|WHAT'S A PROMO?|
|...you might ask yourself. Below follows a
Record labels usually release so called Promotional Releases and hand them out to radio stations, journalists, record stores and more before an actual single or album is released. Like the name implies it's to promote the forthcoming release. These promos are usually printed in limited editions and they often vary in design, sometimes even in represented tracks, from the final, commercial release. Because of this promos are considered valuable collectors items and some of them have been known to change hands for over £100 in the second hand market.
Promos are not only issued by the group's home label but also by their licencees. In The Prodigy's case this means that not only XL have released promos but also Mute, Elektra, Maverick and Sony Music, to name a few. In the three sections below I've listed promos from 3 sections of the world.
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