Conan O'Brien releasing two records. On vinyl. Featuring Frankenstein and rockabilly. Naturally.

Just as anticipation for his impending TBS talk show is beginning to ramp up, Conan O’Brien will release two records on independent label Third Man. And They Call Me Mad? will be released digitally and as a 7-inch vinyl record, the A side featuring O’Brien’s spoken word take on the story of Frankenstein, and the B side an interview with Third Man Records’ founder, Jack White. It’s available for pre-order at Third Man’s website, and will ship Aug. 24.

O’Brien recorded the album, Conan O’Brien Live at Third Man, with The Legally Prohibited Band on June 10, 2010, at Third Man Records in Nashville. Featuring rock and rockabilly, with White and 7 Nation Army playing on the song “20 Flight Rock,” the 12-inch vinyl is already available at the Third Man website.

Both recordings will reportedly be available on iTunes “early next week.”

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  • Beepela

    I think I need to hear a preview of this before I commit to anything…

    • Brian

      There’s a short preview of the 7″ (And They Call Me Mad?) on the Third Man website.

  • Creighton

    I saw him live and was impressed to find what a great singer/musician he was. I will be buying for sure. the other one’s even just comedic, and I know he can do that.

  • TEAMCOCOFTW

    The second album has been available for pre-order for months now…Can’t wait to buy the second one though! For $5 it aint too shabby.

  • Tye-Grr

    He can do no wrong in my book. I love Conan.

    • Lay Jeno

      Well except for succeed as host of the Tonight Show.

      • har har.

  • jules

    It could be a disc of Conan farting and I’d still buy it.

  • Lay Jeno

    Lame. What a wannabe.

    • yeah, almost as bad as a “comedian” who relies on stealing other people’s bits and making his “humor” appeal to the lowest common denominator. oh wait…

      what, did you see this comment in a jaywalking bit and think it was cute?

  • Al

    I didn’t buy Paris Hilton’s music and I won’t buy Conan’s. He’s a decent guitar player and a mediocre singer who wouldn’t get near a recording studio if he wasn’t famous.

    • how the hell did paris hilton get brought into this?

  • Roger C

    Conan, go away, seriously. What a moron. You killed your show just to give Andy a job. Brilliant.

  • Hans M.

    I like how he is skipping the tired old CD and going plain digital and solid vinyl.

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    Well, he is better than most actual singers these days…

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