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To heathen chemistry records

Fareham's only
vinyl record shop

We have thousands of records for sale, new and used. Why not come and take a look…we’re easy to find.

West Street Fareham

On West Street in Fareham, Next to Cartridge World , uptowards Aldi.

186D West Street

Fareham

PO16 0HP

Fantastic choice, whether it's for metalheads like me, something more pop-like, jazzy or even classical it's gonna be there! Super friendly and well valued prices too! Great experiences every time I go there!

Thomas Andersen, GOOGLE REVIEW

RSD '22

left overs

Alice in chains- we die young

Originally released in 1990 as a promotional only vinyl, Alice In Chains’ first studio EP We Die Young will see a limited edition release on Record Store Day

 

David bowie- Brilliant adventure ep

The Brilliant Adventure EP contains four unheard songs from the Outside era, and two tracks performed by Bowie and pianist Mike Garson at a fundraiser for the New York Public Theater at the Shakespeare Festival in New York on 18th September, 1995.

 

Rick astley- Whenever You Need Somebody
sold out

Whenever You Need Somebody is the worldwide smash hit debut album from Rick Astley. 2022 marks the 35th Anniversary of the album that topped the album charts in the UK, Australia, Germany and Spain and Top 10 in many more.

Bad company- live 1979 (SOLD OUT)

Originally released on 2CD in 2016 as part of the “Live 1977 & 1979” box, Bad Company’s 1979 set from London’s Wembley Empire Pool is the proper live album that the original line-up never had. 

Associates- Covers

Ahead of the 40th Anniversary of ‘Sulk’, this brand new Associates Covers collection, collated by Michael Dempsey. Brand new artwork, designed by Philip Marshall on 140g Clear Vinyl.

 

bardo pond- bufo alvarius

Psychedelic, frog-licking weirdness on this re-etched edition of their debut album. Hailed as “synapse-destroying” by Trouser Press, it’s a post-‘Nuggets’ nugget rightly celebrated as a milestone in psyche rock.

Ace of base- all she wants

Double Groove 12” picture disc with three tracks. 30th Anniversary edition of the original single release it was Number 1 in both the UK and US charts, and in thirteen other countries.

bernard butler- People Move on: the b sides

 Ex-London Suede guitarist Bernard Butler released his first solo album “People Move On” in 1998, to great critical acclaim and commercial success. This collection brings together on vinyl for the first time a collection of original and re-vocalled B-Sides from the project.

nick cave & the bad seeds- LIVE seeds

Exclusive double LP on 140g transparent red etched vinyl. Includes The Mercy Seat, Deanna, Tupelo and The Ship Song as well as photography by Peter Milne. Art directed by Mick Harvey.

 

dave davies- kinked

Kinked is a compilation of Dave Davies’ work from the late ’90s and early 2000s. A lot of this disc features selections from the 1998 collection Unfinished Business: Dave Davies Kronikles 1963-1998, which itself contained a bunch of re-recordings from the late ’90s of classic Kinks tunes.

belinda carlisle- the heaven on earth tour
sold out

Recorded live on Belinda’s Heaven On Earth 30th Anniversary tour in 2017. Celebrating 35 years of Belinda as a solo artist, this 2 LP set includes every song from Heaven On Earth plus other big hits. 

 

def leppard- high n dry

High ‘n’ Dry, Def Leppard’s second album was released in 1981 and was the first produced by long-term collaborator Robert “Mutt” Lange. Picture Disc

doctor who- dead air

An exclusive-to-audio Doctor Who adventure, featuring the Tenth Doctor, played by David Tennant in the acclaimed hit BBC TV series. First time on vinyl.

ian dury & the blockheads- ten more turnips

We’re celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the final studio album by Ian Dury & the Blockheads. ‘Ten More Turnips from the Tip’ was first compiled and released in 2002, two years past Ian Dury’s passing in 2000. 

thomas dolby- hyperactive

Reissued for the first time since 1996 and on transparent blue vinyl exclusively for Record Store Day, ‘Hyperactive’ was the first single taken from Thomas Dolby’s second album ‘The Flat Earth’. 

echo & the bunnymen- B-Sides and Live (2001 - 2005)

Previously only available as a digital release, B-sides and Live (2001-2005) brings together rare recordings by post-punk legends Echo and the Bunnymen.

erasure- ne:ep
sold out

Erasure’s Ne:Ep was released on CD and Cassette in October to celebrate the band’s UK tour. Featuring 4 brand new tracks recorded during The Neon sessions.

rory gallagher- live in san diego '74
sold out

A previously unreleased concert recording of Rory Gallagher performing at the San Diego Sports Arena in the USA. This 1974 period is regarded as one of Rory’s peak live eras, most notably his album ‘Irish Tour ’74’ which is his biggest selling record.

Everlast - Whitey Ford Sings The Blues

Whitey Ford Sings The Blues is the first album from Everlast, following his departure from House of Pain and was released in 1998. The record was a success, selling more than 3 million copies worldwide.

happy mondays- uncle dysfunctional

On vinyl for the first time in the UK as a RSD exclusive on pink vinyl. Uncle Dysfunktional is a fifth and most recent studio album from Happy Mondays. Released in 2007, it was their first album since Yes Please! in 1992. 

The Future Sound of London - Rituals

The much acclaimed Environments series returns with an exclusive to Record Store Day vinyl edition of Rituals – the first in the Environment 7 trilogy – a 13 track album of new recordings by The Future Sound of London, engineered by Yage. 

holly humberstone- the walls are way too thin

Limited edition 12” picture disc of Walls Are Way Too Thin, the current EP from BRITs Rising Star Winner Holly Humberstone. Holly will be in the US for RSD this year, supporting Olivia Rodrigo on her massive US tour.

gong- in the 70's
sold out

This recording has NEVER been released on vinyl. Prog-Rock group Gong feature performances drawn from the ’70s, which is seen as a key time in the development of the band that, 40 years on, still commands respect and interest.

jesus jones- scratched and unreleased

Japanese compilation album originally released in 1993 on CD only, includes a collection of rarities and remixes that are not found on any of the band’s studio albums.  Blue and yellow marbled viny, for its first vinyl release.

jazz sabbath- vol. 2

Longtime Black Sabbath/Ozzy Osbourne keys and guitar player Adam Wakeman (as Milton Keanes) is back with Jazz Sabbath Vol. 2. This limited translucent natural vinyl mono edition comes with a bonus track, a bonus DVD and alternative artwork.

motorhead- lost tapes vol. 2

The second in the series of Lost Tapes features a previously unreleased concert, recorded at UEA in Norwich in October 1998, which saw Motorhead in venomous form.

keane- keane
sold out

2 exclusive tracks, ‘You Are Young’ & ‘Sea Fog’, both ‘Work In Progress’ versions from one of the UK’s best loved bands. Keane have had 5 UK #1 albums and have sold over 13 million albums in their career. Clear vinyl.

 

charles mingus- the lost album from ronnie scotts
sold out

The Lost Album from Ronnie Scott’s is a never-before-released live recording of jazz icon Charles Mingus from Ronnie Scott’s jazz club in London captured in August 1972. 

phil lynott- THE PHILIP LYNOTT ALBUM

To mark Record Store Day in 2022 and the 40th Anniversary of its original release, Universal Music Catalogue are reissuing Thin Lizzy singer Phil Lynott’s 1982 solo album on LP for the very first time, on limited edition white vinyl

mansun- attack of the grey lantern

The iconic #1 debut album from British legends Mansun celebrated with limited edition 25th anniversary record store day picture disc.

 

madonna- Who's That Girl (Super Club Mix)
SOLD OUT

A five track Maxi EP celebrating the 35th Anniversary of Madonna’s soundtrack for her film Who’s That Girl. This red vinyl 12” EP features the remixes of “Who’s That Girl “ and “Causing a Commotion”.

 

johnny marr- spirit, power & soul

Two tracks from Johnny Marr on 12″ colored vinyl. Features an unreleased Vince Clarke remix

 

opeth- my arms, your hearse

There are few bands that can, or will, match Sweden’s Opeth. They have received massive critical acclaim for their combination of progressive influences and annihilating Swedish death metal. Pressed on purple, white, black swirl vinyl 

jonathan richman- modern lovers 88

35th Anniversary Edition of Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers final studio album. Delivering a surprisingly lush sound, the musicians perform an upbeat selection of playful, acoustic tunes.

the offspring- greatest hits
Sold out

Greatest Hits compilation from The Offspring available for the first time on vinyl. Originally released in 2005, these 14 tracks include hits like “Original Prankster”, “Want You Bad” & more on Aqua Blue vinyl with foil board cover.

 

 

the rolling stones- More Hot Rocks (Big Hits & Fazed Cookies)

This iconic collection is a must-have release by the world’s greatest rock n’ roll band. More Hot Rocks (Big Hits & Fazed Cookies) offers hits, some of their best deep cuts, and a whole LP side’s worth of rarities.

primal scream- shine like stars (weatherall remix)

Previously released as part of the Screamadelica 30th Anniversary 12” Singles Box, this recently discovered remix of ‘Shine Like Stars’ by the album’s late and beloved producer Andrew Weatherall is now exclusively released for Record Store Day 2022.

 

rizzle kicks- stereo typical

 Rizzle Kicks were Jordan ‘Rizzle’ Stephens and Harley ‘Sylvester’ Alexander-Sule; they met while attending rap and performance workshops with the Brighton-based charity AudioActive, and later both atended the BRITs School.

 

iggy pop- live in berlin
Sold out

A near perfect soundboard recording that includes many Iggy Pop classic hits, pressed on neon vinyl.

 

lou reed- I'm So Free: The 1971 RCA Demos

On October 27th 1971, Lou Reed walked into the first recording session of his solo career. I’m So Free: The 1971 RCA Demos is a collection of those rare recordings. 

kevin rowland- my beauty

Translucent vinyl with pink splatter edition. Originally released in 1999, “My Beauty” was the second solo album from Dexys/Dexys Midnight Runners’ lead singer Kevin Rowland.

shankar family & friends- i am missing you

This was the first ever single released on George Harrison’s Dark Horse Records in 1974. Pressed on Blue Vinyl.

suede- sci fi lullaby

25th Anniversary Edition (180g Clear Vinyl) – Originally released in 1997, this was the band’s definitive B-sides collection. Collates together B-sides and fan favourites from ‘Suede’, ‘Dog Man Star’ and ‘Coming Up’

 

santana- Splendiferous

Splendiferous is a new 2LP compilation, personally curated by Carlos Santana, showcasing highlights drawn from Santana’s musical output spanning 2003-2019. 

sam smith- nirvana e.p

Available exclusively for Record Store Day 2022 on smokey green vinyl, is Sam Smith’s Nirvana EP. Originally released in 2013, the EP features some of Sam’s earliest releases, including an acoustic version of their hit single ‘Latch’.

 

 

 

st. vincent- the nowhere inn

The official soundtrack for The Nowhere Inn starring St. Vincent and Carrie Brownstein, directed by Bill Benz, and distributed by IFC Films. It features three original songs from St. Vincent, pressed on Orange vinyl.

 

 

joss stone- LP1
sold out

Dave Stewart-produced July 2011 album, in a special foil-finished package for Record Store Day 2022.

 

 

stone broken- ain't always easy

Stone Broken release their 2018 album ‘Ain’t Always Easy’ on vinyl for the first time since its release, available on 140g coloured non-standard single sleeve LP.

sepultra- revolusongs

This limited edition picture disc is a collection of cover songs by bands like U2, Devo, Massive Attack and Exodus, previously released only in Brazil. 

u2- a celebration

40th anniversary edition of the single ‘A Celebration’, originally released in 1982. 4-track EP, containing two previously unreleased recordings.

 

t. rex- the slider

50th Anniversary Picture Disc. The classic T.REX album, released in July 1972 provides a perfect snapshot of the era the press dubbed ‘T. Rextasy’ and is proof of Bolan’s extraordinary and enduring appeal across the generations. 

scott walker- boy child

The definitive Scott Walker solo collection, which has never been released on vinyl, made available as a gorgeous white vinyl with gatefold sleeve. 

ike & turner- the soul of tina turner

A new, never pressed before selection of late 60s/early 70’s gems from the Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll herself. Titles such as “I Idolize You”, “Bold Soul Sister” and many others have been carefully curated to create a sought-after LP of her classics.

various- de-lite soul

A brand new collection of rare and classic soul from the De-Lite archive. De-Lite Fully Soul is housed in a limited edition 12″ standard sleeve on 140g sky blue vinyl  

 

ultravox- live at the rainbow 1977

Ultravox! Live at the Rainbow 1977 is available for the first time on vinyl with this special 45th Anniversary Edition. Recorded at the Rainbow Theatre in London, in February 1977, 

 

david Bowie- toy e.p

Features the previously unheard ‘Shadow Man (Vocal And Piano Mix)’, an alternative stripped back mix of the Toy album track, along with the unreleased live versions of ‘I Dig Everything’ and ‘The London Boys’.

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