As a follow on to Portishead‘s October 5, 2011 performance on ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,’ they are releasing their single ‘Chase the Tear’ on a 12″ vinyl limited edition. Lucky fans who made stopped by XL Recording‘s stall at the Independent Label Market in Brooklyn this past Saturday, October 8 were able to purchase one of the signed 200 copies that were made available for the day. The rest of us will have to wait until November 14, 2011 for the worldwide release. The limited edition 12″ vinyl comes backed with a version of the track by Toronto’s Doldrums. Additionally, The vinyl will come with a download code to download the mp3 version and will also be available to buy at Portishead live shows.
All proceeds from the release will go to Amnesty International.
VIDEO: ‘Chase the Tear’
The inaugural Independent Label Market took place in London on May 21st when the UK’s leading independent labels took over London’s Berwick Street market to sell a combination of new, old and exclusive releases. Full details of the US Independent Label Market can be found on their website.
(Note: some excerpts in this post were taken directly from the press release)
- New Portishead single ‘Chase the Tear’ (thequietus.com)
- Portishead to release ‘Chase the Tear’ on vinyl for first time (artistdirect.com)
- Portishead’s ‘Chase the Tear’ receives vinyl release (factmag.com)