Category Archives: BSOG

All about my Boxed Sets Of God – the best boxed sets that money can’t buy.

Record Review: Strasse – A Stairway To You UK 12″ Late Model New-Ro From Sweden

Strasse: A Stairway To You – UK – 12″ [1983] A Stairway To You [ext. ver.] 5:15 The Markethall [version] 3:55 Earlier this summer I posited the notion that a roundup of the many singles that Midge Ure produced for … Continue reading

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I Just Dropped Three Figures on Prince’s LAST Box …And Now It’s Time To REALLY Commit For “Sign O’ The Times” Boxed Set Of God

¡Ay Dios Mio! If you can remember back to fall of 2019, there was going to be a super deluxe box of Prince’s iconic “1999” album that I fancied getting. It was $60 and I was trying frantically to save … Continue reading

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The Return Of Scooped: Peter Gabriel – Flotsam + Jetsam Competes With My Own Set From 2006 [part 2]

[…continued from last post] So yesterday we covered what I’m missing: six tracks from the early-mid solo era. Two of them were unleashed only for this set, and I actually had one of the missing tunes without knowing it! The … Continue reading

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Want List: Prince Estate Drops Robust ‘1999’ Boxed Set Of God®

Prince: 1999 SUPER DLX RM US 5xCD + DVD [2019] CD1 | Album 1999 Little Red Corvette Delirious Let’s Pretend We’re Married D.M.S.R. Automatic Something In The Water (Does Not Compute) Free Lady Cab Driver All The Critics Love U … Continue reading

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Wang Chung Cheekily Revisit Their Biggest Hit

As we mentioned last April, Wang Chung were the latest band to take the orchestral plunge that label August Day offered. The album has since been released in two formats, the ten track album and the boxed set version. Their … Continue reading

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Funky Justice: ACR get BSOG

No sooner have I finally gotten some of A Certain Ratio into my Record Cell [finally] last year than I see that the band will be celebrating their 40 years span with the sort of boxed set that makes me … Continue reading

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Record Review: Simple Minds “New Gold Dream” Boxed Set Of God [part 5]

DISC 6 | Alternative Mixes, Roughs + Demos […continued from last post] The final disc was a revisit of the DVD-A that came out in 2005. I was lucky enough to have gotten a copy back then even though 5.1 … Continue reading

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