Welcome to Hundred Records

VINYL • CDs • T-SHIRTS • BOOKS

One of Hampshire’s finest independent record shops

47 The Hundred, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 8GE

Dedicated to and obsessed with great music!

 

Open 10am–5pm Monday to Friday

and 9am–5pm on Saturdays

 

Monthly music quiz

The latest edition of our monthly music quiz will take place on Thursday 4 October starting at 7:30pm, hosted by our good friends at The Tipsy Pig.

Find out more in our diary of events. Look forward to seeing you there!

Special pre-sale offers

Low prices which won’t be available after release, so get in early and get a great deal!

Pre-sale of the week is White Album (50th Anniversary Reissue) by The Beatles, out on 9 November.

Special pre-sale offer: Muse – Simulation TheorySpecial pre-sale offer: Thom Yorke – Suspira (Music For The Luca Guadagnino Film)Special pre-sale offer: The Smashing Pumpkins – SHINY AND OH SO BRIGHT, VOL.1: NO PAST. NO FUTURE. NO SUNSpecial pre-sale offer: John Grant – Love Is MagicSpecial pre-sale offer: Richard Ashcroft – Natural RebelSpecial pre-sale offer: Cat Power – WandererSpecial pre-sale offer: The Prodigy – No TouristsSpecial pre-sale offer: Elvis Costello And The Imposters – Look NowSpecial pre-sale offer: Suede – The Blue HourSpecial pre-sale offer: Gunship – Dark All Day

Joe Strummer  |  The Joy Formidable  |  Marissa Nadler  |  Tony Joe White  |  Graham Parker  |  Rod Stewart  |  Seasick Steve  |  Eddi Reader  |  Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds  |  Tom Petty  |  Ward Thomas  |  Coheed & Cambria  |  Echo & The Bunnymen  |  Elvis Costello And The Imposters  |  John Grant  |  Richard Ashcroft  |  Gunship  |  Cat Power  |  David Bowie  |  Thom Yorke  |  The Prodigy  |  Muse  |  The Smashing Pumpkins  |  The Beatles

 


 

Latest new releases

Our six lovelies for 28 September start with Cavalier, the new studio album from Eddi Reader, who celebrates her 40th(!) year as a live performer with a new creative peak in an already prestigious career. New studio album Can U Cook finds Seasick Steve mixing up all of his much-loved ingredients to deliver a fresh new record that’s full of sunshine, as well as being a good ol’ Seasick mix of boogie, blues, rock, americana and folk music. The inimitable Graham Parker is back with a new album, Cloud Symbols. With his Rumour packed away, Graham enlists a new gang, The Goldtops – featuring former Rumour member Martin Belmont. “The end result captures exactly the kind of music I should be making today,” says Graham. The eighth album from Marissa Nadler is the sound of turmoil giving way to truth. On For My Crimes, Nadler has found a stronger sense of self and a sharper voice as both a songwriter and a vocalist, culminating in her most evocative entry in an already impressive discography. Welsh rock trio The Joy Formidable take yet another huge step forward with fourth album AAARTH, a transformative, near-psychedelic rebirth that channels long-held anger. Propelled by restlessness and curiosity, the band continue to sit at the forefront of inventive and aggressive guitar music.

Release of the week is An American Treasure, a 60-track career-spanning retrospective celebrating the life and work of Tom Petty. The set unveils dozens of newly discovered recordings from Tom’s vaults that spotlight his remarkable depth and evolution as a revered and tremendously influential songwriter and performer. It has been curated with care by family and bandmates as a tribute and a love letter to the Tom Petty they knew, and comes strongly recommended.

Click on a release for more details and to pre-order a copy. Look out for our special low pre-sale prices in red – order early so you don’t miss them!

21 September’s recommendations start with ZZ Top’s Billy F Gibbons, who returns to his first love on The Big Bad Blues: a superb collection of down and dirty, raw rock ’n’ roll blues, with Billy – one of the world’s finest guitarists working in the blues-rock idiom – clearly relishing the chance to celebrate his musical roots. Beak>’s third album, >>>, continues the band’s journey through their own genre of oddness, bringing their sound into sharp focus without forfeiting what the band see as its ‘wrongness’. Slash returns with Living The Dream, once again featuring the Conspirators. It sounds like a funked-up, souped-up version of vintage Aerosmith, and you can’t say fairer than that! Redemption, the third consecutive album of all-original material from Joe Bonamassa, is an exhilarating collection of ambitious and diverse material, continuing to redefine and push back the barriers of blues-rock. Macy Gray reaffirms and reasserts her place in the canon of modern music, channelling the spirit of the ‘grimy’ R&B and smoky jazz closest to her heart. Her new album, Ruby, represents Macy at her most passionate, poetic and powerful.

Our album of the week comes from Villagers. Always restless and inventive while always true to the power and glory of song-writing and melody, their fourth studio album, The Art Of Pretending To Swim reconnects with the multi-faceted approach of earlier work while adding a new-found soulfulness, rhythmic nous and dazzling panoply of sonic detail, and is the most brilliantly realised Villagers album to date.

Click here for more details and to order your copy.

Click here to reserve other recent releases. Also check out some of the great reissues of classic albums.

 


 

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Forthcoming events

We hold regular in-store events, with live performances and more. Have a look at our diary of events for more details, and join our mailing list to make sure you don’t miss out!

We’ll be hosting a packed programme of live music when the amazing Beggars Fair hits Romsey! Check back for details nearer the time.

Turin Brakes live at Hundred Records

Turin Brakes performing to a packed-out Hundred Records. Photo courtesy of Aidan Hampson.

Recent shows have included the fabulous Seán McGowan, two-time winners of BBC Folk Duo of the Year Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman, UK alt-country supergroup Bennett Wilson Poole, and the incredible Turin Brakes.

 


 

If you want something that we haven’t got in stock at the moment, we can order it for you!

Call Mark on 01794 518655 or email us if you want to order something or if you’ve got any other questions.

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Come and browse in our shop! We’ve got a great stock of music on vinyl and CD, covering rock, jazz, soul, country, dance and electronic, classical and much more! We also stock music-related T-shirts and books.

Our shop is conveniently situated for Southampton, Winchester, Salisbury, Alton, Basingstoke, Fareham, Portsmouth and many other towns and cities. Click here for details of how to find us.

 

 

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