Thursday, March 6, 2014

VIDEO: Deep Purple Made In Japan deluxe reissue preview

Deep Purple will reissue deluxe editions of their seminal 1972 live album, “Made In Japan”, in multiple formats on May 19, and the band are sharing the first video preview of the forthcoming package.

"Made In Japan" was recorded live over three nights during August 15–17, 1972 at Festival Hall, Osaka and Budokan, Tokyo; four of the tracks come from the band's 1972 "Machine Head" album.

The project featured the classic Deep Purple MK II lineup of Ian Gillan (vocals), Ritchie Blackmore (guitar), Roger Glover (bass), Jon Lord (organ) and Ian Paice (drums).

“Made In Japan” will be reissued in a number of special formats and will include previously unseen footage on DVD, bonus material and mixes, memorabilia and a hardback book.

The "Made In Japan" formats include:

* Limited Edition Super Deluxe 4 CD+DVD+7" Boxed Set
* Limited-Edition Super Deluxe 9LP Boxed Set
* Deluxe Edition 2CD
* 180g 2LP
* Blu-ray Pure Audio
* HD Download
* MFiT
* Standard Digital format

Deep Purple just wrapped up a month-long series of European shows in support of their latest album, “NOW What?!” The group returns to live action in Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg on April 1.

See also:

Deep Purple: Made In Japan deluxe reissue due this spring
Deep Purple: Jon Lord photobook preview
Deep Purple members to appear in finale of Isreali TV series Atlantica
Deep Purple: Now What?! box set sees North American release this month
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