To call their plans “exhaustive” would be to undersell them.
The remastered reissue comes with three bonus tracks.
The archival campaign marks the “first (and definitive) programme of remastering and includes the release of many rarities and cover versions on vinyl and CD for the first time.”
A series of vinyl reissues and rare releases are forthcoming, including the first-full length version of “Let’s Dance”; the 1977 promotional LP Bowie Now; and two live albums.
Including material from the band’s first two demo tapes and first self-released EP.
All seven titles — many of which have been long out of print — will be re-released in 2018.
The remastered album features radical reinterpretations of particular songs.
It arrives on Friday alongside the remastered versions of 2002’s Alice and 2002’s Blood Money.
All six releases have been remastered by Waits and his wife and musical collaborator, Kathleen Brennan.
The band’s first two albums are being re-released with loads of new bonus material.
Celebrate the band’s 40 year history with two volumes of The Complete Studio Albums.
The 5-LP set comes in celebration of the album’s 10th anniversary.