We are thrilled to announce the release of the entire "Island Tour" at http://drygoods.phish.com/tiki and http://www.livephish.com/packages/phish_island.asp. The four shows, including cuts from each city’s soundcheck, are available now for pre-order as downloads (in MP3 or lossless FLAC format) and as CD’s. Beginning July 20th, CD’s will be available for regular purchase at Phish Dry Goods and select independent record stores nationwide and downloads at http://www.livephish.com/packages/phish_island.asp.
Each show (CD’s and downloads alike) from this legendary run of shows has been mastered from the original two-track soundboard recordings. This is the first Phish release from the archives to be offered simultaneously as both CD and download. It is also the first multiple-show release since "Hampton Comes Alive" and the first release to feature tracks from the soundchecks.
The shows are:
04/02/98 Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY
04/03/98 Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY
04/04/98 Providence Civic Center, Providence, RI
04/05/98 Providence Civic Center, Providence, RI
TO PRE-ORDER CD’S
The complete Island Tour is http://drygoods.phish.com/tiki (12 discs total) at Phish Dry Goods. Each of the four shows is presented in its own innovative single-width triple jewel box with enhanced artwork based on the downloadable graphics on LivePhish.com. The shows are $20 each, or $75 when purchased together during this pre-order. Dry Goods will begin shipping orders on or around the official release date of July 20.
TO PRE-ORDER DOWNLOADS
http://www.livephish.com/packages/phish_island.asp of the entire Island Tour are also available now at http://www.livephish.com/. You can purchase each show individually or purchase the http://www.livephish.com/packages/phish_island.asp at a discounted price. You will be able to begin downloading the shows on the release date. Those who pre-order Island Tour downloads http://www.livephish.com will automatically receive an exclusive savings-code that can be redeemed for a discount on any Island Tour goods at Phish Dry Goods.
In addition to CD’s and downloads, Phish Dry Goods has a selection of http://drygoods.phish.com/tiki including tour T-shirts and a brand new Limited Edition hand screen-printed posted (signed and numbered). As a bonus, we’re giving away extra issues of the Spring 1998 Doniac Schvice, which featured an Island Tour announcement, to the first 500 people who purchase a full tour discount package; CD’s of all four shows with a poster and Tiki shirt.