Record Store Day UK Update

160 Exclusives Confirmed      29/03/11

Record Store Day UK Update


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Record Store Day - an annual celebration of indie music stores around the world - is set to take place on 16 April 2011.

Record Store Day exists to raise awareness of the UK's independent record shops, with a raft of exclusive releases which are only available in participating stores on the day itself, together with PAs, after-parties and many other special events. 

Organizers have announced that 182 stores, 30 more than last year, have signed up for this year's event.

There have been 160 exclusives confirmed for this year's event, including:

  • An official live "bootleg" of The Vaccines
  • A 10" vinyl reissue of The Smiths classic Queen is Dead
  • Metronomy's hotly-anticipated first single from their new album on 7" vinyl
  • A 12" picture disc of Lady Gaga's Born This Way
  • A special collectors' doublepack of 78s of The Beach Boys's Good Vibrations/Heroes & Villains
  • A Franz Ferdinand Covers EP featuring covers by Debbie Harry and LCD Sound System

Organiser Spencer Hickman said, "The whole point of Record Store Day is to show that indie record shops offer music fans something you can't get online or in a supermarket. This amazing line-up makes that point very strongly. More stores, more release, more events - Record Store Day seems to have caught the imagination of retailers, artists and fans alike. We are expecting Saturday April 16 to be the biggest Record Store Day yet."

A full list of exclusives is available from the Record Store Day UK site.

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James Lewin
Twitter @podcasting_news



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