ALAN PARSONS PROJECT – Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab & Legacy Recordings Announce Reissue of Eye In The Sky & I Robot Albums

Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab (MoFi), a company offering the best audio technology and specializing in high quality reissues, in partnership with Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, is proud to announce the reissue of Alan’s albums Parsons Project Eye In The Sky and I Robot for their 40th and 45th anniversaries respectively.

Mastered on Mobile Fidelity’s acclaimed mastering system from the original master tapes and pressed at RTI, MoFi will reissue Eye In The Sky as a numbered 180-gram 45RPM 2LP edition and I Robot from 1977 as a limited-edition UltraDisc One-Step 180-gram 45RPM 2LP Box Set and Limited Edition 33RPM UltraDisc One-Step LP Box Set 180-gram. The latter is a first for MoFi, giving listeners convenience at the flick of a switch.

The Eye In The Sky 2LP package is available for pre-order on May 23 on mofi.com and musicdirect.com with deliveries to buyers starting this month. The I Robot 33RPM set is available for pre-order on May 23 on mofi.com and musicdirect.com and will be shipped from August. Additionally, the Super Audio CD (SACD) Eye In The Sky can be ordered now at mofi.com.

“We feel very fortunate to release these two masterpieces from the Alan Parsons Project,” said John K. Wood, executive vice president of Mobile Fidelity. “The albums of Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson have never been so spectacular. The layering in the blends is just phenomenal and otherworldly. Mastering engineer Krieg Wunderlich has taken these two titles to a new level.

The Eye In The Sky Mobile Fidelity 180g 45RPM 2LP numbered set (originally released May 1982) features subtle tones, gorgeous balance, low-end weight and transparent transparency that take you into the studio with Parsons and his creative partner Eric Woolfson at Abbey Road. This benchmark version will test the full capabilities of the world’s best stereo systems. There’s more information, more detail, more texture, more nuance – more of everything to discover.

Boasting front-to-back depth, concert hall-level separation, and exceptional accuracy, the Mobile Fidelity 2LP Gatefold Edition exemplifies the enduring importance of engineering and craftsmanship. recording with a perfectionist spirit. Few albums possess such a blend of realistic presence and commercial acumen. These facets earned Eye In The Sky a Grammy Award nomination for Best Engineering Album – and, more than 35 years after its release, a Grammy Award for Best Immersive Audio Album. Parsons’ track record – he sat behind the boards of The Beatles’ Abbey Road and Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon – speaks for itself. So do the performances throughout Eye In The Sky, which feature Woolfson’s exquisite songwriting and unforgettable lead vocals on the title track.

Zombie greats Colin Blunstone (“Old and Wise”), Elmer Gantry (“Psychobabble”) and soul singer Lenny Zakatek (“You’re Gonna Get Your Fingers Burned” and “Step by Step”) also contribute rounds. memorable vocals.

Eye In The Sky Track List:

“Sirius”
“Eye in the Sky”
“Children of the Moon”
“Gemini”
“Silence and Me”
“You’re going to burn your fingers”
“Psychobabbling”
“Mammagamma”
“Step by step”
“Old and Wise”

I Robot (originally released in June 1977) reigns as a record whose taut bass, crisp highs, clean production and seemingly limitless dynamic range are matched only by sensational keyboardist-led prog-rock fare. Mobile Fidelity’s UD1S Transcendent Editions invite you to savor landmark soundstages, immersive smoothness, sought-after instrumental separation, three-dimensional imagery, and perfect tonal balances. Able to be played at high volumes without compromise or fatigue, these LPs are demo records for the ages, the likes of which are no longer manufactured.

The beautiful presentation of the limited edition numbered UD1S I Robot pressings speaks to the merit of the music. Housed in deluxe boxes, the reissues feature special debossed jackets and graphics that are true to the original. Aurally and visually, they are made for discerning listeners who value sound quality and production, and want to fully immerse themselves in all things this conceptual landmark. Parsons and Woolfson’s most iconic record deserves nothing less.

I Robot Track List:

“I robot”
“I wouldn’t want to be like you”
“Again”
“Breakdown”
“Don’t Let It Show”
“The voice”
“Core”
“Day by Day (The Show Must Go On)”
“Total Eclipse”
“Genesis Ch. 1 V. 32”

Based in Sebastopol, Calif., Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab (MoFi) has been the pioneer and undisputed leader in audiophile recordings since the company’s inception in 1977. The company’s ongoing quest is to provide the best sound releases the technological innovation can provide by developing technology and mastering techniques. Plus, Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab engineers have the luxury of time to do whatever it takes to reveal all the sonic nuances of an original master recording. Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab’s unwavering pursuit of musical truth continues to this day with new innovations such as the Ultradisc One Step LP: a material, labor and time intensive product line considered by critics and consumers alike as “the ultimate listening experience”. Learn about Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab technologies, including MoFi Ultradisc One-Step, SuperVinyl, GAIN 2™, and more at mofi.com/pages/technologies#one-step.

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