Price: £20.99
Format: cd/dvd-a
Artist: Yes
CatNo: GYRSP80001
The towering Tales From Topographic Oceans is the fifth in a series of remixed and expanded Yes albums featuring 5.1 and stereo mixes by Steven Wilson. Amongst the CD bonus tracks are five single edits and an alternative Dance Of The Dawn. 
 
Presented as a 2 x double digipak format - 2cd and 2 dvda - in a slipcase with a booklet featuring new sleeve notes by Sid Smith, along with rare photos and archive material, the album has been mixed for 5.1 Surround Sound from the original studio masters and is fully approved by Yes. 
 
The booklet includes elements of new interviews with Jon Anderson, Steve Howe and Alan White.
 
The 2 DVD-As (Region 0, NTSC) feature: 
 
- a 5.1 DTS Mix and High Resolution Stereo mixes. 
- DVD-A players can, additionally, access a 5.1 Lossless audio mix (24bit 96khz). 
- 2016 SW album mix in Hi-Res stereo 
- the original album mix in a hi-res flat transfer from the original stereo master tape source. 
 
Help with adjusting your player settings (if necessary) can be found here: http://www.opusproductions.com/disc/setup.html 
 
Original artwork expanded, restored and approved by Roger Dean. 
 
<i>"I worked on and off for about 3 years on this new mix in my quest to do it justice. I hope it will satisfy the people who agree with me that it may just be Yes's pre-eminent masterpiece."</i> Steven Wilson
CDs 1, 2:
 
1. The Revealing Science Of God - Dance Of The Dawn 
2. The Remembering - High The Memory  
3. The Ancient - Giants Under The Sun 
4. Ritual - Nous Sommes Du Soleil 
 
2016 full album mix, plus an extended Dance of the Dawn and 5 single edits, all mixed by Steven Wilson. 
 
DVD-As 1 and 2:
 
2016 album mix in MLP Lossless stereo and 5.1 Surround sound - mixed by Steven Wilson.
 
Original album mix, flat transfer from source master tape. 
 
2016 Stereo Mixes
CD1
1 The Revealing Science Of God
2 The Remembering
3 The Ancient
 
CD2
1 Ritual
2 Dance Of The Dawn
3 The Revealing Science Of God (Single Edit)
4 The Remembering (Single Edit)
5 The Ancient (Single Edit)
6 Ritual (Single Edit 1)
7 Ritual (Single Edit 2)
 
Definitive Edition DVD-A
2016 Stereo Mixes
LPCM Stereo 24/96
1 The Revealing Science Of God
2 The Remembering
5.1 Surround Mixes
24/96 MLP Lossless/dts 96/24
3 The Revealing Science Of God
4 The Remembering
Original Stereo Mixes
Flat Transfer from original master
LPCM Stereo 24/96
5 The Revealing Science Of God
6 The Remembering
 
DVD2
2016 Stereo Mixes
LPCM Stereo 24/96
1 The Ancient
2 Ritual
5.1 Surround Mixes
24/96 MLP Lossless/dts 96/24
3 The Ancient
4 Ritual
Original Stereo Mixes
Flat Transfer from original master
LPCM Stereo 24/96
5 The Ancient
6 Ritual
 
All material presented in 24bit/96khz resolution.
 
- Jon Anderson / lead vocals, harp, cymbals, percussion
- Steve Howe / electric 6- & 12-strings, steel and acoustic guitars, electric sitar, backing vocals
- Rick Wakeman / grand piano, RMI Electra-Piano, MiniMoog, Mellotrons, Hammond C3, pipe organ
- Chris Squire / acoustic & electric basses, timpani, backing vocals
- Alan White / drums, piano (4), vibes, MiniMoog, Moog drum, tubular bells, assorted percussions