Record Store Day Black Friday: Lizzo, Lewis Capaldi and The Weeknd among limited edition releases

A range of limited edition music releases will go on sale on November 29.

Limited edition records by Lizzo, Lewis Capaldi and The Weeknd are among the list of releases for this year's Record Store Day Black Friday. 

Taking place on November 29, independent record shops will offer a selection of special releases (listed below) to kick off the Christmas gifting season.

The last Friday in November is now known as Black Friday, where big chain shops hold a one-day sale with huge discounts. Record Store Day Black Friday is working to shift this culture, offering something unique and special for friends and family over the holiday period. 

The first batch of releases are listed below. Among them are a coconut-scented vinyl of Lizzo's debut EP Coconut Oil on "milky clear" 12" vinyl, and The Weeknd's US Number 1 album My Dear Melancholy on vinyl for the first time. A list of participating stores can be found here.

See the latest Official UK Vinyl Albums Chart Top 40

Artist

Title

Further Information

Albert Hammond Jr

Off Cycle

A two song blue 10 inch featuring the singles 'Fast Times' and 'More to Life' that Albert Hammond Jr., of The Strokes, released in 2019 for his solo project under his name

Arcade Fire

Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels)

Numbered, limited edition recreation of a 7" released in advance of the band's debut album "Funeral."

Alice Cooper

Billion Dollar Babies

Recorded Live at Sam Houston Coliseum, Houston, Texas (28 April 1973). Previously released on CD deluxe edition of "Billion Dollar Babies" only in 2001. To be pressed on vinyl for the first time this Black Friday

Aretha Franklin

The Atlantic Singles 1968

Vinyl Singles Boxset set, featuring Aretha's four 7" singles from 1968.   Tracklisting :                                                                                                                                     Disc 1 - Side A. SWEET, SWEET BABY (SINCE YOU’VE BEEN GONE)/ Side B. AIN’T NO WAY                                                                                                                     Disc 2 - Side A. THINK / Side B. YOU SEND ME    Disc 3 - Side A. THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT / Side B. SAY A LITTLE PRAYER                                                  

Bill Evans

Live at Art D’lugoff’s

(More info coming soon)

Bruce Springsteen

Western Stars b/w The Wayfarer

Exclusive single featuring tracks from the acclaimed "Western Stars" album. 7”.

Blind Willie Johnson

Dark Was The Night, Cold Was The Ground / It's Nobody's Fault But Mine

For RSD Black Friday 2019 Traffic Entertainment presents two of Johnson’s most iconic sides as a 78 RPM microgroove 10” record housed in a glorious reproduction of the Columbia sleeve wrapped in a full color OBI with detailed liner notes

 

Buffy Sainte-Marie

Illuminations

50th anniversary release of this seminal electronic album, featuring the psychedelic classic "God is Alive, Magic is Afoot."  Cut from the anolog master, pressed on 180-gram opaque yellow vinyl at QRP and housed in a tip-on jacket

Charlie Parker

The Magnificent Charlie Parker

Super-rare early 12" LP with classic David Stone Martin cover

Cheap Trick

Are You Ready Or Not? - Live 12/31/79

Flash back to the close of the 1970s, when Cheap Trick (who electrified the tail end of the decade’s rock scene) rang in a new era with their road-tested, rafter-shaking rock ‘n’ roll revelry at the fabulous Forum just outside Los Angeles! Rockford’s finest deliver all the killer cuts you want, including “I Want You To Want Me,” “Surrender,” and “Clock Strikes Ten,” plus tracks from their recently-released fourth studio album Dream Police. This mythic concert is now available for the first time ever, featuring new mixes from the original multi-track masters!

Czarface

The Odd Czar Against Us

All New Full-Length From Czarface Debuting on Black Friday In An Exclusive Never To Be Repressed Color. The kid gloves are off: The Odd Czar Against Us is a 12 track album from CZARFACE debuting on RSD Black Friday. Bored with beating down the regular bad guys, Czarface takes his cosmic reach and sonic superpowers to uncharted territory. Expected the unexpected and keep your head on a swivel, as Czarface returns fresh for 2025, yet in time for Black Friday RSD 2019.

Dr. John

Babylon

Get On Down is all too eager to reissue this unique record for Record Store Day Black Friday, which has not been repressed on vinyl in over 40 years. In keeping with the album's hallucinogenic sound, it is presented on trippy splatter colored vinyl, and housed in a deluxe gatefold jacket

Edan

Beauty And The Beat

While Edan’s critically acclaimed debut, Primitive Plus, was a celebration of Hip-hop’s golden age and a true throwback, his sophomore album, Beauty And The Beat, is a vast musical collage that contains many different influences; Hip-hop, rock, pop, dusty breaks, hazy loops, luxurious off-kilter samples and curveball tempo changes that are all crafted into one cohesive piece of art.

Elvis Presley

American Sound 1969

1969 was a pivotal year for Elvis Presley. Fresh from the success of the ’68 Comeback Special, a revitalized Elvis headed to American Sound Studios with producer Chips Moman and a crack group of local session musicians. From these sessions came From Elvis In Memphis, one of the most beloved LPs of his career, plus the seminal hits “Suspicious Minds” (his 18th and final No. 1 hit) and “In The Ghetto.” American Sound Sessions 1969, available for the first time on vinyl, features rare and unreleased outtakes from these legendary sessions.

Frank Sinatra

My Way / My Live (Live)

50th anniversary single reissue with rare B-side (first time on vinyl) and new pic sleeve with rare image

Frank Zappa

Peaches En Regalia / Little Umbrellas

First ever single release for "Peaches En Regalia" paired up with "Little Umbrellas" in celebration of 50 years of HOT RATS.  Side 1 will contain both tracks in mono single master, Side 2 will contain both tracks in Rhythm Track Mixes 1969 on 10-inch Picture Disc vinyl

Fu Manchu

Live At Roadburn 2003

To celebrate Back To Black Friday, At The Dojo Records will be releasing Fu Manchu’s complete incendiary performance at the 2003 edition of the Roadburn Festival Netherlands on limited edition LP and CD. The band recently unearthed the original professional recordings that were taken direct from the soundboard and had them specifically mastered for this release. Scott Hill, lead vocals/guitar of Fu Manchu comments: "Playing Roadburn back in 2003 was a blast! It was the year before we put out "Start The Machine” and we played a couple of songs from it live for the first time on that tour. One of the songs that’s on this live record, “I Wanna Be,” is a different arrangement than what ended up on the final studio release. We're stoked that the show was recorded and that people will get to hear it. Always a good time playing at Roadburn!" This is a legendary Fu set including classics “Squash That Fly,” “Hell On Wheels,” “Boogie Van” and “King Of The Road.” Tracklist: 1.Squash That Fly 2.Hell On Wheels 3.Eatin’ Dust  4.Laserbl’ast!  5.I Wanna Be 6.Boogie Van  7.King Of The Road 8.Written In Stone  9.Saturn III

Geddy Lee

My Favourite Headache

Solo album from RUSH member Geddy Lee, first time on vinyl.    

Greta Van Fleet

From The Fires

Yellow LP

Herbie Hancock

Directstep

Previously Issued On LP In Japan Only
Out Of Print Since The 1980s.  Housed In A Deluxe Gatefold Jacket & Exclusive.  Japanese-Style OBI-Card & Includes A Full-Color Insert.  Throughout the 1970s, legendary jazz pianist and composer Herbie Hancock engaged in a prolonged period of experimentation across sounds and recording formats, releasing several albums for Columbia that were only issued in Japan.

James Brown

Live at Home: The After Show

An exclusive complement to the 50th anniversary release, 'Live at Home With His Bad Self,' which itself is an expansion of a 1969 live show that was heavily edited into the LP 'Sex Machine' - this BF/RSD exclusive is the after show set featuring extended version of rare (released) cuts, with new mixes, plus a duet with Marva Whitney, some revealing stage patter and an onstage interview with JB's school principal.

JBs

More Mess On My Thing

more info to come

Jeff Buckley

Live On KCRW: Morning Becomes Eclectic

One of the most magical, as-yet unreleased live performances by Jeff Buckley debuts on vinyl as part of the continuing celebration of the 25th anniversary of his debut studio album Grace. Buckley’s captivating appearance on KCRW-FM’s long-running Morning Becomes Eclectic was accompanied by the core band with which he recorded Grace, and features favorites from that record, including “Mojo Pin,” “So Real,” and “Lover, You Should Have Come Over.”

Jimi Hendrix

Merry Christmas And Happy New Year (12" Picture Disc)

As Christmas 1969 beckoned, Jimi Hendrix, bassist Billy Cox, and drummer Buddy Miles (christened as Band Of Gypsys by Hendrix) engaged in extensive rehearsals for their highly anticipated appearances at The Fillmore East in New York. To mark the occasion in his own inimitable fashion, Jimi readied this special medley of holiday favorites to celebrate both Christmas and the dawning of a new decade. This medley of “Little Drummer Boy,” “Silent Night” and “Auld Lang Syne,” backed by “Three Little Bears,” a playful Electric Ladyland outtake from 1968, now available on picture disc, featuring the album artwork on one side and a photo of Jimi dressed as Santa Claus on the other

Joe Satriani

Surfing With The Alien Deluxe (Colored Vinyl; 1 Red, 1 Yellow)

More than 30 years after Surfing With The Alien went platinum, earned two Grammy Award nominations and camped out on the Billboard 200 for over a year, the remastered original album is paired on vinyl with a unique presentation of the album without its signature guitar leads—a chance for seasoned fans and aspiring shredders to appreciate what makes this album a must hear for guitar players the world over.

John Linnell

State Songs

Solo album from the They Might Be Giants member making it's vinyl debut in celebration of the album's 20th anniversary

Julia Kent

'Green and Grey (Expanded

New York-based cellist/composer Julia Kent’s celebrated second album, Green and Grey (2011), is to be released on vinyl for the very first time for Black Friday 2019. Across two discs, on green and grey coloured vinyl (naturally), this expanded edition features the preceding Last Day in July EP (2010) and two previously unreleased tracks. The gatefold sleeve features a new interpretation of the original artwork.

Kings Of Leon

Day Old Belgian Blues

Recorded on a European tour to promote their sophomore album, 2004’s Aha Shake Heartbreak, Day Old Belgian Blues captures Kings of Leon’s raw, urgent rock sound as it swept over fans and critics alike. This live EP, featuring versions of “The Bucket,” “Four Kicks,” “Molly’s Chambers” and more, makes its vinyl debut for Record Store Day Black Friday

Kungens Man    

Hart Som Ben

LIMITED EDITION VINYL EQUALLY PRESSED BETWEEN BLACK VINYL WITH BLACK SLEEVE AND PINK VINYL WITH PINK SLEEVE. EACH COME WITH PRINTED INNER BAG AND DOWNLOAD CODE.

Lewis Capaldi

Hold Me While You Wait / when the party's over

LIMITED EDITION 7" vinyl of Lewis Capaldi's Spotify Singles Session, available on vinyl exclusively for RSD BF! Features live recordings of "Hold Me While You Wait" and a cover of "when the party's over" originally performed by Billie Eilish. "Hold Me While You Wait" is taken from Lewis' debut album "Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent" released earlier this year on May 17th.

Lizzo

Coconut Oil

Milky  Clear 12" Coloured Vinyl with Coconut scented insert

Lou Reed

The Raven

Lou Reed's 2003 album, and 19th solo album "The Raven", is a concept album, recounting the short stories and poems of Edgar Allan Poe.  The album which features guest vocals from Laurie Anderson and David Bowie (amongst others) This is the first time "The Raven" will appear on vinyl.

Matt Nathanson

Some Mad Hope

First time on vinyl, featuring the hit song "Come On Get Higher."  Pressed on sky colored vinyl.

Miles Davis

Miles In Tokyo: Miles Davis Live In Concert

Housed In A Deluxe Gatefold Jacket & Exclusive
Japanese-Style OBI-Card & Includes A Full-Color Insert
Miles Davis was on the verge of forming one of his most acclaimed ensembles in 1964. It was this year that he travelled to perform in Japan for the first time, bringing with him 3/4ths of the musicians that would form his famed ""second great quartet""; Herbie Hancock on piano, Ron Carter on double bass, and Tony Williams on drums. In addition the jazz legend brought along saxophonist Sam Rivers to replace the recently exited George Coleman.

Miles Davis

Early Minor: Rare Miles From The Complete In A Silent Way Sessions

During the year between the dissolution of his ‘60s quintet and the groundbreaking Bitches Brew, Miles Davis recorded a number of transitional sessions creating music of lyrical beauty, culminating in the masterful album In a Silent Way. Three superb pieces—“Splashdown,” “Early Minor” and “The Ghetto Walk”—come to vinyl for general release for the first time ever, as originally heard on The Complete In a Silent Way Sessions, released in 2001.

Nas

Stillmatic

Now approaching two decades after the record's release, Get On Down proudly brings you this deluxe LP reissue. Stillmatic, unavailable on vinyl since its original 2001 release, is now presented with remastered audio, and pressed on silvercolored wax just in time for RSD Black Friday!

Norah Jones

I'll Be Gone

7" includes Norah's latest single releases featuring Mavis Staples and Tarriona Tank Ball [Tank & The Bangas])

Paul McCartney

Home Tonight / In A Hurry

7"

Paul Williams

Jim Henson's Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas

The world premiere release of the much sought after soundtrack SOLD OUT when released as part of Black Friday 2018.  For fans that missed out and collectors who want to enjoy the soundtrack in a different way, this picture disc features artwork from the beloved TV special.  The show first aired December 17,1977 on HBO and features songs written by Paul Williams., Anne Murray, Three Dog Night and as a solo artist

Patsy Cline

Sweet Dreams: The Complete Decca Masters 1960-1963

An amazing 3xLP set including all of Patsy Cline’s Decca Studio masters, all of Patsy Cline and The Jordanaires hits, classics and so much more. A hauntingly beautiful collection, and an essential piece of the American music puzzle. On pink, purple and yellow pastel vinyl in a tri-gatefold sleeve

Pearl Jam 

MTV Unplugged (3/16/1992)

More info to come

Robert Johnson

Sweet Home Chicago / Walkin' Blues

For RSD Black Friday 2019 Traffic Entertainment presents two of Johnson’s most iconic sides as a 78 RPM microgroove 10” record housed in a glorious reproduction  of the Vocalion sleeve wrapped in a full color OBI with detailed liner notes.

Royal Tr Royal Trux

Quantum Entanglement

Greatest Hits of Royal Trux - tracks taken from multiple albums throughout the bands history. 12"

Sid Vicious

Sid Lives

SEX PISTOL bassist Sid Vicious has come to symbolise the band since his untimely death.  Always courting controversy, he out-did old college mate Johnny Rotten in the attitude stakes.  With only 3 memorable solo singles to his name, this 2xLP multi-coloured vinyl in a gatefold sleeve and 2xCD with a 24-page booklet shows where he may have gone with future recordings.  Detailed 8,000-word articles tell the life-story of Sid, firstly in an eyewitness account by guitarist Steve Dior from Sid’s early days to his demise, and secondly in a Sid, Nancy & Sex Pistols day-by-day timeline.  Following media furore over the 40th anniversary of Sid’s death and numerous films documenting his life and death, this is the definitive Sid Vicious release for all fans and students of the punk-rock scene.

SlipknoSlipknot

All Out Life / Unsainted

7" Picture Disc

Sublime

Roots of Sublime

A new compilation of four 7-inches in a slipcase pairing up the original Sublime recording on side A with the original inspiration behind the band's recording on side B.  7.1.A: Sublime "Saw Red" / 7.1.B: Barrington Levy "She's Mine". 7.2.A: Sublime "Pawn Shop" / 7.2.B: Wailing Souls "War Deh Round A John Shop". 7.3.A: Sublime "Rivers of Babylon" / 7.3.B: Melodians "Rivers of Babylon". 7.4.A: Sublime "I Love My Dog" / 7.4.B: Bad Brains "I Luv I Jah". Final content will be determined by clearances

Thad Jones / Mel Lewis

All my yesterdays

More info coming soon

The Doors

LIVE AT THE ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL 1970

Break out of the Isle of Wight performance on vinyl for the very first time.  Features Doors classics: Roadhouse Blues, Break On Through (To The Other Side), Light My Fire and The End. On audiophile-quality, heavyweight double black vinyl,

The Hold Steady

Four on Ten

More info coming soon

The Monkees

Christmas Party Plus!

THE MONKEES "Unwrap You At Christmas" features two 7" singles on color vinyl (one red / one green), housed in a gatefold (Single Mix/Andy Partridge Demo, Riu Chiu/Christmas Is My Time Of Year)

the Pretenders

UK SINGLES 1979 -1981

This year marks the 40th Anniversary since the Pretenders debut single was released and to celebrate we are releasing the band’s first eight 7” singles from their first two albums: “Pretenders” and “Pretenders II” for Black Friday. Featuring the band’s first ever single, and cover of the Kinks classic - “Stop Your Sobbing”, through to their eighth single another Kinks cover - “I Go To Sleep”. Also includes “Brass In Pocket” , “Kid” and “Louie, Louie”                                                                              

The Weeknd

My Dear Melancholy

The Weeknd's Billboard 200 #1 album My Dear Melancholy, available for the first time ever on vinyl. The six songs from this project, including the hit single "Call Out My Name" are featured on Side A of the 150 gram vinyl. Side B features an etched design to make this record a true collector's item

The Wrens

Silver

First time on vinyl - The Wrens debut album on Grass Records which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. 2LP set pressed on coke bottle clear vinyl

U2

Three

Originally released in Ireland in September 1979, the Three EP features three songs recorded at Windmill Lane Studios in Dublin with producer Chas De Whalley – ‘Out Of Control’, ‘Stories For Boys’ and ‘Boy-Girl’.  The A-side was chosen via a listener poll on Dave Fanning’s RTÉ (Irish national radio) music show. All songs have been remastered for this reissue.  Numbered release, limited edition of 17,000.  12” single on 180gsm black vinyl, cut at 45 rpm.  Full colour outer sleeve featuring new artwork, with die cut hole for label
40th anniversary noted on discs labels and sticker

Various Artists

Motown Rare & Unreleased.

All vault tracks, all on vinyl for the first time, will include at least 40% purely unreleased

Various Artists

Saturday Morning Cartoon's Greatest Hits

Featuring Sublime, Ramones, Juliana Hatfield, Semisonic, Liz Phair, Violent Femmes, et al

Willie Colon/Hector Lavoe

Asalto Navideno

Classic salsa holiday album from the Fania catalog.  First time being reissued on vinyl, cut from the analog master and pressed on translucent red vinyl

Willie Nelson

Sometimes Even I Can Get Too High b/w "It's All Going To Pot (w/ Merle Haggard)"

It’s said that legends aren’t born—they’re grown. Willie Nelson, an enduring American icon and tireless supporter of marijuana legalization, offers the latest hit from his stash, a humorous ode to the sweetest of leaves as only Willie can do it. “Sometimes Even I Can Get Too High Sometimes,” a new song from the sessions to Willie’s latest album Ride Me Back Home Is backed with “It’s All Going To Pot,” another 4/20 favorite from Django and Jimmie, Willie and Merle Haggard’s 2015 album.