Led Zeppelin announce ‘The Song Remains The Same’ reissue

The set will be available on a variety of formats

Led Zeppelin conclude their reissue campaign with a new edition of the soundtrack to the concert film The Song Remains The Same, originally released in 1976 and featuring newly remastered audio supervised by Jimmy Page.

The album was recorded in July 1973 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, and the new version is due to be released on September 7th as a Super Deluxe Boxed Set, 2 CD, 4 vinyl, digital versions, plus the full album’s debut release in Hi-Res 5.1 surround sound on Blu-ray.

The Super Deluxe Edition will include 15 tracks of remastered audio across 2 CDs, 4 180-gram vinyl LPs and 3 DVDs. The DVDs will include the entire album in Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound and PCM stereo with photo gallery on one disc, the original film on the second and a disc of extras on the third. A 28 page book along with a 20 page replica of 1977 Japanese Cinema Programme also included with an HD download card of the entire album in 96 kHz/24-bit audio. Each set concludes with a numbered art print of the album cover.

The Blu-ray does not appear to include the original concert film, but just the remastered audio of the album at 96kHz/24-bit 5.1 in DTS-HD Master Audio Surround, plus PCM stereo and DTS-HD Master Audio Stereo along with four video performances from the concert including “Celebration Day,” “Over The Hills And Far Away,” “Misty Mountain Hop” and “The Ocean.”

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