A 50th Anniversary Reissue of Madman Across the Water

Source: RTT MUSIC NEWS


Elton John has announced a 50th-anniversary reissue of his fourth studio album, Madman Across The Water, on June 10.


The album is available to pre-order in 3-CD and 1 Blu-ray Super Deluxe Box Set, 4-LP, 1-LP Limited Edition colored vinyl, and 2-CD formats at https://eltonjohn.lnk.to/Madman_50PR


All formats contain Bob Ludwig's 2016 remaster of the main album. There are 18 previously unreleased tracks across the Super Deluxe 3-CD/1-Blu-ray box set, which also contains rare, restored material from the era, piano demos of the album, and the audio of the BBC Sounds For Saturday concert, broadcast in 1972.


The Blu-Ray contains a 5.1 mix by Greg Penny, plus the Sounds For Saturday and his 1971 Old Grey Whistle Test performance.


The audio of the Super Deluxe CD/Blu-ray set will also be available on a 4-LP set. The box set includes photos, an essay with interviews with those who helped make the album, as well as memorabilia and artwork taken from the Rocket Archive.

The album will also be available as a limited edition blue and white-colored 180g LP.