Housed in a custom-made box covered in claret coloured fabric.
Packaged with booklet (contains photographs taken by Vini over his life including friends, family, people he has worked with and Red Kites (Milvus milvus). Bruce Mitchell has provided a background to the project; how it came about, the brief and where it ended up in the form of an essay).
A foil blocked certificate.
A 'random map'. (A small part of Manchester detailing a location linked to Vini's life).
(There are 6 maps in total and only the 500 mail order copies will have all 6, standard editions will have 1 of the 6).
A third compact disc wallet houses a special insert. This supplies a unique download code required to access bonus material in a digital format:
BONUS AUDIO : Live tracks from the last shows (Previously unreleased). Music stems from A Paean to Wilson - to mix your own version.
GIGOGRAPHY (Mike Mitchell's extensive details of the band's live performances).
BONUS VISUALS (More unseen photographs from Vini's personal collection).
PROMOTIONAL PHOTOS (Press and promotional images of the band from the 1980's to the present.
THERE WAS A BOY... (Accounts from fans and admirers of the artist).
Originally intended for release on Record Store Day 2014.
180 offered for pre-sale on the Kooky Records website on 2nd May 2014 and sold out in 20 mins (these contain all 6 of the Manchester 'maps'). Due to demand, another 320 were put up for pre-sale 10th May 2014 and sold out within a few days.
The remaining 1500 or so will make up the standard edition and will have one of six maps and no badges. The certificate, booklet and all other material will appear in all copies. UK release for general sales is set for the week commencing 07 July 2014.