Iam8bit Is Releasing A "Pac-Man" Anniversary Record Store Day Exclusive

Bandai Namco along with iam8bit revealed today that Pac-Man will be getting a special 40th Anniversary vinyl release for Record Store Day. The record in question is a 7" vinyl for "Join The Pac", which will be released exclusively in RSD stores on April 18th in North America and the UK. Once the event is over, best of luck finding one as RSD records usually stay in people's collections. We have more info on the album below, as well as pictures of the cover. No word yet on what the cost will be.

Iam8bit Is Releasing A "Pac-Man" Anniversary Record Store Day Exclusive
Credit: iam8bit

The memorable 40th anniversary official theme song "Join The Pac" was produced by Japanese DJ and record producer Ken Ishii. The video clip of his masterpiece "Extra" (directed by Koji Morimoto also known as the drawing director of the movie AKIRA) was awarded "MTV Dance Video of the Year" in the UK, which brought him as one of Japan's most proud producers to the world.

A special music video for "Join The Pac" is directed by Yuichi Kodama, who is renowned as a chief video director of flag handover ceremony at the 2016 Rio Olympics closing ceremony, and his "UNICLOCK" online ad campaign (2008) for UNIQLO, which won grand-prix of three biggest advertisement awards, the Cannes International Advertising Awards, the Clio Awards, and the One-Show.

Prior to the release of the upcoming album, the Pac-Man "Join The Pac" 7" record is released by the collaboration of iam8bit and U/M/A/A Inc. exclusively for Record Store Day 2020.

Iam8bit Is Releasing A "Pac-Man" 40th Anniversary Record Store Day Exclusive
Credit: iam8bit

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