Black Sea is the fifth in a series of remixed & expanded XTC classic
albums. The album has been mixed for 5. 1 Surround Sound from the
original multi-track studio master tapes by Steven Wilson with input
from Andy Partridge & is fully approved by XTC.
CD: features a
completely new stereo album mix by Steven Wilson with many of the bonus
tracks also newly mixed by Steven Wilson.
Blu-ray: a 5. 1 Surround mix
in 24bit/96khz mixed from the original multi-track tapes available in
LPCM and DTS HD MA. Additional Blu-ray features include: The new stereo
album mix in 24bit/96khz LPCM audio. Additional songs from the album
sessions in stereo & 5. 1, several newly mixed by Steven Wilson. The
original stereo album mix in hi-res stereo + bonus tracks. Instrumental
versions (mixed by Steven Wilson) of all new album & several bonus
mixes in 24bit/96khz LPCM audio. Many album tracks in demo form as
recorded (mostly live) at Phonogram Studios prior to the main album
sessions. Three Andy Partridge demos from Phonogram studios. Three Andy
Partridge demos from Swindon Town Hall. Promo films for Towers Of
London, Generals & Majors & Respectable Street. Presented in
special packaging with expanded booklet & sleeve-notes by Andy
Partridge, Dave Gregory, Terry Chambers, Steve Lillywhite & Hugh
You can pre-order the album from Amazon here.