THE WHO: 11 For 50
Their catalog is getting a vinyl makeover in celebration of their 50th anniversary.
In celebration of The Who‘s 50th anniversary, all 11 of their studio albums, plus the recently released The Who Hits 50, are being reissued on 180-gram vinyl.
Each album will also have its original issue artwork, including:
- Tommy – Original six-panel fold out / 12-page color 11-by-11-inch booklet and LP sides pressed as original 1969 vinyl
- The Who Sell Out – Replica of the original 20-by-30-inch poster as an insert
- Quadrophenia – Gatefold sleeve with original 44-page booklet
- Face Dances – Replica of the 24-by-24-inch poster of the album cover as an insert
They will all be available starting March 23rd.
The 11 albums are:
- My Generation – 1965
- A Quick One – 1966
- The Who Sell Out – 1967
- Tommy – 1969
- Who’s Next – 1971
- Quadrophenia – 1973
- The Who by Numbers – 1975
- Who Are You – 1978
- Face Dances – 1981
- It’s Hard – 1982
- Endless Wire – 2006
Also on the way are a series of seven-inch-singles box sets, starting on April 6th with The Brunswick Singles Box 1965-1966 Volume One. It contains “I Can’t Explain,” “Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere,” “My Generation,” “The Kids Are Alright” and many others.
And finally, in conjunction with Record Store Day on April 18th, they’ll release on vinyl a blue vinyl seven-inch of their latest single, “Be Lucky,” off of The Who Hits 50.