Scorpions to Release Color Vinyl Collection
German rockers Scorpions will celebrate their colorful musical history with a new vinyl collection dripping in an assortment of different colors, the band announced.
The collection–The Scorpions – Colors of Rock— reissues encompass albums from 1974 to 2007. It arrives on May 5.
Included releases include: 1977’s Taken By Force on white vinyl; 1978’s Tokyo Tapes on yellow vinyl; 1979’s Lovedrive and 1980’s Animal Magnetism, both on red vinyl; 1982’s Blackout on clear vinyl; and 1983’s Love at First Sting, which features the mega hit “Rock You Like A Hurricane,” on silver vinyl.
Four records — 1974’s Fly To The Rainbow, 1975’s In Trance, 1976’s Virgin Killer and 2007’s Humanity (Hour 1) — are all being remastered for the first time from the original master tapes.
Scorpions – Colors of Rock is available for preorder now. The full list of colored vinyl releases include:
Fly To The Rainbow (1974) (transparent violet vinyl)
In Trance (1975) (transparent vinyl)
Virgin Killer (1976) (powder blue vinyl)
Taken By Force (1977) (white vinyl)
Tokyo Tapes (1978) (yellow vinyl)
Lovedrive (1979) (red vinyl)
Animal Magnetism (1980) (red vinyl)
Blackout (1982) (crystal-clear vinyl)
Love at First Sting (1983) (silver vinyl)
World Wide Live (1985) (transparent orange vinyl)
Savage Amusement (1988) (transparent light-blue vinyl)
Humanity (Hour 1) (2007) (gold vinyl)