Jethro Tull - Warchild: The 40th Anniversary Theatre Edition : 2 x CDs + 2 x DVD-A in hardbound book with 80 page book (expanded / remastered)

SKU 28-RPLH216277.2
This was the first Jethro Tull album after the band came back from taking a bit of a break after the poor reception afforded the very ambitious A Passion Play.

"Digitally remastered and expanded four disc (two CDs + two DVDs) 40th Anniversary Theatre Edition of the band’s 1974 studio album remixed by Porcupine Tree’s studio wizard Steven Wilson. This set is packaged in a hardcover book and contains he original album with bonus tracks (three previously unreleased), remixed in 5.1 surround and stereo by Steven Wilson, 10 orchestral pieces written for the proposed film’s soundtrack, flat transfers of the original LP mix at 96/24, and the original quadrophonic mix (with 2 bonus tracks) in 4.0, promo footage, and footage from a January 1974 photo session/press conference where the WarChild project was announced. The box is housed within a 80-page book featuring an extensive article on the preparation and recording of the album, a film script synopsis, track-by-track annotations by Ian Anderson, plus rare and previously unseen photographs.

Highlights from the set include:
- Original album and bonus tracks (three previously unreleased), remixed in 5.1 surround and stereo by Steven Wilson.
- 10 orchestral pieces (nine previously unreleased) written for the film s soundtrack, 4 of which are remixed in 5.1 surround and stereo by Steven Wilson.
- Flat transfers of the original LP mix at 96/24, and the quadrophonic version (with 2 bonus tracks) in 4.0.
- The Third Hoorah promo footage, and footage from a January 1974 photo session/press conference where the WarChild project was announced.
- An 80-page booklet featuring an extensive history of the project, a film script synopsis, track-by-track annotations by Ian Anderson, plus rare and unseen photographs."
  • LabelChrysalis
  • UPC825646216277
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