I dunno about anyone else, but I found RSD 2020 ‘Drop 2’ (of three) a bit underwhelming.
I dutifully pre-ordered the half-speed-mastered Two Tone comps and Macca from my local shop. Paid in advance online. Turned up at the prescribed time (admittedly in the afternoon, so after the rush), was handed a bag, left.
Nobody else to be seen by 1:30pm, less of a selection than in August, even less takes my fancy in ‘Drop 3’ at the end of October – one, or at a push, two releases.
According to the nice man in the shop, it has been a PITA – 3 lots of orders, the usual trouble of limited pressings and under-delivery, if the idea was to limit the spread of C19 they hadn’t considered that some punters would go to all three days. Timetabled collection times meant limited browsing time and, since I’d got caught up in roadworks on my way and arrived a few mins late, none at all for me.
He put the ‘back in 30 mins sign up after I left and went to the pub for his lunch.
I’m very happy to support my local shop, and very lucky to have one, but I feel a bit short-changed.