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30 seriously exciting Record Store Day 2013 releases

  • Record Store Day takes place on April 20th in over 200 independent shops across the UK. Here are our top picks of what to buy. David Bowie - 'The Stars (Are Out Tonight)'. Released on white vinyl, the single is limited to 1,000 copies.

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    Added: 25 Mar 2013

  • Foals - 'My Number'/ 'Bluebird'. Limited to 2,000 copies featuring the rare b-side.

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    Added: 25 Mar 2013

  • Tame Impala - 'Desire Be Desire Go'/ 'Skeleton Tiger'/ 'Half Full Glass Of Wine'/ 'Forty One Mosquitoes Flying In Formation'/ 'Slide Through My Fingers'/ 'Wander'. 1,500 copies of the 12", red vinyl. The two bonus tracks 'Wander' and 'Forty One Mosquitoes Flying In Formation' will be available for the first time on vinyl.

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    Added: 25 Mar 2013

  • Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - 'Animal X'. One-sided seven-inch picture disc featuring an unreleased track from the 'Push The Sky Away' sessions.

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    Added: 25 Mar 2013

  • Paul McCartney & Wings - 'Maybe I'm Amazed'. 6,500 copies of the vinyl 12". It's a rare live version from 1976.

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    Added: 25 Mar 2013

  • Biffy Clyro - 'Modern Magic Formula' (Live At Freizeitzentrum)/ 'City Of Dreadful Night'. Marble vinyl 7", limited to 2000 copies. 'City Of Dreadful Night' is previously unreleased.

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    Added: 25 Mar 2013

  • Frank Turner - 'Recovery'/ 'We Shall Not Overcome'. Limited edition burgundy 7", 1000 copies. The first single from Turner's fifth album.

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    Added: 25 Mar 2013

  • Jake Bugg - 'Kentucky' / 'Swept Away'. 1,000 copies of the limited edition 7" featuring the previously unreleased 'Swept Away'.

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    Added: 25 Mar 2013

  • The Horrors/ Toy - Toy 'Motoring' (Tom Furse Extrapolation)/ The Horrors - 'Moving Further Away' (Toy Remix). Limited white label, split 12". 500 copies, as the two bands remix each others songs.

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    Added: 18 Mar 2013

  • Bat For Lashes - 'Laura'/ 'Marilyn' (Vogue Love Song Sessions). Limited 7", 500 copies. Natasha Khan described the version of 'Marilyn' as: "quite shoegazey, with distorted tremolo beats and big organs."

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    Added: 25 Mar 2013

  • Bob Dylan - 'Wigwam' / 'Thirsty Boots'. A limited edition 7" vinyl featuring an unreleased demo of 'Wigwam' and a previously unreleased bootleg version of 'Thirsty Boots' taken from the forthcoming 'Bootleg Series Vol.10' album.

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    Added: 25 Mar 2013

  • Nicolas Jaar/ Brian Eno/ Grizzly Bear - Brian Eno 'LUX' (Nicolas Jaar Remix)/ Grizzly Bear 'Sleeping Ute' (Nicolas Jaar Remix). Limited edition 12" finds the French producer remixing tracks from Eno and Grizzly Bear.

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    Added: 25 Mar 2013

  • Daniel Johnson - 'Space Ducks Soundtrack'. Previously only available as a digital only release, this soundtrack which accompanies a graphic novel comic finally gets a vinyl release.

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    Added: 25 Mar 2013

  • CHVRCHES- 'Recover' EP. The new EP from the Scottish trio is available as a limited edition 12".

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    Added: 25 Mar 2013

  • Captain Beefheart And The Magic Band - 'Frank Freeman's Dance Club'. Limited edition purple vinyl recording of Beefheart's 1968 gig at Frank Freeman's Dance Club in Kidderminster. It was recored by John Peel on a tape recorder.

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    Added: 25 Mar 2013

  • Disclosure featuring Alunageorge - 'White Noise' (Hudson Mohawke Remix). A limited edition 12" remix of the chart conquering track from Hudson Mohawke.

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    Added: 25 Mar 2013

  • Elliott Smith - 'either/ or' (Alternate Versions). Four unreleased tracks from the 'either/ or' sessions released on limited edition 12".

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    Added: 25 Mar 2013

  • Grizzly Bear - 'Horn Of Plenty'. A limited edition re-issue of Grizzly Bear's debut album. Also featured is an mp3 download that includes remixes from DNTEL, Final Fantasy and The Bomarr Monk.

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    Added: 25 Mar 2013

  • James Blake - 'Retrograde'. Limited edition 12" version of the first single from Blake's second album 'Overgrown'.

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    Added: 25 Mar 2013

  • MGMT - 'Alien Days'. The duo are set to release this new track on cassette tape (a digital download code is included) which is believed to be taken from their forthcoming, self titled third album.

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    Added: 20 Feb 2013

  • Nick Drake - 'Nick Drake'. A 180-gram audiophile vinyl reproduction of Nick Drake's 1971 US collection that features eight songs from the singer-songwriter's first two albums. The original sleeve is reproduced and a digital download code is included.

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    Added: 25 Mar 2013

  • The Notorious B.I.G - 'Ready To Die'. The 1995 album is released in a limited edition 2-LP version featuring a bonus track 'Who Shot ya?'.

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    Added: 25 Mar 2013

  • Pulp - 'After You' (Soulwax Remix). Limited edition 12" remix of their 2012 track. Originally demoed in 2000, it was resurrected by the reformed group and re-recorded with James Murphy from LCD Soundsystem.

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    Added: 25 Mar 2013

  • The Shangri- Las - 'Remember (Walking In The Sand)'/ 'Out In The Streets'/ 'I Can Never Go Home Anymore'/ 'Past, Present And Future'. Limited edition 7" EP.

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    Added: 25 Mar 2013

  • Sharon Van Etten - 'We Are Fine'/ 'Hotel 2 T'. The third single from 'Tramp' is a duet with Zach Condon from Beirut and comes as a limited edition 7" and is backed with the rare track 'Hotel 2 T'.

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    Added: 25 Mar 2013

  • The Cure - 'Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me'. Limited edition (and individually numbered) red vinyl reissue of their 1987 album.

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    Added: 25 Mar 2013

  • The Roots - 'Things Fall Apart'. Their 1999 album gets reissued in a double LP, audiophile-quality 180-gram vinyl version. Included is a gatefold sleeve with liner notes.

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    Added: 25 Mar 2013

  • The xx/ Jamie xx - 'Edits'. Limited edition 12" edits of 'Sunset' and 'Coexist' bonus track 'Reconsider'. It comes in a die cut sleeve with a wrap around inner sleeve.

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    Added: 25 Mar 2013

  • Ultraista - It's still yet to be officially confirmed but there have been not so subtle hints that the Nigel Godrich led band will release a limited edition cover of The Pointer Sisters 'I'm So Excited'.

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    Added: 25 Mar 2013

  • GZA - 'Liquid Swords' (The Chess box vinyl edition). Limited edition quadruple vinyl box set reissue of the album that includes a full size chess set. Also included alongside the original album is a collection of instrumentals, liner notes (featuring contributions from GZA) and original artwork sleeves.

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    Added: 25 Mar 2013