The Most Incredible Thing release by The Vinyl Factory is an exclusive art edition, limited to 500 copies worldwide, each hand numbered and signed by the Pet Shop Boys. Designed by Farrow, who also collaborated with the artists on the collector’s edition of their previous album, Yes, this release features music and artwork exclusive to The Vinyl Factory edition.
Comprising a silk cloth bound hard board slipcase containing a hardback book with seven record sleeves. Six of these house heavyweight 180-gram vinyl records pressed on the EMI 1400. The records feature the Pet Shop Boys’ music for the ballet, as well as exclusive original demo versions of each of the compositions, only available in this release.
The seventh sleeve contains an oversized foldout sheet music print, signed by Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe. The ballet’s synopsis is printed onto the record sleeves so that each has an accompanying narrative that reads like a storybook.
Cover illustration based on an original paper-cut by Hans Christian Andersen in the collection of Odense City Museums, Denmark.
Limited to 500 copies wordwide, this edition has been hand crafted by The Vinyl Factory.