The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy

Original Albums

£35.99
  • The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy - Original Albums
29th August 2020 / 3LP / Demon

The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy

Original Albums

£35.99

This title is scheduled for release on 29th August 2020 as part of Record Store Day 2020 'Drop One'. It will be available physically at the shop from 9am and any remaining stock will be available to purchase here at 6pm BST.
                                 

Don’t Panic! Reissued for the first time in 40 years, two unique recordings of Douglas Adams's sci-fi comedy-drama. When Earthman Arthur Dent learns that first his house and then his planet is about to be bulldozed, it’s the beginning of an interplanetary adventure for him and his friend, Ford Prefect. After fleeing Earth they hitch a lift with hoopy frood Zaphod Beeblebrox, who hurtles from one improbability to another - literally. With Trillian and Marvin the Paranoid Android in tow, the answer to Life, the Universe and Everything is soon revealed: 42. But what was the question...? Following the success of the BBC radio series, Douglas Adams adapted his scripts for these two full-cast albums, with incidental radiophonic music provided by Paddy Kingsland. First released by Original Records in 1980, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy and The Restaurant at the End of the Universe star Peter Jones as The Book, Simon Jones as Arthur Dent, Geoffrey McGivern as Ford Prefect and Mark Wing-Davey as Zaphod Beeblebrox. Now, to celebrate 42 years since the very first radio series, these extraordinary recordings return to vinyl for Record Store Day 2020. They’re presented on three heavyweight 180 Gram discs, in a very hoopy, double-sided gatefold sleeve, featuring facsimile reproduction of the original artwork.

Blue, Green & Purple vinyl. 

Format /3LP
Released /29th August 2020
Catalogue / DEMREC635
Barcode / DEMREC635
Label /Demon
Genre / Soundtracks
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