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Anthony Reynolds

Japan - A Foreign Place (The Biography 1974-1984) (deluxe book pre-order)


A Foreign Place is a comprehensive biography of the influential band Japan by musician and author, Anthony Reynolds.

Chronicling the rise and fall of one of the 1980s most respected and beloved bands, the book lifts the veil on the creative processes and personal histories of a fascinating group of introspective musicians whose activities have frequently been shrouded in secrecy.

Written with the full approval and co-operation of Richard Barbieri, Steve Jansen and Rob Dean, the book contains many unseen period photographs, as well as first-hand accounts of the band and its music from friends, music industry associates and musical collaborators.

The first publishing venture for Burning Shed, A Foreign Place is presented as a deluxe hardback edition designed by Carl Glover.

A one print run solely available through Burning Shed, all pre-order copies of the deluxe edition are signed by the author.

Pre-order for 2nd October release.



Shriekback

Tench (cd pre-order)


The inventive and playful Tench was Shriekback's first release on Y records in 1982. This 2015 double cd remastered reissue includes the original Tench, plus extras including unreleased material and a live gig recording from Detroit in 1983.

The package includes a 12 page booklet with new essays from Barry Andrews and Carl Marsh, plus some rare period images.

Post-Punk, Funk, gleeful experiment and more from this legendary XTC/Gang Of Four offshoot.

Pre-order for 21st August release.


Shriekback

Store (various cds)


Burning Shed is very pleased to announce that it's now hosting the online store for Shriekback.

As well as the pre-order for upcoming reissue of the band's debut Tench, the store includes the brilliant 2015 comeback album Without Real String Or Fish (we have a limited number of signed copies), 2003's Having A Moment and the vinyl version of band's debut album Care from 1983.

All titles shipping now.

Until September 1st, all Shriekback store purchases will come with the free remix/instrumental cd, Shriekback Vs Thee Caretakers.



Dave Sinclair

Stream / Pianoworks 1 (signed cds)


Dave Sinclair's Pianoworks 1 was released in 2010 and Stream was released in 2011. Both are now available for the first time outside Japan.

Stream highlights Sinclair's unmistakable playing and unique writing and features a stunning guest list, including including Robert Wyatt, Dave Stewart, Barbara Gaskin, Andy Latimer, Annie Haslam, the Derby Cathedral choir, and the legendary Caravan flautist/saxophonist Jimmy Hastings (amongst others).

Pianoworks 1 comprises reflective and Classically inspired 'songs without words' for the 21st Century. Jimmy Hastings appears on additional flute.

Both albums are presented on a Japanese vinyl replica format and all copies are signed by Dave Sinclair. We also have 10 final copies of Dave Sinclair's ultra rare Treasure Chest release.

Shipping now.



David Bowie

Five Years 1979-1983 (12 cd box set pre-order)


The first in a series of box sets spanning Bowie's brilliant career.

An impeccably presented ten album / twelve CD box set featuring all of the material officially released by Bowie during the crucial stage of his career from 1969 to 1973.

Includes tracks that have never before appeared on CD and contains a 128 page book. All CDs come in Japanese style vinyl replica artwork.

Pre-order for 25th September release.


The Enid

The Bridge Show: Live At Union Chapel (2cd/1dvd / blu-ray pre-orders)


A unique document of a unique experience.

Set in the make-believe world of Eniland, the show opens with the fictional character Queen Enid addressing the audience with a speech entitled "Eniland Can Take It". The performance uses videos throughout the show to pose cynical questions about the strengths and dangers of nationalism, capitalism, entitlement, smoke-screen government projects, free-press, propaganda and self-sacrifice. All of this plus the extraordinary music of The Enid.

Available as a double cd/dvd edition in digipak and a blu-ray.

Pre-order for 18th September release.


Townes Van Zandt

The Late Great Townes Van Zandt (cd pre-order)


Townes Van Zandt's last and arguably greatest release for the Poppy label now available on remastered 'vinyl replica' cd (featuring four bonus tracks and a 20-page illustrated booklet with revealing sleeve notes).

The second of two albums he released in 1972, the album is considered to be Van Zandt's masterwork and features two of his most covered songs, the outlaw ballad 'Pancho And Lefty' and the timeless love song 'If I Needed You'.

Pre-order for 21st August release. Vinyl edition shipping now.