An increasing number of artists seem to be releasing special expanded, deluxe, collector’s editions of their latest albums no less than a year after the original release date. The latest culprit? David Bowie, who just released Extra, an extended edition of his new album, The Next Day, featuring five brand new songs, a DVD featuring four music videos, and two remixes including one from LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy.
On today’s episode, Rock it Out! Blog, Sami assess the worth of these deluxe editions alongside Billboard magazine editor Joe Levy. As the two deliberate, let us know your thoughts. What does it take for you to want to purchase a special edition of an album? Share your thoughts in the comment section below.
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