Available 10th December 2007
LONDON, Monday 5th November 2007: For the first time all six of Radiohead’s Parlophone studio albums (Pablo Honey, The Bends, OK Computer, Kid A, Amnesiac, and Hail To The Thief) plus live album (I Might Be Wrong) will be available together in a specially packaged box set from December 10th, featuring original artwork in exclusive digipack sleeves, which is available for pre-order as of today from www.radioheadstore.com.
Also released for pre-order on the same day, with the same contents, is a strictly limited edition Radiohead USB Stick, the first to hold a major global artist’s entire back catalogue at CD-quality WAV files and digital artwork on a 4Gb memory stick. The highly collectable USB Stick is in the shape of the iconic Radiohead ‘bear’ and will be exclusively available from www.radioheadstore.com.
Also available exclusively at www.radioheadstore.com on December 10th is a digital bundle of all seven albums, as DRM-free 320kbps mp3 files, accompanied by digital artwork.
Purchasers of the limited edition physical Box Sets will be given access to stream special footage via ‘Digital Insert’ technology.
The Box Set, USB Stick and Digital Bundle provide music fans with a unique opportunity to purchase the complete Parlophone album collection by the most feted, innovative and influential band of recent years.
Miles Leonard, Managing Director Parlophone, said of the releases, “We are delighted to offer new and existing fans the chance to get Radiohead’s albums in a box set. We are particularly excited about the USB stick, which gives fans an easy and portable way to carry the box set and provides another way of bridging the world between on-line and off-line content.”
From their beginnings in Oxford in the early 1990′s Radiohead have been pushing the boundaries of music for over fifteen years, in the process becoming the most acclaimed band of modern times, with their albums consistently voted amongst the best of all time. In a reader poll of the greatest albums of all time in Q Magazine in 2006, OK Computer and The Bends occupied numbers 1 and 2 respectively, with Kid A at No.10, whilst in separate poll for the 2005 Channel 4 programme ‘The 100 Greatest Albums’, OK Computer was also voted No.1.
‘Pablo Honey’ (1993) includes the single Creep
‘The Bends’ (1995) includes singles High and Dry, Fake Plastic Trees, Just, Street Spirit, My Iron Lung
‘OK Computer’ (1997), includes singles Paranoid Android, Karma Police, No Surprises
‘Kid A’ (2000)
‘Amnesiac’ (2001), includes singles Pyramid Song, Knives Out
‘I Might Be Wrong – Live Recordings’ (2001)
‘Hail To The Thief’ (2003), includes singles There There, Go To Sleep, 2 + 2 = 5