Mew - And The Glass Handed Kites

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Mew - And The Glass Handed Kites

And the Glass Handed Kites is the fourth album by Danish quartet Mew and marked a highlight in their career.

It has won several music prizes in Denmark, including four Danish Music Awards. Gaffa named And the Glass Handed Kites the best Danish album of 2005. Mew also won the 2005 MTV Europe Music Award for Best Danish Act. Pitchfork Media ranked the single "The Zookeeper's Boy" #92 on its list of top 100 tracks of 2006.

We celebrate the 15th anniversary of And the Glass Handed Kites by releasing a special limited and expanded edition on vinyl, accompanied by a 2-CD set. Both the 2-LP and 2-CD contains 10 bonus tracks, including the Mogwai remix of “Why Are You Looking Grave”, “Dark Design (red version)”, “Animals Of Many Kinds”,  the unreleased song “Wherefore Are You Not There”, and many more.

Mew will be playing a series of live shows in 2020. These shows will feature music from the album, some rarely heard B-Sides and more from our entire catalog. The first round of shows will be in London, Helsinki, Copenhagen, Oslo & Tromsø.

Available as a limited 15th anniversary expanded edition of 2500 individually numbered copies on black & white marbled vinyl. The package includes an extensive 12-page booklet with unseen pictures and liner notes.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Gatefold sleeve
  • Including an extensive 12-page booklet with unseen pictures and liner notes by Michael Beinhorn
  • Hype-sticker
  • The original 2005 album including the singles "Apocalypso", "Special", "Why Are You Looking Grave?" and "The Zookeeper's Boy"
  • 10 Bonus tracks, including “Why Are You Looking Grave? (Mogwai remix)”, “Drown”, “Dark Design (red version)”, the unreleased song “Wherefore Are You Not There?” and many more
  • Album will be released on 2-LP and 2-CD
  • To celebrate the 15th anniversary of 'And The Glass Handed Kites' Mew will be playing a series of live shows in 2020 throughout Europe and the USA
  • Limited 15th anniversary expanded edition of 2500 individually numbered copies on black & white marbled vinyl

(8719262012295)

SKU 8719262012295
Record Label Music On Vinyl
Label / Model # Music On Vinyl
Catalogue Number MOVLP2561 
Country EU - Europe
Release Date (Year) 26 September 2020
Original Release Date (Year) 26 September 2020
Barcode # 8719262012295
Shipping Weight 0.7000kg
Shipping Width 0.010m
Shipping Height 0.314m
Shipping Length 0.314m
Shipping Cubic 0.000986000m3
Type New
Format Limited Edition Record Store Day 2020 Release, Double Album 2LP Records, Coloured Vinyl, 15th Anniversary Expanded Edition
Vinyl Colour Black
Genre Progressive Rock
Format VINYL LP

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