Def Surrounds Us / I've Been Trying
The New Futility – TNF-1
2010 Aug. 10
12", 45 RPM, Single, Ltd. edition
Artwork: Paul Insect, Phil Frost, Ben Stokes...
Limited to 100 copies and pressed on midnight blue vinyl. First given away during Shadow's Tour 2010 in Antwerp, Belgium, after a quiz on "What will be the title for Shadow's next LP?".
Each sleeve is a different drawing or art installation provided by Shadow, his children and wife as well as successful artists whom Shadow had worked with in the past.
Some copies were hidden in stores and other sold online.
The New Futility – TNF-2
12", 33RPM, 45 RPM, Single, Ltd. edition
Limited to 100 copies, and pressed on green vinyl. All copies are housed in an anonymous blue sleeve. As for TNF-1, some copies were dropped in London stores late September.
Side B plays the Neil Landstrumm remix of the title track.