Massive Attack vs Burial ‎– Four Walls / Paradise Circus

The Vinyl Factory ‎– VF034, Inhale Gold ‎– INHALEGOLD001
Vinyl, 12", 33 ⅓ RPM, Limited Edition, Numbered


A Four Walls 11:57
B Paradise Circus 12:32

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Limited to 1000 hand-numbered copies released on 180-gram heavyweight vinyl housed in screen-printed cover with gold glitter.

Track B contains a sample ("let love flower") from Massive Attack's song Psyche.

AP copies do exist, it is believed that around 20 AP copies were created. These are signified by AP being written in gold colouring in place of the number for the numbered copies.

The Matrix INHALEGOLD is an anagram of Heligoland which is the title of the album by Massive Attack that contained the original version of Paradise Circus.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, etched): INHALEGOLD 001A TRANSITION
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, etched): INHALEGOLD 001B TRANSITION


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May 15, 2018

I first heard this on YouTube and I have to say it was one of the most incredible pieces of relaxing music I have heard. You have to be in the right state to really appreciate the quality of both of these songs, particularly Paradise Circus. Yes, it's expensive now and I paid a small fortune for my AP copy but the producers didn't ask people to pay that much. If it had been a rubbish tune it would probably go for not that much. The fact it is expensive goes to the quality of the tunes.


December 30, 2017
Nah you’re alright. Buy a good dub lp for the same price


November 10, 2017
I cannot understand such releases anymore, this all seems to be a matrix error.


November 9, 2017
Finally got round to getting the official version only to find the two annoying screeches in Four Walls are still there! I had heard they were anti copyright sirens! Pleased I didn’t spend £££ on the vinyl. I can’t actually believe they allowed this to be released. The sound is to relaxation what dropping a toaster in would be to a nice bath.


July 27, 2017

Absolute masterpiece, every time I listen to it it gets better and better. Probably the most expensive record I have ever bought but after long deliberation I thought it was worth it... and I think it is. Still a shame though that this one wasn't pressed in bigger quantities so more people could enjoy it.


January 3, 2016
I am very sad to report this pressing sounds really bad..
I'm not very picky but if had to compare the sound I would have to say the re press of Ok Computer by Radiohead sound just as bad....
I'm still happy to own a copy but just wanted to let people know.


November 25, 2015
I really sad that i missed to buy this Record when it was released.
After the incredible high prices here i'm really thinking about producing an Mastercut/Dubplate out of the Digital Release for private purpose only and just for my collection . That would be by far more limited and i would own #1 of 1 and would probably sound far better;)



November 15, 2015
Massive Attack and Burial...i hope they collaborate again because this EP is an unbelievable cerebral masterpiece.

as far as the highly desired vinyl...until this gets a FIXED reissue, just buy the WAV version available from Massive Attack's store. sounds fantastic!

i was fortunate to receive a vinyl rip WAV...horrible distortion beyond the expected Burial trademark sound. Hope's vocals clearly show the pressing to be unacceptable. i then bought the official WAV from Massive Attack. perfect sound! there's no way i would pay the $100-500+ asking price for the vinyl. if you want the best sounding copy of this EP spend $5 here:

now, go spend some time in another world!


May 12, 2015
One of the best record of our early 21st century. "Dark spirit lives in there"


November 11, 2014

This needs a fucking reissue. Holy shit!