METRO REPORTER - 8th April, 2010

Beatles and Lily Allen go vinyl for Record Store Day

Lily Allen, Babyshambles, Tinie Tempah and lesser-known musical phenomenon The Beatles are among the acts releasing seven-inch vinyl versions of their hits for Record Store Day on 17th April.

Lily Allen, Record Store Day Lily Allen will be among the best of British vinyl on 17th April
The Beatles, Record Store Day The Beatles: Paperback Writer re-released for Record Store Day

The Rolling Stones, The Flaming Lips and Bat For Lashes are some of the other big names participating in the festivities courtesy of the Parlophone label.

Each release will be limited to 1,000 copies and come in a vintage-style paper Parlophone house bag, available exclusively from independent record stores taking part in the event.

"Parlophone and our artists recognise the importance of our indie stores and their contribution to not only our new and developing artists but to our catalogue as a whole," said Parlophone president Miles Leonard of the limited-edition releases.

"Being able to support this campaign with some great seven-inch releases from the Beatles to Bat for Lashes is our way of thanking them for their continued support."

The full list of Record Store Day releases:

The Beatles: Paperback Writer/Rain

Lily Allen: Back To The Start/Kabul Shit

Babyshambles: Side Of The Road/UnBiloTitled

Bat For Lashes: Howl! (live at De La Warr Pavillion)/Wild Is The Wind (live at Grove Music Studios)

Tinie Tempah: Pass Out/Pass Out (SBTRKT Remix)

Chiddy Bang: Opposite Of Adults/Sooner Or Later

Danger Mouse and Sparklehorse: Just War (featuring Gruff Rhys)/Just War (instrumental)

Eliza Doolittle: Pack Up/Rollerblades

Hot Chip: I Feel Bonnie (featuring Bonnie 'Prince' Billie)/Bear Witness

Jónsi: Do Do/Boy Lilikoi

Pet Shop Boys: Love Life/A Powerful Friend

Check out the Record Store Day promotional video (fronted by Queens Of The Stone Age's Josh Homme) below

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