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Capital Launches Vinyl Campaign

NEW YORK (Hypebot) –

Capital Launches Vinyl Campaign
On August 19, Capitol/EMI will launch a vinyl campaign in the U.S. with the release of eight classic titles “From The Capitol Vaults”. Six of the the newly remastered, limited edition albums are presented on 180-gram LPs, while two albums initially released as double 10” 140-gram LPs will be reissued in their original configuration. All of vinyl packages feature replicated artwork and packaging true to their original single or gatefold jacket LP releases.

U.S. vinyl sales have increased by more than 80% in the past and growing. Additional “From The Capitol Vaults” vinyl titles will follow. (See a list of the vinyl releases after the jump.)

“FROM THE CAPITOL VAULTS” – artist / title (configuration)

– A Perfect Circle / Mer de Noms (2 LPs, gatefold jacket, satin stock, diecut white sleeves)

– Coldplay / Parachutes (1 LP, printed sleeve)

– Coldplay / A Rush Of Blood To The Head (1 LP, printed sleeve)

– Radiohead / OK Computer (2 LPs, gatefold jacket, color labels, printed sleeves)

– Radiohead / Kid A (2 10” 140-gram LPs, gatefold jacket, printed sleeves, color labels)

– Radiohead / Hail To The Thief (2 LPs, gatefold jacket, printed sleeves)

– Radiohead / Amnesiac (2 10” 140-gram LPs, gatefold jacket, printed sleeves, color labels)

– Steve Miller Band / Greatest Hits 1974-78 (1 LP, printed sleeve, color label)