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Laibach Detail 'Opus Dei' Reissue
Christian Eede , March 14th, 2024 19:01

The band's 1987 album has been remastered, redesigned and expanded for a new release

Laibach are reissuing their 1987 album Opus Dei.

Out in May, the album has been remastered especially for its updated release. The new edition also comes with a redesigned cover and bonus tracks, including live recordings captured between 1987 and 1989. It will be released digitally, on vinyl and in a double-CD box set featuring a booklet with photographs, artwork inspired by the German anti-fascist visual artist John Heartfield, and new sleeve notes by the cultural theorist and author Alexei Monroe. To mark the reissue's announcement, Laibach have shared a video for the remastered version of 'The Great Seal', which you can watch above.

Opus Dei was Laibach's third studio album, and was released after the band were censored and banned in Yugoslavia. Among the record's eight tracks are a German language cover version of Queen's 'One Vision' and two reworkings of the Austrian band Opus' single 'Live Is Life'.

Mute will release Opus Dei on May 10, 2024.