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16 Releases To Look For On Record Store Day

Posted by Amoebite, March 26, 2019 06:39pm | Post a Comment

16 Releases To Look For on Record Store Day 2019

Another fabulous Record Store Day is nearly upon us! This year's exclusive list offers plenty of color vinyl, soundtracks, limited edition and out-of-print goodies, all of which will be available in-store at Amoeba on Saturday, April 13, 2019. From first-time vinyl pressings and special editions of landmark favorites to alternate takes and rarities and gatefold packaging with stickers and patches, there is no shortage of exciting releases this year. Below are just a few of the limited edition Record Store Day releases we're looking forward to. Be sure to check out the full list (.pdf) of Record Store Day releases.

As always, these titles will be first come, first served and available for purchase in-store only on 4/13. No holds or phone orders. Limit one copy per title per customer. Remaining RSD19 titles will be posted for sale on Amoeba.com the following day, April 14 after 5AM.

We're also super excited about this limited edition RSD3 Mini Turntable. It might just be the cutest, tiniest turntable you've ever seen!

Check out all of the fun-filled happenings, sales, and special events taking place at all three Amoeba stores on April 13th in honor of the indie record store industry's biggest day.

Cheech and Chong - Up In Smoke  -Record Store Day

Cheech & ChongUp In Smoke (7")

The Up In Smoke marijuana leaf picture disc 7” from Cheech & Chong is back, printed on both sides and updated with the original version of the track on the B-side. A special “Scratch and Sniff” sticker is also included!

RSD Exclusive Release.

Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody/I'm In Love With My Car

QueenBohemian Rhapsody/I'm In Love With My Car (7")

In celebration of the smash hit film Bohemian Rhapsody, this is a limited edition yellow/purple color 7” version of the title track with its original B-side, “I'm In Love With My Car.” Features an exclusive cover and remastered tracks by Bob Ludwig, with lacquers cut by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios.

Limited to 2,500. RSD Exclusive Release.

Teenage Mutant Ninjas Turtles - Pizza Power Single

Teenage Mutant Ninja TurtlesPizza Power Single (7")

This special 7” single was first released on cassette in 1990 for the live musical “Coming Out of Their Shells” tour and was then added to the classic "Turtles In Time" arcade game. Includes two removable patches!

Limited to 950 copies. RSD Limited Run/Regional Focus Release.

Louis Armstrong - Disney Songs the Satchmo Way

Louis ArmstrongDisney Songs the Satchmo Way (LP)

The final trumpet recordings of the legendary Louis Armstrong are captured on this LP, performing some of Disney's most popular movie tunes, such as “Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo,” “When You Wish Upon A Star,” and “The Bare Necessities.”

RSD Exclusive Release.

Frank Black - Teenager of The Year

Frank BlackTeenager Of The Year (2LP)

Frank Black's second solo album, released in 1994, marked a special time in his post-Pixies career. This 2LP reissue is available on white color vinyl for the superfans.

RSD Exclusive Release.
Chicano Batman - Black Lipstick

Chicano BatmanBlack Lipstick (12")

Chicano Batman's 2015 EP gets a special 12” release on dark blue color vinyl, including the instrumental version and never before released tracks "Scab" and "Portal of Yarn."

Limited to 1,500. RSD Exclusive Release.

The Dream Syndicate - The Days of Wine & Roses

The Dream SyndicateThe Days of Wine & Roses (LP)

A highlight of the early 1980s Paisley Underground scene, The Days of Wine & Roses gets a limited remastered release that includes Dream Syndicate's debut indie EP and both tracks from Steve Wynn’s earlier group 15 Minutes.

Limited to 500 copies. RSD Limited Run/Regional Focus Release.


Bob Dylan - Blood On The Tracks [Original New York Test Pressings]

Bob DylanBlood On The Tracks [Original New York Test Pressings] (LP)

This LP reissues the test pressings of Bob Dylan's Blood On The Tracks, released months before the final album, using material from sessions at A&R Recording Studios in New York City. This often-bootlegged alternate version is available commercially for the first time!

RSD Exclusive Release.


Fleetwood Mac - The Alternate Fleetwood Mac

Fleetwood MacThe Alternate Fleetwood Mac (LP)

Featuring alternate takes of each track of Fleetwood Mac's 1975 self-titled release, which marks the first appearance of Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks in the band's lineup. Available on vinyl for the very first time.

RSD Exclusive Release.


Greta Van Fleet - From The Fires

Greta Van FleetFrom The Fires (LP)

Greta Van Fleet's wildly successful 2017 album From The Fires gets its first vinyl release for Record Store Day! This LP from the 2019 GRAMMY winners for Best Rock Album includes hits like “Highway Tune” and “Safari Song.”

RSD First Release.


Madonna - True Blue (Super Club Mix)

MadonnaTrue Blue (Super Club Mix) (12")

The Japanese pressing of the “Super Club Mix” of Madonna's "True Blue" is recreated here for Record Store Day on blue color 12" vinyl, complete with obi strip!

RSD Exclusive Release.

Various Artists - Lost In Translation Soundtrack

Various Artists – Lost In Translation Soundtrack (LP)

This color vinyl pressing is the first LP reissue of Lost In Translation's stellar soundtrack, which earned a spot on Rolling Stone’s list of the Greatest Soundtracks of All Time. Features music from Air, My Bloody Valentine, The Jesus and Mary Chain & more.

RSD Exclusive Release.

Angelo Badalamenti & David Lynch - Twin Peaks: Season Two Soundtrack

Angelo Badalamenti and David LynchTwin Peaks: Season Two Music and More (2LP)

Here comes the first ever vinyl release of the music from Twin Peak's Season Two, available before only in a limited CD run! This special double LP is pressed on 180-gram vinyl with a gatefold jacket that includes stills from the show.

RSD Exclusive Release.

Various Artists - Industrial Accident: Story of Wax Trax! Records Soundtrack

Various Artists – Industrial Accident: The Story of Wax Trax! Records Soundtrack (LP)

The soundtrack to the documentary about independent record label and store Wax Trax! included an appropriately excellent mix of unreleased, out-of-print, and classic tracks from Ministry, KMFDM, My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult & more. This new blue color vinyl release includes a 40-page book.

Limited to 1,000. RSD Limited Run/Regional Focus Release.


Weezer - Dusty Gems & Raw Nuggets

WeezerDusty Gems & Raw Nuggets (LP)

This LP is the first ever vinyl release of the deluxe bonus tracks from Weezer's beloved Blue Album, including demos, rarities, and alternate takes of “Say It Ain't So.” It's also pressed on translucent blue and white swirl color vinyl.

RSD First Release.

X-Ray Spex - I Am A Cliche

X-Ray SpexI Am A Cliché (2LP)

This double LP anthology on Dayglo color vinyl includes all of the classic punk band's studio singles on disc one and live recordings from The Roxy in London in 1977 on disc two.

Limited to 500 copies. RSD Limited Run/Regional Focus Release.

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