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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Lovely Creatures

Client Information

BMG is an international music company focused on the management of music publishing and recording rights. It has a presence in twelve core music markets and represents the rights to around 2.5 million pieces of music.

Products and Services

• Double CD • Triple vinyl • Deluxe 3 CDs and DVD • Limited Edition Super Deluxe with Hardcover Book

Production Process

Consulting • Artwork checks to meet specifications • Pre-press reprographics Vinyl production • Wet Proofing • Press Passing • CD & Vinyl test pressings • Sourcing and production of the different elements of the box-set • Sampling • Printing • Shrink-wrapping • Shipping.

Printing Techniques


Portrait Rigid Slipcase

2500 micron black lined board wrapped in a bespoke manufactured Burgundy material • Cover Design is foiled in 3 different colours – White, Cream and Dark Blue.

Portrait Book

• 2500 micron board wrapped in a bespoke manufactured Burgundy material. Cover design is foiled in 3 different colours – White, Cream and Dark Blue. • 4pp front and back end papers printing CMYK / CMYK onto an uncoated 190gsm Natural paper • 256 pages – made up of 6 sections • 96 pages – Essays – 3 sections Printing CMYK onto an uncoated 100gsm Natural paper • 160 pages Pictures – 3 sections Printing CMYK onto a coated 150gs Plus Matt paper • Head & Tail band in yellow.

10pp Pack for the 3 Audio Discs, 1 DVD and Label Copy Booklet

• Bespoke 320gsm Blue Board with design in Cream colour foiling • 5 die cut pockets to house the discs and label copy booklet • 12pp booklet detailing the label copy information printing 1 colour black onto a 60gsm paper • Pack closed by roll folding all panels.

8 Inserts

•  After Show Pass: 68mm x 95mm, Printed onto a satin stock and distressed to look aged

Deanna Photo: 100mm x 130mm, Printing CMYK/K onto photographic paper plus hi gloss finish onto the image. 1 colour printed on the reverse – watermark replication. Distressed to look aged

Deanna Lyrics: 210mm x 297mm, Printed CMYK onto 80gsm paper stock and distressed to look aged, then folded twice. The folded lyrics sheets and the Deanna photo were paper clipped together 

• Electric Ballroom Gig Flyer: 128mm x 92mm printing CMYK onto 80gsm paper stock, Folded, Distressed to look aged. 

Fax Me: 210mm x 297mm, Printing Black onto 80gsm paper stock, folded and distressed to look aged. 

Into My Arms: 180mm x 225mm, Printing CMYK onto 80gsm paper stock with 2 rounded corners on the right-hand side of the image to the top/bottom edge corners. Each insert was individually ripped oleft-handt hand edge to give it the appearance of being torn from a book. Final sheet folded and distressed to look aged.

Strip of Film & Glassine Bag: Folded Glassine bag housing a replicated piece of 130 micron film 90mm x35mm. Film inserted into glassine bag.

Prayer Card: 100mm x 140mm, Printing CMYK onto a bespoke cream stock. Distressed to look aged.

All of the above 8 inserts randomly placed in between pages of the book.

The Book and the 10PP Pack inserted into the Rigid Slipcase and shrink-wrapped with a content onsert. The shrink-wrapped product is then packed into a bespoke outer mailer and stickered.


• DVD Sized case bound book – 142mm x 194mm Portrait • Cover made up of 2000 micron board wrapped with White Wibalin Buckram that is printed CMYK • Front & Back End Papers create wallet pockets with ½ moon access cuts to hold the 4 discs • Made up on 300gsm black uncoated board • 36 pages of text printing CMYK throughout on 100gsm Natural paper stock • 3 x Audio CD’s and 1 x DVD packed into wallet pockets • Finished product shrink-wrapped and stickered.


• 6 Page Digifile Pack Printing CMYK onto the uncoated reverse side of 300gsm Board with Debossed image to the front cover • 2 closed one end pockets (one on the left and one on the right ) and one open-ended tube pocket in the centre • Closed one end pockets each house 1 of the 2 audio discs • The middle tube pocket housing a 24pp booklet – printed CMYK throughout on 120gsm uncoated paper stock • Finished product shrink-wrapped and stickered.


3 x 180gr Black Vinyl with CMYK printed paper labels • Polylined inner Sleeves • 12” printed Insert detailing all track information printing 1 colour onto 250gsm White Pulp Board • Triple LP Gatefold Outer Sleeve printing CMYK onto the reverse uncoated side of the board with Debossed image to the front cover. • Finished product shrink-wrapped and stickered.

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