Friday, April 18, 2014

Zeppelin albums will be re-released

Early Zeppelin 3 albums will be re-released in the Deluxe Edition, including unreleased material. It will be released June 2 in the UK, on June 3 in the US. In addition, plans (two types of Standard Edition and Deluxe Edition) 180g LP also will be released.
Used of all latest remastered that has supervised by Jimmy Page.
Comments by Jimmy Page: "Companion audio is the process of recording of Zeppelin. Including rough mix, backing tracks, alternate version and unreleased material."

LED ZEPPELIN (I)
[Disc 1] latest digitally remastered
[Disc 2] Live recorded at the Olympia Theater Paris, October 10 1969  (unreleased).

LED ZEPPELIN II
[Disc 1] latest digitally remastered
[Disc 2] Alternate mix 5 songs in the recording session, 2 songs backing track, completely unreleased (entitled "La La").

LED ZEPPELIN III
[Disc 1] latest digitally remastered (Reproduced circular and cut-out processed gatefold sleeve)
[Disc 2] unreleased songs and studio out-takes entitled "Bathroom Sound", "Jennings Farm Blues", "Key To The Highway / Trouble In Mind".

Description of the various editions (Reprinted 

[SUPER DELUXE EDITION BOX]
Remastered album on CD in vinyl replica sleeve
Companion audio on CD in a new sleeve and on 180-gram vinyl (Led Zeppelin features a previously unreleased October 1969 concert from Paris, II & III feature previously unreleased studio outtakes)
Remastered album on 180-gram vinyl in a sleeve replicating the first pressing
High-def audio download card of all content at 96kHz/24 bit (Live tracks are 48kHz/24bit)
Hard bound, 70 + page book filled with rare and previously unseen photos and memorabilia
High quality print of the original album cover, the first 30,000 of which will be individually numbered
Led Zeppelin will also include a replica of the band's original Atlantic press kit

[DELUXE EDITION 2CD]
Remastered album, plus a second disc of unreleased companion audio (Led Zeppelin features a previously unreleased October 1969 concert from Paris, II & III feature previously unreleased studio outtakes)

[DELUXE EDITION VINYL]
Remastered album and unreleased companion audio on 180-gram vinyl (Led Zeppelin features a previously unreleased October 1969 concert from Paris [2 LP's], II & III feature previously unreleased studio outtakes [Each contains 1 LP])

[SINGLE CD]
Remastered album packaged in a gatefold sleeve with an 8 page booklet (Led Zeppelin III contains CD sleeve in a replica of the original vinyl, including the die cut holes and wheel)

[ORIGINAL ALBUM VINYL]
Remastered album on 180-gram vinyl, packaged in a sleeve that replicates the LP's first pressing in exact detail

[DIGITAL DOWNLOAD]
Remastered album and companion audio (Led Zeppelin features a previously unreleased October 1969 concert from Paris, II & III feature previously unreleased studio outtakes)

It is scheduled to continue to release the times order the other original 9 albums in the future.

Posted here the artwork of three albums that have been rumored for the new remastered series, which is said to be released in this year.






Thursday, April 17, 2014

Meet the Beatles (JAPAN BOX)

From special site: This year is the 50th anniversary since record debut of the Beatles in Japan.

To celebrate the anniversary for Japanese themselves, five Japanese Original Edition albums that was released in '64 to '65, was decided to be release on CD for the first time.

Each artwork are reproduced faithfully the first version of the original LP, including Obi and inner sleeve.
This set is a very valuable collection of Limited Edition that newly edited booklet this time with five albums are housed in delux box.

The interview will be includes for the booklet:
Hiroyuki Takashima who was the first director of the Beatles in Japan (Toshiba Music industry at the time), Hoshika Rumiko who have experience interviewed the Beatles many times in the editor-in-chief of the original Music Life, and Hitoshi Namekata of the Beatles researcher / record producer, who is also the first generation fan was deeply involved in the Beatles through EMI Music Japan / Universal Music Japan.

All sound sources will be used 2009 remaster.
Mono remaster used in "The Beatles! (Meet The Beatles)","The Beatles No.2 (Second Album)","The Beatles No.5 ".
Stereo remaster used in "Beatles Ga Yatte-Kuru Yah! Yah! Yah! (A Hard Day's Night)" and the original stereo mix used in  "Yonin Wa Idol (Help)".
...Somehow, the 4th album "Beatles '65 (Beatles For Sale)" and subsequent has been omitted.

Special Site (in Japanese)
http://sp.universal-music.co.jp/beatles/special/2014_japanbox.php


<DISC 1> BEATLES ! / MEET THE BEATLES
Original Release Date in Japan: April 5, 1964.
1. I Want To Hold Your Hand
2. She Loves You
3. From Me To You
4. Twist And Shout
5. Love Me Do
6. Baby It's You
7. Don't Bother Me
8. Please Please Me
9. I Saw Her Standing There
10. P.S. I Love You
11. Little Child
12. All My Loving
13. Hold Me Tight
14. Please Mr. Postman







<DISC 2> BEATLES No.2 / SECOND ALBUM
Original Release Date in Japan: June 5, 1964.

1. Can't Buy Me Love
2. Do You Want To Know A Secret
3. Thank You Girl
4. A Taste Of Honey
5. It Won't Be Long
6. I Wanna Be Your Man
7. There's A Place
8. Roll Over Beethoven
9. Misery
10. Boys
11. Devil In Her Heart
12. Not A Second Time
13. Money
14. Till There Was You







<DISC 3> A HARD DAY'S NIGHT (ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUND TRACK)
Original Release Date in Japan: September 5, 1964.
1. A Hard Days Night
2. I Should Have Known Her Better
3. If I Fell
4. I'm Happy Just To Dance With You
5. And I Love Her
6. Tell Me Why
7. Can't Buy Me Love
8. Any Time At All
9. I'll Cry Instead
10. Things We Said Today
11. When I Get Home
12. You Can't Do That
13. I'll Be Back








<DISC 4> BEATLES No.5
Original Release Date in Japan: May 5, 1965.
1. Long Tall Sally
2. Sie Liebt Dich
3. Anna (Go To Him)
4. Matchbox
5. You Really Got A Hold On Me
6. She's A Woman
7. Ask Me Why
8. I Fell Fine
9. Komm, Gib Mir Deine Hand
10. Chains
11. Slow Down
12. All I've Got To Do
13. I Call Your Name
14. This Boy







<DISC 5> YONIN WA IDLE / HELP!
Original Release Date in Japan: September 15, 1965.
1. Help!
2. The Night Before
3. You've Got To Hide Your Love Away
4. I Need You
5. Another Girl
6. You're Going To Lose That Girl
7. Ticket To Ride
8. Act Naturally
9. It's Only Love
10. You Like Me Too Much
11. Tell Me What You See
12. I've Just Seen A Face
13. Yesterday
14. Dizzy Miss Lizzy