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DU-BOX045 : 2005-09-28
Tarkus promo box and obis released to accompany the first K2 24 bit release of the first five ELP albums.
The artwork is darker than the album cover. It came with 6 promo obis, 2 for Trilogy.
Some of the images shown here include all but one of the Tarkus Mini LP releases spanning 1994 - 2008
Die Cut Covers :
Die cutting of the cover image or inserts is probably the most common technique employed to create gimmick covers. It's probably also in most cases the cheapest.
There are thousands of die cut covers. Here are a few of the more popular and best known releases.
EMICD-11228 : 2007-11-26
16 CD box set - being 14 studio albums including 2 doubles.
According to Pink Floyd Brain Damage site there were a few glitches with this release, the most notable being a misprinting of the inner bag for the second CD in "The Wall".
There are also cases of an album being missed out and duplicates in their places.
The later Japanese release of this box set is basically identical to this box set.
Poor quality fakes exist for this set - more details below.
The original Japanese individual releases are regarded as being of a much higher quality to either of these box sets.
You can see a YouTube video of this set on the videos page.