Post rock band Explosions in the Sky are celebrating their 20th anniversary with a special reissue of their back catalogue.

The instrumental band will re-release their earliest two albums; How Strange, Innocence which came out in 2000 and The Rescue which was released five years later in 2005.

With plans to share the material digitally, the band have also announced the decision to release the records on vinyl which marks the first time they have been pressed on wax in over 15 years.

“We’re releasing deluxe remastered snd repackaged editions of our debut album, How Strange, Innocence, available on vinyl for the first time since 2004,” the band said in a statement about the releasee. “And The Rescue, on vinyl and digital platforms for the first time ever,” they added.

To coincide with the release and their anniversary, the band will tour North America before heading over to Europe and the UK for a full run of tour dates which can be found below.

Explosions in the Sky European Tour Dates
02/01 – Lisbon, PT @ Aula Magna
02/02 – Madrid, ES @ La Riviera
02/03 – Barcelona, ES @ BARTS
02/05 – Bologna, IT @ Teatro Duse
02/06 – Milan, IT @ Fabrique
02/08 – Geneva, CH @ Antigel Festival
02/09 – Paris, FR @ La Cigale
02/11 – Bexhill, UK @ De La Warr Pavilion
02/12 – Glasgow, UK @ Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
02/13 – Dublin, IE @ Vicar Street
02/14 – Manchester, UK @ Albert Hall
02/15 – London, UK @ Eventim Apollo
04/26 – Antwerp, BE @ Autumn Falls
04/27 – Gent, BE @ Autumn Falls
04/29 – Zurich, CH @ Rote Fabrik
04/30 – Cologne, DE @ E-Werk
05/01 – Utrecht, NL @ TivoliVredenburg Grote Zaal
05/03 – Berlin, DE @ Huxleys
05/04 – Hamburg, DE @ Fabrik

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