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Def Leppard will release the High 'n' Dry album as a picture disc on vinyl for Record Store Day 2022.

The official list of releases for Record Store Day 2022 have just been announced and Def Leppard are included.

The band will release the 'High 'n' Dry' album on Picture Disc 12" vinyl.

The first time the album has ever been released as a picture disc in a Die-Cut sleeve as seen below in the photos.

This is the 7th time the band have been involved in Record Store Day.

This year Record Store Day on Saturday 23rd April - (what would have been Steve Clark's 62nd birthday).

The album was of course originally released in July 1981 and has since been reissued a number of times including as part of the recent Collection box set series.

The quantity listed for the USA is 6,000 copies.

Other Record Store Day releases are scheduled for June 18th.

One of these features Vivian Campbell live with DIO in 1983.

DIO - 'Double Dose Of Donington '83 & '87' is a Picture Disc LP with the 1983 Donington set on side one and the 1987 show on side two.

Vivian is included on side one which was also he first UK show by the band on 20th August 1983 on a bill headlined by Whitesnake and also featuring ZZ Top, Meatloaf, Twisted Sister and Diamond Head.

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Visit the Album News section for more news on new music (based on band member quotes).

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Def Leppard - High 'n' Dry Tracklisting

  • Side A
  • 01 - Let It Go
  • 02 - Another Hit And Run
  • 03 - High 'n' Dry (Saturday Night)
  • 04 - Bringin' On The Heartbreak
  • 05 - Switch 625
  • Side B
  • 06 - You Got Me Runnin'
  • 07 - Lady Strange
  • 08 - On Through The Night
  • 09 - Mirror, Mirror (Look Into My Eyes)
  • 10 - NO NO NO

The original tracklisting and issued for the first time in picture disc form.

  • Format - Picture Disc (12" Vinyl - 180 gram)
  • Label - UMC/Mercury
  • US Label - Mercury
  • Price - £
  • US Quantity - 6,000
  • UK Quantity -
  • Catalogue Number -
  • Release Date - 23rd April 2022

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Def Leppard Record Store Day 2022 - News Quotes

"High ‘n’ Dry, Def Leppard’s second album was released in 1981 and was the first produced by long-term collaborator Robert “Mutt” Lange. Featuring the singles, “Let It Go” and “Bringin’ on the Heartbreak,” it was the album that cemented their status in both the UK and America. Presented for the first time as a Picture Disc."

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