It’s a great week for fans of the classics of the synthpop world. There are CD+DVD anthologies from both Pet Shop Boys and Yello, plus a new single from Alphaville. Yippee!
Alphaville “I Die For You Today” (MCD) $11 — I have my first batch of Alphaville singles here, and more on the way. Pre-orders have already soaked up this first batch, but if you want to get your hands on the latest single from this classic act, then go ahead and get in like with your order. You can watch the video for the title track on Alphaville’s homepage…just scroll down and push play in the video window here http://www.alphaville.info/ You can order the single here :
Pet Shop Boys “The Ultimate Pet Shop Boys” (limited CD+DVD edition) $28 — The Pet Shop Boys have had singles collections before, and this is the latest. The cool part about this deluxe edition is that it features a bonus DVD (European PAL, Region 0 format) which features 27 of Pet Shop Boys BBC TV performances plus their 2010 Glastonbury Festival show. See the tracks and order here :
Yello “Yello by Yello The Anthology” (limited 3CD+DVD box) $52 — This is the deluxe box version of the new singles collection by the epic and endlessly creative duo, Yello. The box version does not only contain singles from their 1980 – 2010 career, but also a couple bonus discs with plenty of extra tracks and the DVD of their cute, often budget videos covering their 30-year history. See the complete track list and order here :
Yello “Yello by Yello The Singles Collection” (CD+DVD) $30 — If you don’t necessarily need the 2 extra CD’s in the anthology set, you can pick up this CD and DVD which features all their hits, both as audio, and their video singles. It’s a fun look at their 30-year history. You can see the track list and order here :
Hurts “Wonderful Life” (MCD) $10 — This band is really taking off in the new wave / synthpop circles around the world. Why? Because they are so good! Well, in case you missed their single for “Wonderful Life” here it is! It features two version of the title track. You can watch the original, low-budget video for the song and order the CD single here :
Opera Multi Steel “La Legende Doree” $16 — This is the new album from a synthy darkwave band that has been moving in the underground for many years. If you like your synthpop with a somewhat gothic tone, you can pop onto Youtube and check out videos for a lot of their past single and get a great taste. Order the new CD here :
Also, if you are thinking of pre-ordering the new Provision album on CD, take a peek here where we now have audio samples available for the album tracks :
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