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- Posted on Apr 8th 2010 6:10AM by Julian Marszalek
Joining the Fab Four will be a host of Parlophone artists including Pet Shop Boys, Bat for Lashes, chart-topper Tinie Tempah, Babyshambles, Lily Allen and Hot Chip, all of whom will also be releasing strictly limited-edition vinyl singles. The releases will be exclusive to the independent records stores taking part in the event.
Speaking of the releases, Parlophone President Miles Leonard said, "Parlophone and our artists recognise the importance of our indie stores and their contribution to not only our new and developing artists but to our catalogue as a whole. Being able to support this campaign with some great seven-inch releases from the Beatles to Bat for Lashes is our way of thanking them for their continued support."
Neil Tennant of the Pet Shop Boys added, "Independent record stores play a vital role in selling music from the fringe as well as the mainstream. We're delighted to be releasing a one-off vinyl single only available in independent shops as part of Record Store Day."
As previously reported on Spinner, this year's Record Store Day campaign was launched by a promotional video fronted by Queens Of The Stone Age supremo Josh Homme.