Record Store Day
The Cure, R.E.M. and the Lemonheads are among the many artists with music set to be released via Rhino Records on Record Store Day 2013, which is scheduled for April 20. Other releases due out on RSD 2013 from Rhino include albums from the Cure side project the Glove; classic rockers the Doors, the Band and the Grateful Dead; punk veterans the Misfits and X and a Factory Records sampler featuring Joy Division, New Order, the Durutti Column and Happy Mondays.
The Cure’s 1987 album ‘Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me’ will be issued as a two-LP vinyl set in a limited edition run of 3,500 individually numbered copies. The album is best known for its singles ‘Just Like Heaven’ (the Cure’s first Top 40 hit in the U.S.) and ‘Why Can’t I Be You?’ Also due is out on Record Store Day is ‘Blue Sunshine,’ the sole release from the Glove, a side project featuring the Cure’s Robert Smith and Siouxsie the Banshees’ Steve Severin. ‘Blue Sunshine’ will be issued as a two-LP blue vinyl set in a limited run of 3,500 copies.
Record Store Day is an annual celebration of independent brick-and-mortar record stores across the country and features numerous one-off rare and limited-edition releases. Get more information about RSD and find your local participating outlets here.