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The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society

The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society is part of a special BMG release series called The Art Of The Album which focuses specifically on high quality, bespoke packaged re-issues of seminal albums within the BMG catalogue with the aim of offering a title true to the original album release enriched with the best quality audio masters and high spec original artwork and packaging. Through extensive sleeve notes, interviews, photography and specially created online & press content each title focuses on “telling the story” of the album’s production, release and cultural impact.

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 music rights.

Products and Services

LP: Gatefold style featuring original artwork faithfully reproduced in high-resolution Continental (Swedish) original, 12 track version of the LP • 7” picture sleeve singles: Days / She’s Got Everything (1968). Starstruck / Picture Book (1968). The Village Green Preservation Society / Do You Remember Walter? (1969) • BOOK: 52-page hardback photo book with inside a debossed box cover, foil & metallic text, linen cloth finish and a ‘bespoke accessories holder’. • CD1 - CD5, essays from Pete Townshend and other writers, plus rare and unseen Kinks Village Green related photos and imagery • Poster of Village Green LP inner gatefold; Empire Liverpool 1968 tour poster • Glossy 10” x 8” photos from Hampstead Heath 1968 photoshoot • Colour press photo with reproduced band signature • Bournemouth 1968 gig ticket  • PYE Records promo card; ‘Days’ sheet music

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

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