These are the most anticipated releases of Record Store Day 2014. Are they on your list?

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10.  Spoon – Love Ways // Limited to 700

DETAILS
Format: 12″ Vinyl
Label: Merge
Release type: RSD Limited Run / Regional Focus Release
More Info: Reissue of Loveways EP, remastered and pressed to vinyl for the first time.

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9.  MGMT – Oracular Spectacular // Limited to 5000

DETAILS
Format: 12″ Vinyl
Label: Legacy
Release type: ‘RSD First’ Release
More Info: 180g reissue of original album. Numbered

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8. Joy Division – An Ideal For Living // Limited to 7500

DETAILS
Format: 12″ Vinyl
Label: Rhino
Release type: RSD Exclusive Release
More Info: Reissue from a newly cut master for the first ever Joy Division release “Warsaw (Remastered 2010)”, “No Love Lost (Remastered 2010)”, “Leaders of Men (Remastered 2010)”, “Failures (Remastered 2010)”

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7. Nirvana Pennyroyal Tea/I Hate Myself and Want To Die // Limited to 6000

DETAILS
Format: 7″ Vinyl
Label: Geffen
Release type: RSD Exclusive Release
More Info: Original plans for the single in 1994 were cancelled due to Kurt Cobain’s death “Pennyroyal Tea”/”I Hate Myself and Want To Die”

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6. The Velvet Underground – Loaded // Limited to 3000

DETAILS
Format: 12″ Vinyl
Label: Rhino
Release type: RSD Exclusive Release
More Info: Reissue on pink, black and white splatter vinyl of the 1970 Cotillion Records release. It was the final studio album by the band featuring Lou Reed, who had left the group shortly before it was release. “Loaded” contains two of the best-known Velvet Underground songs: “Sweet Jane” and “Rock & Roll.” Loaded is #109 on Rolling Stone’s 500 greatest albums of all time.

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5. Circa Survive/Sunny Day Real Estate Spilt 7 Circa Survive // Limited to 2500

DETAILS
Format: 7″ Vinyl
Label: Circa Survive
Release type: RSD Exclusive Release
More Info: Exclusive Split 7” between legendary Seattle indie rockers Sunny Day Real Estate and progressive powerhouses Circa Survive. “Lipton Witch” is the first new Sunny Day Real Estate song to be recorded since 2000’s “The Rising Tide” album. Circa Survive’s exclusive contribution “Bad Heart” is a never-before-heard song recorded after the band’s latest album, 2012’s “Violent Waves.” Limited to 2500 copies on burgundy vinyl.

1. Sunny Day Real Estate – Lipton Witch?

2. Circa Survive – Bad Heart

(neither song released yet, sorry – guess you’ll have to buy it =) )

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4. CAKE – Cake Vinyl Box Set 8 x 12″ // Limited to 900

DETAILS
Format: Vinyl Box Set
Label: Upbeat Records
Release type: RSD Limited Run / Regional Focus Release
More Info:* This box set include eight albums manufactured on 175g audiophile quality colored vinyl with meticulously replicated artwork for each title and remastered for optimum vinyl sound.* Also included is the previously unreleased live album recorded at Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace on October 12-13, 2005.

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3. LCD Soundsystem – The Long Goodbye (LCD Soundsystem Live At Madison Square Garden) 5 X 12″ // Limited to 3000

DETAILS
Label: PLGUK
Release type: ‘RSD First’ Release
More Info: The Long Goodbye is the complete, unabridged recording of LCD Soundsystem’s near-four-hour April 2, 2011 farewell show at New York’s Madison Square Garden. Produced and mixed by LCD founder and frontman, James Murphy. The Long Goodbye is the ultimate audio document of LCD Soundsystem’s now legendary final show. The album’s exclusive mix brings new life to every note of music played during the epic MSG show- including of course the performances featured in the acclaimed film, Shut Up and Play The Hits, which chronicled the concert by painting an intimate portrait of Murphy navigating its lead-up and aftermath. This special box set will be released exclusively on Record Store Day 2014 over a month before it is available anywhere else. Includes digital download.

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2. CHVRCHES Recover EP // Limited to 2500

DETAILS
Format: 12″ Vinyl
Label: Glassnote
Release type: RSD Exclusive Release
More Info: 12″ vinyl, clear orange, bootleg sleeve, hand numbered and stamped
“Recover”, “ZVVL”, “Now Is Not The Time” “Recover (Cid Rim Remix)”, “Recover (Curxes 1996 Remix)”

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1. Tame Impala – Live // Limited to 5000

DETAILS
Format: Vinyl
Label: Interscope
Release type: RSD Exclusive Release
More Info: Eight tracks recorded in Chicago during the band’s 2013 US tour. The live arrangements of these tracks are distinctly different than the recorded arrangements, and chosen for this RSD release for that reason.

TRACK LISTING: “Endors Toi”, “Why Won’t You Make Up Your Mind?”, “Sestri Levante”, “Mind Mischief”, “Desire Be, Desire Go”, “Half Glass Full of Wine”, “Be Above It”, “Feels Like We Only Go Backwards”, “Apocalypse Dreams”

The Details

Here are the actual vote counts for each from right at about 200 reader buying lists.
tame impala - 42
churches - 30
lcd - 28
cake - 27
circa survive - 26
velvet - 24
nirvana - 24
joy division - 24
mgmt ora - 23
spoon - 21

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