Sales of vinyl records climbed for a 13th consecutive year in the UK in 2020, up 11.5% year-on-year, growth shows no signs of slowing down as record collectors look for new vinyl to spin during lockdown living.
Limited edition coloured vinyl, reissues of classic records and first-time pressings of albums previously never released on the format are coming thick and fast – here’s a selection of our favourites coming soon in 2021.
Kings of Leon
Kings of Leon step further into legendary status with every release, and When You See Yourself out March 5 could become their sixth consecutive Number 1 studio album.
KOL’s new record will be available in black everywhere, while Amazon are stocking a red pressing, the band’s webstore has a translucent black edition, and an exclusive to indie and high street retail is cream.
Lana Del Rey
Lana Del Rey‘s latest album was delayed until March 19 to ensure all of its physical formats were ready for launch, and it’s no wonder why when you find out that Lana’s seventh studio album Chemtrails Over The Country Club has NINE different variants!
A multitude of editions that could see Lana score her fifth UK Number 1 album, Chemtrails is available in black as standard, plus there are grey and transparent webstore exclusives, HMV-exclusive red with alternate cover, an Amazon