The Beatles Announce 50th Anniversary 'White Album' Box With Unreleased Tracks

The Beatles Announce 50th Anniversary 'White Album' Box With Unreleased Tracks

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The iconic rock band increase their ‘White Album’ with 50th anniversary units that includes new mixes and outtakes.

The Beatles introduced on Monday (Sept. 24) that they’re releasing new variations of The Beatles (White Album) on Nov. 9 — including new 2018 mixes and a wealth of unreleased demos from the vaults to rejoice the unique two-disc album's 50th anniversary of launch in November, 1968.   

The mixes for the brand new packages have been performed by producer Giles Martin and blend engineer Sam Okell. Their announcement of their launch follows the success of their 50th anniversary units for Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band in 2017 — which hit No. three on the Streets Talkin 200 Chart, No. 1 within the U.Ok. and have been additionally overseen by Martin and Okell.   

The White Album had lengthy been seen as the primary glimpses of the Beatles as solo artists. Looking again on that point, Paul McCartney writes within the new set, “We had left Sgt. Pepper’s band to play in his sunny Elysian Fields and have been now striding out in new instructions with out a map.” Adds producer Giles Martin, “In remixing The White Album, we’ve tried to deliver you as shut as potential to The Beatles within the studio. We’ve peeled again the layers of the 'Glass Onion' with the hope of immersing outdated and new listeners into one of the various and provoking albums ever made."   

 

The largest of the brand new releases, the seven-disc Super Deluxe set, could have unreleased songs, together with three discs of “Sessions” outtake tracks with alternates of album tracks like “Revolution,” “Blackbird,” “Everybody's Got Something To Hide Except for Me and My Monkey,” “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” and “Helter Skelter” (the longest, a spokesman stated, is 12:49 and never the legendary 27-minute model) and a few Beatles jams corresponding to on the Elvis Presley hit “(You're So Square) Baby I Don't Care.” The Super Deluxe set can be housed in 164-page hardbound e book with detailed monitor data, uncommon images and copies of handwritten lyrics, recording sheets and print advertisements. It can even be numbered, as was the unique LP.

In advance of the album, the Beatles additionally recorded a gaggle of 27 acoustic-based demos at George Harrison's home in Esher, Surrey, over the last week of May in 1968. Some of the demos have been included on Anthology three, however a whole set of those Esher Demos, together with alternate variations of “Back in the usS.R,” “Piggies,” “Rocky Raccoon,” and “Revolution” together with some songs that didn't make the album, corresponding to Lennon's “What's the New Mary Jane” and “Child of Nature,” and George Harrison's “Circles” and “Not Guilty,” can be launched for the primary time in some configurations, answering a longtime want from Beatles followers. The demos had been bootlegged in lesser high quality for years.

There can be a number of variations of the brand new releases: Two 180-gram LPs with the 2018 stereo combine; three CDs or 4 LPs and digital audio with the 2018 stereo combine and the Esher demos; and a Super Deluxe set of seven discs with 6 CDs with two CDs of the brand new stereo mixes, three CDs of “Sessions” outtakes, a CD of the Esher Demos, and an audio Blu-ray with 4 mixes — hi-res PCM stereo, DTS-HD Master audio 5.1, Dolby True HD 5.1 and a direct switch of the album's authentic mono combine. That combine included a number of variations from the stereo model, amongst them a quicker “Don't Pass Me By,” completely different animal and fowl sounds on “Piggies” and “Blackbird” respectively and an altered ending for “Helter Skelter.”

 

The album, which was the primary to be launched on the Beatles' Apple label, was issued in stereo and mono within the U.Ok., however solely stereo within the U.S. 

Watch the official trailer for the 50th anniversary launch of The White Album right here and take a look at the total monitor listing under. 

The Beatles' White Album Super Deluxe Tracklist

CD 1: The BEATLES (‘White Album’) 2018 Stereo Mix

“Back in the usS.R.”'
“Dear Prudence”
“Glass Onion”
“Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da”
“Wild Honey Pie”
“The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill”
“While My Guitar Gently Weeps”
“Happiness is a Warm Gun”
“Martha My Dear”
“I’m so drained”
“Blackbird”
“Piggies”
“Rocky Raccoon”
“Don’t Pass Me By”
“Why don't we do it within the highway?”
“I Will”
“Julia”  

CD 2: The BEATLES (‘White Album’) 2018 Stereo Mix

“Birthday”
“Yer Blues”
“Mother Nature’s Son”
“Everybody’s Got Something to Hide Except Me and My Monkey”
“Sexy Sadie”
“Helter Skelter”
“Long, Long, Long”
“Revolution I”
“Honey Pie”
“Savoy Truffle”
“Cry Baby Cry”
“Revolution 9”
“Good Night”

CD three: Esher Demos

“Back in the usS.R.”
“Dear Prudence”
“Glass Onion”
“Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da”
“The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill”
“While My Guitar Gently Weeps”
“Happiness is a Warm Gun”
“I’m so drained”
“Blackbird”
“Piggies”
“Rocky Raccoon”
“Julia”
“Yer Blues”
“Mother Nature’s Son”
“Everybody’s Got Something to Hide Except Me and My Monkey”
“Sexy Sadie”
“Revolution”
“Honey Pie”
“Cry Baby Cry”
“Sour Milk Sea”
“Junk
“Child of Nature”
“Circles”
“Mean Mr. Mustard”
“Polythene Pam”
“Not Guilty”
“What’s the New Mary Jane”

CD four: Sessions

“Revolution I” (Take 18)
“A Beginning” (Take four) / “Don’t Pass Me By” (Take 7)
“Blackbird” (Take 28)
“Everybody’s Got Something to Hide
Except Me and My Monkey” (Unnumbered rehearsal)
“Good Night” (Unnumbered rehearsal)
“Good Night” (Take 10 with a guitar half from Take 5)
“Good Night” (Take 22)
“Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da” (Take three)
“Revolution” (Unnumbered rehearsal)
“Revolution” (Take 14 – Instrumental backing monitor)
“Cry Baby Cry” (Unnumbered rehearsal)
“Helter Skelter (First model – Take 2)

CD 5: Sessions

“Sexy Sadie” (Take three)
“While My Guitar Gently Weeps” (Acoustic model – Take 2)
“Hey Jude” (Take 1)
“St. Louis Blues” (Studio jam)
“Not Guilty” (Take 102)
“Mother Nature’s Son” (Take 15)
“Yer Blues” (Take 5 with information vocal)
“What’s the New Mary Jane” (Take 1)
“Rocky Raccoon” (Take eight)
“Back in the usS.R.” (Take 5 – Instrumental backing monitor)
“Dear Prudence” (Vocal, guitar & drums)
“Let It Be” (Unnumbered rehearsal)
“While My Guitar Gently Weeps” (Third model – Take 27)
“(You’re so Square) Baby, I Don’t Care” (Studio jam)
“Helter Skelter” (Second model – Take 17)
“Glass Onion” (Take 10)

CD 6: Sessions

“I Will” (Take 13)
“Blue Moon” (Studio jam)
“I Will” (Take 29)
“Step Inside Love” (Studio jam)
“Los Paranoias” (Studio jam)
“Can You Take Me Back?” (Take 1)
“Birthday” (Take 2 – Instrumental backing monitor)
“Piggies” (Take 12 – Instrumental backing monitor)
“Happiness is a Warm Gun” (Take 19)
“Honey Pie” (Instrumental backing monitor)
“Savoy Truffle” (Instrumental backing monitor)
“Martha My Dear” (Without brass and strings)
“Long, Long, Long” (Take 44)
“I’m so drained” (Take 7)
“I’m so drained” (Take 14)
“The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill” (Take 2)
“Why don’t we do it within the highway?” (Take 5)
“Julia” (Two rehearsals)
“The Inner Light” (Take 6 – Instrumental backing monitor)
“Lady Madonna” (Take 2 – Piano and drums)
“Lady Madonna” (Backing vocals from take three)
“Across the Universe” (Take 6)