In a new interview, Jimmy Page has confirmed the upcoming Led Zeppelin album reissues will include material that has hitherto been unheard by the fans.
“Each of the albums has been remastered but it also has a companion disc with it,” the guitarist told TeamRock Radio’s Nicky Horne last night.
“Let’s take, for example, Led Zeppelin III — that’s remastered from analog from the original thing. I know everybody does that, but what they don’t do…I revisited all the working mixes that were done at the time.”
“There’s different versions. Say, for example, there’s ‘Since I’ve Been Loving You’ — there’s an incredible version of that which is totally different, it’s really raw in its approach, it’s quite dramatic, it’s cool.”
I’m fucking down, dude.
“That’s one little item of it, but what it gives is a companion disc to Led Zeppelin III. It’ll come out in its own box and all the rest of it. Each disc will give a really intimate picture of the group. That’s the idea that I’ve had with it and I think it’s successful.”
Page also said he has completed work on the audio portion of the reissue production process.
“It’s all done, all the sonic side of it,” he said. “It’ll come out next year. When I say ‘it’ — each box comes out separately.”
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