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The Wound-Up Ones: 20th anniversary release of Suede’s ‘Dog Man Star’ to include cassette edition

 

It’s been a great year for classic Britpop records turning the Big 2-0. So far we’ve raised a pint glass to the likes of Pulp’s His N Hers, Blur’s Parklife, and hell, Oasis’ (What’s The Story) Morning Glory hits the milestone tomorrow (stay tuned for our New Ordered on that after the holiday weekend).

But the 20th anniversary we’re really looking forward to comes October 10, when Suede’s legendary sophomore effort Dog Man Star joins the double-decade club. We’ll be hosting a Britpop Social Club at Abagail’s in Cambridge the night before, but to hold us over, details have emerged on a massive Dog Man Star 20th anniversary deluxe box set, which will drop this fall.

The release will compile an interview/live DVD, hardcover lyric book, sheet music, other stuff, and the album itself on multiple formats… including cassette. Just like how you bought that shit at Sam Goody back in ’94.

 

The whole thing looks pretty intense, and will set you back about $300. Here are the full details from a Suede mailer that went out this morning, with full album stream after the blockquote jump.

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Suede will celebrate the 20th anniversary of their incredible second album ‘Dog Man Star’, with a special limited edition box set released on the 20th October 2014.

 
 

‘Dog Man Star’ has consistently been voted one of the seminal albums of the 90s. It produced the singles ‘The Wild Ones’, ‘We Are the Pigs’ and ‘New Generation’, as well as the critic and fan favourite epic ‘The Asphalt World’.

The box set will include the album in several formats (including High Fidelity Blu-Ray audio, the first release in this format on an independent imprint), as well as all b-sides and extensive DVD footage including previously unseen interviews with the band. Brett Anderson has written new notes about the album, which will be included in a hardback book along with handwritten lyrics and press cuttings.

The full contents are:

BLU-RAY AUDIO, CDs and CASSETTE
High Fidelity Pure Audio Blu-ray of album and B-sides
2 CDs in mini gatefold sleeve
Cassette of entire album, with original 1994 inlay

 
 

DVD
July 2013 interviews with Brett Anderson, Bernard Butler, Mat Osman and producer Ed Buller.
Performances on TOTP and The O Zone in 1994
Dog Man Star tour films, Stay Together promo video

VINYL
12″singles of Stay Together (non-album single, in original gatefold sleeve available exclusively to D2C store) We Are The Pigs and The Wild Ones.
7″ single of NME Flexi disc in original sleeve.

HARDBACK BOOK [48pp], INCLUDING:
Notes by Brett Anderson
Photos, handwritten lyrics, recording info, press cuttings

SHEET MUSIC BOOK [48pp] with five songs
PLASTIC CARRIER BAG with exclusive design
DMS 20 A2 POSTER
12″ x 12″ PRINT

 
 

Fans who purchase the set directly from the Suede D2C store here, will be able to purchase the very limited edition box (500 units worldwide) featuring alternative artwork approved by Brett Anderson, plus will also receive ‘Stay Together’ on 12″ vinyl.

Or you can order directly via Amazon here.

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