Bon Jovi Set To Release Special Editions Of First Ten CDs Next Week
May 4, 2010
One week from today the Special Editions of Bon Jovi’s first 10 albums will be released!
You can pre-order all 10 Special Editions NOW at Amazon.com. The albums will each include new tracks, new packaging, collectible backstage passes, andwill grant you special access to the Bon Jovi “vault” on BonJovi.com!
On May 11 in the US and May 24 Internationally, Bon Jovi will re-release their entire collection of studio albums (including ten classic titles and their latest offering “The Circle”) as Special Editions. Each of the band’s 11 studio albums – Bon Jovi, 7800 Fahrenheit, Slippery When Wet, New Jersey, Keep The Faith, These Days, Crush, Bounce, Have A Nice Day and Lost Highway and The Circle – will feature the original studio album tracks plus era-specific live recordings included as bonus tracks. The bonus live tracks include songs taken from sound checks and concerts held in venues from all over the world, ranging from 500 seat theatres to massive football stadiums. Many of the live versions are extended, including “Get Ready” (Bon Jovi), “In and Out Of Love” (7800 Fahrenheit), “Blood on Blood” (New Jersey), “Keep The Faith” (Keep The Faith), and a duet featuring Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland performing “Who Says You Can’t Go Home” (Have A Nice Day) with the band.
The “Special Editions” for the first 10 studio albums, from Bon Jovi to Lost Highway, will feature new artwork, including images from each period, and new liner notes documenting the band’s success through each stage of their twenty-five year career. All of the Special Editions, including their current release, The Circle, will also include exclusive reproductions of laminated tour credentials. Additionally, each “Special Edition” will provide fans with the ability to gain “backstage access” to The Bon Jovi Vaults — a website which will offer exclusive virtual content, including photos, tour memorabilia and additional live audio tracks.
Alongside the physical release of the albums, these titles will also be available digitally.
Bon Jovi has set the bar for more than two decades as one of the most successful rock bands in the world. Globally, they have sold more than 120 million albums and performed more than 2,600 concerts in over 50 countries for more than 34 million fans. Bon Jovi is currently touring in support of their most recent release, 2009’s The Circle, which debuted at No. 1 in major market across the globe and features the hit singles “We Weren’t Born To Follow” and “Superman Tonight.” The Circle World Tour is slated to include 135 shows in 30 countries through 2011. The band’s previous tour, The Lost Highway Tour, which was in support of their 2007 release, Lost Highway, went on to become the top-grossing concert tour of 2008.
Please visit www.bonjovi.com/music for track listings and further information.