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The 19-disc limited edition box set 'On (and Off) The Road' presents a complete overview of the enduringly popular 1980's incarnation of King Crimson. Featuring a wealth of previously unheard audio and / or upgraded audio from the band's first to final performances, stereo and 5.1 editions of Discipline, Beat and The Three Of A Perfect Pair, plus video recordings of some of the best live shows the line-up played and substantial new concert footage, all presented to the high standards that have been a staple of King Crimson boxed sets of recent years. Contents include: * 9 CDs, including new Steven Wilson and Robert Fripp stereo mixes of Discipline (2011), Beat (2016) and Three of a Perfect Pair (2016), and the final concert from each of the band's tours: Japan 1981 (new to CD), Germany 1982 (new mixes for this edition), Canada (Absent Lovers) 1984 (remastered for this edition) * 2 CDs of additional studio recordings including 1 CD containing edited and expanded of sessions for the abandoned third album and a 'making of...' CD featuring studio snippets and outtakes from across the studio recordings (providing a fascinating audio insight into the 'Crimson process') * 3 DVD-audio discs (hybrid discs compatible with all DVD players and rom-drives, region free, NTSC) feature the three original studio albums in high-resolution stereo (new & original mixes), 5.1 Surround Sound mixes and additional audio and videos on all three discs * 3 BluRay discs containing all the DVD-a disc material plus extensive additional video material including: Frejus live (Discipline), Alabama-Halle (Beat) (footage unseen since original 1982 broadcast), Japan 1984 (Three of a Perfect Pair) and additional hi-res audio options. * The Three Of A Perfect Pair BluRay also features previously unseen footage from the final run of 1984 Japanese concerts plus 2 sets of 'single camera footage' recordings with shots focusing on each of the individual musicians. * 2 additional discs are 'More Neal and Jack and Me' (disc 18) - allowing the two concerts to be presented in 4:3 aspect ratio as per original film and effectively a 1982 hi-res tour disc (disc 19).* Absent Lovers concert is also included in a new Surround Sound mix on the Three Of A Perfect Pair BluRay Presented in a 12-inch box with booklet, memorabilia, extensive sleeve notes and eyewitness accounts of Crimson live shows.
Features & Highlights
|Manufacturer:||Sony Music Canada Inc.|
|Publisher:||Sony Music Canada Inc.|
|Studio:||Sony Music Canada Inc.|
|Item Weight:||3.77 pounds|
|Item Size:||12.44 x 1.34 x 1.34 inches|
|Package Weight:||4.19 pounds|
|Package Size:||12.4 x 1.57 x 1.57 inches|
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