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New Bataclan edition

Post by bradski » 10 Jul 2018 16:00

For anybody interested - new 'Pledge' edition of Le Bataclan, Paris, Jan 29, ‘72 'reunion'.

Limited Edition, Coloured 180g Vinyl 2LP (One Red, One Blue), in a hand numbered gatefold sleeve.
"Presented here, together with background notes, bonus DVD and two rare tracks culled from a rehearsal held in London shortly before the gig."

https://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/lo ... ledgemusic

Not sure how enticing that all sounds. Will it be speed-corrected? Wasn't there problems with the speed of some editions.
Anyway - just putting it out there.
any sounds that we feel would detract from the performance has been left in place

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Re: New Bataclan edition

Post by threechordwonder » 12 Jul 2018 22:09

Was there really a rehearsal in London? Weren't PBE and Candy on the long soundcheck, available on various tapes in the 80s or 90s?

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Re: New Bataclan edition

Post by iaredatsun » 14 Jul 2018 13:28

Isn't this a vinyl re-gurgitating of this:

https://www.amazon.com/Bataclan-Pitch-C ... B00I1R4U9Q

It had the extras, and so suggests that the LP might be speed corrected, too.
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Re: New Bataclan edition

Post by iaredatsun » 14 Jul 2018 21:07

I listened to this gig properly for the first time. I really enjoyed it. Those versions of Mirror, Waiting, Black Angel. They may be the best post-Cale-VU live versions of those songs I've ever heard. They really work.
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Re: New Bataclan edition

Post by bobbydriver » 16 Jul 2018 13:40

iaredatsun wrote:
14 Jul 2018 13:28
Isn't this a vinyl re-gurgitating of this:

https://www.amazon.com/Bataclan-Pitch-C ... B00I1R4U9Q

It had the extras, and so suggests that the LP might be speed corrected, too.
I'm intrigued as to how official this Pledgemusic version is - given that all the releases of this gig ever have been on bootleg/grey labels like Alchemy/keyhole

That Amazon link says it's on "TTW" - this release doesn't appear on Discogs, nor does a label called TTW, so hard to tell

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Re: New Bataclan edition

Post by MJG196 » 16 Jul 2018 23:37

iaredatsun wrote:
14 Jul 2018 13:28
Isn't this a vinyl re-gurgitating of this:

https://www.amazon.com/Bataclan-Pitch-C ... B00I1R4U9Q

It had the extras, and so suggests that the LP might be speed corrected, too.
Wow, TONS of bootleg stuff in the "Customers Also Bought These Albums" section for me!
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Re: New Bataclan edition

Post by iaredatsun » 17 Jul 2018 00:20

I downloaded a copy of this album with the extras. It sounded slow to me. At least all the tracks up until 'Parties'.
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Re: New Bataclan edition

Post by bobbydriver » 23 Jul 2018 17:25

I contacted Pledgemusic and asked if this is official Lou Reed product and if the people producing it owned all the rights (pointed out that this has never been officially released but bootlegged dozens of times)

They said they'd get back to me, but nothing yet.

It's an interesting business model if you can set up a pledge campaign to press up vinyl of anything you like regardless of whether you own the rights or not.

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Re: New Bataclan edition

Post by lurid » 23 Jul 2018 17:37

There is surely no way that this is any sort of an "official" release. The whole boundary between official and bootleg releases is now so grey that you can stick just about anything out now, so long as its not just a pirate copy of a "true" release....

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Re: New Bataclan edition

Post by iaredatsun » 25 Jul 2018 12:49

bobbydriver wrote:
23 Jul 2018 17:25
I contacted Pledgemusic and asked if this is official Lou Reed product and if the people producing it owned all the rights (pointed out that this has never been officially released but bootlegged dozens of times)

They said they'd get back to me, but nothing yet.

It's an interesting business model if you can set up a pledge campaign to press up vinyl of anything you like regardless of whether you own the rights or not.
I'd be surprised if they got back to you. Also, if this was official, I would have thought that they'd have access to original tapes, and I'm sure they would let everyone know about that.
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