Vinyl records come in two common sizes: the 7-inch single and the 12-inch LP. A less common size is the 10-inch, which is occasionally used for EPs. In my library, I have 10-inch records from including Blind Melon, Lenny Kravitz and the Smashing Pumpkins. But there’s nothing in the rules that says you have to be limited to those sizes
. Back in the late 70s, a few bands (like Squeeze) released material on 5″ singles. There’s a New Zealand band called 360⁰ Cinemas who issued a couple of 8″ singles. And then there was the infamous limited edition vinyl version of “March of the Pigs” from Nine Inch Nails which was, yes, issued on 9-inch vinyl.
Was this Radiohead’s weirdest fan? Check out yesterday’s post.