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JOHN LENNON’S MOST VITAL AND BEST LOVED SOLO WORKS COMPLETELY REMIXED FROM SCRATCH FOR NEW COLLECTION JOHN LENNON. GIMME SOME TRUTH. THE ULTIMATE MIXES.
THE ICONIC ARTIST IS CELEBRATED ON HIS 80TH BIRTHDAY WITH A SUITE OF NEW RELEASES INCLUDING A DELUXE EDITION BOX SET FEATURING 36 TRACKS ACROSS 2 CDS AND A BLU‐RAY AUDIO DISC WITH HIGH‐DEFINITION 24‐ 96 STEREO, IMMERSIVE 5.1 SURROUND SOUND AND DOLBY ATMOS MIXES + PLUS EXCLUSIVE 124‐PAGE BOOK
On October 9th, 2020, Lennon’s 80th birthday, in celebration of his remarkable life, a collection of some of the most vital and best loved songs from his solo career will be released titled GIMME SOME TRUTH. THE ULTIMATE MIXES.
Executive Produced by Yoko Ono Lennon and Produced by Sean Ono Lennon, GIMME SOME TRUTH. will also be released as a 19‐track CD or 2LP, a 36‐track 2CD or 4 LP. Named for Lennon’s 1971 excoriating rebuke of deceptive politicians, hypocrisy and war, a sentiment as relevant as ever in our post‐truth era of fake news, will be available in a variety of formats including as a Deluxe Edition Box Set that offers several different ways to listen to this engrossing 36‐track collection with stunning new mixes across two CDs alongside a Blu‐ray audio disc containing the Ultimate Mixes in Studio Quality 24 bit/96 kHz HD Stereo, immersive 5.1 Surround Sound and Dolby Atmos.
GIMME SOME TRUTH. traces the arc of Lennon’s post‐Beatles life and career, bringing together songs from all of his revered solo albums . The collection is bookended with his early non‐album singles, kicking off with the one‐two punch of “Instant Karma! (We All Shine On),” and the electrifying addiction‐themed “Cold Turkey,” and culminating with the holiday classic “Happy Xmas (War Is Over)” and the anti‐war protest anthem “Give Peace A Chance”.
Some of the many other highlights include the sonically sumptuous “Jealous Guy” and “#9 Dream,” the acerbic “How Do You Sleep?,” the breezy, carefree “Watching The Wheels,” a rollicking live recording of “Come Together” that he had originally recorded with The Beatles, the rapturous Elton John collaboration “Whatever Gets You Thru The Night,” and the jubilant, bittersweet “I’m Stepping Out.”
Like all Lennon projects, intense thought and care went into the making of GIMME SOME TRUTH and the remixing of these treasured songs. The results speak for themselves and allow Lennon’s voice and words to shine on, clearer and brighter, at a time when they are needed now, more than ever. Throughout these incredible, timeless songs we experience the many facets of John Lennon: the songwriter, the revolutionary, the musician, the husband, the truth‐teller, the dad, the provocateur, the peace activist, the artist, the icon.
2CD: The definitive new Best of John Lennon – 36 tracks completely remixed from the original master tapes, giving these classic songs a new life for generations to come. 2CD’s housed in a slipcase with a 20 page booklet and fold out doublesided poster.
2CD/1BD: The definitive new Best Of John Lennon – 36 tracks completely remixed from the original master tapes, giving these classic songs a new life for generations to come and sounding better than ever before. Box contains 2CD’s and 1 Bluray which features all 36 tracks in hi‐res stereo 96/24 PCM, new 5.1 surround mixes and Dolby Atmos for the ultimate immersive experience. Also contains an incredible 124 page book with rare photos and extensive notes from John and Yoko and others who were there at the time. Additionally contains fold‐out 2 sided poster, 2x postcards and GIMME SOME TRUTH. bumper sticker.
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