EMI has set an October 8 European release date for the 40th-anniversary edition of DEEP PURPLE‘s classic 1972 album, “Machine Head”. This five-disc special edition will be accompanied with a fully illustrated 60-page hardback booklet, housed in a luxury box.
A four-and-a-half-minute trailer for the set can be seen below.
* CD1: “Machine Head” original album 2012 remaster
* CD2: 1997 remix by DEEP PURPLE bassist Roger Glover
* CD3: Original album Quad SQ stereo (2012 remaster)
* CD4: “In Concert ’72” – 2012 Mix (recorded live at Paris Theatre, London on March 9, 1972)
* DVD: 2012 high-resolution remaster and surround mix
* Detailed essays from original bassist Roger Glover and Mojo magazine editor Phil Alexander.
* Quotations from DEEP PURPLE fans Mikael Åkerfeldt, Luke Morley, Sebastian Vettel, Eddie Jordan, Brian Tatler, Janick Gers and Peter Hook.
* An interview with famed photographer Didi Zill, whose photos of the legendary recording sessions in Switzerland illustrate the booklet.