Radiohead has been known to up the ante ever since they released “In Rainbows” in 2007, letting people choose how much the wanted to pay for the record through their website. (They ended up netting an impressive average of $ 8 per album downloaded.)
The band’s newest incursion finds them releasing what has been touted as the world’s first newspaper album. Named “The King Of Limbs”, the package is going to include:
* Two 10″ vinyl records in a purpose-built record sleeve.
* A CD.
* Several large sheets of newspaper artwork, 625 tiny pieces of artwork and a full-color piece of oxo-degradable plastic used to keep it all together.
* A digital download.
Physical copies of the album will begin shipping on the 9th of May. Yet, its digital version will become available for download next Saturday (19th of February).
Pricing will be as follows:
Digital download (MP3) $ 9.00
Digital download (WAV) $ 14.00
Newspaper Album + MP3 $ 48.00
Newspaper Album + WAV $ 53.00