It's unclear at present as to whether the 'new' sleeve will be a full reproduction of the original textured finish - we'll just have to wait and see. 2016 has already been a fantastic year for fans of The Move with their back catalogue of "Move", "Shazam", "Looking On" and the "Something Else" EP all remastered and re-released complete with bonus and previously unreleased material. "Message From The Country" will be issued in 180g black vinyl and can be currently be pre-ordered from amazon.co.uk and Rough Trade via these links thus:
ELO Beatles Forever [ELOBF] recommends "Message From The Country" by The Move to those enlightened folks who enjoy the music of ELO & Jeff Lynne, Roy Wood, The Idle Race, 'Brum Beat', The Beatles and related artistes.
Until next "Time" in the ELO [and related] universe ... KJS ... 13-May-2016