Pink Floyd The Later Years Box Set

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by Ken_McAlinden, Aug 29, 2019.

  1. Incredulous_Observer

    Incredulous_Observer Forum Resident

    On past form I expect everybody will be checking their sets thoroughly anyway but a member of another forum has received the box with 'all' the CD's absent from the CD book in a rather large packaging oversight. Hopefully an isolated case.
  2. Tony Dogs

    Tony Dogs Forum Resident

    Trøndelag, Norway
    The punishment for receiving it early!
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  3. coffeetime

    coffeetime Senior Member

    Lancs, UK
    If just one of them could do a couple of unboxing shots, the itch for next Friday would be at least partiall! scratched.

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  4. lol what? Could be an advance release maybe meant for press and media?
  5. Incredulous_Observer

    Incredulous_Observer Forum Resident

    There are a few up. It's a large, folding clamshell box design with a foam tray at the bottom that has three sections for the CD book, the DVDs and the Blurays. Everything else seems to be layered on top of that with I think the programmes at the very top and they are kept centred by three removable, cardboard, rectangular inserts from what I can see.
    Last edited: Dec 6, 2019
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  6. hiterss

    hiterss Forum Resident

    don't know if learning to fly has been posted
    so here it is in HD

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  7. Kim Olesen

    Kim Olesen Gently weeping guitarist.

    Odense Denmark.
    The highlights cd works quite good as an “album” in its own right imo.
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  8. Tony Dogs

    Tony Dogs Forum Resident

    Trøndelag, Norway
    And it lasts almost 80 minutes. A cd chock full of music!
  9. Haggischomper

    Haggischomper Forum Resident

    Aurora, IL
    I've been enjoying the vinyl, greatly. Makes me all the more sad I can't afford the "big" version
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  10. Tony Cruse

    Tony Cruse Tc

    Essex, UK.
    I’m not a fan of the early days. I’m certainly not a fan of the Waters-less, later years. Like someone else asked...
    What happened to the middle years??!
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  11. PacificOceanBlue

    PacificOceanBlue Senior Member

    The Southwest
    Immersion box sets. Still, it appears the middle years may receive another release campaign.
  12. jonnyslb

    jonnyslb Forum Resident

    Amazing quality!! I very curious about Take it Back video!
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  13. hiterss

    hiterss Forum Resident

    we're so close to the release , can't wait!
  14. DaveTheRave

    DaveTheRave Forum Resident

    Odd how at the very end you faintly hear the first dog growl from Dogs of War. You’d think that for the standalone track/video it wouldn’t be there.
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  15. fishcane

    fishcane Dirt Farmer

    Finger Lakes,NY
    They must’ve flown the vocals in from the little known Westminster dog show set in 87 :cool:
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  16. DrProgQuest

    DrProgQuest Forum Resident

    Seahaven Island
    Is Dec 13 still the release date? I've heard nothing from Imports cd re shipping. Surprised none of the Amazons lowered their price to compete with theirs even close.

    Unlike many, can't wait to see all the video footage, new and improved.
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  17. DrProgQuest

    DrProgQuest Forum Resident

    Seahaven Island
    Which hopefully would include more Meddle material. I would love as many versions of Echoes, audio and video, as possible.
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  18. jɑmbo

    jɑmbo AFG Editor-in-Chief

    Yes, in fact some people already have their box sets.
  19. vikerii

    vikerii Well-Known Member

    Has any of those people discovered any hidden/bonus content?
  20. Futurecity

    Futurecity Forum Resident

    I bought the 12-track Highlights CD and like the sound quality a lot, plus you can really turn up the volume level on this CD...with one exception - has anyone noticed that the last track, "Run Like Hell" (Live) is much louder, way too compressed and borderline brickwalled? Was this a mastering glitch and does it sound like this on the big boxed set as well?
  21. Incredulous_Observer

    Incredulous_Observer Forum Resident

    That previously mentioned poor chap certainly didn't discover his hidden CDs. To be serious though, no I don't believe so.
    Last edited: Dec 7, 2019
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  22. Sevoflurane

    Sevoflurane Forum Resident

    I am still waiting for my box but will rip and search through the Blu Rays and DVDs for anything interesting. I’m not hopeful, but if you don’t look...
  23. JediJoker

    JediJoker Audio Engineer/Enthusiast

    Portland, OR, USA
    I noticed it immediately when watching the official video recently posted to YouTube, and I was not alone. I'm afraid it's probably not a glitch, but a conscious choice.
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  24. Mark Snowden

    Mark Snowden Forum Resident

    I received an update from giving my expected delivery date between 29 Jan - 13 Feb :confused:
  25. ponkine

    ponkine Forum Resident

    DR 7 = Definitely brickwalled


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