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Radiohead, Hinds, Arctic Monkeys & More To Have Special Releases For #LoveRecordStoresDay
Radiohead, Belle and Sebastian, Arctic Monkeys, Oasis and more will have special record releases for the United Kingdom's recently announced Love Record Stores day happening on what was to be the rescheduled Record Store Day 2020.
Several of the special releases will be made available at 9 a.m. local time at participating shops' websites. Flume's self-titled album, Black Pumas's self-titled album, Radiohead's A Moon Shaped Pool, Hinds' Leave Me Alone, John Lennon & Yoko Ono's The Wedding Album, are among records being sold during the initiative. The event's website said more special releases could be announced.
Love Record Stores day aims to support record stores after Record Store Day 2020 had to postpone its original date of April 18 to June 20 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Record Store Day was rescheduled again and drops are now happening on August 29, September 26, October 24.
The event is partnering with record labels to feature limited edition records, they said on their website: "To ensure that this hugely important, annual opportunity to highlight the work of record stores remains active this summer, #loverecordstores is partnering with a wide range of record labels who have already pledged to make special, limited edition releases available via over 130 independent record stores’ online platforms on June 20th."
Love Record Stores day will also feature a variety of livestream performances and DJ sets. Rock singer, musician and The Charlatans vocalist Tim Burgess was named Love Record Stores 2020 ambassador.
For more information on participating stores and record releases, check out the Love Record Stores day website.