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Shihad to Reissue S/T Album on LP

Published: Tue 8 Mar 2016 04:41 PM
Shihad to Reissue S/T Album on LP with Bonus 10-Inch ‘Blue Light Disco’ EP
Reissued and remastered for the first time on vinyl with Digital Download Card
This April 15th sees the first-time ever vinyl release of Shihad’s self-titled third album in a deluxe 2LP set with an additional 10-inch of the 1998BLUE LIGHT DISCO EP. This attractive package is vinyl heaven for Shihad fans and vinyl junkies alike.
Shihad’s self-titled breakthrough album, often known as “The Fish Album”, debuts on vinyl as a 2LP set – with the bonus BLUE LIGHT DISCO10-inch vinyl EP and also a Digital Download Card.
It is nearly 20 years since the album was released in October 1996. The album was a breakthrough release for the band with ‘Home Again’ becoming a radio hit, achieving airplay on both sides of the Tasman. This iconic song remains the anchor song in their ever-popular live sets.
The bonus 10-inch disc BLUE LIGHT DISCO was ground breaking in that the band achieved sonic success that pointed to the future. They worked with Australian producer, Magoo to realise the band’s production goals.
The third album is longer than their earlier vinyl reissues CHURN and KILLJOY, so it has been spread across two discs as to not diminish volume and audio quality. The presentation of the tracks over two vinyl discs allows the recordings to achieve maximum audio quality and the discs are able to track at 45rpm. The original recordings have been re-mastered by Tony ‘Jack the Bear’ Mantz, who has done all the previous Shihad vinyl reissues.
The two releases, Shihad’s self-titled album and the BLUE LIGHT DISCO EP are packaged independently but are being sold in one set including a download card. They will be available digitally, but sold as two separate downloads.
SHIHAD – S/T + BLUE LIGHT DISCO EP
Remastered 2LP Deluxe 45RPM Cut with Bonus 10” EP + Digital Download Card
First time release on vinyl
out April 15th 2016
Pre-order here: https://wmnz.lnk.to/ShihadRemasteredPR
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