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Jonathan  
#1 Posted : 29 May 2019 06:34:18(UTC)
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Unknown Pleasures is being re-issued in a reverse-colour sleeve with a red vinyl disc and an accompanying t-shirt, just in time for father's day

https://store.neworder.c...inyl-t-shirt-bundle.html

I was at a record fayre last weekend and I found a few copies of a bootleg "unknown pleasures alternative" which beat them to the punch with an inverted black-on-white (or grey-on-grey) version of the classic artwork. It was the UP tracklist but with tracks sourced from demos and live takes. I didn't buy it. Found it on discogs though

https://www.discogs.com/...easures/release/12581689

Released last year… and coincidentally (or not) with a red vinyl disc. I imagine it's in reasonably wide circulation.
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#2 Posted : 29 May 2019 09:40:38(UTC)
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Interesting - Discogs still seems to allow it for sale (although no sellers in the UK currently) - I've never been quite sure how they work out which items they block on the market place and which they allow...but this is clearly a bootleg
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Inverted cover. What will they think of next?
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Inverted cover. What will they think of next?


I'm sure there must be a gazillion other bootlegs that have done this (for sure there are bootleg t shirts etc that have) but I'm quite surprised they haven't done it "officially" so far. Unless they actually have.
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Rocket Mick on 26/06/2019(UTC)
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#5 Posted : 30 May 2019 05:33:30(UTC)
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I'm sure there must be a gazillion other bootlegs that have done this (for sure there are bootleg t shirts etc that have) but I'm quite surprised they haven't done it "officially" so far. Unless they actually have.


Saville used a reverse 3D image on the cover of his first book.

Designed By Peter Saville

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My father's day present arrived today :)
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My father's day present arrived today :)


Mine tooSmile
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I bought one too.
Yes, it's a bit of a gimmick, but it looks lovely.
Very pleased.
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Rocket Mick on 26/06/2019(UTC)
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#9 Posted : 16 June 2019 06:37:02(UTC)
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Inverted cover. What will they think of next?


I'm sure there must be a gazillion other bootlegs that have done this (for sure there are bootleg t shirts etc that have) but I'm quite surprised they haven't done it "officially" so far. Unless they actually have.


On the original Factory release, they did use a black on white image for the record label on the 'Inside' side, with the standard (white on black) version on the 'Outside' side.

What's rather nice about the new version, is that they've also inverted both the inner sleeve and the record labels (so that the 'Inside' is white on black and the 'Outside' is black on white).


Oh, and I'm guessing that the ruby red vinyl is to celebrate its 'ruby' anniversary (40 years).
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Rocket Mick on 26/06/2019(UTC)
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#10 Posted : 18 June 2019 23:01:42(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: perspexorange Go to Quoted Post
What's rather nice about the new version, is that they've also inverted both the inner sleeve and the record labels (so that the 'Inside' is white on black and the 'Outside' is black on white).


I liked how the insert was inverted. I was interested to find out whether they would have inverted the door pic back to normal (since it’s inverted on the original) but it’s the same.


Originally Posted by: perspexorange Go to Quoted Post
Oh, and I'm guessing that the ruby red vinyl is to celebrate its 'ruby' anniversary (40 years).


Ah good point!

No download code in mine: not that I need another digital copy but that seems quite unusual for a new vinyl release these days.

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#11 Posted : 19 June 2019 02:14:26(UTC)
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Unknown Pleasures is on course to enter the Official UK Albums Chart Top 10 for the first time

Quote:
Bernard Sumner told Official Charts: "Amazing that 40 years after release, new generations are still discovering and listening to our debut album.
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Rocket Mick on 26/06/2019(UTC)
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Another 'Transmission':

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#13 Posted : 21 June 2019 05:51:57(UTC)
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^ I’m interested to know what diet Steve does. Or maybe it’s all that drumming. As chiselled as he always was.Cool jacket too.
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