Thanks to technology and dedicated musical archivists we continue to be the beneficiaries of some amazing remastered, remixed, repackaged and expanded reissues of wonderful albums from years past. Here are FUNKNSTUFF’s picks for the best 10 album reissues of 2022, spanning multiple genres and in alphabetical order by artist. Disagree or have something in mind missing from the list? Let us know!
Each album image is linked to samples and purchase. Happy New Year!
Beatles – Revolver Special Edition (5 CDs)
B.T. Express – Do It (‘til You’re Satisfied) (extra tracks, remastered)
Guns N Roses – Use Your Illusion Super Deluxe (7 CDs)
Fuzzy Haskins – Radio Active (RSD vinyl)
Michael Jackson – Thriller 40th Anniversary (2 CDs)
Elton John – Madman Across the Water 50th Anniversary (3 CDs, Blu-Ray)
Kool & the Gang – The Albums Vol. 1 1970-1978 (13 CDs)
Prince – The Gold Experience (CD & RSD vinyl)
Slave – Show Time (extra tracks, remastered)
Neil Young – Harvest 50th Anniversary Edition (3 CDs, 2 DVDs)