Fans To Pick The Color Of Limited Edition Vinyl From Band’s New Album, Wildflower
On January 27, 2017, Astralwerks will reissue The Avalanches’ landmark debut album, Since I Left You. After being out of print for years, the album will once again be available on standard black vinyl. There will also be a strictly limited edition of 5,000 pressed on colored vinyl. See below for track listing.
The Avalanches are giving fans the opportunity to choose the color of the limited edition vinyl, which will be available exclusively at independent record stores. To vote for the color, visit http://smarturl.it/SILYcolorpledge.
The Australian band’s final decision about the color of the vinyl will be based on the feedback received. In addition, fans will have the option to pledge their support for the vinyl to the local retailer of their choice. The winning vinyl color will be announced on November 29, 2016, and the album will be available for pre-order.
Released in Australia in 2000 and in the U.S. and the U.K. in 2001, Since I Left You was awarded a 9.5/10 rating by Pitchfork, which noted, “Since I Left You sounds like nothing else…this is an album brimming with spontaneity, joy, sadness, humor, reflection, and general human-ness.” NME hailed the album as a “joyous, kaleidoscopic masterpiece of sun-kissed disco-pop.” Since I Left You was named one of 2001’s best albums by numerous critics – and its enduring influence was underscored when it placed in the top 10 of Pitchfork’s Top 200 Albums of the 2000s.
Today, The Avalanches unveiled the video for “Because I’m Me,” a track from their new album, Wildflower. Filmed on location in New York, it was directed by Greg Brunkalla and features Cheeba from Camp Lo in the video, with Camp Lo contributing vocals to the track. View the official video for “Because I’m Me”HERE. Wildflower, which is The Avalanches’ first album in 16 years, has earned eight ARIA Award nominations and international acclaim.