Instead of recording a new album, Underworld has decided to issue download-only listening experiences complete with artwork and hundreds of photographs taken by the band.
Bandmember Karl Hyde says they have about 180 pieces of finished material that they want to release gradually, because obviously a double or triple CD set would cost a fortune to sell.
The group has already released a track called Lovely Broken Thing on their website underworldlive.com and are launching a new 25-minute body of music on Dec. 7 entitled Pizza For Eggs.
Hyde is not sure why they chose the quirky title for this dubby track, but remembers, We all raised our eyebrows and said, Thats a winner.
He thinks fans will like this new format of shorter music releases as opposed to full CDs because, in his words, You get bored listening to the same artist for 70 minutes.
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