To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Rory Gallagher’s ‘Deuce‘ sophomore solo album from 1971, a deluxe CD boxset will be released by UMC on Friday September 30th. The album is available to pre-order from https://RoryGallagher.lnk.to/Deuce_50. The extensive celebratory release digs deep into the Rory Gallagher Archives and will include a new mix of the original album, twenty-eight previously unreleased alternate takes, a six-song 1972 BBC Radio ‘In Concert’, and seven Radio […]

Status Quo are delighted to announce the release of deluxe reissues of the ‘Heavy Traffic’ [3CD – Cat. No 0744345] and ‘Riffs’ [2CD – Cat. No 0744370] albums through UMC on 30th September 2022. This year marks the 20th anniversary of ‘Heavy Traffic’ which was the band’s milestone 25th album. This collection marked the rekindling of the writing partnership of Francis Rossi and Bob Young, who between them of course penned many of the band’s classics. Francis described the process of recording these songs as akin to having “a new lease of life”, whilst the band felt at the time that the […]