Led Zeppelin commences its long-in-the-works archival project with reissues of first three albums. Deluxe reissues will include a significant amount of unreleased materials and recordings.
First announced in November 2012, long-in-the-works archival project will remaster its entire back catalog and reissue each album as an individual box set with bonus material. Commence in 2014, Led Zeppelin have announced the first three releases from their long-in-the-works archival project. Deluxe reissues of their first three studio albums will be released on June 3rd.
Unreleased materials will be included. Highlights include
– Led Zeppelin I includes a previously unreleased performance recorded on October 10, 1969 at the Olympia Theatre in Paris. The nine-song set features seven tracks from the album, including an epic 15-minute version of “Dazed And Confused”, as well as “Heartbreaker” and “Moby Dick”, which would debut on Led Zeppelin II later that month.
– Led Zeppelin II includes alternate mixes of five songs from the album, backing tracks to “Thank You” and “Living Loving Maid (She’s Just A Woman)”, and the previously unreleased track “La La”.
– Led Zeppelin III includes seven studio outtakes of songs from the album as well as three previously unheard compositions: “Jennings Farm Blues” (an instrumental forerunner of “Bron-Yr-Aur Stomp”), “Bathroom Sound” (an instrumental version of “Out On The Tiles”), and their take on the blues classics “Keys To The Highway/Trouble In Mind”.