Just received this a week ago in Oz - with the book signed by Mr Mann himself!! Wonderful set package design booklet and remastering. Up to 8th disc already and loving it!! Even if you already own a number of these albums, the remastered cds are a joy to behold and the packaging is fantastic - not a bad word to say!! Now back to the roaring silence!!!
I have hardly ever written a review for Amazon before but in this case I felt I needed to. I hope it generates some discussion and comment.
A fantastic opportunity to celebrate the life and work of JL - but this box and even with its counterpart releases seems a huge missed opportunity. I guess this is written in the light of having bought and played Neil Young's Archives to death, and currently enjoying the Tom Petty live box, the genesis 5.1 boxes etc. and excited about the imminent release of the deluxe Sandy Denny box.
My point is this box is being released as deluxe - but I have a number of questions/comments as to what is missing to make this box truly a deluxe… Read more