Price: £12.99
Format: cd/dvd-a
Artist: King Crimson
CatNo: KCSP9
The eleventh release in King Crimson's superlative 40th Anniversary series.
 
Featuring 2016 stereo and 5.1 surround mixes (by Steven Wilson and Robert Fripp), Sid Smith sleeve notes and extra tracks, this is a definitive edition of King Crimson's classic 1982 studio release.
 
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* Mixed for 5.1 Surround Sound from the original studio masters by Steven Wilson (fully approved by Robert      Fripp).
 
* CD features a 2016 stereo album mix by Robert Fripp and Steven Wilson and also features the track Absent Lovers.
 
* DVD-A (compatible with all DVD players and DVD Rom players) features a 5.1 DTS mix and High Resolution Stereo mixes.
 
* DVD-A players can, additionally, access a 5.1 Lossless audio mix and Lossless Stereo mixes.
 
* DVD-A features both the original album mix and the 2016 album mix in High Resolution stereo.
 
* DVD-A also features the complete album in rough mix form dating from the time of the original sessions.
 
* DVD-A also includes footage of performances featured on German TV live from The Alabamahalle and the original, rarely seen, promotional film for Heartbeat.
 
* As with the other 40th Anniversary releases, the set is presented in a double digipak format in a slipcase and contains sleeve notes by King Crimson biographer Sid Smith (along with rare photos and archive material).
 
The second part of King Crimson's acclaimed and influential Minimalist Ethno-Art-Rock/Post-Punk 1980s trilogy sounding and looking better than ever before.
 
All material featured on this cd/dvda will also appear on a forthcoming box chronicling King Crimson's 1980s material.
 
CD:
 
1. Neal and Jack and Me
2. Heartbeat
3. Sartori in Tangier
4. Waiting Man
5. Neurotica
6. Two Hands
7. The Howler
8. Requiem
 
9. Absent Lovers (studio)
10. Absent Lovers (live)
 
DVD-A (playable globally):
 
Beat Album: DVD-A 5.1 Lossless Surround Sound, DTS 5.1 Surround Sound
 
Beat (Audio):
 
Album 2016 mix and original mix - Both in High Resolution Stereo
Rough mixes of complete album plus additional audio tracks.
 
Mixed by Robert Fripp and Steven Wilson.
 
Video:
 
Promotional film for Heartbeat
Two live tracks from Munich