On April 28th 2014 Island Records / Universal Music Catalogue will release the first ever deluxe edition of Grace Jones’ groundbreaking and influential album ‘Nightclubbing’. The iconic album’s cover, was painted from a photograph taken by Jean Paul Goude.
In the album there will also be a special 12” (cut at Abbey Road Studios) for Record Store Day 2014 featuring the previously unreleased Gary Numan/Tubeway Army cover ‘Me! I Disconnect From You’ plus ’Feel Up’ (Long Version).
Here’s ‘If You Wanna Be My Lover’…
It’s impossible not to hear (and see) the influence of ‘Nighclubbing’; Lady Gaga, Nicki Minaj, Kelela, Massive Attack, Gorillaz, Hercules and Love Affair, Satigold, Todd Terje, M.I.A., Rhianna, La Roux, Grimes, FKA Twigs, Lorde, Polica, Metronomy, Beyoncé, Solange, Rhianna, Yeah Yeah Yeas, Hot Chip, LCD Soundsystem and La Roux are but a segment of artists indebted to Miss Jones.
The album is re-mastered for the very first time and will be available on 1CD, 2CD Deluxe Edition, 2LP 180g Deluxe Edition vinyl (cut at Abbey Road Studios), Blu Ray audio and Digital formats. The 1CD will feature the original album, the 2CD will be original album, plus 12” mixes, b sides, and two unreleased tracks. The double LP will come in a beautiful gatefold package with the first featuring the original album and a second with a selection of key 12” mixes. The 1 and 2CD editions will also be available in digital form.