[kj] Re-issues

wessidetempest . wessidetempest at hotmail.com
Mon Jun 6 18:07:47 EDT 2016

I agree with this. 

I do own the recent nighttime reissue and there really is no point to it. 
The original vinyl mix was good. CD was weaker but that was more an issue of the times. The CD remastering of years ago seemed to fix that. 

> On Jun 6, 2016, at 4:46 PM, T.B. <planetary at socal.rr.com> wrote:
> I assume these reissues are for the first 5 EG/Virgin albums?   Speaking
> only for myself, remixes aren't really a selling point when it comes to
> bonus tracks on an album.  Previously unreleased tracks, demos and live
> tracks are much more appealing.
> To be honest, it's going to be a pretty hard sell as the '07
> reissue/remasters pretty much covered all bases as far as bonus tracks and
> actually were sonically sound reissues without serious brickwalling, etc.
> Add to that those reissues are still easy to come by new. 
> Honestly, the only way to make money off those albums at this point is
> offering HiRez downloads through sites like HDTracks, Pono, etc and/or
> quality black vinyl pressings of the original albums, preferably analogue
> cutting straight from the master tapes which is a pretty expensive
> proposition.  Then there's the fact that Night Time, arguably the bands
> biggest commercial album, was just issued again on vinyl by Music On Vinyl
> and doesn't seem to be selling very well.
> IMO, if the band is going to look at generating money from old albums, they
> should reissue the 2003 self titled album as a expanded deluxe 2 cd with the
> 3 bonus tracks and Geordie's demos as well as finally getting it out on
> vinyl.  I think especially a quality vinyl release properly mastered for
> that format would do very well for the band.  It would tie in nicely with
> the upcoming Death And Resurrection Show dvd doc release as well.
> T.B.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gathering [mailto:gathering-bounces at misera.net] On Behalf Of Rob Moss
> As some might know, I've been helping a label do some reissue work and have
> been lucky enough to have some listening tracks for extras after being given
> access to the archive list
> Now. Don't get excited. They have used everything except an OTG out-take
> which is awful and OTG isn't being done anyway. 
> But. A genuine question. I have 5 "new" wardance mixes. Again. Don't  get
> excited as they all sound similar. But how desperate is the world for
> another wardance version on a re-issue? 
> And sorry, I would have Jaz and Geordie burn my house down if I shared
> them!!!
> Thanks.
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