For the sceptics, reissues are just a tired way for record labels to capitalise on nostalgia but people who say that are cynics, and we hate cynics. Reissues are, in fact, an awesome way to hear and experience the records of bands you love in a new format.
If you've been a lifelong fan of a band or just recently jumped on the vinyl bandwagon, reissues are a perfect way to get your ears round older records remastered for the 2015 palette. Often with new designs, coloured vinyls, unheard tracks and deluxe liner notes, reissues tend to be favoured by the super-fans, but that's not to say that the casual vinyl collector can't get involved, it is 2015 after all.
Here are 12 of the coolest record reissues of this year so far and to come.