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The sold-out LEGO Rolling Stones art set is back in stock on LEGO.com, but if the second delivery looks anything like the first, fans may need to move quickly to get the much-needed collectible. The art set, which retails for $149.99 and was released in honor of the band’s 60th anniversary, hit shelves Monday (August 1).
A great gift for music lovers, the LEGO Rolling Stones set turns the iconic red tongue and lips logo into a stunning 3D work of art that’s sure to stand out in any room. This limited-edition piece, which debuted in June, is available on LEGO.com and at all LEGO Retailers.
Comprising 1,998 pieces, the bold structure, combining the legendary red lips and matching tongue, measures over 22” high and 18.5” wide. The set includes an accompanying soundtrack with nearly an hour of content, including an exclusive interview with John Pasche, the graphic designer who created the Rolling Stones tongue logo in 1970.
“Since the pull tab logo is one of the most recognized logos, our biggest challenge was figuring out how we could get the LEGO Art design as close to the original as possible,” explained Fiorella Groves, Head of of design within the LEGO Group. “Previous sets have been created with round 1×1 LEGO tiles in mosaic form, but this time, in the spirit of being more Rock ‘n’ Roll, we’ve used the full range of LEGO bricks to capture the organic curves created by John. . Hearing his reaction to our final design makes me so happy!”
The Rolling Stones LEGO Art Set
The LEGO Art series pays homage to pop culture characters and personalities, including legendary music groups like Elvis Presley ($119) and the Beatles, in addition to Hollywood icons like Marilyn Monroe, as well as well-known superheroes. loved as Iron Man and Batman. LEGO also released a Spice Girls Brickheadz set earlier this year.
In March, the Rolling Stones announced a summer European tour celebrating their 60th anniversary. The 14-date ride ended in Sweden on Sunday July 31. The Rolling Stones are due to perform at Waldbühne in Berlin, Germany on Wednesday August 3.
See more photos of the LEGO x Rolling Stone art set below.