If you follow The Beatles you’ll know that the full release plans for the Abbey Road 50th anniversary have just been made public.
In one big photo, here’s what we’ll be getting (click on images to see larger versions):To flesh that out a little, there’s a 3 CD, 1 Blu-ray (audio) plus hardback book super deluxe edition:
A 3 LP vinyl box set, 180 gram half speed mastered:
There’s more lovely visuals and info in the official “unboxing” promo:
And for a full description and background to each of the formats and some of the extras see Paul Sinclair’s very detailed article at superdeluxeedition.com. It has complete track listings as well.
Also, check out the offical Beatles site, and the official Beatles Vevo YouTube channel where Apple has uploaded three versions of George Harrison’s beautiful song, ‘Something’. Firstly the studio demo version:
Then the new stereo remix by Giles Martin and Sam Okell:
And finally, ‘Something (Take 39)’ – Instrumental Strings Only. Very special: