Maxwell Announces Special 20th Anniversary Vinyl Reissue for ‘Embrya’

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Maxwell is dropping a special edition of his 1998 classic.

In 1998, Maxwell released his sophomore album Embrya. The album got mixed reviews when it was released. However, over the years, it has become a cult classic.

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Now, to celebrate the album’s 20 year anniversary, Maxwell will re-release the album on vinyl. This new special vinyl edition of Embryo will be dropping on September 28, via Sony Music’s Certified Classics).

What makes this reissue really cool is the fact that the album has been remastered by Stuart Matthewman, who has worked with Maxwell and Sade in the past. The album has also been slightly re-sequenced; “Gestation: Mythos,” the opening track, has been moved to the end.

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This announcement comes a month after the singer announced that he was doing a massive tour called 50 Intimate Nights Live later this year.


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