45 RPM Vinyl Record
Sleep "The Clarity" 12" single w/ reverse side etching
First new song from Sleep since Dopesmoker
180-gram red vinyl plated and pressed at RTI
Ultra-heavyweight picture disc-style silkscreened sleeve
Initially released digitally as part of the Adult Swim Singles Program in 2014, "The Clarity" is the first new Sleep track the doom metal band has released since their critically-adored, life-changing, 1998-issued Dopesmoker album.
Afterward, the band issued a very limited run of the song on vinyl which was sold exclusively at their live shows and the band's online store. Having been out-of-print in physical format ever since, Southern Lord is now reissuing the mammoth track for official distribution.
Recorded by Neurosis' Noah Landis and mastered by John Golden, the near 10-minute-long "The Clarity" has been re-cut by Adam Gonsalves at Telegraph Mastering for this new pressing. The 180-gram 12" vinyl was pressed at RTI. The B-side of the platter features a special etching of the artwork by David V. D'Andrea (Samaritan Press), and comes housed in an ultra-heavyweight picture disc-style sleeve, silkscreened with the iconic SLEEP logo.