UMC/Mercury are pleased to announce the release of The Def Leppard EP in conjunction with Record Store Day 2017. This release marks the start of a series of catalogue releases over the next few years for Def Leppard.
22nd April 2017 will see the band release their original first EP with replica art and picture cover. This is a 12” version of the EP playing at 45rpm – a one off special for Record Store day and the first time it will be available in that format. The release is fully supported by the band. Track listing is as follows:
- Ride Into The Sun (2:57)
- Getcha Rocks Off (3:44)
- The Overture (7:56)
The EP was originally recorded in November 1978 at Fairview studios in Hull and self-produced by the band. Released in January 1979 through the bands own Bludgeon Riffola label, this was the EP that launched one of the most successful and critically acclaimed rock bands of all time.