2016 repress of "Bona Drag" 20th anniversary edition (vinyl, out February 26, 2016)

Discussion in 'Collectors Corner archive (read-only)' started by johnnypf, Feb 21, 2016.

By johnnypf on Feb 21, 2016 at 9:17 PM
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Discussion in 'Collectors Corner archive (read-only)' started by johnnypf, Feb 21, 2016.

    1. Aboyfromthoseuglynewhouse
      Aboyfromthoseuglynewhouse
    2. johnnypf
      johnnypf
      I'd rather consider it a repress of a reissue
    3. Aboyfromthoseuglynewhouse
      Aboyfromthoseuglynewhouse
      Yes, indeed, have we had many re-pressings of re-issues before?

      Re-issue, re-package, re-evaluate!
      Last edited: Feb 18, 2016
    4. marred
      marred
      They're just repressing the 2010 rerelease. A lot of people may have missed out on that run.
    5. ordinaryboy86
      ordinaryboy86
      Missed out? Hardly, it's not as if they were flying off the shelves. There's plenty of 2010 reissues on the internet. No need for a repress of a reissue, its beyond pointless. Fame, fame, fatal fame...
    6. CrystalGeezer
      CrystalGeezer
      Repress your feelings, not your represses.
    7. g23
      g23
      These repressings are depressings!
    8. ordinaryboy86
      ordinaryboy86

      No, no, no,
      He does not want to depress you
      Oh no no no no no
      He only wants to re-press you!
    9. the_kaz
      the_kaz
      Not sure why people are being so cynical about this. The 2010 deluxe edition vinyl is hard to find and goes for 50 quid on Amazon UK (at the time of writing). I didn't have a turntable at the time and missed out on it, as I'm sure many others did too. I for one am thrilled that this is being re-pressed.
    10. Famous when dead
      Famous when dead
    11. Anonymous
    12. marred
      marred
      Yes and they're all north of $50 AUD. Do you really think he has anything to do with the choice of releasing this?
    13. ordinaryboy86
      ordinaryboy86
      No i'm sure he has no say whatsoever, i'm sure he also refuses any royalties generated from them :rolleyes: He wouldn't want his fans to buy both and feel deceived. 2 reissues of Vauxhall & Your Arsenal in the space of 12 months, smacks of a guy with no fresh material, rinsing his arse licking fans for every penny.
    14. Ready With Ready-Wit
      Ready With Ready-Wit
      Never a big fan of that font choice.
    15. ordinaryboy86
      ordinaryboy86
      Some fresh cover art would be the least you'd expect, but seems as tho it's just a carbon copy of the 2010 reissue. I'd get behind something like a "Southpaw Grammar" reissue, maybe a double vinyl with a few extra tracks, "Nobody loves us", "You should have been nice to me" etc, i'd deffo buy that, but these recent reissues dont quench my thirst at all...
    16. Harsh Truth
      Harsh Truth
      I've always wondered, going back 26 years, why "Sister I'm a Poet" didn't make it onto this collection. To me, that song is quintessential early-period Morrissey.
    17. Nikita
      Nikita
      My guess is that it sounded too Smiths as Street admitted himself.
    18. Harsh Truth
      Harsh Truth
      And perhaps this explains why each tour the song has been done live (barring Wolverhampton), the arrangement has been quite different from the studio recording, ranging from straight-up rockabilly ('91/'92) to nearly-hard rock ('07/'08). I suppose the most true-to-original version was the 2002 incarnation.
    19. ACTON
      ACTON
      I see it advertised on Amazon for £23.99 sterling. Anyone who spends that kind of money for a reissue of an album they already have (twice) on CD needs to be tied to stakes in the desert and left for the buzzards.

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