Commemorating the release of ‘Common Dreads’ ten years on, Enter Shikari are re-releasing a special anniversary edition of their second full-length album on November 15th 2019.
Having pressed a limited edition run to 1,000 units of the record back in 2009, the 2019 re-pressing of ‘Common Dreads’ is featured on a glow in the dark green LP with red splatters.
A bonus 7″ vinyl, featuring tracks ‘Tribalism’ and ‘Thumper’, as well as a ‘Common Dreads’ themed t-shirt and poster are thrown into the bundles too, with the coloured vinyl variant only pressed on 1,500 copies.
Speaking of the special re-release, frontman Rou Reynolds had this to say.
“‘Common Dreads’ has been out of print on vinyl for over a decade, and to be honest we’re fed up with the constant whinging for us to do a repress. So, here it bloody well is.
In all seriousness, we’re really happy to be able to revisit this album. It feels quite prescient, looking back on all that’s happened in the world since. We addressed some of the same crucial global problems that increasingly plague us today. People who didn’t understand the lyrics of ‘Take To The Skies’ thought that ‘Common Dreads’ was our first record with political commentary, when it was actually just our first with an overt political commentary. We’d love to be able to say that it’s not worth repressing this album because it’s not relevant anymore, but, sadly…”
You can pre-order a re-pressing of the album from the band’s official webstore (here).