The Beatles Sgt. Pepper Anniversary Edition Looks Amazing

 

The Beatles are celebrating the 50th anniversary of their classic album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band with numerous versions of the release due out May 26th, 5 days before the actual anniversary on June 1st.

There's a version for every level of fandom - from a single-CD to a monster 6-disc set.

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  • Single-CD - A new stereo mix including the U.K. version of the album's "Edit for LP End" run-out groove.
  • Double-CD - Stereo mix on disc 1 plus an 18 track second disc with alternate takes of all of the songs on the album, two alternate takes of Penny Lane including an instrumental version, and three alternate takes of Strawberry Fields Forever.
  • Double-Vinyl LP - Same as Double-CD without the Penny Lane and Strawberry Fields takes. 
  • Six-CD
    • New Stereo Mix
    • Two-CDs/33 tracks of studio outtakes
    • One-CD of the album and bonus tracks in mono
    • Two-Blu-Ray or DVDs with 5.1 mix and high resolution versions of the album plus a previously unreleased documentary and promotional films. 

The Super Deluxe version will include a 144-page hardcovered book with introductions by Paul McCartney and Giles Martin. The two-CD version will have a shortened 50-page booklet. 

The track lists:Single-CD (Stereo Mix)

  • Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
  • With A Little Help From My Friends
  • Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
  • Getting Better
  • Fixing A Hole
  • She's Leaving Home
  • Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite!
  • Within You Without You
  • When I'm Sixty-Four
  • Lovely Rita
  • Good Morning Good Morning
  • Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise)
  • A Day In The Life

Two-CD SetDisc 1 (Stereo Mix)

  • Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
  • With A Little Help From My Friends
  • Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
  • Getting Better
  • Fixing A Hole
  • She's Leaving Home
  • Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite!
  • Within You Without You
  • When I'm Sixty-Four
  • Lovely Rita
  • Good Morning Good Morning
  • Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise)
  • A Day In The Life

Disc 2

  • Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Take 9)
  • With A Little Help From My Friends (Take 1 - False Start And Take 2 – Instrumental)
  • Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds (Take 1)
  • Getting Better (Take 1 - Instrumental And Speech At The End)
  • Fixing A Hole (Speech And Take 3)
  • She's Leaving Home (Take 1 – Instrumental)
  • Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite! (Take 4)
  • Within You Without You (Take 1 - Indian Instruments)
  • When I'm Sixty-Four (Take 2)
  • Lovely Rita (Speech And Take 9)
  • Good Morning Good Morning (Take 8)
  • Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise) (Take 8)
  • A Day In The Life (Take 1 With Hummed Last Chord)
  • Strawberry Fields Forever (Take 7)
  • Strawberry Fields Forever (Take 26)
  • Strawberry Fields Forever (Stereo Mix - 2015)
  • Penny Lane (Take 6 - Instrumental)
  • Penny Lane (Stereo Mix - 2017)

2-Vinyl LP SetLP 1 (Stereo Mix)

  • Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
  • With A Little Help From My Friends
  • Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
  • Getting Better
  • Fixing A Hole
  • She's Leaving Home
  • Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite!
  • Within You Without You
  • When I'm Sixty-Four
  • Lovely Rita
  • Good Morning Good Morning
  • Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise)
  • A Day In The Life

LP 2

  • Side A
    • Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Take 9 And Speech)
    • With A Little Help From My Friends (Take 1 - False Start And Take 2 – Instrumental)
    • Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds (Take 1)
    • Getting Better (Take 1 - Instrumental And Speech At The End)
    • Fixing A Hole (Speech And Take 3)
    • She's Leaving Home (Take 1 – Instrumental)
    • Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite! (Take 4)
  • Side B
    • Within You Without You (Take 1 - Indian Instruments)
    • When I'm Sixty-Four (Take 2)
    • Lovely Rita (Speech And Take 9)
    • Good Morning Good Morning (Take 8)
    • Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise) (Take 8)
    • A Day In The Life (Take 1 With Hummed Last Chord)

Super Deluxe (4CD/DVD/Blu-ray box set)Disc 1 (Stereo Mix)

  • Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
  • With A Little Help From My Friends
  • Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
  • Getting Better
  • Fixing A Hole
  • She's Leaving Home
  • Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite!
  • Within You Without You
  • When I'm Sixty-Four
  • Lovely Rita
  • Good Morning Good Morning
  • Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise)
  • A Day In The Life

Disc 2

  • Strawberry Fields Forever (Take 1)
  • Strawberry Fields Forever (Take 4)
  • Strawberry Fields Forever (Take 7)
  • Strawberry Fields Forever (Take 26)
  • Strawberry Fields Forever (Stereo Mix - 2015)
  • When I'm Sixty-Four (Take 2)
  • Penny Lane (Take 6 – Instrumental)
  • Penny Lane (Vocal Overdubs And Speech)
  • Penny Lane (Stereo Mix - 2017)
  • A Day In The Life (Take 1)
  • A Day In The Life (Take 2)
  • A Day In The Life (Orchestra Overdub)
  • A Day In The Life (Hummed Last Chord) (Takes 8, 9, 10 and 11)
  • A Day In The Life (The Last Chord)
  • Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Take 1 – Instrumental)
  • Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Take 9 And Speech)
  • Good Morning Good Morning (Take 1 - Instrumental, Breakdown)
  • Good Morning Good Morning (Take 8)

Disc 3

  • Fixing A Hole (Take 1)
  • Fixing A Hole (Speech And Take 3)
  • Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite! (Speech From Before Take 1; Take 4 And Speech At End)
  • Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite! (Take 7)
  • Lovely Rita (Speech And Take 9)
  • Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds (Take 1 And Speech At The End)
  • Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds (Speech, False Start And Take 5)
  • Getting Better (Take 1 - Instrumental And Speech At The End)
  • Getting Better (Take 12)
  • Within You Without You (Take 1 - Indian Instruments Only)
  • Within You Without You (George Coaching The Musicians)
  • She's Leaving Home (Take 1 – Instrumental)
  • She's Leaving Home (Take 6 – Instrumental)
  • With A Little Help From My Friends (Take 1 - False Start And Take 2 – Instrumental)
  • Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise) (Speech And Take 8)

Disc 4 (Mono Mix)

  • Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
  • With A Little Help From My Friends
  • Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
  • Getting Better
  • Fixing A Hole
  • She's Leaving Home
  • Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite!
  • Within You Without You
  • When I'm Sixty-Four
  • Lovely Rita
  • Good Morning Good Morning
  • Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise)
  • A Day In The Life
  • Strawberry Fields Forever (Original Mono Mix)
  • Penny Lane (Original Mono Mix)
  • A Day In The Life (Unreleased First Mono Mix)
  • Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds (Unreleased Mono Mix - No. 11)
  • She's Leaving Home (Unreleased First Mono Mix)
  • Penny Lane (Capitol Records U.S. Promo Single - Mono Mix)

Discs 5 & 6 (Blu-ray & DVD)

  • Audio Features (both discs)
    • New 5.1 Surround Audio mixes of Sgt. Pepper album and Penny Lane, plus 2015 5.1 Surround mix of Strawberry Fields Forever (Blu-ray: DTS HD Master Audio 5.1, Dolby True HD 5.1 / DVD: DTS Dolby Digital 5.1)
    • High Resolution Audio versions of 2017 Sgt. Pepper stereo mix and 2017 Penny Lane stereo mix, plus 2015 Strawberry Fields Forever hi res stereo mix (Blu-ray: LPCM Stereo 96KHz/24bit / DVD: LPCM Stereo)
  • Video Features (both discs)
    • The Making of Sgt. Pepper (restored 1992 documentary film, previously unreleased)
    • Promotional Films
      • A Day In The Life (4K restored)
      • Strawberry Fields Forever (4K restored)
      • Penny Lane (4K restored)
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