10 of the best Record Store Day release

The revival of the vinyl shows no sign of slowing down, with 4.1 m of records sold in the UK last year.

And fans of the format to get an early Christmas in the month of April, when more than 500 new versions of the fly in the music stores, independent Record Store Day.

Almost all of them are limited editions, with previously unreleased tracks, special artwork and rare remixes.

This year’s selection includes everything from the Twin Peaks soundtrack of a Duran Duran live album. There is also a cassette version of Enter The Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers, if this is your kind of thing.

Jez Pennington

Record Store Day, now in its 11th year, is of enormous importance to the local, independent record stores.

In 2017, the shops in the UK sold an extra 32,500 vinyl albums in the week of the event, with a turnover of 12-inch singles by jumping from 2,000 to 89,000.

The complete, exhaustive list of publications for the 2018 has just been published and we plowed through it so it is not necessary.

Here are 10 of the records that you might want to track on the 22nd of April.

Led Zeppelin: Rock and Roll/Friends

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