The original Broadway cast recording of the Tony-winning musical The Book of Mormon (Ghostlight Records), which won the 2012 Grammy Award in the category of Best Musical Theater Album, is released as a set of vinyl LPs November 18.
This special edition vinyl set is available in the U.S. at Barnes & Noble, through the official web store at bookofmormonbroadwaystore.com, and to audience members at the merchandise stands of Broadway’s Eugene O’Neill Theatre and U.S. tour stops. Following a six-month Barnes & Noble exclusive, the two-disc set will be sold in U.S. record stores. In London, the set will be available at the Prince of Wales Theatre, at select stores, and online at www.bookofmormonlondon.com beginning November 25.
The deluxe vinyl set is packed with special features, including:
A double LP on gold records
New, embossed album cover artwork
A full-color, LP-size booklet, including liner notes by Frank Rich and complete lyrics
Never-before-seen production photos and set model illustrations
A set of removable stickers featuring characters from the show
An mp3 download card for the full digital cast recording
South Park creators-writers Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Tony-winning Avenue Q songwriter Robert Lopez collaborated on the script and score to The Book of Mormon, which earned nine Tony Awards, including those for Best Book, Best Score, and Best Musical.