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Re: 50th anniversary Sergeant Peppers to "reinstate" Strawberry Fields and Penny Lane

Postby Goat Boy » 05 Apr 2017, 08:16

No carnival of light then
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Postby bhoywonder » 05 Apr 2017, 08:26

Well, I'll buy it and moan about how much it is and that I already have the mono mix (twice) and that I don't need a blu ray and a dvd of a 30-year-old tv documentary, and muttering about carnival of light yet again, but then I'll spend hours poring over the book, sticking the posters in frames on the walls and obsessing over the new mix and out-takes/different versions, and I'll like just looking at it on the shelf.

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Re: 50th anniversary Sergeant Peppers to "reinstate" Strawberry Fields and Penny Lane

Postby clive gash » 05 Apr 2017, 09:01

Not that arsed about the DVD content but this is a must for me. When "Revolution in the Head" came out, with Macs Pepper-pinnacle viewpoint, I sneered a little (ha! what about the White Album you div!), now I fall in line.
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Postby clive gash » 05 Apr 2017, 09:13

Take my money now!
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Postby KATANGA MY FRIEND! » 05 Apr 2017, 09:49

Rayge wrote:The fleecers are sharpening their Shears


:)

Very clever.

Well, there aren't many bands - there aren't many albums - I'd fork out this kind of money for, but I'm all over this one.

Some speculation that if this sells well they might do the same for the White Album next year. That would be amazing.
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Re: 50th anniversary Sergeant Peppers to "reinstate" Strawberry Fields and Penny Lane

Postby Goat Boy » 05 Apr 2017, 09:54

I hope they don't go down the anthology route and splice together takes and whatnot.

The package alone looks super cool. I'd buy it just for the poster
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Re: 50th anniversary Sergeant Peppers to "reinstate" Strawberry Fields and Penny Lane

Postby bhoywonder » 05 Apr 2017, 10:05

Dog Pickle 'BEAUT' wrote:
Rayge wrote:The fleecers are sharpening their Shears


:)

Very clever.

Well, there aren't many bands - there aren't many albums - I'd fork out this kind of money for, but I'm all over this one.

Some speculation that if this sells well they might do the same for the White Album next year. That would be amazing.


It would. Although the one i really want to hear broken down is Abbey Road. I feel like I know all their albums inside out – every story of how every song came about, demos, etc, but Abbey Road s always glossed over – despite it being (arguably) their most complex album.

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Re: 50th anniversary Sergeant Peppers to "reinstate" Strawberry Fields and Penny Lane

Postby billy » 05 Apr 2017, 11:42

Dog Pickle 'BEAUT' wrote:Amazon Italy have the best price:

https://www.amazon.it/Sgt-Peppers-Lonel ... shtv.it-21


At just over £80, that's more reasonable -- ta very much, you tart ;)
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Re: 50th anniversary Sergeant Peppers to "reinstate" Strawberry Fields and Penny Lane

Postby Bent Fabric » 05 Apr 2017, 14:03

Goat Boy wrote:No carnival of light then


I mean, you are more than welcome to laugh at me here, and it is such a deeply desperate remark, but...POSSIBLY a "hidden track"?

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Re: 50th anniversary Sergeant Peppers to "reinstate" Strawberry Fields and Penny Lane

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Have you heard of the Hoffmann board? I think you'd like it there
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Postby clive gash » 05 Apr 2017, 16:15

Perhaps it's the background music on the DVD menu?
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Goat Boy wrote:Have you heard of the Hoffmann board? I think you'd like it there


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Re: 50th anniversary Sergeant Peppers to "reinstate" Strawberry Fields and Penny Lane

Postby clive gash » 05 Apr 2017, 16:29

Gorts, can you change the thread title to "50th anniversary Sergeant Peppers not to "reinstate" Strawberry Fields and Penny Lane"?
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Re: 50th anniversary Sergeant Peppers to "reinstate" Strawberry Fields and Penny Lane

Postby soundchaser » 05 Apr 2017, 16:50

The greatest album of all time.

It's a lot of money, and I can't really afford it...but what the fuck: that box-set will be mine.

Lucky it's Father's Day around then, and even luckier I've got five kids!


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Re: 50th anniversary Sergeant Peppers to "reinstate" Strawberry Fields and Penny Lane

Postby bobzilla77 » 05 Apr 2017, 18:08

Charlie O. wrote:
bhoywonder wrote:This is a vaguely interesting read... http://wogew.blogspot.co.uk/2017/03/rin ... epper.html

So what did Ringo think? He thought it was great! Why? Because it originally was recorded on a 4-track with a lot of over dubs, which buried the drums. Now, the drums have been lifted and come through as they should. He was pleased. You'll be glad to know it was remastered at EMI Studios where it was originally recorded."
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So, I guess Allison confuses remastering with remixing.

Or maybe Ringo was mis-remembering an album he apparently hadn't listened to "in decades." I never thought the drums were buried on that album.


Remastering the same mix could possibly have an effect on the drums becoming more present, but, it sounds like they did actually do a new stereo mix which is what he was listening to.
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Re: 50th anniversary Sergeant Peppers to "reinstate" Strawberry Fields and Penny Lane

Postby KATANGA MY FRIEND! » 05 Apr 2017, 19:20

soundchaser wrote:The greatest album of all time.


Cheers me to read that.

Sometimes I think it is. The sound of the thing is still absolutely extraordinary.
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