Photo: Evening Standard/Getty ImagesSports, the 10x Platinum album from the unusually straight and athlete-conscious Huey Lewis and the News band, is receiving an accountant-friendly '30th Anniversary Edition' to celebrate the album's 30th birthday. The original album will be remastered and a second CD of live versions of the songs is said to be included in this now-common exploitation come-on where record labels try to rectify their short-sightedness with modern music by convincing old music fans to simply buy their old albums yet again!
Kids today think music should be free, man. But you bought the album! You bought the CD! You bought the 1999 expanded edition! It's my hope that this new reissue will feature that awful super-hot remastered sound that has fans at audio discussion boards fuming over other reissues. But as someone who never bought the album in the first place, I'll just have to wait and read what the label did for this new reissue!
While in the past I pulled out all the good stuff that was often lost inRead More »from Flashback! 1983 — The Hits From 30 Years Ago!