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Complications with Wu-Tang Clan’s A Better Tomorrow LP have fans less than optimistic about a full-length from the legendary collective actually releasing. But that changes today, as a 31-track double disc titled Once Upon A Time In Shaolin was announced.

However, there’s a catch. Only one copy of the project will be sold to a collector with a hefty wallet. “We’re about to sell an album like nobody else sold it before,” RZA told Forbes. “We’re about to put out a piece of art like nobody else has done in the history of [modern] music. We’re making a single-sale collector’s item. This is like somebody having the scepter of an Egyptian king.”

Raekwon posted a tweet stating that the album had been sitting in the vaults for some time. Acknowledging the artistic endeavor’s worth (the packaging was designed by British-Moroccan artist to royal families and business leaders, Yahya), RZA plans to sell it for a price “in the millions.” But not before the Once Upon A Time In Shaolin tour, which is set to hit venues like museums, galleries, and festivals. It will cost between $30-$50 to attend, and attendees will probably have to listen to the Wu’s new music via a pair of administered headphones to avoid piracy.

The body of work is completely separate from A Better Tomorrow.

Once Upon A Time In Shaolin contains 128 minutes worth of original Wu-Tang Clan tunes. As reported by Forbes, it will release commercially once the “tour” (and we assume the grand purchase) is complete. See an image of Yahya’s elaborate design below.

Photo: Forbes