OVERRATED Deluxe reissues of recent albums: Times are tough for the music industry, so the longtime practice of persuading fans to buy an album more than once seems almost sensible now (how many editions are we up to with Elvis Costello's catalog, anyway?). But re-releasing expanded takes on relatively new records such as the National's "High Violet" and Arcade Fire's "The Suburbs" shortly after they come out punishes those fans who bought the album right away.
Eric Kayne
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