COP YOU ONE | Get On Down’s Fat Boys & Biz Markie Picture Discs
Following up deluxe packaging gems like 2012’s Pharcyde Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde “The Singles Collection Music Box” and the Lee “Scratch” Perry Blackboard Jungle Dub Box, Boston’s GET ON DOWN has produced the following future classics for the Friday, November 23 edition of Record Store Day, in partnership with Traffic Entertainment:
FAT BOYS “Pizza Box Picture Disc” (Vinyl only): An eye-popping reissue of the New York trio’s groundbreaking 1984 debut album. Sides A and B feature vividly realistic pictures of the top and bottom of a pizza. The set comes with a 20-page liner notes booklet (compiled by reissue producer Noah Uman, including input from group members, former manager Charles Stettler and others close to the band), a download card for bonus materials AND the set is housed in an actual Fat Boys-branded cardboard pizza box. Limited edition of 2,000.
BIZ MARKIE “The Biz Never Sleeps” Picture Disc (Vinyl only): This impressive reissue of Biz’s sophomore album from 1989 (Cold Chillin’) includes artwork used on the original LP issue (photos by George DuBose) and a postcard that plays Biz’s “Just A Friend” on any turntable. Limited edition of 1,500.