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The Octopus Project

Butterfly in The Sky


Release Date: 4/20/2024
Format: 2 x LP
Label: Earth Libraries
Quantity: 2500
Release type: 'RSD First' Release

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Prepare to embark on a nostalgic voyage through the cosmos of your childhood as the mesmerizing soundtrack for the documentary Butterfly in the Sky is unveiled. Centered on the cherished television show Reading Rainbow, this sonic masterpiece is nothing short of a reverie.
Brought to life by the innovative sounds of The Octopus Project, every track is a musical journey that intertwines the spirit of knowledge-seeking with whimsical undertones. And as an exceptional treat, The Flaming Lips lend their iconic sound to reimagine the beloved Reading Rainbow theme song, delivering an interpretation that's both fresh and reminiscent of days gone by.
But the magic isnít just confined to the music. The soundtrack itself is a work of art, designed with collectors and aficionados in mind. Open the double LP to reveal a breathtaking butterfly gatefold popup, a visual spectacle that captures the essence of flight and imagination. Beneath the needle, the rainbow splatter vinyl evokes memories of afternoons spent chasing rainbows and stories alike.
Beyond the vinyl, the intricacy continues. Unveil layers of craftsmanship through thoughtful inserts, precision die-cuts, gleaming foils, and the unique belly belt. Each element has been meticulously curated, creating not just a listening experience, but a tactile and visual odyssey.
The Butterfly in the Sky soundtrack is more than just a collection of music; itís a tribute to the power of reading, the magic of discovery, and the timeless appeal of Reading Rainbow. Secure your copy and let your imagination take flight once more.

A1. A Simple Effort of Love
A2. Reading Rainbow Theme Song (feat. The Flaming Lips)
A3. Twila
A4. Green Cravat
A5. An Invitation
A6. Picture This
A7. Bit of A Leap
A8. Screen Test
B1. Listen to the Swing
B2. New Action
B3. LeVar
B4. Tied to the Tube
B5. Hark
B6. Theme Beginnings
B7. Cecilia Bobo
B8. Debbi Dennis
C1. I Always Wanted to Be A Teacher
C2. Ongaku
C3. Bats
C4. Books Everywhere
C5. See The Book
C6. Reading Rocket
C7. Kenn Michael
C8. But You Don't Have to Take My Word For It
C9. Connecting
C10. I Changed A Little Bit
C11. Tin Forest
D1. Grape Look
D2. Floating
D3. Amazing Grace
D4. Readers For Life pt. 1
D5. Readers For Life pt. 2
D6. Small Clap