Zeppelin fans celebrate 40 years & re-release of ‘Physical Graffiti’

Led Zeppelin continues its reissue campaign in 2015, starting the year with a new release of their double album “Physical Graffiti,” exactly 40 years after the original release on February 24, 1975. This deluxe edition of the group’s sixth studio album is expected be as commercially successful as the reissues of the first five Led Zeppelin albums in 2014, which had several titles reaching To 10 chart status in countries around the globe. The band has received widespread critical acclaim, including the recent Classic Rock “Reissue of the Year” Award. SEE ALSO: Led Zeppelin re-issue themselves back in the scene As with the previous deluxe editions, the album was produced and newly remastered by guitarist Jimmy Page. It’s accompanied by seven previously unreleased tracks related to the original release, including rough mixes of “In My Time Of Dying” and “Houses Of The Holy,” as well as an early mix of “Trampled Under Foot” called “Brandy & Coke.” All the unreleased companion tracks offer fans a chance to hear well-known songs from a different perspective, including the Sunset Sound mix of “Boogie With Stu” and “Driving Through Kashmir,” a rough orchestra mix of the band’s eight minute opus “Kashmir.” Also featured is “Everybody Makes It Through,” a strikingly different early version of “In The Light” with alternate lyrics. Since 1968, John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant have taken the world by storm as one of the most influential, innovative and successful groups in modern music, selling more than 300 million albums worldwide. To this day, they continue to be honored for their pivotal role in music history. The band was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1995, received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2005, and a year later was awarded with the Polar Music Prize in Stockholm. The band was honored for its lifetime contribution to American culture at the Kennedy Center Honors in 2012. In January of 2014, the band won their first ever Grammy award as Celebration Day, which captured their live performance at the Ertegun tribute concert, was named Best Rock Album. SEE ALSO: Prince presents new work and this is how fans react “Physical Graffiti” will be available February 24th (February 23rd Internationally) from Atlantic/Swan Song and it can be purchased as multiple CDs, vinyl or digital formats including a limited edition super deluxe boxed set.The post Zeppelin fans celebrate 40 years & re-release of ‘Physical Graffiti’ appeared first on Voxxi.

Led Zeppelin continues its reissue campaign in 2015, starting the year with a new release of their double album “Physical Graffiti,” exactly 40 years after the original release on February 24, 1975.

This deluxe edition of the group’s sixth studio album is expected be as commercially successful as the reissues of the first five Led Zeppelin albums in 2014, which had several titles reaching To 10 chart status in countries around the globe. The band has received widespread critical acclaim, including the recent Classic Rock “Reissue of the Year” Award.

SEE ALSO: Led Zeppelin re-issue themselves back in the scene

As with the previous deluxe editions, the album was produced and newly remastered by guitarist Jimmy Page. It’s accompanied by seven previously unreleased tracks related to the original release, including rough mixes of “In My Time Of Dying” and “Houses Of The Holy,” as well as an early mix of “Trampled Under Foot” called “Brandy & Coke.”

All the unreleased companion tracks offer fans a chance to hear well-known songs from a different perspective, including the Sunset Sound mix of “Boogie With Stu” and “Driving Through Kashmir,” a rough orchestra mix of the band’s eight minute opus “Kashmir.”

Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones at the Led Zeppelin Celebration Day DVD screening launch held at Hammersmith Apollo London. (Photo by Shutterstock)

Also featured is “Everybody Makes It Through,” a strikingly different early version of “In The Light” with alternate lyrics.

Since 1968, John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant have taken the world by storm as one of the most influential, innovative and successful groups in modern music, selling more than 300 million albums worldwide. To this day, they continue to be honored for their pivotal role in music history.

The band was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1995, received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2005, and a year later was awarded with the Polar Music Prize in Stockholm. The band was honored for its lifetime contribution to American culture at the Kennedy Center Honors in 2012. In January of 2014, the band won their first ever Grammy award as Celebration Day, which captured their live performance at the Ertegun tribute concert, was named Best Rock Album.

SEE ALSO: Prince presents new work and this is how fans react

“Physical Graffiti” will be available February 24th (February 23rd Internationally) from Atlantic/Swan Song and it can be purchased as multiple CDs, vinyl or digital formats including a limited edition super deluxe boxed set.

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