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The Chemical Brothers Re-issue Classic Albums on Colored Vinyl

10.24.2016

The Chemical Brothers’ entire catalog of eight studio albums will soon be available in the U.S. on double LP vinyl. The influential U.K. band’s first seven albums have been unavailable on vinyl for some time, but today Astralwerks announced plans to release limited edition colored vinyl of each on December 9, followed by standard black vinyl on December 23. The hand-numbered, limited edition colored vinyl will be available exclusively at U.S. indie retailers. These are available for pre-order now at Bull Moose and at local record stores. Born In The Echoes (2015), The Chemical Brothers’ most recent album, is already available on vinyl.  UK fans can pre-order their vinyl here.

The seven albums to be reissued are listed below along with the colors of the limited edition vinyl.

Exit Planet Dust (1995) – Clear Vinyl – Buy here.

Dig Your Own Hole (1997) – Solid White Vinyl – Buy here.

Surrender (1999) – Solid Blue Vinyl – Buy here.

Come With Us (2002) – Solid Red Vinyl – Buy here.

Push The Button (2005) – Transparent Blue Vinyl – Buy here.

We Are The Night (2007) – Soda Bottle Clear Vinyl – Buy here.

Further (2010) – Transparent Green Vinyl – Buy here.

Each comes repackaged in the original sleeve artwork that the first pressings came in. Audio has been cut from the original lacquers directly from the studio of the original engineer, Mike Marsh, and fully approved by The Chemical Brothers’ Ed Simons and Tom Rowlands. See below for track listings.

The Chemical Brothers have sold 12 million albums and six million singles worldwide. They were the first electronic act ever to receive a GRAMMY® Award, winning in the Best Rock Instrumental Performance category for “Block Rockin’ Beats.” The song, which appeared on 1997’s RIAA Gold-certified album Dig Your Own Hole, was the first track by an electronic artist to chart at Alternative radio, where The Chemical Brothers have continued to receive strong support. 2005’s “Galvanize” featuring Q-Tip took the GRAMMY for Best Dance Recording while the albums Push the Button (2005) and We Are the Night (2007) won in the Best Electronic/Dance Album category. Further (2010), the 2012 live album, Don’t Think, and 2015’s Born In The Echoes were each nominated for Best Dance/Electronic Album and the 2015 single “Go” featuring Q-Tip was nominated for Best Dance Recording. The Chemical Brothers have had six No. 1 albums in the U.K.