Record Store Day Reveal Details For Drop Days

Back in April, organizers of Record Store Day announced the annual event would be adjusted due to the ongoing pandemic. Instead of taking place on June 20th, releases would be spread across three different drop days: August 29th, September 26th, and October 24th. Now, a new breakdown on releases has been revealed.

August 29th will include Robyn’s self-titled 2005 album, a Bowie live album from the 1974 Soul Tour, Tyler, the Creator’s Cherry Bomb, the Cure’s Seventeen Seconds and Bloodflowers, a new live EP from Brittany Howard, a vinyl box set featuring John Prine’s first four albums, an album of rare Thelonious Monk concert recordings, the Weeknd’s My Dear Melancholy EP, a 5xLP Philip Glass set titled The Essential, and  Charli XCX’s Vroom Vroom EP, released on the vinyl for the first time.

Albums coming out September 26th include an Ol’ Dirty Bastard singles box, a reissue of Roger Waters’ concert album The Wall, a 12-inch reissue of Destiny’s Child’s “Say My Name,” an exclusive Tegan and Sara live album, a 3xLP Replacements set, Nas’ God Son back on vinyl for the first time since its 2002 release, and new issues of albums by the Doors, Jon Brion, Lil Kim, and Fleetwood Mac.

The final drop, on October 24th, will see the release of Beck’s “No Distraction / Uneventful Days” 7″ (including a St. Vincent remix) and album reissues of Booker T. and the M.G.’s, Miles Davis, Freddie Gibbs and Madlib, Philip Glass, the Rolling Stones.

See the full list of releases here.

Ashley Perez Hollingsworth

Ashley Perez is a freelance music journalist based in Chicago. Her work has appeared on AXS, The Crypt 1331, Chicago Innerview, New City, The Millions, and Reality-Comics. She also runs her own music blog at Radio Not Found. Some of her favorite bands include Nirvana, The Cure, Muse, Marilyn Manson, and Green Day.

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