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The Beatles Reissue ‘Let It Be’

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  1. Melody Bot

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    The Beatles have announced another reissue of Let It Be, including 27 unreleased recordings.

    The Let It Be album has been newly mixed by producer Giles Martin and engineer Sam Okell in stereo, 5.1 surround DTS, and Dolby Atmos. The album’s sweeping new Special Edition follows the universally acclaimed remixed and expanded anniversary editions of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (2017), The BEATLES (‘White Album’) (2018), and Abbey Road (2019). All the new Let It Be releases feature the new stereo mix of the album as guided by the original “reproduced for disc” version by Phil Spector and sourced directly from the original session and rooftop performance eight-track tapes. The physical and digital Super Deluxe collections also feature 27 previously unreleased session recordings, a four-track Let It Be EP, and the never before released 14-track Get Back stereo LP mix compiled by engineer Glyn Johns in May 1969.
    
    The Super Deluxe CD and vinyl collections’ beautiful book features Paul McCartney’s foreword; an introduction by Giles Martin; a remembrance by Glyn Johns; insightful chapters and detailed track notes by Beatles historian, author, and radio producer Kevin Howlett; and an essay by journalist and author John Harris exploring the sessions’ myths vs. their reality. The book is illustrated, scrapbook style, with rare and previously unpublished photos by Ethan A. Russell and Linda McCartney, as well as never before published images of handwritten lyrics, session notes, sketches, Beatles correspondence, tape boxes, film frames, and more.
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  2. BradBradley

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    Let It Die
     
  3. Yourbiggestflan

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    My gut is saying this is definitely in correlation with or due in part to the Peter Jackson documentary that's due out end of November
     
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  4. JimmyIymmiJ

    Music, a steady riot in my soul. Supporter

    I’m excited to hear the Get Back recordings.
     
  5. and indie label records just got delayed another 6 months!
     
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  6. Eml182

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    What Martin has been able to do with abbey rd, sgt peppers, and the white album is fantastic. Looking forward to hearing this as well.
     
  7. This should be cool. I've never been the biggest beatles fan, but can appreciate the music for sure. I'll definitely check this out.