Led Zeppelin IV And Houses Of The Holy Remasters Coming Next
Led Zeppelin IV

Led Zeppelin IV

Led Zeppelin IV And Houses Of The Holy Remasters Coming Next

by Roger Wink, VVN Music on July 30, 2014

in New Music,News

Led Zeppelin will continue their highly successful reissue campaign on October 28 with upgraded and deluxe versions of their fourth and fifth albums, Led Zeppelin IV and Houses of the Holy.

Led Zeppelin IV is currently ranked by the RIAA as the third biggest selling album ever in the U.S. behind the Eagles’ Greatest Hits and Michael Jackson’s Thriller with certified sales of 23 million copies. Released on November 8, 1971, the album went to number 2 in the U.S. and the top of the charts in the U.K. Two singles were released from the album, Black Dog (1971 / #15) and Rock and Roll (1972 / #47) but it was the album track Stairway to Heaven that went on to be, arguably, one of the most popular song of the rock era and, by far, the biggest track never released as a single.

The band followed up two years later with Houses of the Holy, their third number 1 album in the U.S. The album was a turning point for Led Zeppelin as the first album that they had totally written themselves and with new sounds and production techniques. The RIAA has certified the album for eleven million copies sold in the U.S., tying it for 54th on the all-time list. Over the Hills and Far Away (1973 / #51) and D’yer Mak’er (1973 / #20) were released as singles but tracks such as The Song Remains the Same and No Quarter also received airplay on progressive radio.

Jimmy Page has, once again, overseen the release of the deluxe editions with each album including a second disc of rough, working and alternate mixes.

Each of the albums will be released as:
1-CD remastered version of the original album
2-CD remastered version of the original album plus disc of bonus material
1-LP remastered version of the original album
2-LP remastered version of the original album plus disc of bonus material
Digital Download
Super Deluxe Box
2-CD remastered version of the original album plus disc of bonus material
2-LP remastered version of the original album plus disc of bonus material
High-def audio download card of all tracks
Hard bound, 80-page book with rare and previously unseen photos and memorabilia
High-quality print of the original album cover

Track List:

Led Zeppelin IV

Led Zeppelin IV Noise11.com music newsDisc 1
Black Dog
Rock And Roll
The Battle of Evermore
Stairway To Heaven
Misty Mountain Hop
Four Sticks
Going To California
When The Levee Breaks

Disc 2
Black Dog – Basic Track With Guitar Overdubs
Rock And Roll – Alternate Mix
The Battle Of Evermore – Mandolin/Guitar Mix From Headley Grange
Stairway To Heaven – Sunset Sound Mix
Misty Mountain Hop – Alternate Mix
Four Sticks – Alternate Mix
Going To California – Mandolin/Guitar Mix
When The Levee Breaks – Alternate UK Mix

Houses of the Holy

Led Zeppelin Houses of the Holy Noise11.com music newsDisc 1
The Song Remains The Same
The Rain Song
Over The Hills And Far Away
The Crunge
Dancing Days
D’yer Mak’er
No Quarter
The Ocean

Disc 2
The Song Remains The Same – Guitar Overdub Reference Mix
The Rain Song – Mix Minus Piano
Over The Hills And Far Away – Guitar Mix Backing Track
The Crunge – Rough Mix – Keys Up
Dancing Days – Rough Mix With Vocal
No Quarter – Rough Mix With JPJ Keyboard Overdubs – No Vocal
The Ocean – Working Mix

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