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U2: All That You Can’t Leave Behind: 20th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition (Island)

After releasing their first major flop, Irish rockers U2 produced an amazing comeback album, a tight, concise album that smartly stripped away the band’s excesses. A lavish new box set captures the excitement of the era where a find band returns to form.

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Song Of The Day: Brian Eno & John Cale, “Lay My Love”

The Recoup Song Of The Day for Wednesday, September 9th is “Lay My Love” by Brian Eno & John Cale, taken from the All Saints release Wrong Way Up.


Song Of The Day: Eno/Wobble, “Lockdown”

The Recoup Song Of The Day for Tuesday, September 8th is “Lockdown” by Eno/Wobble, taken from the All Saints release Spinner.

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Song Of The Day: Roger Eno and Brian Eno, “Celeste”

The Recoup Song Of The Day for Friday, February 7th is “Celeste” by Roger Eno & Brian Eno, taken from the Deutsche Grammophon release, Mixing Colours.

Laraaji, “Being Here”

Can’t sleep? Laraaji can help you obtain pure relaxation.

The Residents: Commercial Album (New Ralph Too/Cherry Red/MVD Audio)

The Residents’ 1980 album was a fantastic conceptual piece poking fun at pop music that was lighthearted and carefree while never failing to be less than 100% serious in its approach. This expanded reissue offers copious evidence of just how serious they consider it in their legacy.

Song Of The Day: Brian Eno, “Kazakhstan”

Taken from the Opal release, Music For Installations.

John Cale: Fragments Of A Rainy Season (Domino)

John Cale’s 1992 live album, Fragments Of A Rainy Season, was an experiment in performing his material in true solo fashion–him onstage, alone with just his guitar or piano. It was a calculated risk, and one that resulted in one of his finest albums to date.

Twilight Music: Gavin Bryars, “The Sinking of The Titanic” (1975)

Gavin Bryars’ ode to a lost luxury liner served as his debut album proper, and is a stunning work of art.

Twilight Music: Gavin Bryars, “The Sinking Of The Titanic” (1975)

The debut album by composer Gavin Bryars offered up one of his finest works, as well as one of the most moving tributes to the great disasters of the century.