Want To Hear Wu-Tang Clan’s Secret Album? You’ll Have To Wait 88 Years

The Urban Daily

2013 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival - Day 3 Frazer Harrison

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Wu-Tang Clan’s mysterious one-copy album just became even more exclusive.

The group has announced that Once Upon A Time In Shaolin, an album that exists only in a single copy with no backups, will be sold through online auction house Paddle8, and then contractually shelved from commercial release for at least 88 years.

The album’s buyer will likely pay upwards of a couple million dollars for the record and will be able to put it to personal use however they please. Beyond that, they’ll have to wait.

Cilvaringz, an outside producer who put together the Wu’s upcoming release, announced through Forbes that public and commercial usage rights will transfer over to the auction winner after 88 years. That means that the earliest possibility for an official commercial drop of the album would be in 2103.

Still, despite the legal obligation, whoever buys Once…

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