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Muse
Origin of Muse

Muse celebrated the 20th anniversary of their debut album ‘Showbiz’ by releasing ‘Origin of Muse’ through Warner Records last year. This special set includes the band’s remastered versions of their first two albums 'Showbiz and 'Origin of Symmetry' as well as unreleased demos, B-sides, first EPs and live performances from their early career along with a 48-page booklet.

Client Information

Warner Records is an American record label owned by global company Warner Music Group. They focus on representing artists across the globe becoming one of the top record labels in the world.

Products and Services

Muse ‘Origin of Muse’, 9 CDs, 4LPs, 48-page booklet

Production Process

Consulting • Reprographics • Vinyl production • CD production • Test Pressings • Sourcing and production of the different elements of the box-set • Sampling • Printing • Shrink-wrapping • Shipping

Printing Techniques

The Slipcase
2mm rigid board
Wrapped gloss art paper printed CMYK + anti-scratch matt laminate + spot gloss UV one face and spine
150gsm black woodfree liner inside the slipcase

Casebound Book
Cover - 2mm rigid board. Wrapped gloss art paper printed CMYK + anti-scratch matt laminate
Bespoke Gatefold Sleeve Pockets for 4 x 12" vinyl - 300gsm board printing CMYK/K + anti-scratch matt laminate - one gatefold fixed inside front cover and other gatefold fixed to inside back cover
End Papers - 200gsm Woodfree paper printing CMYK/CMYK
Text Block - 48pp - 180gsm Woodfree paper printing CMYK/CMYK
9 CD Wallet Pockets fixed to specific pages throughout the book - 250gsm board printing CMYK/K with matt varnish
2 Insert Pockets fixed to specific pages throughout the book - 250gsm board printing CMYK/K with matt varnish

9 Inserts
Placed into specific pockets and page slot pockets throughout the book
Set of inserts 1-3 - A4, printing CMYK/CMYK, 160gsm uncoated paper stock - Band Newsletter, Gig Poster
Set of inserts 4-5 - A4 printing CMYK/CMYK, 160gsm uncoated paper stock - 2 x song lyrics
Insert 6 - A4, printing CMYK, 180gsm gloss paper - Band photo
Insert 7 - A4, printing CMYK, 180gsm gloss paper - Contact sheet
Insert 8 - A4, printing CMYK/CMYK, 170gsm matt paper - Reading/Leeds festival flyer
Insert 9 - Square 275x275mm, printing CMYK/CMYK, 200gsm matt paper - 2nd album art

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