Wow there is a lot of misinformation in this review thread already... And this only released today. Just as an FYI for future readers, here is Aqualung *REMIXED* from the original masters by Steve Wilson of Porcupine Tree. Wilson has also been involved in the latest round of King Crimson re-issues. It is up to the listener to decide if the original mix of a classic album is sacrosanct or not, and I'm not one to debate questions of religion. However, I would like to point out that the terms "Remixed" and "Re..
THIS REVIEW IS FOR THE 2CD VERSION ***Little will prepare Tull fans for this. The sonic improvement and clarity on this 2CD remix/remaster is off-the-charts good - a truly fantastic improvement.A little history is needed to explain this - the CD reissues of this acknowledge gem have been fraught with so-so versions - a duffer bare-bones 1st outing in 1987, a 25th Anniversary attempt in 1996 (which to my ears is one of the worst remasters I've ever heard) and a much better shot at it by the audiophile compan..
After realizing they pulled the Facebook link this morning, I went to Amazon and downloaded the 2 discs (25 songs!) for 9.49. The quality of the mix and separations are like those fantastic Beatles releases of a couple years ago. That they've restored the original album to it's former glory prior to the addition of those "bonus tracks" that to my mind only served to break up the continuity is exa...ctly the right move. Then the other disc is an additional 14 tracks of wonder including an early alternate of ..