XTC - Skylarking - CD/BLU RAY
Two Disc set. Features a CD + Blu-Ray Audio. For many music fans, this is THE classic XTC album, the one there was most demand for in remixed and 5. 1 surround and one of those for which the tapes, until recently, were thought lost.
The album has been mixed for 5. 1 Surround Sound from the original multi-track studio master tapes by Steven Wilson with input from Andy Partridge and is fully approved by XTC. Features a 5. 1 Surround mix in 24-bit / 96-khz mixed from the original multi-track tapes available in LPCM and DTS HD MA. Additional Blu-ray features include: The new stereo album mix in 24-bit / 96-khz LPCM audio. Four additional songs from the album sessions in stereo and 5. 1 mixed by Steven Wilson.
The original (uncorrected polarity) stereo album mix hi-res stereo + non-album track. The original (corrected polarity) stereo album mix in hi-res stereo. Instrumental versions (mixed by Steven Wilson) of all new mixes in 24bit/96khz LPCM audio. A complete alternate album in demo form (as per Todd Rundgren's original suggested running order when he first heard the demos). Numerous additional demo and work tape sessions showing the evolution of the album and associated recordings. Promo films for "Dear God and "Grass". Presented in special packaging with expanded booklet and sleeve-notes by Andy Partridge, Colin Moulding and Dave Gregory. CD: features a completely new stereo album mix & bonus album track mixes by Steven Wilson.