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Mono Pink Floyd Piper at the Gates of Dawn re-release March 4 2022

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by n.phelge, Jan 7, 2022.

  1. n.phelge

    n.phelge Forum Resident Thread Starter

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    Dallas
  2. ggoldenage

    ggoldenage Forum Resident

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    USA
    That's fine by me. Hopefully Saucerful gets this treatment too. This is the only way to hear those two records.
     
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  3. spieg16

    spieg16 Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Brooklyn, NY
    Has anyone seen this up anywhere besides AS?
     
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  4. aphexj

    aphexj Sound mind & body

    Fantastic news. The mono mix is by FAR the best way to hear this album, and the RSD version sounds terrific... based on the hype sticker this looks to be the same mastering
     
    Last edited: Jan 7, 2022
  5. astro70

    astro70 Forum Resident

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    Southern Illinois
    Been trying to find a reasonably priced RSD copy for a couple years now, this is great news! Available anywhere else yet? I don’t like ordering from AS if possible.
     
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  6. jazon

    jazon A fight between the blue you once knew

    Location:
    ottawa
    Not yet but I can't imagine it won't be all over the place.
     
  7. Platterpus

    Platterpus Senior Member

    A CD reissue would be nice.
     
  8. aphexj

    aphexj Sound mind & body

    Plenty of the 2007 mono CDs about, if you look
     
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  9. breakingglass

    breakingglass Forum Resident

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    Atlanta
    “Exclusive”

    the mono mix is like hearing a whole different band attaching these songs.
     
  10. Platterpus

    Platterpus Senior Member

    I know. I already have the 2007 and the 1997 CDs. Just a CD with some improvements would be nice. And maybe some extras too.
     
  11. Kassonica

    Kassonica Forum Resident

    why not re ordering from AS?
     
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  12. astro70

    astro70 Forum Resident

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    Southern Illinois
    I’ve had several bad experiences with ordering from them and it’s also MUCH MORE expensive due to shipping cost to order from them over another online record store.
     
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  13. Cimrya Deal

    Cimrya Deal Forum Resident

    Location:
    France
    I remember not so long ago when a mono Piper was like the holy grail. Nowadays it's becoming difficult to find a stereo Piper!!! :D
    Well to be honest I'm pretty ok with this as the mono mix is THE way to listen to this album. It would be perfect if the standard edition was the mono mix plus the first 3 singles.
     
  14. dkmonroe

    dkmonroe A completely self-taught idiot

    Location:
    Atlanta
    WOW! I had really given up on this! I got my RSD copy but I'm glad they finally decided to re-release it.
     
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  15. Kassonica

    Kassonica Forum Resident

    ah great, thanks for the up :)
     
  16. Neonbeam

    Neonbeam All Art Was Once Contemporary

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    Planet Earth
    Finally. They should sell this a twofer with the Mono and Stereo in a nice psychedelic gatefold.
     
  17. AlienRendel

    AlienRendel Forum Resident

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    Chicago, il
    They could call it “A Nice Half Pear”
     
  18. Demolition Man

    Demolition Man Forum Resident

    2007 Mono CD is fantastic. The 1997 one on the other hand is garbage.
     
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  19. Sytze

    Sytze Forum Resident

    I'd love a mono Saucerful on CD...
     
  20. Spencer R

    Spencer R Forum Resident

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    Oxford, MS
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  21. cwitt1980

    cwitt1980 Senior Member

    Location:
    Carbondale, IL USA
    Good. I didn't need the outer thing. Just more stuff to deal with when I want to listen to it.
     
  22. privit1

    privit1 Senior Member

    And me
     
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  23. Zongadude

    Zongadude Music is the best

    Location:
    France
    The RSD release had the original art.
    It was just put in an envelope with new art, but inside the sleeve was there.

    I'm wonderin why the Columbia logo is not blue in that 2022 edition.
     
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  24. astro70

    astro70 Forum Resident

    Location:
    Southern Illinois
    Yes, interesting they didn’t use the gold label like the RSD version either.
     
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  25. n.phelge

    n.phelge Forum Resident Thread Starter

    Location:
    Dallas
    Gold label was exclusive.
     
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