The US vinyl pressing of Faith No More’s forthcoming album Sol Invictus has been delayed and will not meeting the May 19th release dates after the band was unhappy with the mixes.
Band bassist Billy Gould issued a statement on the matter, as the delay will be around four to six weeks:
“Hey Guys, Billy here, I wanted to give you an update personally:
We received our test pressings for the vinyl lps and noticed something sounding odd about the US version. Odd, as in, not so good. We’ve since identified the problem and have decided to fix it. I don’t think anyone, especially a vinyl fan, wants an album that sounds anything less that what it should.
What this means, however is that the US version of the vinyl lp has been delayed by 4-6 weeks. All vinyl outside the US is still scheduled for release on May 19, as originally planned; this only affects the US vinyl. Also, for US vinyl purchasers, you still will be able to get a copy of the album via digital download on the release date.
Yeah, I know it’s a drag. sonically this will be a big improvement.
Hope you understand. Bill“
An exclusive clear vinyl pre-order and more are currently up for grabs here (US) and here (international).