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inFinite platinum edition — April Fools

We have become aware that the record company is planning to release a platinum edition of the new Deep Purple album inFinite. This edition will come some time before the end of the year and will include a whole disc of bonus material, including exclusive never before heard tracks and outtakes recorded during the album sessions:

  • Gillan doing morning crossword puzzles
  • Roger reading a book
  • Steve tuning his guitar
  • Don making a himself a cup of tea
  • Paicey fishing at the lake in a rare moment of lull

This platinum edition will be released on CD, vinyl, compact cassette, reel-to-reel tape, and Edison phonograph compatible wax cylinders. Each format will be hand made and strictly limited to 100 copies. Pricing will be available at an unspecified later date.

Thanks to Hubert Jesslilt for the info.

32 Comments to “inFinite platinum edition — April Fools”:

  1. 1
    Aru says:

    this sounds fake… but I like the artwork tho.

  2. 2
    Peter Ellis says:

    The free cd with last months classic rock was great.

  3. 3
    Theo says:

    Funny but it is the 1st of April, so not

  4. 4
    Paul Johnson says:

    That means buying the album twice, I wish they would stop doing this.

  5. 5
    Lutz says:

    Hey Nick,
    that’s a good one! LOL!
    Happy April Fools Day everyone.

  6. 6
    Another Martin says:

    Even if it sounds fishy, sign me up!

  7. 7
    Steve Moran says:

    April fools ? Bugger,I’ve just ordered the wax cylinder !

  8. 8
    Oz says:

    Great announcement this first day of April.

  9. 9
    Hristo Yankov says:

    Just pre-ordered 17 for myself. Need a link?

  10. 10
    Fabrice says:

    Interesting piece of information while incomplete : release date is well known : on April Fool’s Day 🙂

  11. 11
    Shmee says:

    Great news!! Can´t wait…
    They´ve done the same during the recordings of Now What?! Snippets have been used during the instrumental part of “Uncommon Man”.

  12. 12
    sam says:

    Why not release it now just another rip off

  13. 13
    The Hawk says:

    Well really cool – somebody told they have a new Version of APRIL (the first) on that edition from the album DEEP PURPLE in 1969 – can’t wait ,-) ,-) 😉

  14. 14
    Doug MacBeath says:

    What…? No minidisc or 8-track…? I’m so boycotting this release 😠

  15. 15
    PeepDurple says:

    April Fool’s Day to you too!

  16. 16
    Rob Prior says:

    Will the platinum edition also include newly recorded versions of the Purple tracks “April” and “Fools”?

  17. 17
    KC1961 says:

    Too obvious

  18. 18
    Peter Möller says:

    Sure! Hahahahaha! 😂

  19. 19
    Rob says:

    Is Fools a bonus track?

  20. 20
    Andy Worthington says:


  21. 21
    Loof Lirpa says:

    I’m not buying this…in more than just the literal sense 😉

    Happy April Fools Day!

    P.S.: So sad that we will never get to hear Steve’s guitar tuning technique though…

  22. 22
    Fernando Mattedi says:

    Can’t wait for this release ! Specially the phonograph cylinder, to make a pair to my now almost fifty year old cylinder of Shades of Deep Purple ( I own the rare edition made in Purple Wax, an weird one that has an instrumental version of Hush !!). I compulsively collect those special editions by Deep Purple – just like the concerts with Steve Morse singing Burn and Love Child , and the Moon Concerts. Thanks to the April Record Company for those gems – keep on bringing them on, pals!!

  23. 23
    Blackwood Richmore says:

    Obviously this is a must have for all the April fools out there!…. Nice try HS. Incidentally, would anyone out there be interested in purchasing either a large road & rail bridge, or a well worn opera house from either Mr Blackwood or Mr Richmore?. All cash deposits gratefully accepted…. NO REFUNDS!.

  24. 24
    George G Martin says:

    I love April 1st!

  25. 25
    Purple Guy says:

    Good One!!!

  26. 26
    andrea says:

    april fools? that was close to the truth!!!!

  27. 27
    Art Vandelay says:

    A cassette would’ve been sweet

  28. 28
    Thomas says:


  29. 29
    Kim Peters says:


  30. 30
    Peep Durple says:

    It also includes a re-recorded Abandon track “April Fule Kno That”

  31. 31
    nicolas says:

    es de verdad esta version de infinite? o es una broma?

  32. 32
    nicolas says:

    es verso?

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