This Week In Rock News! 9/16/22

A recap of this week in rock news; John Mellencamp is raining on the Scarecrow again, the remixed and remastered version of Pink Floyd‘s 10th album, 1977’s Animals is out, and Ringo Starr continues to keep his promise!

  • John Mellencamp has announced a deluxe reissue of his 1985 album, Scarecrow. Set for release on November 4th, the CD box set contains a remixed and remastered edition of the album, plus a second disc of 11 previously unreleased bonus tracks, and a booklet of unreleased photos and new liner notes.
  • Friday is the day we finally can get our hands on the remixed and remastered version of Pink Floyd‘s 10th album, 1977’s Animals. It was done in 2018 but held up due to a disagreement over the liner notes between Roger Waters and David Gilmour, and it’s available on CD, vinyl, Blu-ray and SACD, followed by the deluxe version on October 7th. The deluxe version includes the album on CD, vinyl, audio Blu-ray, and audio DVD and comes with a 32-page book. The Blu-ray and DVD audio include the 2018 remix in stereo, 5.1 surround and the original 1977 stereo mix.
  • Ringo Starr continues to keep his promise. A few years ago he said he was done recording albums and would concentrate on EPs, and tomorrow (Friday) he’ll release his third one since March of last year. Simply titled EP3, it was recorded at Roccabella West studio at his home in Los Angeles and contains four songs:
    1. “World Go Round”
    2. “Everyone and Everything”
    3. “Let’s Be Friends“
    4. “Free Your Soul”