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This Saturday, April 13 is Record Store Day.
If you’re part of the dying breed who still loves to buy physical copies of albums (“There are dozens of us! DOZENS!!” – Tobias Fünke), these are some of the notable Record Store Day exclusives you can hunt for.
For a complete list of special Record Store Day Releases, check out RecordStoreDay.com/SpecialReleases
Support local record stores!
Participating Minnesota Stores
Let’s Try the After Vol.1 & 2
Physical vinyl release of the two EPs the Canadian collective issued digitally this year.
Quantity: 8,000 copies worldwide
The classic soundtrack is being issued on vinyl for the first time ever! 2 x LP featuring Nine Inch Nails, Rollins Band, Pantera, Rage Against the Machine, The Cure…
King’s Mouth: Music and Songs
The Flaming Lips’ new album will be released in limited quantities on Record Store Day. Featuring 12 new songs and album narration from Mick Jones of The Clash
Wait & Return
The brand new EP comes on teal colored vinyl and features remixes of “She Taught Me How to Fly”, “Keep on Reaching” and “Black & White Sunshine”.
Me and Magdalena/The Concept
Ben Gibbard (Death Cab For Cutie) will be releasing a tribute to the late singer-songwriter/producer Richard Swift (The Black Keys, The Arcs, Starflyer 59, The Shins) who passed away in July 2018.
The tribute features two unreleased songs produced by Richard Swift. “Me and Magdalena” which Gibbard wrote for The Monkees, and an alternate version of Teenage Fanclub’s “The Concept” from Gibbard’s full-cover album of Bandwagonesque.
Topography collects 5 of Goo Goo Dolls’ 11 albums in a vinyl box set. The albums include 1998’s Dizzy Up the Girl and 2013’s Magnetic, as well as the global debut on vinyl of 2002’s Gutterflower, 2006’s Let Love In and 2010’s Something For the Rest of Us.
The fourth album from Gorillaz will be released on vinyl for the very first time in North America. Available on green vinyl
Green Day Live! Woodstock 1994
For the first time, and in limited quantities, Green Day’s classic performance at Woodstock ’94 is being released on vinyl. Featuring performances of “Welcome to Paradise”, “One of My Lies”, “Chump”, “Longview”, “Basket Case”, “When I Come Around”, “Burnout”, “F.O.D.” and “Paper Lanterns”.
Halestorm’s 7″ green vinyl, Buzz/Chemicals, features “Buzz” from 2018’s Vicious plus the previously unreleased “Chemicals”.
Burn Baby/Fighting the Crave
L7 are set to release Scatter the Rats, their first album in 20 years. Lead single, “Burn Baby”, is featured on yellow vinyl along with B-side “Fighting the Crave”
No Penance b/w Cemetery’s Garden
Two brand new songs from The Menzingers on standard black 7″ vinyl
Poison the Well
Brand new single “Poison the Well” and a previously unreleased B-side will be released on triangular mint-green vinyl
Live At Easy Street
Tracklist features the songs “½ Full”, “Lukin”, “American In Me”, “Save You”, “Bleed For Me”, “The New World” and “Porch”
Seven Mary Three’s debut album, featuring “Cumbersome”, will be released on vinyl for the very first time.
The Rockfield Studio Tracks
Two previously released tracks from 1993 featuring “Forbidden City (Demo)” and “Cool Impossible”
The Blue Sky on Mars Tour
Recorded in 1997 at Pleasure Island in Walt Disney World, this never before released set comes pressed on translucent orange vinyl with outstanding sound quality.
Tracklist features “Come to California”, “Divine Intervention”, “Ugly Truth”, “Winona”, “Back to You”, “Girlfriend”, “Hollow”, “Where You Get Love” and “Sick of Myself”
The System of a Down frontman’s third solo album, Harakiri, is being released on vinyl for the first time in the US. The limited edition vinyl is individually numbered and pressed on marbled red and black vinyl
Four previously unreleased songs recorded during the sessions for 2018’s Palms album. Pressed on white vinyl
Tracklist: “Deeper Wells”, “A Better Bridge”, “In This Storm” and “Stumbling West”
Dusty Games and Raw Nuggets: The B-Sides
Translucent blue and white swirl vinyl featuring Weezer (The Blue Album)‘s deluxe bonus tracks, b-sides, rarities, alternate mixes and demos
Weezer (The Teal Album)
Limited edition teal colored vinyl of Weezer’s 2019 covers album. Featured covers include Toto’s “Africa”, TLC’s “No Scrubs”, Tears For Fears’ “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” and more