Waiting For The Sun - 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition [2 CD + 1 LP]

Waiting For The Sun - 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition [2 CD + 1 LP]

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The Doors released their third studio album, Waiting For The Sun, in July 1968. It was the band’s third platinum album in less than two years, and the first to top the album chart. Since its debut, the album has sold millions of copies around the globe and contributed to the Doors’ legendary canon, including the #1 smash, “Hello, I Love You.”

To commemorate the 50thanniversary The Doors will release WAITING FOR THE SUN: 50thANNIVERSARY DELUXE EDITION. This 2-CD/1-LP collection features a new version of the album’s original stereo mix on both CD and 180-gram vinyl LP, which has been newly remastered from the original master tapes by Bruce Botnick, the Doors’ longtime engineer/mixer. The set also includes a second disc of 14 completely unreleased tracks: nine recently discovered “rough mixes” from the album recording sessions and five live songs from a September 17, 1968 Copenhagen show.

While going through his archive, Bruce Botnick uncovered a cache of rough mixes from the sessions that hadn’t been played in 50 years. Botnick says: “I prefer some of these rough mixes to the finals, as they represent all of the elements and additional background vocals, different sensibilities on balances, and some intangible roughness, all of which are quite attractive and refreshing.”

When the Doors recorded Waiting For The Sunin 1968, they were among the first bands to use Dolby A301 noise reduction processors, which was cutting-edge recording tech at the time. Similarly, the most advanced sound recording innovations were used to make the anniversary edition of Waiting For The Sun. The new release has been encoded with the MQA (Master Quality Authenticated) process. An MQA disc plays back on all CD players as standard CD quality. But if a conventional CD player is connected to an MQA-enabled device, it can play the same disc back at its original sample rate.

WAITING FOR THE SUN: 50thANNIVERSARY DELUXE EDITION

Track Listing

Disc One

  1. Hello, I Love You
  2. Love Street
  3. Not To Touch The Earth
  4. Summer’s Almost Gone
  5. Wintertime Love
  6. The Unknown Soldier
  7. Spanish Caravan
  8. My Wild Love
  9. We Could Be So Good Together
  10. Yes, The River Knows
  11. Five To One

Disc Two (All Tracks Previously Unreleased)

Rough Mixes

  1. Hello, I Love You
  2. Summer’s Almost Gone
  3. Yes, The River Knows
  4. Spanish Caravan
  5. Love Street
  6. Wintertime Love
  7. Not To Touch The Earth
  8. Five To One
  9. My Wild Love

Live In Copenhagen

  1. The WASP (Texas Radio And The Big Beat)
  2. Hello, I Love You
  3. Back Door Man
  4. Five To One
  5. The Unknown Soldier

180g LP (Remastered Original Stereo Mix)

Side One

  1. Hello, I Love You
  2. Love Street
  3. Not To Touch The Earth
  4. Summer’s Almost Gone
  5. Wintertime Love
  6. The Unknown Soldier

Side Two

  1. Spanish Caravan
  2. My Wild Love
  3. We Could Be So Good Together
  4. Yes, The River Knows
  5. Five To One

 

 


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