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Amused to Death 4LP Roger Waters Release

Roger Waters Amused to Death 2021 Acoustic Sounds
Roger Waters Amused to Death 2021 Acoustic Sounds

Audiophiles will be pleased to know that Roger Waters’ excellent Amused to Death solo album from 1992 is to be released on 4x 45rpm LPs having been remixed and put on a format which is quieter. It will be on 200g vinyl.

The album is considered by many to be Roger’s finest solo album and sounds fantastic. These collectors editions are usually bought by unscrupulous people to sell on later at a high profit so, if these records are of interest to you, then you should get hold of some from the source!

Here is what Acoustic Sounds had to say about this excellent release which comes on 4th April 2021. Feel free to discuss on the forum.

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Long-time audiophile favorite returns as a 45 RPM on four 200-gram LPs!

Plated and pressed at Quality Record Pressings! Every cricket chirp and dog bark in stellar detail!

An essential upgrade to the listening experience; improved sonic intensity

Roger Waters’ take on America’s entertainment-obsessed society

This audiophile favorite — and a brisk seller since its Analogue Productions 33 1/3 reissue in 2015 — is back with an upgrade. Now a 45 RPM 4LP 200-gram set, the remastered audio completed by longtime Roger Waters / Pink Floyd collaborator and co-producer James Guthrie is chillingly detailed — every cricket chirp and dog bark on this distinctive album has even more sonic intensity and dimension.

An unblinking look at an entertainment-obsessed society, Amused to Death addresses issues that have only grown in complexity and urgency over the past two decades. With Amused to Death, Roger Waters sounded the alarm about a society increasingly – and unthinkingly — in thrall to its television screens. Twenty-three years later, Amused to Death speaks to our present moment in ways that could scarcely have been anticipated two decades ago. In 2018, television is just one option in an endless array of distractions available to us anytime, anywhere, courtesy of our laptops, tablets and smartphones. With eyes glued to our screens, the dilemmas and injustices of the real world can easily recede from view.

The 2018 4LP 45 RPM 200-gram vinyl edition of Amused to Death features remastered audio completed by longtime Roger Waters / Pink Floyd collaborator and co-producer, James Guthrie, and has been pressed at Quality Record Pressings. The updated cover and gatefold art is by Sean Evans, the creative director of Waters’ 2010-2013 “The Wall Live” tour and movie.

Roger Waters Amused To Death Re-released in Excellent Array of Formats

Roger Waters Amused to Death reissue 2015
Roger Waters Amused to Death reissue 2015

Roger Waters’ solo album Amused to Death has been remixed and remastered and will is released tomorrow much to the delight of many fans.

You can pick up a copy from Amazon.com or Amazon.co.uk and have it shipped to you in no time – it is released 24th July 2015 and is one of many great things happening this year.

In The Big Pink Floyd Survey, visitors to this website voted Amused To Death from 1992 as the best solo album amongst all the solo albums released by members of Pink Floyd past and present.

It is an excellent album and is one of your humble narrator’s favourites. If you haven’t got it yet (have you got it yet?) then I suggest you get on board with one of these re-releases!

The artwork has been re-designed, the mix has been redone so there are changes to what you hear in the songs as things which has previously been omitted have now been included – should be interesting to listen to even if you already own the album.

Here is a great video of Roger talking about how the album is still relevant today and that people love the vinyl!

There are lots of formats available for audiophiles everywhere including an excellent vinyl if that is your thing. The digital versions especially the blu-ray should be of interest to people with that kind of setup. Enjoy.

The 2015 editions of Amused to Death will be available on:

  • CD
  • CD / Blu-ray
  • SACD
  • Hi-res digital download
  • 2LP 200 gram vinyl (pressed at Quality Record Pressings)
  • Limited edition, numbered 2LP picture disc vinyl.