The Deluxe Collector's box sets Pre-orders on 15 May at 16.00 GMT and will be signed by all the band members so actual shipping is June 2014.
This box contains the Sunday night shows at the Holland and Montréal 2013 Weekends and are provided in this deluxe boxed set in each format. Only 300 will be made and these will be limited to one copy per Marillion account.
All of the tracks from Marillion's most recent studio album 'Sounds That Can't Be Made' were performed plus a selection of other fan favourites.
A Deluxe 12" collectors box containing
This version also comes complete with a 12" sized 12 page glossy artbook containing exclusive new 'Sounds That Can't Be Made' artwork & full track listings.
Disc3 of the Blu-ray comes packaged in an exclusive 'Unsound' gloss card wallet.
The box is finished with an embossed Silver foil 'Cardiod' logo on the lid.
Disc1: Holland Show
Disc2: Montréal Show
'Sounds That Can't Be Made' studio album
96kHz 24 Bit Stereo & 5.1 Master HD Surround mixes
Demos and alternative versions from the making of
Sounds That Can't Be Made.
Holland Audio CDs
Montréal Audio CDs
Vinyl Disc 1
Vinyl Disc 2
2GB STCBM Memory Stick (With Torch Function):
Pre-loaded with Sounds That Can't Be Made Studio Album
96kHz 24 Bit FLAC Versions
I purchased the "2 CDs 1 Bluray" package of this product. My main reason for doing this was to get the Bluray with the 5.1 version of Sounds That Can't Be Made and the demos from that same album.
The two live CDs are good. Great shows with enthusiastic crowds. They are also very similar, the setlists being almost identical. They are nice additions for those (including myself) that enjoy listening to Marillion live.
I purchased the CD version of Sound That Can't Be Made a couple of years ago, a CD I consider to be one of the better Marillion albums of recent years. One thing I did not perticarly like about it was the sound quality, that I found to be a little muffled. So I jumped at the opportunity to get the 5.1 version of it, so I could enjoy the ultimate listening experience. After a few spins I must say that I'm disappointed with the results. What I did not like about the stereo version is still present with the 5.1. Also, the "surround" effect is not that obvious, much less, for example, than the Steven Wilson's remasters he has done in recent years (i.e. this is not a Steven Wilson remaster). Finally, the demos are often very rough versions. This makes for an interesting listening, but not something I will come back to very often.
All in all A Sunday Night Before The Rain is an interesting purchase for the Marillion completist. For all other Marillion fans, perhaps a CD of one of the two shows will be enough.