FYI Radiohead To Release New Album On Saturday

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NASTY LITTLE MAN: Radiohead announce the imminent release of their eighth studio album, The King Of Limbs. The band have begun taking pre-orders for The King Of Limbs exclusively from their website, www.radiohead.com; fans will be able to digitally download the album from as early as the end of this week, Saturday 19th February. For the next few weeks, the album will be exclusively available from the band’s site in two versions – digital download (either MP3 or WAV) and a special, made to order deluxe edition featuring 2 clear 10″ vinyl records, a CD, a digital download and exclusive artwork all in a special “newspaper” format. Following this initial digital release on the band’s own Ticker Tape imprint, the album will be on general release on CD & 12″ vinyl in all music stores and major digital retailers from March 28th. As with In Rainbows, the band will partner with XL Recordings, TBD Records in the USA & Canada and Hostess Entertainment in Japan and Asia. The King Of Limbs was produced by longtime collaborator, Nigel Godrich. MORE

 

RELATED: Unlike the 2007 release of the British quintet’s previous studio album, “In Rainbows,” however, Radiohead fans will have to pay for downloads of “The King of Limbs.” An MP3 version of the album, at a high-quality audio rate of 320 kilobits per second, will be available for $9 and a Waveform Audio File Format or WAV version (CD quality)  will be sold for $14. Special-edition physical copies of the album – advertised as the “world’s first Newspaper Album” — will be made available through the Web site May 9, for $48 (with MP3 download) or $53 (with WAV download), that include a CD, two 10-inch vinyl records  and extensive artwork. MORE

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