Pre-order Radiohead’s new album ‘The King Of Limbs’, to be released on XL in March

It's out as a digital download on the 19th of February, on XL vinyl on in March and there's a rather elaborate "Newspaper album" you can get your hands on as well, which will ship in May.

14.02.11

Words by: Charlie Jones

The follow up to ‘In Rainbows’ will be available by the end of the week.

Pre-order it here.

The pre-order site tells us:

“Radiohead’s new record, The King Of Limbs, is presented here as the world’s first* Newspaper Album, comprising:

  • Two clear 10” vinyl records in a purpose-built record sleeve.
  • A compact disc.
  • Many large sheets of artwork, 625 tiny pieces of artwork and a full-colour piece of oxo-degradeable plastic to hold it all together.
  • The Newspaper Album comes with a digital download that is compatible with all good digital media players.
  • The Newspaper Album will be shipped on Monday 9th May 2011 you can, however, enjoy the download on Saturday 19th February 2011.
  • Shipping is included in the prices shown.
  • One lucky owner of the digital version of The King Of Limbs, purchased from this website, will receive a signed 2 track 12” vinyl.”

*perhaps

UPDATE: The band just announced [at 12:05, Monday the 14th February] via their twitter that “Radiohead’s The King Of Limbs in stores on 12”/CD via XL (Europe), TBD (N-America) & Hostess (Japan/Asia): March 28”. So, in summary – digital on Friday, fancy pants version in a couple of months, XL CD/vinyl release in March.

Radiohead will release their album ‘King Of Limbs’ on February 19th

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