50th anniversary vinyl reissue of Janis Joplin’s ‘Pearl’ album to be released next week – Everett Post
High quality audiophile versions of the end Janis JoplinThe final classic studio album from, 1971’s Pearl, will be released on Tuesday, November 9. The versions include boxes of two LP mastered at 45 rpm, as well as in SACD format.
The vinyl cases, which are pressed onto 180 gram vinyl, will be available with vinyl records created using Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab’s UltraDisc One-Step ultra-hi-fi lacquer process for $ 125, or with discs made with all three industry standards. step-by-step process for $ 59.99. The vinyl records are housed in a luxury box that features special stamped aluminum jackets.
The reissues celebrate Pearl’s 50th anniversary. The album was released on January 11, 1971, about three months after Joplin died in October 1970 at the age of 27 from a heroin overdose, and spent nine consecutive weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. Pearl features the chart-topping Janis cover. Kris kristoffersonof “Me and Bobby McGee”, as well as other classic tracks such as “Mercedes Benz”, “Move Over” and “Cry Baby”.
“Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab is honored to be part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of Janis Joplin’s historic recording,” said the president of the company, Jim davis. “Our limited edition audiophile-grade vinyl box set brings out the explosive dynamics and intricacies of Ms. Joplin’s powerful performances, allowing listeners to get closer to the music, passion and emotions of the singer. Most importantly, this definitive release helps ensure that Pearl will forever be considered one of the most important rock albums of all time.
You can pre-order the Pearl vinyl sets and SACD now at MoFi.com, and the ultra-hi-fi version can also be purchased at JanisJoplin.com and MusicDirect.com.
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