Over fifty years ago, ABC introduced the world to The Addams Family. To commemorate the "altogether ooky" series and its recognizable song, Spacelab9 will release The Addams Family vinyl soundtrack on October 16th:
Press Release: September 17th, 2015 – They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky, they’re all together ooky, The Addams Family! These immortal lyrics, first penned by composer Vic Mizzy in 1964, are indelibly etched in the psyche of America and of pop culture fans the world over, and rightfully so. Although the series, like it’s popular counterpart The Munsters, lasted only two seasons from 1964 to 1966, it has remained in syndication and at the forefront of popular culture for over 50 years, spawning an animated series, two feature films, several books, toys, video games and a dizzying array of merchandise for kids of all ages.
In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the beloved series, Spacelab9 invites all to once again visit the family at 0001 Cemetery Lane for a long-awaited musical trip down memory lane with the release of “THE ADDAMS FAMILY: ORIGINAL MUSIC FROM THE ADDAMS FAMILY” 50th ANNIVERSARY EDITON LP, which will hit store shelves on October 16th 2015. Out of print for nearly 30 years, “THE ADDAMS FAMILY: ORIGINAL MUSIC FROM THE ADDAMS FAMILY” LP has been painstakingly remastered and packaged in a full color jacket with a full color 12” x 24” double-sided insert featuring rare photos as well as extensive liner notes chronicling the history of the iconic television series. Inexplicably omitted from the original 1965 soundtrack album, the essential vocal version of The Addams Family series’ theme song has been added as a bonus track.
This deluxe limited vinyl edition will be released in three colored vinyl variants, each available exclusively from different retailers throughout the holiday season. Variants include a Glow-In-the-Dark Vinyl “Fester’s Lightbulb” edition only available from Barnes & Noble, a “Cousin Itt” Brown Vinyl edition exclusively from Hastings, and a “Lurch” Green Vinyl edition exclusive to Newbury Comics. A fourth, very small edition of “Black Pumpkin” splatter vinyl will be available exclusively from the Spacelab9 booth at New York Comic Con from October 8th – 11th. Collect ‘em all!
About Spacelab9: Conceived by music industry veteran Dave Amcher and staffed by fellow record collectors, film buffs and all-around fanboy fanatics, SPACELAB9 takes a 360 view of music and pop culture fandom. Having launched during December 2013 with A-List releases including THE WALKING DEAD and BREAKING BAD, the label rounded out the rest of their first year collaborating with Madison Gate Records, Hasbro, Sony, Universal Music, Warner Bros, the BBC and other media giants to present eclectic offerings from iconic properties such as DOCTOR WHO, MY LITTLE PONY, THE RAID 2, DISTRICT 9 and THE LEGO® MOVIE and many others. 2015 has seen SL9 ever-prolific, offering more world-class titles such as OUTLANDER, BETTER CALL SAUL, AMAZING SPIDERMAN and many more to come. Enter the spacelab and see what thrills await…