Monday, January 16, 2012

The Wall Singles Box Set - Pink Floyd - 7 Inch 2011

This is a special release for Record Store Day / Black Friday 2011. It's a box set containing 3 Pink Floyd 7 inch singles - Replicas of old singles from the album 'The Wall' with the original artwork from their initial release. It also includes a poster and a 7-inch single adapter.  The adapter is held in a small slit inside the box and has the famous hammers logo from 'Run Like Hell' single. Each box is individually numbered and mine is number '11651'.

The three singles are:
'Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) / 'One Of My Turns'
'Comfortably Numb / Hey You'
'Run Like Hell' / 'Don't Leave Me Now'

It is a very nice release and a good collectible for Pink Floyd collectors. There is a very nice trick when you open it and it looks like you are removing some bricks from the wall. The box itself has the cover art of 'The Wall' album. The official data from the Record Store Day website says there are only 7500 copies made for US and 4000 copies made for international distribute (11500 overall). Since my copy is numbered 11651 and was ordered from the US, and I also saw a copy numbered over 14000, I guess there are more copies made and some were reserved for certain stores and other sources.

Date of Release: November 25th, 2011
Country: U.S.A.
Cat. Number: PFB-27032
Bar-Code: 5 099902 703275
Record Company: Capitol
Labels: Individual for each single

Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) (3:13) / One Of My turns (3:37)
This single has a cardboard cover with Pink Floyd written on the front cover and song titles plus credits on the back cover. There is the original EMI labels & artwork from The Wall album.

Comfortably Numb (3:59) / Hey You (4:40)
This one is also in a cardboard  cover with the original Japanese artwork. The front cover has the wall with some bricks missing, and through it you can see some figures from Gerald Scarfe artwork of album, including the famous hammers. The back cover has the song titles and credits and also features the lyrics of 'Comfortably Numb' in English and Japanese. the labels are orange EMI labels. In this single, the song 'Comfortably Numb' is shorter than the original album version which is 6:24 minutes.

'Run Like Hell' (4:18) / 'Don't Leave Me Now' (4:02)
The front cover of this cardboard has Pink Floyd written on it at the top right corner, and in the middle there is the round hammers icon. The back cover has the song titles and credits. The labels are the original EMI labels with the artwork from The Wall album.

More photos of the box set can be found here:


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