This week, Universal Music provided some additional information on the three upcoming Surround Sound SACDs by Eric Clapton. Universal says that the albums 461 Ocean Boulevard by Clapton and Layla by Derek and the Dominoes will feature "a new SACD Surround Sound mix by the current Eric Clapton production team of producer Simon Climie and engineer Mick Guzauski and totally remastered SACD and CD Audio Stereo programs. All were created using the original analog master tapes."Upcoming Universal Music SACD Release List
Here's the complete list of upcoming SACDs from Universal Music in the U.S. market that includes the additions and changes mentioned above:
Bob Marley & the Wailers album Burnin' is one of three new Surround Sound Super Audio CDs slated for release in November from the Universal Music Group. Universal Music also provided more information on the three upcoming Surround Sound SACDs by Eric Clapton over the weekend along with some SACD Release Date changes. Here's a look at the highlights of these announcements.
Bob Marley Added to SACD Plans
This weekend's revisions to the Universal Music SACD Release List involve moving Michael McDonald's Motown Two Surround Sound SACD from October 26th to November 9th and moving up Andrea Bocelli's Surround Sound SACD entitled Andrea from the Coming Soon list to an in store date of November 9th.
The most interesting SACD release news this week involves the addition of Bob Marley & the Wailer's album Burnin' to the list of Surround Sound SACDs due out on November 9th according to Universal Music's New Formats web site. Also new to a November 9th release date from the Coming Soon list on the web site...
Earlier today, the Surround Sound SACD edition of the classic album Layla by Derek & The Dominoes was added to the Universal Music Group's Upcoming Release List. This monumental album is often cited by critics and fans alike as one of the greatest guitar albums ever released. I suspect that this one will be a treat....Duane Allman sliding all over the room and Eric Clapton playing right over the top..
The Universal Music Group started off September with a bang by adding 11 new Super Audio CDs to their list of upcoming releases. Included in this week's additions to the SACD Release List from Universal are two of three long-awaited Surround Sound SACDs by Eric Clapton, the five remaining albums from the first batch of Mercury Living Presence SACD Remastered Series discs and four additional Classical Music SACDs. Here are the highlights of this week's additions to the SACD list. 2 Eric Clapton Surround Sound SACDs Slated for October 26th This week's big news is that the albums 461 Ocean Boulevard and Slow Hand by Eric Clapton on the Polydor label have received catalog numbers and an official in-store availability date of October 26th in the latest edition of Universal Music's Release List.
Tuesday night, at a gala event held at The Highlands in Hollywood, CA, the winners of the third annual Surround Music Awards were announced. The event took place after a busy day of conferences and exhibits at the Surround 2004 conference. The evenings highlight came from an all-star tribute performance for 2004 Surround Pioneer Award recipient Herbie Hancock. The band was made up of top jazz performers, including George Duke, Ndugu Chancelor, Wallace Rooney, Alex Al and DJ Disk, who treated the audience to a medley of Herbie's most loved songs. The 2004 Surround Music Award winners are....