Yes: Tales From Topographic Oceans: Expanded Edition (3CD/Blu-ray Audio Only) DTS-HD Master Audio 96kHz/24bit Release Date10/7/16
Three CD + All Region Blu-ray edition. Tales From Topographic Oceans is the fifth in a series of remixed and expanded Yes classics. The album has been mixed for 5. 1 Surround Sound from the original studio masters by Steven Wilson and is fully approved by Yes. Video Audio sample only NO VIDEO ON BLU-RAY
CDs feature a completely new stereo album mix by Steven Wilson. CDs also feature an alternate extended "Dance of the Dawn" newly mixed from multi-track by Steven Wilson and five single edits. CDs feature a complete alternate album including "High The Memory" (unreleased studio run-through) and "Ritual" (live in Zurich, April 1974) with fully restored audio from original sources. Blu-ray features: 5. 1 PCM Surround Sound (24bit/96khz) and in DTS-HD MA 5. 1 (24bit/96khz). Hi-res (24bit/96khz) 2016 stereo mix. Original album mix in a hi-res flat transfer from an original stereo master tape source (24bit/192khz). We believe this is the earliest master of the original mix to be issued in the digital era. 2016 mix of "Dance of the Dawn" in stereo & 5. 1 surround sound plus five single edits (stereo) all mixed from multi-track by Steven Wilson, (24bit/96khz). Full album instrumental mixes by Steven Wilson, (24bit/96khz). Full alternate album featuring sides 1 and 3 from the 2003 Rhino CD, previously unreleased studio run-through of Side 2 (audio restored from source tape) and previously unreleased live (audio restored/enhanced mono) version of Side 4. Audio curios: full album needle-drops of an original UK vinyl pressing and US banded promo pressing. Original Roger Dean artwork expanded and restored with material from the Roger Dean archive and prepared with full approval of the artist. Presented in two mini-vinyl replica gatefold sleeves in a slipcase with booklet featuring new sleeve-notes by writer Sid Smith including elements of new interviews with Jon Anderson, Steve Howe and Alan White along with rare photos and archive material.