We're looking forward to another great Record Store Day Australia on Saturday April 13th this year! We're be opening at 9am on the day and we'll have plenty of RSD 2019 exclusives plus all vinyl* will be 15% off on the day. Plus we'll have lots of boxes of vinyl that will be 30% off. * Discounts do not apply to RSD releases.
We'll be updating all our RSD 2019 information here, the week before the day we'll have all releases and prices confirmed. The list below will continue to increase as we get more information from participating record labels.
If you're after a certain release we don't have listed, please email us and we'll try to add to the list. If there's anything on the list below please email us with your interest as it does help us with our ordering quantities.
Happy diggin Melbourne vinyl lovers, we're located at 294 Smith Street, Collingwood!!
HAPPY VINYL RECORD STORE DAY (RSD 2019) VINYL EXCLUSIVES
***Please note this is our list of expected titles that we hope to have on the day. Nothing will be 100% confirmed, including prices (which we'll post), until the week leading up to RSD. For more information including artwork and tracklisting visit here
Robyn - 'Body Talk' (2LP White Vinyl - Limited to 5000 worldwide - Includes new artwork. Includes tracks from Body Talk EPs and previously unreleased acoustic version of ‘Stars 4 Ever’)
Townes Van Zandt - 'The Best Of Townes Van Zandt' (2LP Tigers Eye coloured vinyl 180 Gram, gatefold, download, limited to 2000 worldwide)
Courtney Barnett - 'Everybody Here Hates You' (Brand new song from Courtney! 12" limited to 4500 worldwide)
Moses Sumney - 'Black In Deep Red' (Red & Black Splatter 12" Vinyl, B-side etching, limited to 2500. Vinyl release of digi-only EP)
'Twin Peaks' Soundtrack: Season Two Music And More by Angelo Badalamenti (180 Gram, Dark Green & Blue Vinyl, 16-page booklet, limited to 4000 copies worldwide. David Lynch himself overseeing the reissue with stills from the film included in the gatefold jacket.
Duran Duran - 'As The Lights Go Down' Live 1984 - (2LP Pink & Blue Vinyl, D-side etching, gatefold, remastered, limited to 5500 worldwide. Live recording from The Oakland Coliseum April, 1984.
Fleetwood Mac - 'Fleetwood Mac' Alternative (180 Gram vinyl, alternate takes mirroring the original album, from the ''Fleetwood Mac'' deluxe edition, limited to 12500 worldwide)
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five - 'The Message' Expanded (2LP All-time classic hip-hop album from 1982)
Jeff Tweedy - 'Warmer' (The companion LP to Jeff Tweedy’s acclaimed 2018 solo album WARM, ten previously unavailable studio recordings written and recorded during the same sessions.)The Streets - 'Remixes & B Sides Too' (2LP Remixes and B Sides from the first four albums, Original Pirate Material, A Grand Don't Come for Free, The Hardest Way to Make An Easy Living and Everything Is Borrowed. Limited to 3000 copies worldwide.)
'Lost In Translation' Soundtrack (Violet coloured vinyl soundtrack to the 2003 Academy Award nominated film. Features songs by My Bloody Valentine, Air, and The Jesus and Mary Chain. Limited to 8000 copies worldwide.)
Broken Social Scene - 'Let's Try The After Vol 1 & 2' (White vinyl of both Ep's on one album, limited to 2500 copies).
John Lennon - 'Imagine' Raw Studio Mixes (180 gram vinyl. These mixes capture the exact moment John and The Plastic Ono Band recorded each song raw and live on the soundstage located at the center of Ascot Sound Stuiods at John and Yoko's home in Tittenhurst. The tracks are devoid of effects - reverb, tape delays etc.. These mixes have been pressed in the original album sequence appearing for the first time on vinyl. Limited to 5500 copies.)
Olafur Arnalds - 'Re:member + String Quartets' [LP+7''] (PVC transparent sleeve, 5 brand new cover art versions, packaged and shipped at random. Also includes 7" of 3 brand new string quartet recordings.)
Roxy Music - 'Roxy Music Remixed' (This exclusive 2LP set grew out of mixes that were undertaken to celebrate the released of the super deluxe version of Roxy Music's debut album. Unused at the time, the mixes, overseen from Bryan Ferry's London HQ, celebrate the essential otherworldliness of Roxy Music's space age vision, stardate 1972. This strictly limited 2LP features out takes of Karl Stoecker's legendary photo session.)
The Birthday Party - 'Mutiny/Bad Seed' (2LP featuring the final two studio recordings by seminal Australian post-punk band The Birthday Party, compiled as a 2 EP set. After the extreme sounds of 1981’s Junkyard, the band relocated to Berlin in August 1982. Now an intense and tightly focused four piece, the band recorded two extraordinary EPs – The Bad Seed and the posthumously released Mutiny.)
The Rolling Stones - 'High Tide And Green Grass' (Big Hits Vol 1) - (180 gram Green vinyl. Reissue of the long out of print UK edition of The Rolling Stones' very first 'best of' LP. It includes six number one singles! Includes (I can't get no) Satisfaction, Paint It Black, The Last Time & 19th Nervous Breakdown.)
Weezer - 'Dusty Gems : The B Sides' (Blue & white marble swirl, First ever vinyl pressing of the Blue album's Deluxe bonus tracks including B Sides, Rarities, alternate mix of 'Say It Ain't So' and demos.)
'Ghost World' Soundtrack - (2LP limited to 700 copies, soundtrack to Terry Zwigoff's classic film)
Santigold - 'I Don't Want': The Gold Fire Sessions (Black & Gold Splatter Vinyl Available physically for the first time on limited coloured vinyl, including the two singles ' Run The Road' and ' Coo Coo Coo'.)
Jeff Buckley - 'In Transition' (Seven previously unreleased studio performances. In Transition celebrates the 25th anniversary of Grace. Recorded during his first studio session for Columbia Records in 1993, this album, true to its name, paints a vivid picture of Buckley’s evolution from stripped-back live troubadour to worldly, captivating performer whose style inspired a generation. In Transition includes stunning early versions of original songs released on Grace (Mojo Pin, Last Goodbye) as well as unique interpretations of other people’s songs (Nina Simone’s If You Knew, an early rendition of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah), further underscoring the power of Buckley’s forever-enduring musical style.
'The Crow' Soundtrack - (2LP Solid White & Black Colored Vinyl, etching. Original motion picture soundtrack to the movie of the same title, to be released on vinyl for the first time since its original 1994 release. The album features covers, including Nine Inch Nails who covered Joy Division's "Dead Souls", Pantera who covered Poison Idea's "The Badge", and Rollins Band who covered Suicide's "Ghost Rider", and Rage Against the Machine re-recorded their 1991 B-side "Darkness of Greed" and renamed it "Darkness" for this soundtrack.)
'Basketball Diaries' Soundtrack - (The original soundtrack to The Basketball Diaries for the first me ever on vinyl, exclusively for Record Store Day. The package features a newly-created gatefold jacket housing two LPs pressed in “basketball orange” vinyl. Limited to 2000 copies)
Prince - His Majesty's Pop Life / The Purple Mix Club (2LP Replica of 1985 Japanese Limited Edition Prince release “His Majesty’s Pop Life / The Purple Mix Club”
Tracklisting : 1. Pop Life (Fresh Dance Mix) 2. America (Album Version) 3. Raspberry Beret (New Mix) 4. Paisley Park (Remix) 5. Let's Go Crazy (Special Dance Mix) 6. Little Red Corvette (Dance Mix) 7. 1999 (Album Version) 8. I Would Die 4 U (Extended Mix) 9. Erotic City (Long Version) 10. When Doves Cry (Album Version)
Sigur Ros - '22° Lunar Halo' (Soundtrack to brand new dance work by leading Taiwanese choreographer Tsung-lung, being premiered in Taipei to coincide with Record Store Day.)
Sigur Ros - 'Variations On Darkness' (Soundtrack to a series of choreographed performances from the Iceland Dance Company, originally commissioned for Sigur Rós’s Nordur og nidur festival at Christmas 2017.)
Bob Evans - 'Suburban Songbook' (The very first time on vinyl for the ARIA Awards winning 'Suburban Songbook'. Released as a RSD exclusive on limited edition yellow vinyl.)
Glass Animals - 'Zaba' Stripped (Four 'stripped down' tracks from Glass Animals' ZABA album - featuring Black Mambo, Gooey, Hazey & Cocoa Hooves. Never before released on vinyl.)
Elvis Costello & The Imposters - 'Purse' EP (12'' EP featuring 4 songs co-written by Elvis Costello with Paul McCartney, Burt Bacharach, Johnny Cash and Bob Dylan)
Bob Dylan - 'Blood On The Tracks' - Original New York Test Pressing (Months before Bob Dylan released Blood On The Tracks in early 1975, a small number of test pressings were circulated, consisting entirely of material from sessions at A&R Recording Studios in New York City. (Dylan re-recorded five of these tracks in Minneapolis for inclusion on the final album.) Those original records were soon bootlegged, and the alternate history of one of Dylan’s most acclaimed works was born. This LP is an exact duplicate of the test pressing, containing unique mixes from the New York session available for the first time.)
Brigitte Bardot - 'B.B. La Legende' (Limited Edition Solid White & Solid Pink Mixed Gatefold Sleeve)
B-52's - 'Mesopotamia' (Reissue of the original 1982 EP on light blue coloured vinyl.)
Pearl Jam - 'Live At Easy Street' (First time available on vinyl. Classic show from CIMS 10 year anniversary party in Seattle.)
Billy Joel - 'Live At Carnegie Hall 1977' (2LP. On June 3, 1977, Billy Joel and his band wrapped a tour with a performance at New York’s venerable Carnegie Hall. The audience was treated to a stellar set with a few surprises, namely the newly-written epic Scenes From An Italian Restaurant and the romantic Just The Way You Are. This historic show is available on vinyl for the first time!)
The Mighty Boosh - The Complete Radio Session (3LP. This is the classic BBC Radio 4 comedy which launched the careers of writers and leads Noel Fielding and Julian Barratt. This is the first time the series appears on vinyl and presents the surreal world of the Zooniverse on 3 pieces of spectacular splattered coloured 180g vinyl. Housed in a gatefold sleeve with brand new artwork by Noel Fielding, Dave Brown and featuring sleeve notes by Julian Barrett.)
Idles - Meat/Meta EP - (This vinyl release of both MEAT EP & META EP is the first time it has been released on vinyl. It is also the first time META EP has been released in any physical format. This will only be released for RSD and will not be repressed. White vinyl. Remixes are by David Pajo (SLINT, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah's) Thom (Alt J), Pete Robertson (The Vaccines) & Sly One)
Madonna - 'True Blue' Super Club Mix (Replica of Japanese pressing of Madonna' s "True Blue Super Club Mix" , with obi strip. On Blue Colour Vinyl.)
Madonna - 'La Isla Bonita' Super Club Mix (Replica of the Japan-only EP release of "La Isla Bonita: Super Mix EP", originally released on May 1987 by Warner-Pioneer Japan. This version appears on green colour vinyl.)
Frank Black - 'Frank Black' (Long out of print repress on exclusive coloured vinyl - Orange vinyl. Recording his debut album during the hiatus and breakup of the Pixies in late-1992, front-man Black Francis inverted his stage persona for his solo work.)
Tash Sultana - 'Flow State' (2LP White Vinyl)
Happy Valley is one of the official participating Melbourne stores for Record Store Day.