Matthew Herbert Announces Release Date For One Pig

Matthew Herbert photographed by Margaret Salmon & Lucy Pope

The final part of Matthew Herbert's One album trio, One Pig, which traces the lifecycle of a pig from birth to plate, has been given its release date. One Pig was originally scheduled for release in 2010, but will now arrive on 11 October.

The album landed Herbert in hot water with PETA, who accused Herbert of disrespect, and launched a campaign to prevent the release of the record. A live version of One Pig is due to be performed at The Royal Opera House in September as part of the Just Tell The Truth festival, headed up by film maker Mike Figgis. Herbert's blog last reported on the status of the album late last year. Listen to excerpts from the previous two part of the One trio at Herbert's website.

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