Today, Bruce Springsteen announced a brand-new limited-edition and numbered vinyl box set of dubbed The Album Collection Vol. 2. The compilation stands as a follow-up to 2014’s The Album Collection Vol. 1, which cataloged Springsteen’s live and studio output from 1973 to 1984. With this new collection, Springsteen offers a sampling of live performances and studio recordings from 1987 to 1996 over the course of 10 LPs.As explained by The Album’s webpage:All four of Bruce Springsteen’s studio albums from this period were certified gold, platinum or multi-platinum by the RIAA, with three reaching the Top 5 of the Billboard 200. The Vol. 2 collection follows the 2014 release of Bruce Springsteen: The Album Collection Vol. 1, 1973-1984, which included newly remastered editions of the first seven Bruce Springsteen studio albums.The Album Collection Vol. 2 contains a number of classic albums and live recordings from 1987 to 1996, all of which have been newly remastered for vinyl by renowned engineer Bob Ludwig and Springsteen’s longtime engineer Toby Scott. The set includes 1987’s Tunnel of Love, 1988’s Chimes of Freedom EP, 1992’s Human Touch and Lucky Town, 1993’s In Concert/MTV Plugged, and 1995’s The Ghost of Tom Joad. Notably, the collection will also include the first-ever vinyl pressing of 1996’s Blood Brothers EP. As noted in the box’s description, “All of this material comes in recreations of the original packaging, accompanied by a 60-page book featuring rarely seen photos, memorabilia and original press clippings from the period.”You can get Bruce Springsteen’s brand-new, expansive vinyl box set when it’s released on May 18th via Columbia/Legacy, with preorders beginning on March 30th.
LAGOS GOV’S CUP TENNISNigerian players face tough oppositions in their second round matches as they aimed for the top prize of the second leg (Futures 6) of the ongoing Governor’s Cup Lagos Tennis Championship.Clifford Enosoregbe will battle Tunisian Moez Echargui in one of the matches at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, Onikan today. Sylvester Emmanuel will have his hands full in his match against the tournament number one seed in the men’s singles, Enrique Lopez-Perez from Spain. Thomas Otu will play against number 8 seed, Polish Maciej Smola, while Joseph Imeh Ubon will face Boy Westerhof from the The Netherlands, who is the tournament number 6 seed.Mohammed Mohammed will slug it out against Sasi Kumar Mukund of India.In other fixtures of the men’s singles in the second round, Gianni Mina of France will battle Fokina Davidovich from Spain.In the women’s singles, top seed, Greek Valetini Grammatikopoulou will play against Fanny Ostlund from Sweden, runner up in the first leg final, Conny Perrin faces Alexandra Riley, Rosalie Van Der Hoek of The Netherlands will battle Andrianjaftrimo Tessah from France. Lyra Shroff of India will fight against Ukraine’s Valeriya Strakhova, while Harmony Tan of France will battle Fatma Al-Nabhani from Omar. Slovakia’s Tadeja Majeric will face Akilah James of GrenadaMeanwhile, the concluding first round matches decided on Tuesday saw Nigerian players failing to meet up to expectations. Henry Atseye lost to Calvin Hemery in straight set of 0-6,3-6,Edward Christopher Anefu was beaten 2-6,4-6 by Alejandro Davidovich Fokina of Spain,while Christian Paul lost 2-6,4-6 to Gianni Mina of France.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram