Massive Attack’s iconic Blue Lines album, remixed and remastered from the original tapes at the band’s studios in Bristol, will be released in a 2012 version via EMI on November 19.
Originally released in April 1991 on the Circa imprint through Virgin Records, Blue Lines concoction of break beats, sampling and rapping mixed with live instruments, with tracks including Safe From Harm and Unfinished Sympathy.
The 2012 Remix/Remaster will be available on a single CD format, standard and high resolution digital downloads, and as a Deluxe Box which will contain the CD, DVD with 96K/24 bit high resolution audio files, the album split over two 180g vinyl LPs and the original 24” x 18” Blue Lines promo poster. Both will be packaged in 5” and 12” card mailers, respectively, with the album’s artwork screen-printed per the original release.
Safe From Harm
Be Thankful For What You’ve Got
Five Man Army
Hymn Of The Big Wheel
A1. Safe From Harm
A2. One Love
A3. Blue Lines
B1. Be Thankful For What You’ve Got
B2. Five Man Army
C1. Unfinished Sympathy
D2. Hymn Of The Big Wheel
Blue Lines: 2012 Remix/Remaster is dedicated to the memory of Johnny Dollar.
Massive Attack are currently working on a new record in Bristol.