Blondie Releases An Awaited Box Set ‘Blondie: Against The Odds 1974-1982’

Acclaimed and groundbreaking pop group Blondie have released their long-awaited new box set, Blondie: Against All Odds 1974-1982.

The new collection includes 124 tracks and 36 unreleased recordings from the most timeless eight years of the band’s history. Fans can check it out HERE.

Nearly five decades and over 40 million record sales in their chart topping and world conquering career, Blondie has now released their first ever authorized archival collection.

In addition to the Rock & Roll Hall of Famers’ first six studio albums (blonde, plastic letters, parallel lines, Eat to the rhythm, Autoamerican, The hunter), which have been remastered from the original analog tapes and engraved at Abbey Road Studios, the 124 tracks in the set include 36 previously unreleased recordings.

From remnants of their very first basement session and bedroom demos to rare outtakes, sketches from an abandoned album with Giorgio Moroder, covers of The Doors and Johnny Cash, the complete evolution of “Heart of Glass” and much more, Blondie: Against All Odds 1974-1982 showcases the phenomenon that the group was.

Available in four different formats, including a Super Deluxe Edition with 10 LPs, 1×7″ and 1×10″ in red, white and black vinyl, as well as Deluxe 4LP, 8CD and 3CD configurations, Blondie: Against All Odds 1974-1982 also comes with hundreds of pages of liner notes, dozens of never-before-seen photos, and an illustrated discography with hundreds of additional covers, 45 labels, international variant covers, cassettes, and even 8 tracks.

Between track-by-track commentary from the seven original band members, a demanding oral history written by Erin Osmon, and essays from producers Mike Chapman, Richard Gottehrer, and Ken Shipley, the box set offers everything a fan probably ever wanted to know. on Blondie – how they took punk to the dance floor, introduced a wider audience to hip-hop sounds, and went from topical to timeless.

Six years in the making, watch the Super Deluxe Edition unboxing below:

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