SAXON To Re-Issue Three Classic Albums via BMG

Article By: Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker ‡ Edited By: Leanne Ridgeway

SAXON, one of the legendary pioneers of the NWOBHM movement, will be the recipients of an upcoming re-issue of several of the band’s classic albums.

Arriving from BMG on May 25 will be the band’s ‘Denim And Leather‘ (1981), ‘Power & The Glory‘ (1983), and ‘Crusader‘ (1984) re-issues. Each will be offered in different formats, including splatter Vinyl LP and CD versions containing bonus content.

All three of these albums will be made available on colored splatter vinyl for the very first time ever and will include album lyrics, rare photos, and memorabilia. The CD copies will include a 24-page media book and feature rare demos, remixes, and live recordings.

Check out the details of each below and the pre-order for them is available now at THIS LOCATION.

Coming from BMG on Friday, July 27 are the expanded editions of the following SAXON titles: ‘Innocence Is No Excuse‘, ‘Rock The Nations‘, and ‘Destiny‘.


Princess Of The Night
Never Surrender
Out Of Control
Rough And Ready
Play It Loud
And The Bands Played On
Midnight Rider
Fire In The Sky
Denim And Leather

CD Bonus Tracks

20,000Ft (Remix)
Bap Shoo Ap (Live At Donington)
Intro / And The Bands Played On (Live)
Princess Of The Night (Live At The Rainbow ’81)
Midnight Rider (Live At Hammersmith ’81)
Never Surrender (Live At Hammersmith ’81)
Machine Gun (Live At Hammersmith ’81)
Play It Loud (Live At Hammersmith ’81


Power And The Glory
This Town Rocks
Watching The Sky
Midas Touch
The Eagle Has Landed

CD Bonus Tracks

Make Em Rock
Turn Out The Lights
Turn Out The Lights (Demo ’82)
Stand Up And Rock (Demo ’82)
Power And The Glory (Demo ’82)
Saturday Night (Demo ’82)
Midas Touch (Demo ’82)
Nightmare (Demo ’82)
Redline (Demo ’82)


The Crusader Prelude
A Little Bit Of What You Fancy
Sailing To America
Set Me Free
Just Let Me Rock
Bad Boys (Life To Rock N’Roll)
Do It All For You
Rock City
Run For Your Lives

CD Bonus Tracks

Helter Skelter
Do It All For You
A Little Bit Of What You Fancy
Sailing To America
Just Let Me Rock
Do It All For You (Intro) / Run For Your Lives
Living For The Weekend

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