Jethro Tull - This Was and Mr. Steven Wilson *

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by dougb222, Sep 16, 2016.

  1. JulesRules

    JulesRules Napoleon Blownapart

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    Maybe it's one of the early copies that get sent out to reviewers and the like?

    And obviously things are often "in stock" before the actual release date. Maybe they got their dates mixed up.
     
  2. Hi Lizard

    Hi Lizard Forum Resident

    Just snagged mine for $38.15 free shipping of course, from Deep Discount used GINGERSNAP for an additional $4 off the sale price of $42.15 with sales tax. I'm betting that's about as low as it gets.
     
  3. Electric

    Electric The Medium is the Massage

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    Nope. Still cheaper at ImportCDs. And their sale should be soon.
     
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  4. Hi Lizard

    Hi Lizard Forum Resident

    Dig... I did say 'about' as cheap as it gets. So no info in ImportCDs pricing?
     
  5. Bill Mac

    Bill Mac Forum Resident

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    Not by much for me. The importcds current price with shipping and tax is $37.84 and Deep Discount is $38.15 with tax. I'll be buying the This Was set from Bull Moose for $38.97 at the local NH store with no tax. Rather support Bull Moose with the price so close than any of the others.
     
  6. Jack

    Jack I don’t download, stream or 5.1.

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    Bull Moose just shipped mine.
     
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  7. Deek57

    Deek57 Forum Resident

    Oh yeah, mine is on the way should be here tomorrow a day early. Oh yeah Oh yeah....
     
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  8. Rne

    Rne Sufferin' succotash!

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    I listened to the previously-unrelased-on-cd first stereo mix, and even though is mostly a reversed version of the widely available one, it feels better, at least on headphones.
    The book, as you imagine is another excellent chapter of the Tull encyclopedia these reissues are offering. Lots to be read!
     
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  9. The original stereo mix has not been released on cd prior to this box? What did they use for the original release and the version in the "Originals" box?
     
  10. Rne

    Rne Sufferin' succotash!

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    There were two stereo mixes (not counting the new remix). The one included in this set was never issued on cd. Like I said, the differences lay mostly on panning.
     
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  11. Icenine1

    Icenine1 Forum Resident

    Got mine from Amazon.UK for $32 delivered. Lets hope in shows up in better shape than my King Crimson Meltdown did.
     
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  12. Steve O

    Steve O Forum Resident

    We now have FIVE mixes of this album!
     
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  13. SJB

    SJB Beloved Parasitic Nuisance

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    Past CD issues have used the U.S. stereo mix (which is on the DVD in the new set). I don't know the whole history but I suppose the tapes of the U.K. stereo mix have disappeared; promotional pictures of the new set show that the U.K. mix is a "disc transfer," which I'm guessing is a synonym for "needledrop."
     
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  14. So is this how the stereo mixes stack up?

    1) original UK stereo mix, never previously issued on CD, currently included in new 50th Anniversary set (on CD only) -possibly a needledrop
    2) original US 1969 stereo mix, issued on 1st issued cds, the originals collection and 2001 remaster, and the 50th Anniversary set (DVD only)
    3) Peter Mew 2008 stereo remix issued with the 2 disk 40th Anniversary Collection
    4) Steve Wilson 2018 Stereo Remix issued with the 50th Anniversary collection (on CD and DVD)
     
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  15. Rne

    Rne Sufferin' succotash!

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    Stereo mix #1 doesn't sound like a needledrop to me, but I might be wrong, of course.
     
  16. tonewheeltom

    tonewheeltom Forum Resident

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    Six, actually. Mono, two vintage stereo, two stereo remixes, and the surround.
     
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  17. Plan9

    Plan9 Mastering Engineer

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    That's the chronology for stereo, yes.

    You also have the 2018 SW surround remix and the 1968 mono mix of course.
     
  18. Catbirdman

    Catbirdman Forum Resident

    A minor footnote, perhaps, and not the full album, but we could also add that just two tracks - "My Sunday Feeling" and "A Song For Jeffrey" - received a stereo remix for the 25-Year box set.
     
  19. Larry Geller

    Larry Geller Surround sound lunatic

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    And the remixes on Living In The Past...
     
  20. Plan9

    Plan9 Mastering Engineer

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    I wonder if these songs qualify for "the most officially remixed tracks" in Rock.
     
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  21. mark winstanley

    mark winstanley Pick up a fast car, burn my name in the road

    i got a couple of things from import cd's that I would swear were china bootlegs ... may be wrong, but they make me nervous
     
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  22. Hi Lizard

    Hi Lizard Forum Resident

    I got "Stand Up" from them and it was indeed a boot.
     
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  23. yescool2002

    yescool2002 Forum Resident

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    They don´t pirate this kind of stuff.

    But I´ve got a couple of pirate russian cds, and it´s hard to tell they are pirates.
     
  24. The Panda

    The Panda Forum Mutant

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    yep, me too
     
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  25. Plan9

    Plan9 Mastering Engineer

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    They have pirated a few of the Tull booksets... without the book part. Easy to tell them apart then, but people still buy them.
     
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