John Lennon’s Solo Albums Collected in New Vinyl Box
John Lennon's solo albums are getting the vinyl reissue treatment — and being boxed up for a deluxe package scheduled to arrive in stores on June 9.
The nine-LP set, titled simply Lennon, has been pressed to 180-gram vinyl from 96k digital files, and presents the former Beatle's eight solo albums "with faithfully replicated original album art" that attempts to duplicate as closely as possible the U.K. packaging for each of the releases.
As a press release points out, this includes tucking in a variety of extras: "Imagine contains reproductions of its two postcards, poster and inner bag, Some Time in New York City includes reproductions of its original postcard and inner sleeve, Walls and Bridges includes its sleeve with two fold-over flaps, an eight-page booklet and inner sleeve, and Mind Games, Double Fantasy and Milk and Honey also include reproductions of their original inner sleeves."
The Lennon box, which is available for pre-order now, returns the bulk of his solo catalog to vinyl circulation after years out of print, and for fans who might not want to own the whole set — and have a little extra patience — the titles will be available for individual purchase starting Aug. 21. Check out the complete list of Lennon titles below, and watch the box trailer above.
Lennon 2015 Vinyl Box Album Listing
John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band (1970)
Some Time in New York City (two LPs) (1972)
Mind Games (1973)
Walls and Bridges (1974)
Rock 'n' Roll (1975)
Double Fantasy (1980)
Milk and Honey (1984)
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