Record Store Day 2017 is coming up quick, and this year’s special releases include records from some of our favorite acts, including The Lumineers, Grouplove, The Black Lips, The Claypool Lennon Delirium and many more.

Check out our staff picks of must-have records, and prepare to blow your next paycheck on a whole new batch of exclusive, sweet and shiny vinyl this April 22nd. Get out there and support your local independent record stores!!

Record Store Day – 2017 Staff Picks

Prince – Batdance
Celebrate the Purple One with the ultimate dance party. Reissue of a 12″ maxi-single from the 1980s.

The Black Lips – Cassette Box Set
All four of the Vice Music albums (Good Bad Not Evil, 200 Million Thousand, Arabia Mountain and Underneath The Rainbow) on Burger cassette in a limited edition Happy Meal box.

Grouplove – Little Mess EP
Features four new songs from the Big Mess recording sessions, plus a live version of “Enlighten Me”.

Various Artists – Pineapple Express (Original Movie Soundtrack)
The essential stoner soundtrack featuring songs from Cypress Hill, Peter Tosh, and more.

Paul McCartney – Cassette Demos
A limited edition three-song cassette of Paul and Elvis Costello’s Flowers In The Dirt demos.

Tegan and Sara/The Regrettes – Back In Your Head Side By Side
Continuing in the now-classic Side By Side Series, this single features both Tegan and Sara and The Regrettes taking on “Back In Your Head”.

The Lumineers – Song Seeds
Dig into the band’s creative process with three versions of two tracks from Cleopatra, each recorded at a different point in the song’s life.

The Claypool Lennon Delirium – Lime and Limpid Green
Enjoy covers Pink Floyd, King Crimson, The Who, and Travellin Flower Band on this four song live EP on mixed bright green vinyl 10″.

The Magpie Salute – “Comin’ Home”/”Glad and Sorry”
Rich Robinson & Co. cover ‘Comin’ Home’ (Delaney & Bonnie) & ‘Glad and Sorry’ (Faces) on limited edition black and white marble 10″.

Sharon Jones with the E.L. Fields Gospel Wonders – “Heaven Bound” b/w “Key To The Kingdom”
Honor the late, great soul powerhouse with Sharon Jones’ very first Gospel Funk recordings from the late ’70s.

See the full list of Record Store Day’s Releases here | Vinyl