To celebrate 50 years since Monty Python's Flying Circus first aired on TV, UMC and Virgin EMI are reissuing Monty Python's seminal album Monty Python Sings (Again) for the first time on vinyl.
The 2LP release comes in a double-gatefold sleeve with new packaging design overseen by Terry Gilliam himself. The album, originally released as Monty Python Sings in 1989 - and then re-released in 2014 on CD and digital download - is made up of 32 classic songs from across Monty Python's illustrious career, and now also includes Stephen Hawking's 2015 version of Galaxy Song.
The sleeve includes a wide-spine and new artwork on the two printed inner sleeves, as well as a die-cut image on the front of the sleeve, allowing for interchangeable artwork from the four sides. The new packaging design is a mix of Monty Python artwork and classic images, with the inner gatefold image being a group photo by Andy Gotts; a rare outtake of the original photo used on the 2014 CD. The audio is cut over sides 1, 2 and 3 of the two 180g vinyl, with side 4 being a special etching of the new Monty Python 50th anniversary logo.
First released: Friday 4th October 2019
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