Very poor sound quality - you would expect the reissues to have the remastered versions of the albums but it sounds like it's coming out of a tin can. Makes amazon/itunes' MP3 versions of the album sound like the Royal Albert Hall.
Any band with Psychocandy and Honey's Dead in their catalogue deserves the utmost respect. Throw into that the very good (but not great) Darklands and Stoned and Dethroned and you've got one of the finest bands of the last 30 years. Personally I'm not mad on Automatic, it's not terrible by any means, but just didn't click like the others.