- 17 Jan 24
The release comes on 3LP and 2CD, alongside a media and artbook, new sleeve notes, remastered audio, and brand-new remixes from the band’s theatrical, award-winning frontman Gavin Friday, and Apparition.
The release will follow their critically acclaimed reissue of their Colin Newman produced album If I Die, I Die, which came out in early 2023.
To mark the announcement the band have shared a remix of ‘Sweethome Under White Clouds’. Listen to the remix here.
The Virgin Prunes first hit the scene in the early ‘80s, with their unique brand of songwriting earning plaudits from the likes of Trent Reznor, Billy Corgan, Michael Stipe, Mark E Smith, Courtney Love, and more.
Singer and songwriter Gavin Friday’s career has spanned four decades and has seen him collaborate with his childhood friends in U2, as well as, The Fall, Sinead O’Connor, Dave Ball , Scott Walker , Hal Willner, and Quincy Jones.
He’s also created music for Academy Award nominated films such as In the Name of the Father and In America.
The 3LP deluxe edition of A New Form of Beauty features all four parts of the record remastered from original tape in a tri-fold reverse board sleeve deluxe package with a 16 page 11” deluxe artbook containing brand new sleevenotes by Jon Wood and original Guggi drawings.
The 2CD & digital deluxe editions all feature remastered audio with brand new remixes and tape loop mashup by Apparition and Gavin Friday.