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Royal Wedding recording proves the vinyl revival has gone too far 

By | Published on Thursday 26 April 2018


Universal’s Decca label has announced that it will be releasing a recording of the upcoming wedding of Harry Windsor and Meghan Markle on vinyl. They really missed a trick not putting out the birth of that new royal baby as a twelve-inch.

The label plans to make the ceremony, and the various musical performances set to be a part of it, available on streaming services within hours of it taking place. In the event you give a shit about this event, it’s happening on 19 May. The vinyl release will follow on 25 May.

“Decca is hugely proud of its historical connections to The Royal Family and is very much looking forward to recording, and making available within hours, this truly special event”, says Decca President Rebecca Allen. “This unique and prestigious occasion will be available to stream across all music platforms globally – a first for a royal wedding”.

Among the performers at the wedding will be cellist Sheku Kanneh Mason and Welsh soprano Elin Manahan Thomas. There’ll also be some God stuff and the line “I do” spoken at least twice, presumably.