‘The Beatles 1’ Will Be Reissued As Deluxe Edition

By Amanda Wicks

Just in time for the holidays, The Beatles 1 will be released as a deluxe edition on November 6. The best-selling collection from the legendary Fab Four, which featured their number one hits from the U.S. and U.K., will now include several substantial additions.

Available in single-disc CD, CD/DVD and CD/Blu-ray combos, and even a 2-LP vinyl, the deluxe edition features remixed audio including new stereo mixes and mixes in 5.1 Dolby Digital and DTS HD surround audio.

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Equally exciting for fans, the deluxe edition combo packs feature numerous promotional videos, many of which have not been made available for purchase before. Via Ultimate Classic Rock, “An 18-person team of film and video technicians and restoration artists was assembled by Apple Corps to undertake painstaking frame-by-frame cleaning, color-grading, digital enhancement and new edits that took months of dedicated, ’round-the-clock work to accomplish.”

And if that’s not enticing enough, The Beatles 1+ adds even more to the pot by offering buyers a Blu-ray (or DVD) featuring alternative endings to several music videos, and an expanded 124-page book. The deluxe editions are now available for pre-order. Check out the additional material for The Beatles 1+ on Radio.com.


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