INXS will mark the 25th anniversary of the classic 1987 ‘Kick’ album with a new Deluxe, Super Deluxe and Digital versions in September.
‘Kick’ was the biggest selling album for INXS generating over 14 million sales. In America alone it sold over 8 million and is certified 8 times platinum.
The album featured four Top 20 singles in a row with ‘Need You Tonight’, ‘New Sensation’, ‘Devil Inside’ and ‘Never Tear Us Apart’.
“By the time we got to Kick we really felt we were in our place in our time. We had been very fortunate to be nurtured by people of great calibre, so why not go the whole distance and really explore, gloves are off, dogs are off the chain, let’s go for it,” Andrew Farriss said in a statement.
Details of the reissue, according to Universal Music, are: The 25th anniversary release of ‘KICK’ will include a Deluxe edition, a Super Deluxe edition and two Download editions. The Deluxe edition set will include 2 CDs, the second featuring remixes and bonus material. The Super Deluxe Edition package of 3 CDs and a DVD will feature demos, remixes, video promos, and unseen documentary footage. The Superdeluxe will come with an 80 page art book, including never-before-seen handwritten lyrics directly from Michael’s family archives, unseen photos, diaries and interviews with each band member and producer of the record Chris Thomas. For nostalgia appeal, a KICK sticker sheet and original tour poster for your bedroom walls will also be included. There will also be a Heavyweight Red Coloured Vinyl Limited Edition available.
The ‘Kick’ 25th anniversary edition will be released on September21.