On September 7, Swan Song/Atlantic Records will release LED ZEPPELIN‘s historic concert film and soundtrack recorded on July 27, 28 and 29, 1973 at New York City’s Madison Square Garden, “The Song Remains The Same”. The super-deluxe version is the first time that both the expanded soundtrack and film are available in the same package. It also recreates the intricate embossing of the set’s original issue.

In celebration, a one-hour nationally syndicated radio show featuring interviews with Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones and John Bonham, taking you behind the scenes of those monumental concerts and the new release, can be heard below.

LED ZEPPELIN was at the peak of its powers on July 27-29 1973 when the band’s performances at New York’s Madison Square Garden were recorded for the concert film “The Song Remains The Same”. The soundtrack to the film, produced by Jimmy Page, was originally released on Swan Song in 1976.

The band continues revisiting their live canon with a new edition of the soundtrack to “The Song Remains The Same” that features newly remastered audio. This release follows the recent reissue of their live album “How The West Was Won”, and rounds out the deluxe reissue series of their classic albums that began in 2014, building to the band’s 50th-anniversary celebration slated to commence later this year. Coincidentally, John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant played their first live show together, under the moniker THE NEW YARDBIRDS at the time, on September 7, 1968.

“The Song Remains The Same” will be released in multiple formats from Atlantic/Swan Song, including the full album’s debut in hi-res 5.1 surround sound on Blu-ray. The Super Deluxe Boxed Set will be the most exquisite and elaborate release in the reissue series, recreating the intricate embossing of the set’s original issue and will also mark the first time the full-length film and soundtrack have been available in the same package. On the four-LP set, Page made a change to the track sequence, allowing the epic, 29-minute version of “Dazed And Confused” to be featuring in its entirety on one side of vinyl for the first time.

* CD – Remastered audio on two CDs, plus 24-page booklet.
* Vinyl – Remastered audio on four 180-gram vinyl LPs, plus 28-page booklet
* Blu-ray – 96kHz/24 bit 5.1 (DTS-HD Master Audio Surround) and stereo mixes (PCM Stereo and DTS-HD Master Audio Stereo). Video performances of four songs not in the original film: “Celebration Day”, “Over The Hills And Far Away”, “Misty Mountain Hop” and “The Ocean”. (All with 5.1 audio)

* Streaming & Digital Download – Remastered audio.
* Super Deluxe Boxed Set.
– Remastered audio on two CDs and four 180-gram vinyl LPs.
– Two-DVD set of the “The Song Remains The Same” featuring the full theatrical version of the film plus bonus content including four performance outtakes that were not part of the original film: “Celebration Day”, “Over The Hills And Far Away”, “Misty Mountain Hop” and “The Ocean”.
– DVD of the entire album in Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround and PCM Stereo, plus photo gallery.
– High-def download card of all stereo audio content at 96kHz/24 bit.
– A 28-page book featuring band photos and stills from the film and an essay by Cameron Crowe.
– A replica of the Japanese program from 1977, previously available only when the film first toured cinemas in that country.
– High-quality print of the original album cover, the first 30,000 of which will be individually numbered.

“The Song Remains The Same” is the soundtrack to the legendary concert film of the same name, which was released in 1976. The performances in the film were recorded July 27-29, 1973 at Madison Square Garden during the band’s tour for its then-current studio album “Houses Of The Holy”. The two-CD and four-LP collections are packed with electrifying live versions of ZEP classics like “Rock And Roll”, “Stairway To Heaven”, “No Quarter”, “Moby Dick”, “Dazed And Confused” and “Celebration Day”.

“The Song Remains The Same” soundtrack

CD And Digital Track Listing

01. Rock And Roll
02. Celebration Day
03. Black Dog
04. Over The Hills And Far Away
05. Misty Mountain Hop
06. Since I’ve Been Loving You
07. No Quarter
08. The Song Remains The Same
09. The Rain Song
10. The Ocean
11. Dazed And Confused
12. Stairway To Heaven
13. Moby Dick
14. Heartbreaker
15. Whole Lotta Love

LP Track Listing

LP One

01. Rock And Roll
02. Celebration Day
03. Black Dog
04. Over The Hills And Far Away
05. Misty Mountain Hop
06. Since I’ve Been Loving You
07. The Ocean

LP Two

01. The Song Remains The Same
02. The Rain Song
03. No Quarter

LP Three

01. Dazed And Confused
02. Moby Dick

LP Four

01. Stairway To Heaven
02. Heartbreaker
03. Whole Lotta Love

Fonte: Blabbermouth.net


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