Two dozen rare and limited release Frank Zappa albums to be made widely available around the world physically and digitally many albums – making their streaming debut and being made available for download for first time!
Two dozen rare and limited release Frank Zappa recordings will be made widely available around the world when UMe assumes distribution of the albums as part of their global partnership with the Zappa Family Trust. In the U.S., the 24 albums will be available on CD, download and streaming on March 24. Internationally, they will be available digitally March 24th with physical to follow on April 28.
In all, the albums being made available internationally to online retailers, record stores, digital retailers and streaming services include a diverse collection of previously limited releases comprised of live concerts, taped rehearsals, treasures from Zappa’s extensive and extraordinary vault, audio documentaries, archival recordings, the famed “Corsaga” series and other exciting audio ephemera. The releases span Zappa’s entire career, from his first records with the Mothers of Invention to some of the last compositions and projects he ever worked on.
Below is a full list and descriptions of each of the titles included in this initiative. Albums can be pre-ordered here: