Cheap Trick Releases Newest Album On 8-Track Cassette

How's this for lucky timing! In the midst of our Gizmodo '79 theme week, legendary power-pop act Cheap Trick is releasing their latest album (coincidentally entitled The Latest) on a very late-'70s medium: 8-track cassette.

The retro format is pricier at $US30 compared to the digital or CD formats, and not too many people still own 8-track decks (well, except for me), but it's definitely a collector's item. You can pre-order it here. [CNET]

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