Led Zeppelin Announces Reissues.

Jul 29, 2014 -- 7:37pm
Led Zeppelin Announces Reissues of Untitled Fourth LP and Houses of the Holy.Led Zeppelin Related Tags:Jimmy Page, Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin just announced the second phase of their reissue campaign, and up next will be deluxe reissues of the bands untitled fourth album (often referred to as IV), originally released in 1971, and the follow-up, 1973s Houses of the Holy.All of the reissues were supervised by Zeppelins guitarist and producer Jimmy Page. As with the reissues of the first three albums, he worked to make sure that none of the bonus material has seen the light of day before.As Page told Radio.com, I left no stone unturned. I was even checking out whatever had come out on bootleg that had leaked out of studios in the past not by us, I might add. But I wanted to make sure that the material that I was going to present was not out already on bootleg.Related: Jimmy Page: The Protector of Led Zeppelins Legacy and His OwnZeppelin IV is the third best-selling album in U.S. history,and has been certified 23 times platinum. The LP features a number of classics, including Rock and Roll, Black Dog, Misty Mountain Hop and, of course, Stairway to Heaven. The deluxe edition will include unreleased versions of every song heard on the original album including alternate mixes of Misty Mountain Hop and Four Sticks, mixes of The Battle Of Evermore and Going To California with extra guitar and mandolin, and an alternate version of Stairway To Heaven.The fact that this reissue has a release date indicates that the lawsuit that was filed against Led Zeppelin by the trust of late Spirit songwriter Randy California to prevent the re-release of IV has not deterred the band or their label, Rhino Records from moving forward with the reissue campaign.The 11-times-platinum Houses of the Holy reissue will include rough and working mixes of The Ocean and Dancing Days, as well as a version of The Rain Song without the songs distinct piano.Each reissue will be available in several formats (as was the case for the reissues of the first three albums, which were released in June): as a single CD (with no bonus tracks), a deluxe double CD (containing all the bonus tracks), a single LP, a double LP, a digital download and a super deluxe boxed set including all of the above material on both CD and LP, with a hi-def audio download card, as well as a hard bound 80-page book with rare and previously unseen photos and memorabilia.Both reissues will be available on Oct. 28.Led Zeppelin IV tracklist:1. Black Dog2. Rock And Roll3. The Battle of Evermore4. Stairway To Heaven5. Misty Mountain Hop6. Four Sticks7. Going To California8. When The Levee BreaksCompanion Audio Disc1. Black Dog Basic Track With Guitar Overdubs2. Rock And Roll Alternate Mix3. The Battle Of Evermore Mandolin/Guitar Mix From Headley Grange4. Stairway To Heaven Sunset Sound Mix5. Misty Mountain Hop Alternate Mix6. Four Sticks Alternate Mix7. Going To California Mandolin/Guitar Mix8. When The Levee Breaks Alternate UK MixHouses of the Holy track listing:1. The Song Remains The Same2. The Rain Song3. Over The Hills And Far Away4. The Crunge5. Dancing Days6. Dyer Maker7. No Quarter8. The OceanCompanion Audio Disc1. The Song Remains The Same Guitar Overdub Reference Mix2. The Rain Song Mix Minus Piano3. Over The Hills And Far Away Guitar Mix Backing Track4. The Crunge Rough Mix Keys Up5. Dancing Days Rough Mix With Vocal6. No Quarter Rough Mix With JPJ Keyboard Overdubs No Vocal7. The Ocean Working Mix

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