TOP FIVE VINYL LPS OF 2017
December 19, 2017
2017 has produced some of the most exciting reissues, limited edition and original vinyl albums of recent years, resulting in some ‘must-have’ records. Here are our Top Five picks, which should belong in the collection of any vinyl lover in your life, or of course, your own.
2017 saw the reissue and remaster of Pearl Jam’s debut studio album, Ten. To date, this album has sold over 10million copies and has produced three hit singles: Alive, Even Flow & Jeremy.
All 10 of Pearl Jam’s studio albums have been made available on vinyl this year, alongside a slew of seven inch vinyl singles in one complete boxset – a rare treat this Christmas for the Pearl Jam fans out there!
2017 marked the 40th anniversary of Electric Light Orchestra’s seventh studio album, Out of the Blue. Originally released in October of 1977, this album generated five hit singles in different countries and was the first double album in the history of the UK music charts to generate four top twenty hit singles.
To celebrate this legendary album, a limited edition 40th Anniversary 2-LP picture disc was released earlier this year. A beautiful addition to any record collection.
One of electronic music’s all-time greatest acts, Leftfield released a very special reissue of their seminal debut album Leftism, Leftism 22, this year. This arrived 22 years on from the release of the acclaimed original, in a remastered version overseen by Leftfield’s Neil Barnes and Paul Daley.
It is available in a limited edition 3xLP vinyl, mirroring the original release.
Time Out of Mind is Dylan’s 13th studio album, originally released in 1997. For many fans, this album marked Dylan’s artistic comeback after his wavering musical identity of the ’80s. It includes some of Dylan’s most famous tracks, most notably, in recent years, the track ’Make You Feel My Love’ as a result of Adele’s poignant cover in 2008.
The new version packs some hidden surprises including an exclusive 7” as a bonus disc, remix of Love Sick and a rare live version of Cold Irons Bound.
2017 saw the release of Scream, a new collection of 13 of Michael Jackson’s all-time most electrifying dance tracks. Additionally, SCREAM includes a newly created bonus track, ‘Blood on the Dance Floor X Dangerous’, a high-energy five-song mashup from the acclaimed remixer The White Panda who created a seamless new musical experience.
To add to the magic and excitement of this release, the vinyl is glow in the dark; an immersive record for all the senses!
Get them all now on wearevinyl.co.uk!
The legendary 1975 leg of Bob Dylan’s mythic Rolling Thunder Revue has been collected into a comprehensive new 14 disc collection, featuring 100 previously unreleased recordings, available now.
An extraordinary accompanying film, ‘Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story By Martin Scorsese’, is streaming on Netflix now.Read more
Inspired by the tragic story of American teenager Jeremy Wade Delle, who shot himself in front of his classmates, ‘Jeremy’ was one of Pearl Jam’s darker steps on the path to global superstardom.Read more
This distinctive and memorable black and white video was directed by Josh Taft. A friend of guitarist Stone Gossard, he would later helm the videos for ‘Oceans’ and ‘Even Flow’.Read more
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Today we’re proud to release a new singles collection bringing together the early output of one of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful bands ever to come out of the UK – the Electric Light Orchestra.Read more
Electric Light Orchestra’s tenth studio album, ‘Secret Messages’, is re-released today as a 2LP 12″ 150 gram vinyl set with six previously unreleased tracks.Read more
As rock’s first Nobel Laureate tours Japan and Asia this summer, we’re pleased to announce a new collection of live recordings from the peerless Bob Dylan.Read more
As ‘Girl From The North Country’ – the critically-acclaimed new play in which the action is interwoven with Bob Dylan’s extraordinary songbook – continues to wow West End audiences, we’re pleased to announce ‘The Music Which Inspired Girl From The North Country’, out now.Read more
2017 has produced some of the most exciting reissues, limited edition and original vinyl albums of recent years, resulting in some ‘must-have’ records. Here are our Top Five picks, which should belong in the collection of any vinyl lover in your life, or of course, your own.Read more
ELO’s critically acclaimed double album ‘Out of the Blue’ turns 40 this autumn, and we’re celebrating with the first ever picture disc vinyl edition of this seminal release.Read more
The latest chapter in Columbia/Legacy’s highly acclaimed Bob Dylan Bootleg Series is out now.Read more
We’re proud to announce that the original cast recording of ‘Girl From The North Country’, the critically acclaimed new play from Conor McPherson featuring the music and lyrics of Bob Dylan, is out now.Read more
Our wearevinyl.co.uk relaunch continues – what classic LPS have you snapped up so far? Every day in July we’re picking out a timeless classic for your collection, you then have 24 hours to snap it up at the bargain price of £9.99. Below are the final two week’s worth of offers so mark your calenders…Read more
To celebrate the launch of wearevinyl.co.uk we’re flipping through the racks and picking out one classic LP every day this month.Read more
May was a month for perfectly crafted guitar pop to make its way onto wax. One set of undeniable classics from the exquisitely coiffured and moustachioed Daryl Hall & John Oates, and another from the virtuoso guitar and silky voice of John Mayer.Read more
If you came of age during Grunge then Cameron Crowe’s ‘Singles’ was your ‘8 Mile’, your ‘Almost Famous’ maybe even your ‘Quadrophenia’.Read more
We’re giving you the chance to win one of our CD Book Sets – take your pick from Bob Dylan’s The Bootleg Series Volumes 1-3 [rare and unreleased] 1961-1991, Elvis Presley’s Platinum A Life In Music or AC/DC’s Black Tracks.Read more
All proceeds go to Warchild UK.Read more
22 years on from the original UK house blueprint, ‘Leftism 22’ is out now.Read more
Legendary Nashville road band, Old Crow Medicine Show today release their live version of Bob Dylan’s seminal double album, ‘Blonde On Blonde’.Read more
This isn’t just pop, or dance or punk or whatever you want to call it. This is a moment…Read more
In his first ever three-disc release, voice of a generation and nobel laureate Bob Dylan today releases ‘Triplicate’, 30 classic American tunes, reimagined with Dylan’s inimitable talents as vocalist, arranger and bandleader.Read more
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Collecting 30 brand new recordings from the nobel laureate, ‘Triplicate’ will be the first three-disc release from Bob Dylan.Read more
You got the new turntable you wanted for Christmas but now you need to start building that amazing record collection you always dreamed of…Read more
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For the first time, the Real Royal Albert Hall concert, originally recorded for a live album in 1966, has finally been released…Read More...
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Iconic artists photographed and mapped around New York City!Read more
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Every month, we’ll gather up essential online pieces for you to enjoy!Read more
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- JeremyPearl Jam
- OncePearl Jam
- Even flowPearl Jam
- State of Love and TrustPearl Jam
- and lots more!...
And we have some amazing picturesRead more
Take a different look at classic album covers and iconic pix from the likes of Hendrix, Dylan, The Clash etc.Read more
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- Love and painELO
- Dirty to the boneELO
- When the night comesELO
- The sun will shine on youELO
- and lots more!!...
- Blowin' in the windBob Dylan
- The times they are a-changin'Bob Dylan
- Mr Tambourine manBob Dylan
- Like a rolling stoneBob Dylan
- Subterranean Homesick BluesBob Dylan
- and lots more!!...
Rejoice! We’ve just launched a new online store where you will progressively find all Legacy vinyl, old and new!Read more
Win premiere tickets to see the new Spike Lee Directed film “Michael Jackson From Motown To Off The Wall.”Read more
Find out more about the new edition of ‘Off The Wall’…Read more
‘Forever Young’ on The X Factor: have you heard this song before?Read more
Discover the first 2 singles from Jeff Lynne’s ELO new album, “When I Was A Boy” and “When the night comes”Read more
Listen to 3 tracks from the forthcoming Bootleg series now!Read more
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‘Bob Dylan – The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series Vol 12’ is a deluxe 6CD anthology that will be released on November 6th.Read more
Jeff Lynne’s ELO is set to deliver a new album after signing a global deal with Columbia RecordsRead more
Leftfield are going on tour across the UK & Europe…Read more
We are giving you the chance to own Bob Dylan 50th Anniversary Collection 1963Read more
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Some of our favourite tracks and albums are currently available for a very special price…Read more