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The Beatles In Stereo Vinyl Box [Boxed Set] [VINYL]
The Beatles In Stereo Vinyl Box [Boxed Set] [VINYL]
Price: 287.01

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars An answer for KMWL!, 16 Nov 2012
Hi there kmwl, the hi-hat intro to All My Loving was only ever on German issues of With The Beatles and later on the Beatles From Liverpool box set which was released in the early eighties and is not meant to be there! Unfortunately, both of those releases sound significantly better than these new ones which for my money, although lovely to look at and hold, and a real thrill to once again see on pristine heavyweight vinyl, sound a tad boomy and slightly muffled to these ears compared to older all analogue versions. Definitely better than the previous dmm releases from the 1987 digital masters but not quite there for me.
A beautiful set but if you want to hear The Beatles the best they will probably ever sound until Apple finally do proper surround mixes and put the catalogue out in 192/24 blu ray audio ( oh I wish ) you would be better off spending your hard earned on a Blue box BC13 with thinner vinyl and less substantial sleeves, but crucially, the authentic analogue sound of the fab four.
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Price: 12.00

8 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Five stars for content. One for the gorilla., 12 Nov 2012
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This review is from: GRRR! (Audio CD)
Just about the cheapest, nastiest, shoddiest piece of product Mick and co. have unleashed on the surely jaded Stones buying public yet.
It looks like approximately five minutes were spent on the design and packaging for this standard edition.
No liner notes, hardly any pictures...which mysteriously stop at 1975...and overall just appallingly flimsy and insubstantial, even for eleven quid.
It looks like it should be on one of those grey market no name budget labels that put out old albums that have gone out of copyright!
Come on boys and treat us to something a bit more special without having to fork out for the so called deluxe and super deluxe editions.
Love the music though.
Rock on for ever, Rolling Stones!
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Rubber Soul
Rubber Soul
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Price: 8.90

20 of 23 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Please release the mono versions separately!, 10 Sep 2009
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Love the new remasters- they are stunning in their clarity and detail. However, perusing them in the racks at HMV yesterday as this very album was playing I couldn't help but feel sad that the mono mixes have been resigned to
an overpriced limited edition box set only. In the above store, at the front desk- only guitars, drums and the occaisional harmony vocal could be heard. Way at the back- about a hundred feet away- was Lennon's voice all on it's own. God knows what the casual punter walking round the shop, or young people wondering what all the fuss over the Beatles is all about must think hearing them this way. They probably thought that half the speakers had gone kaput! The stereos are fine if your speakers are quite close together, but in that environment- I was almost embarrassed. Lord knows what one of the even more primitive early albums, such as With The Beatles would sound like! I didn't stick around to find out. In 87, the stereo mixes of the first four were deemed unreleasable. Why are they, therefore, considered acceptable now? Please, EMI- sort it out and make the mono mixes avilable too, so EVERYBODY can hear them the way they NEED to be heard- with the power and precision only the mono mixes contain. If not-
and I know this is heretical to some- a full remix for the whole catalogue comparable to Yellow Submarine Songtrack or Let It Be ...Naked please.
Love the new remasters...understand fully the historical importance of the stereo mixes, but up to Rubber Soul at least- they are poor relations to the monos.
Oh- and I do wish the digipacks of the new remasters had inner sleeves for the cds, they'll be trashed in no time taking them in and out of those card sleeves!
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