RECORD STORE DAY 2017 > Big Star - Complete Third: Vol 3: Final Masters

Big Star

Complete Third: Vol 3: Final Masters


Release Date: 4/22/2017
Label: Omnivore Recordings
Quantity: 2500
Release type: RSD Exclusive Release

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Complete Third was years in the making, and its eventual CD release saw it appear on countless "Best of 2016" lists. The vinyl volumes of Complete Third began rolling out at the end of last year with Vol. 1: Demoes to Sessions To Roughs arriving in November and Vol. 2: Roughs To Mixes in February 2017. Now, Vol. 3: Final Masters is here to complete the trilogy. The double LP contains every released master recording from every officially released version of Third on 3 sides of vinyl. As an added bonus, the CD version's hidden track ( a previously issued strings and vocals only mix of "Thank You Friends") takes its place on a specially etched Side Four. A download card is included containing the audio for Vol. 3 and the complete liner notes and booklet as a PDF. To make Vol. 3 even more special, it is available in a limited edition slipcase with room for VOls 1 and 2 (which are sold separately) for Record Store Day 2017. Plus, it contains a 20 page, full color, LP sized booklet with all of the notes, photos and commentary from the CD set. This is a unique and beautiful way to house and display the three vinyl components. The third time is the charm to complete Complete Third on vinyl.

SIDE ONE: 01 Stroke It Noel 02 Downs 03 Femme Fatale 04 Thank You Friends 05 Holocaust 06 Jesus Christ 07 Blue Moon
SIDE TWO 01 Kizza Me 02 For You 03 O, Dana 04 Nightime 05 Whole 06 Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On 07 Kanga Roo
SIDE THREE 01 Take Care 02 Big Black Car 03 Dream Lover 04 You Can’t Have Me 05 Till The End Of The Day 06 Lovely Day
SIDE FOUR 01Nature Boy 02 Thank You Friends (Vocals/Strings-Only Mix)