Daft Punk’s ‘Random Access Memories’ box set has been confirmed by Columbia Records and will set you back a cool $275 (£175) – and is available now to pre-order with the box set shipping in early December.
So what do you get for your hard earned? Well quite a bit actually. You get a cloth covered box with the album’s front cover embezzled on the front in foil. Inside you get the album in vinyl with gold and silver foil labels and an eight page book of lyrics and art.
As well as that there’s a bonus vinyl with an extended version of Giorgio Moroder’s interview for album track ‘Giorgio by Giorgio’, there’s also digital versions of the album that come of gold and silver plated USB drives, which also include the Japanese bonus track ‘Horizon’ and DP’s remix of ‘Get Lucky’.
The box set also contains a 56-page hardback book featuring photos from the recording sessions and videos, plus a foreword from Paul Williams.
There’s also two sets of Robot helmet design schematics and two full body Robot design schematic posters. Not to mention an original film strip from the “Lose Yourself to Dance” video.
A. The Deluxe Box Set Edition is presented in a cloth-bound box (333mm x 333mm / 13” x 13”) stamped with the Random Access Memories logo in gold foil on the cover. All individual contents are separated by vellum dividers printed with a circuit pattern texture inspired by the gloves of the Daft Punk Robots.
B. A special edition 180 gram double vinyl with gold and silver foil labels. Includes an 8 page saddle stitched booklet containing album artwork, credits and lyric sheets.
C. A 56 page cloth-bound, hardcover photo book of images from the RAM recording sessions and film shoots, featuring a foreword by Paul Williams.
D. A special edition 10” collector’s vinyl containing an extended interview with Giorgio Moroder taken from the original session recordings for the song, “Giorgio by Moroder”.
E. Two sets of Robot helmet design schematics with individual components separated onto 8 layers of unbounded transparencies. Each set is contained in a clear presentation pouch.
F. A pair of full body Robot design schematic posters (304mm x 608mm / 12” x 24”) printed on heavy weight matte finish poster paper.
G. A 70mm motion picture film strip containing 5 sequential frames from the “Lose Yourself to Dance” original production dailies, mounted in a heavy weight matte stock with an open back.
H. A pair of gold and silver plated, metal encased, reusable USB drives containing the following*:
High-resolution digital audio files (88.2KHz / 24Bit) of the 13 original tracks on RAM plus the high-resolution audio files of the bonus track, Horizon and Daft Punk’s Get Lucky Remix.
High-definition, Apple Pro Res 422 (1920×1080) video files of: the full length video for “Lose Yourself to Dance”; the original RAM TV campaign spots; the extended Coachella version of the “Get Lucky” promo featuring Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers.