Psychedelic! Melodic! Prismatic! Butterfly is certainly the sextet's most beautiful work yet. Every splash of paint is exactly where it's supposed to be. Every brush stroke considered! King Gizz ride in on their Yellow-Bellied-Brown-Snake, catch some smoke and slither off to the foot of the rainbow to work on their next opus.
Does Butterfly 3000 sound like a 50 year old relic? Or 50 years ahead of its time? It doesn't matter......
This is a Gizz record that folks will listen to in 3000 years!
Cross-eyed autostereogram cover and deluxe gatefold artwork by Jason Galea. Comes housed in a 100% recyclable custom paper sleeve as an alternative to single use shrink wrap. All variants come with a lucky dip of either Caterpillar Red wax, Chrysalis Yellow wax or Butterfly Blue wax. 180 grams of vinyl. Yes please!
In addition to the 'regular' unlimited edition in English, there were 10 limited special editions released with sleeves, labels and lyrics translated into different languages (German, Italian, French, Dutch, Turkish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Hindi); all 11 language editions are a 'lucky dip' for vinyl color, resulting in 33 potential different editions/combinations of language and color.
*Some "transition records" will exist - they are a marble of two colors and the color effect may vary. If you get one you're very lucky.
King Gizzard may have taken yet another creative leap, but as with all their other daring jumps into the abyss, they haven't left behind the questing spirit, sonic adventurism, and inspired songwriting. Anyone thinking that they might finally be running out of steam will have to readjust their timetables; Butterfly 3000 is the work of a band with a million ideas and the skills to make them all work like a dream. In this case, a shiny, happy dream that leaves the sleeper feeling refreshed and at peace upon awakening.
- English Edition
- 180g Vinyl
- Pressed on 1 of 3 separate colors of vinyl: Caterpillar Red, Butterfly Blue or Chrysalis Yellow
- Color vinyl is randomly inserted into packaging
- Cross-eyed autostereogram cover
- Deluxe gatefold artwork by Jason Galea
- 100% recyclable custom paper sleeve as an alternative to single use shrink wrap
- Blue Morpho
- Interior People
- Catching Smoke
- 2.02 Killer Year
- Black Hot Soup
- Ya Love
- Butterfly 3000