New Box Set; That’s The Way It Is
After the earlier announcement, (see below December 10) for the 'TTWII rehearsals box-set' from an unknown label,the International label has announced another similar up-coming project; That’s The Way It Is – Studio and Stage Rehearsals. This set contains 8 CDs, a dual layer DVD and a Book.
Etter at et ukjent plateselskap annonserte sin TTWII boks (se 10. desember) har nå International annonsert en lignende utgivelse; That’s The Way It Is – Studio and Stage Rehearsals. Denne inneholder 8 CD-plater, en DVD og en Bok.
From the Press release: This 8-CD + dual layer DVD plus Book will contain everything from these rehearsals. Finally, you are getting these rehearsals uncut, straight from actual tapes, which have not been used before in full. All rehearsals including the August 4th, 7th and 10th rehearsals are now presented more complete than before. The dual layer DVD contains all rehearsal footage shot, including new footage. Count on at least 20 minutes of footage that will surprise even hardcore fans!
You deserve the best, and International’s version is the definitive version and the final word on these rehearsals. The box set includes a 250+ page book stuffed with both known as well as many rare shots, many of them in color, including a few from August 10th that will knock your socks off!! … 300 photos in all, many of them sourced from the actual negatives.
The book contains an in-depth text on these rehearsals, written with authority by one of the leading Elvis experts. The text will give you various new details and insights. Also added are several reproductions of original TTWII souvenirs. The set is housed in a beautiful slipcase cover.
This project has been two years in the making and all the audio and footage have been newly remastered using the latest technology… a real audio / visual treat, made by real fans for the fans. For now, enjoy this spectacular new set, lovingly researched and compiled from the actual sources, containing more material than before, and remastered with expertise for the best sound possible… a true winner.