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Radiohead Announce New Album Details, Releasing It This Saturday

Radiohead - The King of Limbs
Radiohead have always surprised everyone with the release of their albums, the change in sound on “Kid A”, “In Rainbows” being released at pay-what-you-want pricing model and now they are rush-releasing their new album “The King of Limbs” on February 19 (Saturday). The album is currently available for pre-order on its website thekingoflimbs.com. One of the options shows that it might be the world’s first newspaper album:

Radiohead’s new record, The King Of Limbs, is presented here as the world’s first* Newspaper Album, comprising:
Two clear 10″ vinyl records in a purpose-built record sleeve.
A compact disc.
Many large sheets of artwork, 625 tiny pieces of artwork and a full-colour piece of oxo-degradeable plastic to hold it all together.
The Newspaper Album comes with a digital download that is compatible with all good digital media players.
The Newspaper Album will be shipped on Monday 9th May 2011 you can, however, enjoy the download on Saturday 19th February 2011.
Shipping is included in the prices shown.
One lucky owner of the digital version of The King Of Limbs, purchased from this website, will receive a signed 2 track 12″ vinyl.
*perhaps
Newspaper Album + MP3 PRICE $48.00
Newspaper Album + WAV PRICE $53.00y

and the digital release features the following:

Radiohead’s new record, The King Of Limbs, is presented here with a choice of two digital formats:
MP3 version is a 320K constant bit rate file.
WAV version is a full CD quality uncompressed digital audio file.
One lucky owner of the digital version of The King Of Limbs, purchased from this website, will receive a signed 2 track 12″ vinyl.
The King of Limbs can be pre-ordered now and downloaded on Saturday 19th February 2011.
MP3 PRICE $9.00
WAV PRICE $14.00

The album will be released by XL in the UK, TBD in the North America and Hostess Entertainment in Asia. Nigel Godrich serves as producer for the new album. It will be released in stores on March 29.

Radiohead – Bodysnatchers [Alt]

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