On May 12 2008, Madonna’s Hard Candy album was released in the UK in a Limited Collector’s Edition Candy Box.
The Candy Box included a 14-track edition of the hit album (containing the standard version of the album and two bonus 4 Minutes remixes), a bag of Starlite Mint candies and a 16-page booklet.
The exact same version was released in North America on April 29 2008.
1. Candy Store
2. 4 Minutes
3. Give It 2 Me
5. Miles Away
6. Shes Not Me
8. Beat Goes On
9. Dance 2Night
10. Spanish Lesson
11. Devil Wouldn’t Recognize You
13. 4 Minutes – Tracy Young House Edit
14. 4 Minutes – Rebirth Remix Edit
On April 21 2018, Rhino Warner released two limited edition Madonna albums for Record Store Day:
- You Can Dance – re-released on vinyl for the first time in 30 years. The Record Store Day version was pressed on red vinyl and included the obi strip, custom hype sticker and folded poster.
- The First Album – re-released replica of the Japanese picture disc, repressed for the first time since 1987. Originally part of a 3-picture disc reissue set along with Like A Virgin and True Blue. Includes lyric insert notes in English and Japanese.
On October 13 2017, Sainsbury’s (UK grocery store chain) released two limited edition Madonna albums on vinyl:
- Ray Of Light – blue vinyl
- Like A Virgin – clear vinyl
In 2016, Sainsbury’s released two other limited edition Madonna albums on vinyl:
- True Blue – blue vinyl
- Like A Prayer – red vinyl
Jay’s Note: Now the hunt begins .. how to secure a copy without paying an arm and a leg?