New Pre Orders at Orchard Records 11th February 2024 Unveiling This Week's Must-Have Vinyl and CD's

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Hello music enthusiasts and vinyl collectors! Welcome to Orchard Records, where we're dedicated to bringing you the latest and greatest sounds on vinyl. With our pre-order service, you'll have access to upcoming releases before they hit the shelves, ensuring you never miss out on the hottest new albums and reissues. Whether you're a seasoned collector or just starting your vinyl journey, Orchard Records is here to guide you on a sonic adventure you won't forget.


Great Kat - Worship Me Or Die!

LP Silver Vinyl Due 15th March

"Worship Me or Die!" stands as the debut studio album from The Great Kat, a renowned heavy metal guitarist and violinist. Notably, she is an alumna of the Juilliard School, and her musical prowess is prominently showcased in her thrash metal interpretations of classical music pieces. The album, released in 1987, reflects her unique blend of classical background, technical skills, and a self-promotion style often compared to Yngwie Malmsteen. In a special reissue, "Worship Me or Die!" is now available for the first time since its original release. This limited edition comprises 1000 individually numbered copies on silver-colored vinyl, offering fans and collectors a rare opportunity to own a distinctive piece of music history.

Manic Street Preachers - Lifeblood: 20th Anniversary

Due 12th April

The 20th-anniversary edition of the Manic Street Preachers' acclaimed seventh studio album, "Lifeblood," sounds like a fantastic tribute to a pivotal moment in their career. With remastered audio supervised by James Dean Bradfield, fans can expect a fresh sonic experience that retains the essence of the original tracks. The redesigned gatefold sleeve and 20-page booklet, echoing the aesthetics of the 2004 CD release, add an extra layer of nostalgia and visual appeal. This special edition is sure to delight both longtime fans and newcomers alike

Whodini - Open Sesame

LP Yellow Vinyl Due 15th March

"Open Sesame" is the fourth studio album by the American hip-hop group Whodini, originally released in 1987. The album showcases predominantly audio production by Larry Smith, with only two tracks produced by Sinister and Whodini. Upon its release, "Open Sesame" achieved notable success, peaking at #30 on the Billboard 200 and reaching #8 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) also certified the album as gold. One of the standout tracks from the album is the single "Be Yourself," featuring Millie Jackson, which climbed to #20 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. In a special limited edition, "Open Sesame" is now available on translucent yellow colored vinyl, offering fans and collectors a unique and visually striking version of this influential hip-hop album. With only 500 copies in circulation, this release adds an exclusive touch to the appreciation of Whodini's classic work.

Sia - Reasonable Woman

Due 3rd May

"Reasonable Woman" marks Sia's highly anticipated tenth studio album, showcasing her continued evolution as a singer-songwriter. The availability of the album on baby pink vinyl and CD adds a charming touch to the physical release, offering fans a visually appealing way to experience Sia's latest musical offering. Sia's albums are known for their emotional depth, captivating lyrics, and powerful vocals, and "Reasonable Woman" is expected to deliver on all fronts. With her unique blend of pop, electronica, and heartfelt storytelling, Sia has garnered a dedicated fanbase worldwide, and this album is sure to resonate with listeners old and new.

Mark Knopfler’s Guitar Heroes - Going Home: Theme From Local Hero

Due 15th March

"Going Home (Theme From Local Hero)" by Mark Knopfler is such an iconic instrumental piece, and to have it performed by the greatest guitarists of today, all for a charitable cause like the Teenage Cancer Trust and Teen Cancer America, is truly special. I'm sure fans of Mark Knopfler and guitar enthusiasts alike will be eager to get their hands on this recording and support the charitable efforts of the Teenage Cancer Trust and Teen Cancer America. It's a beautiful fusion of music and philanthropy that showcases the generosity and talent within the music community.

Wham! - Fantastic

Due 22nd March

"Fantastic" by Wham! is indeed a classic debut album that solidified the duo's place in pop music history. Released on July 1, 1983, it quickly climbed to the top of the UK Albums Chart, showcasing the immense talent and infectious energy of George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley.

Wham! - Make It Big

Due 22nd March

Make It Big is the second studio album by pop duo Wham!, originally released in 1984. It includes the hits "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go", "Everything She Wants", "Freedom" and "Careless Whisper".

Incubus - Morning View XXIII

Due 10th May

"Morning View" has undoubtedly left an indelible mark on countless fans, and to hear that it played such a pivotal role in propelling Incubus into a way of life is inspiring. The album's songs have become deeply important parts of your lives, and it's incredible to see how they've continued to resonate over the span of 23 years.

Thomas Newman - Spectre Soundtrack

Due 29th March

The re-issue of the soundtrack from the twenty-fourth James Bond film, "SPECTRE," is indeed a highly anticipated release for fans of both the Bond franchise and film music enthusiasts. Thomas Newman, known for his work on acclaimed films like "American Beauty" and "The Shawshank Redemption," returned to compose the original score for "SPECTRE," following his success with the score for "Skyfall." Newman's thrilling orchestral compositions perfectly complement the action-packed sequences of the film, adding depth and intensity to Daniel Craig's portrayal of 007. The soundtrack album offers fans the opportunity to experience Newman's music separate from the film, allowing them to immerse themselves in the atmospheric world of James Bond anytime they choose.

Marcus King - Mood Swings

Due 5th April

"Mood Swings" marks an exciting new chapter in the career of Marcus King, the talented artist hailing from South Carolina. As a GRAMMY-nominated performer, guitarist, and songwriter, King has already made a significant impact on the music scene, and this latest album promises to further solidify his reputation as a powerhouse in the industry. Produced by the legendary Rick Rubin at his iconic Shangri-La studios in Malibu, "Mood Swings" is set to captivate audiences with its deeply personal and emotive content. King's soulful vocals and virtuosic guitar work are at the forefront of the album, showcasing his undeniable talent and artistry.

Vampire Weekend - Only God Was Above Us

Due 5th April

"Only God Was Above Us" marks the highly anticipated fifth studio album from Vampire Weekend, the beloved indie rock band known for their eclectic sound and insightful lyrics. Inspired by their birthplace of New York City, the album is a reflection of the energy, diversity, and vibrancy of the city that has shaped the band's identity. Produced by frontman Ezra Koenig and longtime collaborator Ariel Rechtshaid, "Only God Was Above Us" is a testament to the band's evolution and growth as musicians. With its dynamic instrumentation, infectious melodies, and thought-provoking lyrics, the album promises to be a standout addition to Vampire Weekend's discography.

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