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40th Anniversary Steven Wilson Remix + Book
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Steven Wilson Remix
Deluxe 40th Anniversary Monster Edition 5CD/3DVD set!
Includes new Steven Wilson mixes, demos, live recordings and more!
Includes a 164-page book featuring band member interviews, plus crew members, rare photos and memorabilia
Known for their innovative fusion of progressive rock and folk influences, Jethro Tull announces 40th anniversary editions of their 14th album, The Broadsword and the Beast. Originally released in 1982, it was a groundbreaking album that captivated fans with its distinctive blend of rock, folk, and progressive influences. The album's masterful storytelling, accompanied by Ian Anderson's unmistakable flute melodies, garnered critical acclaim and has become a fan favorite over the years.
The 40th Anniversary packages includes new mixes from Steven Wilson, demos, rough mixes, live recordings and sessions.
The Broadsword and the Beast — The 40th Anniversary Monster Edition will be released as a 5CD + 3DVD set including a 164-page book with interviews with band members, a track-by-track annotation by Ian Anderson, an interview with sleeve illustrator Iain McCaig, an extensive interview with studio and live sound engineer Leigh Mantle, a recreation of the 1982 tour program and touring schedule, and rare photos and memorabilia. The set will include The Broadsword and the Beast (Steven Wilson stereo remix), associated recordings, demo recordings, the original 1981 master mixes and Live in Germany 1982.
40th Anniversary Monster Edition
5CD & 3DVD
CD 1: The Broadword and the Beast Steven Wilson Stereo Remix & Associated Recordings Steven Wilson Stereo Remix
CD 2: Associated Recordings (Early 1981 Sessions) Steven Wilson Stereo Remix & Further Associated Recordings Steven Wilson Stereo Remix
CD 3: Demo Recordings, Original 1981 Master Mixes, Early 1982 Rough Mixes & Original 1981 Radio Advert
CD 4 & 5: Previously Unreleased Live in Germany 1982 Steven Wilson Stereo Remix
DVD 1 (Audio Only): The Broadsword and the Beast Remixed to 96/24 LPCM Stereo & DTS & DD 5.1 Surround; Flat Transfer of the Original 1982 Mix & Other Associated Tracks in 96/24 LPCM Stereo
DVD 2 (Audio Only): Associated Recordings Remixed to 96/24 LPCM Stereo & DTS & DD 5.1 Surround
DVD 3 (Audio Only): Live in Germany 1982 Remixed to 96/24 LPCM Stereo & DTS & DD 4.1 Surround
DVD 9 Region 0 Video - Format NTSC - Aspect Ratio 16:9
164-Page Book: Interviews, Track-by-Track Annotation by Ian Anderson, Lyrics, Recreation of the 1982 Tour Program, 1981-1982 Recording/Touring Chronology, Rare Photos & Memorabilia
Hardback Book Packaging
Made in Germany
|Disc 1||‘THE BROADSWORD AND THE BEAST’ – A Steven Wilson stereo remix||Beastie||Clasp||Fallen On Hard Times||Flying Colours||Slow Marching Band||Broadsword||Pussy Willow||Watching Me, Watching You||Seal Driver||Cheerio||ASSOCIATED RECORDINGS – A Steven Wilson stereo remix||Recorded on 24 track at Maison Rouge Studios, December 1981 – January 1982 (unless otherwise noted)||Fallen On Hard Times (1st master, Dec ’81 sessions)||Beastie (2nd master, Dec ’81 sessions)||Fallen On Hard Times [2nd master, Dec ’81 sessions)||Seal Driver (1st master, Dec ’81 sessions)||Cheerio (ensemble vocal version)||Jack-A-Lynn (acoustic version)||Beastie Shouts!||Disc 2||Roland’s Entry [Instrumental]||Lights Out||The Curse (version 1)||The Curse (version 2)||Too Many Too||Calafel [Instrumental]||I’m Your Gun||No Step||Down At The End Of Your Road||Mayhem Maybe [with 1988 overdubs]||Commons Brawl [with 1993 overdubs]||Return To Calafel [Instrumental]||Jack Frost And The Hooded Crow||The Swirling Pit [Instrumental]||Inverness Sleeper||FURTHER ASSOCIATED RECORDINGS A Steven Wilson stereo remix||Recorded on 24 track at Maison Rouge Studios, December 1981 – January 1982||Crew Nights (combined version) [with some 1993 overdubs]||Rhythm In Gold||Overhang [with 1988 overdubs]||Jack-A-Lynn (band version)||Motoreyes||Drive On The Young Side Of Life [with 1993 overdubs]||Disc Three||DEMO RECORDINGS||Recorded directly to stereo in Maison Rouge Studio 1 on 15th December 1981||Flying Colours||Me, Dinosaur||Crew Nights||Rhythm In Gold||Honest Girl||DJ Dream||Seal Driver||Jack-A-Lynn||Fallen On Hard Times||Drive On The Young Side Of Life||ORIGINAL 1981 MASTER MIXES||Early master mixes prepared in July 1981. The master mix of ‘Watching Me, Watching You’ used on the album was also prepared during these mixing sessions.||Beastie||Too Many Too||I’m Your Gun||Down At The End Of Your Road||Jack Frost And The Hooded Crow||EARLY 1982 ROUGH MIXES||Rough mixes of work-in-progress album tracks prepared in January 1982||Slow Marching Band||Pussy Willow||Fallen On Hard Times||ORIGINAL 1982 RADIO ADVERT||UK local radio advert promoting the band’s headlining appearance at the Theakston Music Festival, Nostell Priory, West Yorkshire, England on Saturday 28th August 1982||Theakston Music Festival Advert||Disc 4||LIVE IN GERMANY 1982||Clasp||Hunting Girl||Fallen On Hard Times||Pussy Willow||Broadsword||Jack-In-The-Green||One Brown Mouse||Seal Driver||Heavy Horses||Weathercock/Fire At Midnight||Keyboard Instrumental||Sweet Dream||Disc 5||LIVE IN GERMANY 1982||Flying Colours||Songs From The Wood||Watching Me, Watching You||Band Introductions||The Swirling Pit||Pibroch/Black Satin Dancer||Beastie||Too Old To Rock ‘n’ Roll: Too Young To Die!||Aqualung||Minstrel In The Gallery||Locomotive Breath/Black Sunday||Cheerio||DVD 1||Audio only||Remixed to 96/24 LPCM stereo and DTS and Dolby Digital 5.1 surround + flat transfer of the 1982 original mix in 96/24 LPCM stereo||DVD 2||Associated Recordings remixed to 96/24 LPCM stereo and DTS and Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound||DVD 3||Live in Germany (as per DISCS 4 & 5) remixed to 96/24 LPCM stereo and DTS and Dolby Digital 4.1 surround sound|