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Mondo drops ‘innie’ and ‘outie’ vinyl soundtracks for Severance

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Get your work done? Now you can have your dance-party reward.
Get your work done? Now you can have your dance-party reward, courtesy of Mondo.
Photo: Mondo

Collectibles seller Mondo will release a soundtrack Wednesday for Apple TV+’s Severance season 1 in two versions, both on vinyl: Innie Edition and Outie Edition.

On the show — sort of a dark-comedy psycho-thriller — a Lumon Industries employee who has undergone the Severance brain surgery is an “innie” at work and an “outie” away from work, and neither has any awareness of the other.

Does the season 1 soundtrack match that weirdness? Now’s your chance to give it a focused listen on your turntable.

Mondo’s collectible vinyl Severance soundtrack

Mondo’s two Severance season 1 soundtrack albums are the same in terms of music, but come with different design elements, merchandise related to the show and price points. See more detail for each edition below.

Here’s Mondo’s overall description, complete with references to the series, including waffle parties for goals well-met and a cryptic quote from Lumon’s mysterious founder:

Be you innie or outie, this is a perfect addition to your life … whether in the comfort of your cubicle, a well-earned waffle party or even your own home. This long-playing record will enrich your life with warm tones and pleasing melodies. As Kier Egan spoke: ‘I shall whisper to ye dutiful through the ages.’ And so shall you with this fine dutiful album.

You will require a least one turntable or record player to enjoy your record; otherwise, this endeavor will be a fruitless exercise and may leave you puzzled and confused.

Mondo describes the music in general terms, too:

Theodore Shapiro’s score for Severance is nothing short of jaw-dropping. At first, it may seem simple and minimal, but it reveals itself to be complex, rich and detailed on repeated listens. Its haunting and otherworldly melodies weave in and out of time and space. A beguiling listen from start to end.

Is it destined to be a classic? You be the judge.
Is it destined to be a classic? You be the judge.
Photo: Mondo

Innie Edition

This pressing is limited to 5,000 copies on classic black vinyl, Mondo said. The LP is housed inside a “bespoke concertina office folder.” You also get nifty merch: a Music Dance Experience card, a record safety card, an Eagan bingo sheet, four character cards, a hidden map of Lumon’s severed floor and a Lumon disco bag.

Price: $60

Outie Edition

This pressing is on white vinyl. The LP comes in a spot-varnish gatefold sleeve with a printed inner sleeve, Mondo said. Initial pressing is packaged with a 3/4 reverse board slipcase, as well.

Price: $35

The records go on sale Wednesday at 10 a.m. PT.

Where to buy: MondoRecordShop.com