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Not worth buying in this edition sadly.
on 21 October 2010
Whilst I was pleased with the Foxtrot and Selling England re-masters, I cannot say the same about this effort. The Lamia , which is one of the most important songs on the record is a horrific mess. Somehow Gabriel's flute has been completely lost and the overall sound is even more muddled and messy than the original recording which to be fair was also rather poor. Shoddy is the term that comes to mind. Not only is the music a travesty of what is possible from the limited master, but the so say "original" labels are incorrect. Having not been originally released with the mad hatter label, but with custom labelling. Only the very first pressing was worse than this awful CD and that featured a buzzing noise throughout the first side.
Don't buy this release but seek out the definitive edition, which is far better and closer to the original than this muddled mess