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Imagine - The Ultimate Collection

John Lennon

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Description

This historical, remixed and remastered 140-track collection is fully authorised by Yoko Ono Lennon who oversaw the production and creative direction. Spread across four CDs and two Blu-ray discs, and including a 120 page book, this truly unique expanded edition offers a variety of listening experiences that are at once immersive and intimate, ranging from the brand new Ultimate Mixes of the iconic album, which reveal whole new levels of sonic depth, definition and clarity to these timeless songs, to the Raw Studio Mixes that allow listeners to hear Lennon and the Plastic Ono Band’s original, unadorned performances, to enveloping 5.1 surround sound mixes, and a Quadrasonic Album Mix, presenting the original four speaker mix remastered in Quadrasonic sound for the first time in nearly fifty years. This ultimate deep listening experience, which features scores of previously unheard demos, rare outtakes and isolated track elements, also includes The Evolution Documentary, a unique track-by-track audio montage that details the journey of each song from demo to master recording via instructions, rehearsals, recordings, multitrack exploration and studio chatter. The comprehensive nature of the full Imagine – The Ultimate Collection is the absolute best representation of a career artist working at the top of his creative game. imagine - the ultimate deep listening experience

The contents for the Ultimate Collection (Box Set) are:
133 newly remastered tracks of 24/96 audio in 5.1, Quad, Stereo & Mono over 2 x BluRays
61 tracks of 16/44.1 audio in Stereo & Mono over 4 CDs
120 page book

Tracklist

CD 1 [1:1 of 1-CD version and Disc 1 of 2-CD version]
2018 Remix of Original LP
1. Imagine (Ultimate Mix)
2. Crippled Inside (Ultimate Mix)
3. Jealous Guy (Ultimate Mix)
4. It’s So Hard (Ultimate Mix)
5. I Don’t Wanna Be A Soldier Mama I Don’t Wanna Die (Ultimate Mix)
6. Gimme Some Truth (Ultimate Mix)
7. Oh My Love (Ultimate Mix)
8. How Do You Sleep? (Ultimate Mix)
9. How? (Ultimate Mix)
10. Oh Yoko! (Ultimate Mix)
Bonus Tracks
11. Power To The People (Ultimate Mix)
12. Well (Baby Please Don’t Go) (Ultimate Mix)
13. God Save Us (Ultimate Mix)
14. Do The Oz (Ultimate Mix)
15. God Save Oz (Ultimate Mix)
16. Happy Xmas (War Is Over) (Ultimate Mix)

CD 2 [Elements & Outtakes, 1:1 of Disc 2 of 2-CD version]
1. Imagine (Elements Mix)
2. Jealous Guy (Elements Mix)
3. Oh My Love (Elements Mix)
4. How? (Elements Mix)
5. Imagine (Demo Version)
6. Imagine (Take 1 Version)
7. Crippled Inside (Take 3)
8. Crippled Inside (Take 6/Alternate Guitar Solo)
9. Jealous Guy (Take 9)
10. It’s So Hard (Take 6)
11. I Don’t Wanna Be A Soldier Mama I Don’t Wanna Die (Take 11)
12. Gimme Some Truth (Take 4)
13. Oh My Love (Take 6)
14. How Do You Sleep? (Takes 1 & 2)
15. How? (Take 31)
16. Oh Yoko! (Live At The Sheraton Hotel, Bahamas/ 1969)
17. Power To The People (Take 7)
18. God Save Us (Demo)
19. Do The Oz (Take 3)
20. Happy Xmas (War Is Over) (Alternate Mix)

CD 3: Immersive, raw, live-in-the-studio versions from Ascot Sound Studios and John and Yoko’s home in Tittenhurst, mixed by Rob Stevens
1. Imagine (Take 10/ Raw Studio Mix)
2. Crippled Inside (Take 6/ Raw Studio Mix)
3. Jealous Guy (Take 29/ Raw Studio Mix)
4. It’s So Hard (Take 11/ Raw Studio Mix)
5. I Don’t Wanna Be A Soldier Mama I Don’t Wanna Die (Take 4 Extended/ Raw Studio Mix)
6. Gimme Some Truth (Take 5/ Extended/ Raw Studio Mix)
7. Oh My Love (Take 20/ Raw Studio Mix)
8. How Do You Sleep? (Take 11/ Extended/ Raw Studio Mix)
9. How? (Take 40/ Raw Studio Mix)
10. Oh Yoko! (Take 1/ Extended/ Raw Studio Mix)
11. Imagine (Take 1/ Raw Studio Mix)
12. Jealous Guy (Take 11/ Raw Studio Mix)
13. I Don’t Wanna Be A Soldier Mama I Don’t Wanna Die (Take 21/ Raw Studio Mix)
14. How Do You Sleep? (Take 1/ Raw Studio Mix)
15. How Do You Sleep? (Takes 5 & 6/ Raw Studio Mix)

CD 4: EVOLUTION – Audio documentary of each song
1. Imagine (Evolution Documentary/ Mono)
2. Crippled Inside (Evolution Documentary/ Mono)
3. Jealous Guy (Evolution Documentary/ Mono)
4. It’s So Hard (Evolution Documentary/ Mono)
5. I Don’t Wanna Be A Soldier Mama I Don’t Wanna Die (Evolution Documentary/ Mono)
6. Gimme Some Truth (Evolution Documentary/ Mono)
7. Oh My Love (Evolution Documentary/ Mono)
8. How Do You Sleep? (Evolution Documentary/ Mono)
9. How? (Evolution Documentary/ Mono)
10. Oh Yoko! (Evolution Documentary/ Mono)
Blu-Ray (BD) Disc 1: ‘Ultimate’ Mixes in Surround 5.1, Stereo hi-res @ 96/24, Original Quad

Surround Sound version of CD1
1. Imagine (Ultimate Remix/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
2. Crippled Inside (Ultimate Remix/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
3. Jealous Guy (Ultimate Remix/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
4. It’s So Hard (Ultimate Remix/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
5. I Don’t Wanna Be A Soldier Mama I Don’t Wanna Die (Ultimate Remix/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
6. Gimme Some Truth (Ultimate Remix/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
7. Oh My Love (Ultimate Remix/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
8. How Do You Sleep? (Ultimate Remix/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
9. How? (Ultimate Remix/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
10. Oh Yoko! (Ultimate Remix/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
11. Power To The People (Ultimate Remix/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
12. Well (Baby Please Don’t Go) (Ultimate Remix/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
13. God Save Us (Ultimate Remix/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
14. Do The Oz (Ultimate Remix/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
15. God Save Oz (Ultimate Remix/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
16. Happy Xmas (War Is Over) (Ultimate Remix/ 5.1 Surround Sound)

Original Phil Spector/John Lennon/Yoko Ono Quad mix, remastered for the first time since its original release
17. Imagine (Remastered 2018/ Quadrasonic Mix)
18. Crippled Inside (Remastered 2018/ Quadrasonic Mix)
19. Jealous Guy (Remastered 2018/ Quadrasonic Mix)
20. It’s So Hard (Remastered 2018/ Quadrasonic Mix)
21. I Don’t Wanna Be A Soldier Mama I Don’t Wanna Die (Remastered 2018/ Quadrasonic Mix)
22. Gimme Some Truth (Remastered 2018/ Quadrasonic Mix)
23. Oh My Love (Remastered 2018/ Quadrasonic Mix)
24. How Do You Sleep? (Remastered 2018/ Quadrasonic Mix)
25. How? (Remastered 2018/ Quadrasonic Mix)
26. Oh Yoko! (Remastered 2018/ Quadrasonic Mix)

Surround Sound version of Disc 2, tracks #5-20
27. Imagine (Demo/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
28. Imagine (Take 1/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
29. Crippled Inside (Take 3/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
30. Crippled Inside (Take 6/ Alternate Guitar Solo/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
31. Jealous Guy (Take 9/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
32. It’s So Hard (Take 6/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
33. I Don’t Wanna Be A Soldier Mama I Don’t Wanna Die (Take 11/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
34. Gimme Some Truth (Take 4/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
35. Oh My Love (Take 6/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
36. How Do You Sleep? (Takes 1 & 2/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
37. How? (Take 31/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
38. Oh Yoko! (Live At The Sheraton Hotel Bahamas/ 1969/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
39. Power To The People (Take 7/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
40. God Save Us (Demo/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
41. Do The Oz (Take 3/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
42. Happy Xmas (War Is Over) (Alternate Mix/ 5.1 Surround Sound)

Blu-Ray (BD) Disc 2
1. Imagine (Take 10/ Raw Studio Mix/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
2. Crippled Inside (Take 6/ Raw Studio Mix/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
3. Jealous Guy (Take 29/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
4. It’s So Hard (Take 11/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
5. I Don’t Wanna Be A Soldier Mama I Don’t Wanna Die (Take 4/ Extended/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
6. Gimme Some Truth (Take 4/ Extended/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
7. Oh My Love (Take 20/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
8. How Do You Sleep? (Take 11/ Extended/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
9. How? (Take 40/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
10. Oh Yoko! (Take 1/ Extended/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
11. Imagine (Take 1/ Raw Studio Mix)
12. Crippled Inside (Take 2/ Raw Studio Mix/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
13. How? (Take 40/ Alternate Vocal/ Raw Studio Mix/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
14. How? (Take 7-10/ Raw Studio Mix/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
15. How Do You Sleep? (Takes 5 & 6/ Raw Studio Mix/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
16. How Do You Sleep? (Take 1/ Raw Studio Mix/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
17. I Don’t Wanna Be A Soldier Mama I Don’t Wanna Die (Take 21/ Raw Studio Mix/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
18. Jealous Guy (Take 11/ Raw Studio Mix/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
19. Crippled Inside (Take 6/ Alternate Guitar Solo/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
20. Crippled Inside (Take 2/ Raw Studio Mix/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
21. Imagine (Take 1/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
22. Oh Yoko! (Take 1/ Alternate Vocal/ Raw Studio Mix/ 5.1 Surround Sound)

23. Imagine (Elements Mix/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
24. How? (Elements Mix/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
25. Jealous Guy (Elements Mix/ 5.1 Surround Sound)
26. Oh My Love (Elements Mix/ 5.1 Surround Sound)

27. Imagine (Evolution Documentary/Mono)
28. Crippled Inside (Evolution Documentary/ Mono)
29. Jealous Guy (Evolution Documentary/Mono)
30. It’s So Hard (Evolution Documentary/Mono)
31. I Don’t Wanna Be A Soldier Mama I Don’t Wanna Die (Evolution Documentary/Mono)
32. Gimme Some Truth (Evolution Documentary/Mono)
33. Oh My Love (Evolution Documentary/Mono)
34. How Do You Sleep? (Evolution Documentary/Mono)
35. How? (Evolution Documentary/Mono)
36. Oh Yoko! (Evolution Documentary/Mono)
37. Power To The People (Evolution Documentary/Mono)
38. Well (Baby Please Don’t Go) (Evolution Documentary/Mono)
39. God Save Us/Oz (Evolution Documentary/Mono)
40. Do The Oz (Evolution Documentary/Mono)
41. Happy Xmas (War Is Over) (Evolution Documentary/Mono)
42. Tittenhurst Park (Evolution Documentary/Mono)
43. Imagine John & Yoko (The Elliot Mintz Interviews/ Mono)