demos by Mac Demarco titled Other Here Comes The Cowboy Demos; a 3 x LP of Gorillaz’ D-Sides; a live album by Kevin Morby; and many more.

    Out on September 26th are reissues of Roger Waters’ concert album The Wall, Natalie Prass’ self-titled debut, Destiny Child’s ‘Say My Name’, the Doors’ The Soft Parade, Lil Kim’s 9, Fleetwood Mac’s The Alternate Rumours (on vinyl for the first time), as well as a live album by Tegan and Sara titled Tonight In The Dark We’re Seeing Colors and one by Dinosaur Jr. titled Swedish Fist (Live In Stockholm); a double LP of Bill Evans’ Some Other Time: The Lost Session From The Black Forest and Nas’ God’s Son; a 12″ vinyl of Britney Spears’ Oops!…I Did It Again (Remixes and B-Sides); a reissue of Mikis Theodorakis’ Serpico, and more.

    The final batch of releases, out on October 24, includes Beck’s ‘No Distraction / Uneventful Days’ 7″ (featuring a St. Vincent remix); a double LP of Miles Davis’ Double Image: Rare Miles From the Complete Bitches Brew Sessions; a reissue of Freddie Gibbs and Madlib’s Piñata; a 2xLP of Phillip Glass’ Koyaanisqatsi; Ryuichi Sakamoto’s soundtrack for Black Mirror: Smithereens, Jon Brion’s soundtrack for Synecdoche, New York, Randy Newman’s soundtrack for Avalon; and more.

    Konstantinos Pappis
    Konstantinos Pappis
    Konstantinos Pappis is a writer, journalist, and music editor at Our Culture. His work has also appeared in Pitchfork, GIGsoup, and other publications. He currently lives in Athens, Greece.

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