I think it's very good. I've only listened to it a couple of times, but it seems more instantly likable than Hail To The Thief. I'm looking forward to hearing the stuff that's coming on the second CD when it's physically released.
OK. Quite funny really, though I was ashamed at the time.
One day a few years ago I was on my way to a meeting. I was very busy, and very late, so when I got to a busy road I was feeling a little impatient. However, there was a blind man waiting to cross, and nobody to help him. I was in a rush, but reluctantly I helped him across the road (slowly!). But about three quarters of the way across, forgetting he was blind, I said 'will you be OK now, bye!', and ran off leaving the poor bloke in the middle of the road. I went a few yards before I realised what I'd done, but it was too late. Two women were already giving me daggers as they helped him the rest of the way!
Well, this is a question that I'm sure I could find the answer to with some investigative internet activity, in particular your own sixplusthree blog (which is excellent) but I'm so tired (see what I did there?) and time is limited so here goes.
You know those Purple Chick Deluxe albums made by fans and available to fans for download? Well, I managed to download Sgt Pepper in stereo and apart from the obvious extra tracks (Strawberry Fields, Penny Lane & Only A Northern Song) and some overdubbed and cut up passages (A Day In The Life, Strawbery Fields Forever, Being For The Benefit Of Mr Kite, Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds - and probably others) are there any other discernable differences from the original Beatles pressings? I have to admit to not having listened to it all but the few tracks I've listened to are the same as the originals. Are all the Purple Chick Deluxe albums in the same vein?
The Purple Chick Sgt. Pepper is a pretty comprehensive release. The album in both mono and stereo, plus the single and b-side. And then 3 discs of outtakes including the makings of Strawberry Fields, and A Day In The Life. Disc 6 consists of the multi-tracks that surfaced last year.
This is the blurb on the inner sleeve of Please Please Me:
Purple Chick Presents: The Beatles Deluxe Editions
Every available Beatles studio recording in a somewhat organised album-by-album format.
Volume One's will showcase the original album, plus associated singles, EP's, compilation tracks, and finished outtakes, in both stereo and mono. As a bonus we'll throw in every available alternate stereo and mono mix, plus other more or less appropriate goodies.
Volume Two's will showcase The Beatles at work in the studio, through sesion tapes, accetates, outtakes, etc. Often getting the complete session requires editing from multiple sources - something we haven't shied away from. Surprisingly, many of these recordings have never appeared complete and at the correct speed before.
We'll include monitor mixes only when they let us hear isolated tracks from the multi-track, or offer otherwise unavailable stuff. Also, we might even throw in an outfake or two, but only if the circumstances so warrant.
Great film director, I studied Alfred Hitchcock last year... Psycho is such a great film, when we were remarked of the delicate details of it I was so impressed
Kindof a tangent, but last year in string orchestra we played the music for Psycho, which was awesome. We actually performed it for a radio broadcast, that I quite intelligently managed to be out of range of the station for.