Record Store Day's Black Friday Event 2015: The Full List of Official Exclusives

BY Alex HudsonPublished Oct 21, 2015

Record Store Day is charging ahead with its vinyl-celebrating mission despite being on the receiving end of a widespread backlash. Not only is its April event bigger than ever, but RSD continues to recognize Black Friday each year with a secondary celebration. This year, Black Friday takes place on November 27, and news about exclusive releases has begun to trickle out.

Record Store Day hasn't confirmed any official releases just yet. While we wait for the full list to emerge, we've put together a list of the rumoured releases that have been reported around the web so far (such as via sites like Modern Vinyl and Wax Poetic).

UPDATE (10/27, 1:50 p.m.): And here we have it, folks, the full and confirmed list of official Record Store Day exclusives for Black Friday 2015. You can check out the full list in this handy pdf over hereAmong the newly revealed highlights are releases by Nine Inch Nails, Jesus and Mary Chain, Buzzcocks, Eazy E, the Clash, the Kinks, Gang of Four, Jay Electronica, MGMT, Lush, William Onyeabor and Sunn O))). 

While this shouldn't be considered a definitive list by any means (RSD has confirmed that the full list isn't ready yet), it will give you an idea of which slabs of wax may be coming to stores in time for this year's Christmas rush.

Depending on your perspective, these releases will either inspire you to set aside a little extra cash this holiday season, or to complain about how the world's limited vinyl-pressing resources are being clogged up by unnecessary cash-grab pressings. (But hey, at least cassettes are still cheap and easy to make, for the time being.)

Record Store Day's Black Friday 2015 Exclusives — An Unconfirmed List:

● Afghan Whigs - 1965 (blue LP)
● Alan Parsons Project - The Turn of a Friendly Card (7-inch)
● Beck - "Dreams" (blue 12-inch)
● David Bowie - Earthling (clear green LP)
● David Bowie - Outside (white LP)
● Johnny Cash - Man In Black: Live in Denmark 1971 (2LP Red/White 120g Vinyl)
● Coheed and Cambria - The Color Before the Sun (demos LP)
● Cold Mountain (Music from the Motion Picture) (numbered 2LP)
● The Color of Noise soundtrack (coloured LP, 2500 copies)
● Deerhoof - Fever 121614 (live LP)
● Earth, Wind & Fire - The Best of Earth, Wind & Fire, Vol. 1 (picture disc)
● Faith No More - We Care a Lot (LP)
● Falco - "Rock Me Amadeus" / "Vienna Calling" (7-inch)
● Florence + the Machine - "What Kind of Man / "As Fast as I Could" (12-inch)
● Garden State Soundtrack (2LP)
● Green Day - American Idiot (LP)
● Get Up Kids - Red Letter Day (10-inch)
● Ben Harper - Fight for Your Mind (red and green 2LP)
● Neil Hefti - "Batman Theme" / "The Batusi" (7-inch)
● Jimi Hendrix - Burning Desire - (2LP, 5000 copies)
● High Fidelity (Original Soundtrack) (orange 2LP)
● David Hillyard - United Front (coloured LP)
● The Isley Brothers - Groove with You...LIVE! (2LP Gold/Blue 180g Vinyl)
● Jaco: Original Soundtrack (LP)
● Judas Priest - "Painkiller" (25th Anniversary) (10-inch Die Cut Buzz Saw EP)
● Jerry Lee Lewis - Jerry Lee Lewis (coloured LP)
● Lee Robinson Machine - Family Album (LP)
● Music from Love & Mercy (coloured LP)
● John Malkovich - Like a Puppet (remix LP)
● Dave Matthews Band - Live Trax Volume 5 (pink 4LP box, 2000 copies)
● Paul McCartney ft. Michael Jackson - "Say Say Say" (12-inch, 3500 copies)
● Moving Mountains / Prawn - split 12-inch
● Outkast - Stankonia (2LP)
● Carl Perkins - Dance Album of Carl Perkins (coloured LP)
● Ariel Pink - "I Need a Minute" (pink ninja star shaped 7-inch ft. Dev Hynes)
● Elvis Presley - "If I Can Dream" / "Anything That's Part of You" (7-inch)
● Pujol Kisses - 12-inch EP (750 copies)
● Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (blood red LP)
● Sonics - Fifty (box set)
● Spoon - "TV Set" (The Cramps cover, coloured 10-inch)
● Suicidal Tendencies - Controlled by Hatred (EP)
● Transformers: The Movie Soundtrack (2LP Etched Sides: A (Autobot) / D (Decepticon) in Transforming Package)
● True Detective soundtrack (2LP)
● Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble - A Legend in the Making (12-inch 2LP white/grey vinyl)
● Vitamin String Quartet - The Moon and Antarctica (Modest Mouse tribute, 1500 copies)
● Mike Watt + The Secondmen / Chronics - "Microwave Up In Flames" / "I Backed Up into Myself" (coloured 7-inch, 1500 copies)
● Ween - The Pod (clear LP, 1500 copies)

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