Third Man Records has announced that they will be releasing a special edition of the soundtrack to Baz Luhrman’s The Great Gatsby on vinyl. The limited-edition versions of the soundtrack will be cast on blindingly reflective metalized discs; disc one is platinum and disc two is gold. These will be the first-ever commercially available metallic records will be housed in special laser-cut wooden jackets. This packaging was chosen to “showcase the Art Deco-meets-modern style, classic meets cutting edge, which is the essence of The Great Gatsby film.”
The unique, hand made sets will cost you $250 and a limited number of Pre-Sales will be available through the Third Man website (US only) from 9am on Friday May 10th in order to coincide with the Great Gatsby cinema release. Also on Friday the 10th, the first 100 physical copies of the set will be available in the Third Man retail store in Nashville from 10am. The standard edition double album will be available June 11th. The soundtrack will be on 180 gram vinyl and housed in a Gold Foil stamped gatefold sleeve. Pre-sales for this standard edition of the soundtrack will also be available on the Third Man website on Friday May 10th.