In The News: Beatles, Ruby Suns, Buffalo Tom, Steve Earle, Game Theory, Bee Gees, Can And More

The 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ iconic album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band will be commemorated with special anniversary edition releases May 26 via Apple/Capitol/UMe. The super-deluxe boxed set will include previously unreleased 1992 documentary film The Making Of Sgt. Pepper, as well as previously unreleased session recordings … Sprite Fountain is the new album from the Ruby Suns, due out from Sellout! on June 9 … Low Cut Connie has announced the May 19 release of fourth studio album Dirty Pictures (Part 1) via Contender … New West has signed the Secret Sisters and will issue the duo’s Brandi Carlile-produced new record, You Don’t Own Me Anymore, on June 9 … On May 19, Buffalo Tom’s 1992 album Let Me Come Over will be reissued in honor of its 25th birthday, alongside first-ever live release Live From London, Ulu, 1992 from Beggars Arkive … The debut solo album from A Sunny Day In Glasgow’s Jen Goma (as Showtime Goma), Smiley Face, is set for a June 16 release … So You Wanna Be An Outlaw, the latest album by Steve Earle And The Dukes, will be available from Warner Bros. on June 16 … Game Theory’s final album, 2 Steps from The Middle Ages (originally released in 1988), will be reissued as a remastered and expanded edition June 9 via Omnivore … Capitol/UMe will release a career-spanning best-of collection featuring the work of the Bee Gees, Timeless: The All-Time Greatest Hits, on April 21 … May 15 will see the release of Jason Molina: Riding With The Ghost, a family-authorized biography of Jason Molina, from Rowman & Littlefield … The 40th birthday of Foreigner will be celebrated May 19 with the release of 40, which features 40 hits spanning 40 years, from Rhino … Acoustic In Concert is a new live DVD/CD featuring Simple Minds’ 2016 BBC “In Concert” series performance, due out from Eagle Rock on June 16 … Can has announced the June 16 release of CAN: The Singles on Mute/Spoon … Sony CG will reissue Leftfield’s debut album Leftism on May 5 … On May 5, Alice Coltrane‘s ashram recordings from the ’80s and ’90s will be released to the public for the first time ever, as part of World Spirituality Classics 1: The Ecstatic Music Of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda, a compilation from David Byrne’s Luaka Bop label … A five-disc genre-defining boxed set featuring tracks by the Cure, Joy Division, Bauhaus, Nico and more, Silhouettes And Statues: A Gothic Revolution: 1978-1986 will be available from Cherry Red on June 30 … GospelbeacH is the new project by Brent Rademaker, and debut album Another Summer Of Love will be released June 15 on Alive Naturalsound.

—Emily Costantino