Slowdive, Jimmy Urine & Serj Tankian, Mew, Sugarhill Gang, Philip Glass, Paradise Lost, Golden Earring, David Bowie, Sumy, and many more
On June 20th Record Store Day will be celebrated all over the world. This year we offer 17 exclusive RSD titles. We've got a great line-up of releases including Fuktronic, the brainchild of Jimmy Urine (Mindless Self Indulgence) and Serj Tankian (System Of A Down), the 15th anniversary expanded edition of Mew's And the Glass Handed Kites, the 2LP compilation Behind The Dykes, presenting the best bands and artists the Dutch had to offer in the period 1964-1972, Sugarhill Gang's self-titled debut album, including the original 7” version of “Rapper's Delight” as a bonus track. Furthermore, we have a 30th-anniversary edition of the debut EP of Slowdive, an exclusive 7” of the classic Golden Earring track “Radar Love” and a deluxe 4-LP box set containing the best work of Philip Glass.
For our At The Movies lovers we have two special soundtracks; Black Mirror Smithereens and The Turning: Kate's Diary, the latter features a never-before-heard song of David Bowie and Kristeen Young called "American Landfill".
Take a look below for a complete overview of all our RSD 2020 releases.
Get your favorite record(s) at a participating store nearby June 20th, 2020.
Smithereens is the second episode of the fifth series of the anthology series Black Mirror. The score is composed by Ryuichi Sakamoto—composer, electro-pop pioneer, buddy to David Bowie, and synthesizer legend. His work since the late 1970s has taken him from the top of the charts.
Teenage Heart is the debut album by the Dutch new wave band The Meteors. The group was founded in the fall of 1977 by ex-Alquin members Ferdinand Bakker (guitar), Job Tarenskeen (drums) and singer and songwriter Hugo Sinzheimer.
The Flyin 'Spiderz was a Dutch formation formed in 1976 as a rhythm & blues band, closely related to British pub rock. In 1977 the group made the switch to punk. They were the first Dutch punk band to appear on a record. The band members were all talented musicians and happy to take a new direction in the raw energy of the punk.
Peter Koelewijn is a founding father of Dutch language rock and roll and a successful producer and songwriter for other Dutch artists. His debut album Het Beste in Mij Is Niet Goed Genoeg voor Jou is re-recorded in English.
The Turning is a 2020 American supernatural horror film directed by Floria Sigismondi and written by Carey W. Hayes and Chad Hayes. The Turning: Kate's Diary is an addition to the original soundtrack and features a never-before-heard song of David Bowie and Kristeen Young called "American Landfill".
Through his operas, his symphonies, his compositions for his own ensemble, and his wide-ranging collaborations with artists ranging from Twyla Tharp to Allen Ginsberg, Woody Allen to David Bowie, Philip Glass has had an extraordinary and unprecedented impact upon the musical and intellectual life of his times.
Behind The Dykes is a 2LP compilation presenting the best bands and artists the Dutch had to offer in the period 1964-1972. The Netherlands was the first non-English speaking country to storm the Billboard Hot 100 with a string of hit singles from bands such as Shocking Blue, Focus, George Baker Selection, Golden Earring, and Tee-Set.
And the Glass Handed Kites is the fourth album by Danish quartet Mew and marked a highlight in their career. It has won several music prizes in Denmark, including four Danish Music Awards. Gaffa named And the Glass Handed Kites the best Danish album of 2005. Mew also won the 2005 MTV Europe Music Award for Best Danish Act. Pitchfork Media ranked the single "The Zookeeper's Boy" #92 on its list of top 100 tracks of 2006.
Surinam born Sumy (real name Kenneth Sumter) started his musical career in the late '70s. During the early '80s Sumy signed a deal with Philips for two singles 'The Funky “G” (Only Comes At Night)' and 'Funkin' In Your Mind' plus recording and releasing an LP on his own record label Galaxy Records.
On Barry Hay's (Golden Earring) new project he worked together with the multi-instrumentalist JB Meijers (The Common Linnets). Both musicians became friends after they met in 2017 and decided to record an album together.