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Spliced Takes T-R-O-U-B-L-E

November 07, 2016 | Music

For those that can't get enough of altered originals and changing history:

From the pressrelease: 

Finally a "seventies" album! CMT is proud to present their latest release which promises to be another winner! Again the STAR team has done all the edits on this album, and they did an even better job , with lots of excellent edits, and surprises. Unlike other “import” labels, they truly were able to produce an album using many incomplete takes , to create beautiful new tracks. Their professional edits will blow you away, and will make you believe these are unreleased takes.

Amazing new takes were created, and this could be THE release for the holiday season:

It starts of with a great edit of "Trouble/Guitar Man" have we heard this before? "Ill Be There" has a complete different opening, "Pledging My Love" sounds very different, Moody Blue has the "Supicious Minds" approach with fade in/fade out effect, "The Sound of You Cry" was shortened for a chance, and has more power then ever. "Kentucky Rain" runs much longer and listen to the drama in Elvis' voice! For the first time a "live-splice" was used and makes "It's Impossible" a great bonus!

We could go on, but the best thing to do is PRE-ORDER now, and enjoy all of these tracks by yourself! Elvis fans have been spoiled over the years, and they all know.. “the end is near” almost every complete take available has been released,  so this is as close as you can get for a “New” album! The set comes  in a “Deluxe Digipack” with beautiful artwork, and is strictly limited to 500 copies! 

Full tracklisting:

Trouble/Guitar Man - Spliced take 2,3,1
Long Black Limousine - Spliced take 1,2,6
Kentucky Rain - Spliced take 5,7
I'll Be There - Spliced take 2,3 (new intro)
Twenty Days and Twenty Nights - Spliced take 5,6,8
The Sound of Your Cry - Spliced take 2,3 (edited)
If I Were You - Spliced take 3,3,5,5 (faded)
A Little Bit of Green - Spliced take 2,1,1
For Lovin' Me -Alternate Master 
Any Day Now - Spliced take 3,4,2
How the Web Was Woven - Alternate Master
Johnny B Goode - Spliced take 1,3
Burning Love - Spliced take 3,4
It's A Matter of Time - Spliced take 1,3,4
Separate Ways - Spliced take 12,13,21
Your Love's Been A Long Time Coming - Spliced take 2,3,4
If I'm A Fool - Spliced take 6,9
The Next Step is Love - Spliced take 7,8,9,10
Help Me Make it Through the Night - Spliced take 14,15
Where Do I Go From Here - Spliced take 4,5,6
Moody Blue - Spliced take 9,7,5
Pledging My Love - Alternate Master
It's Impossible - "Live" Splice - February 16,1972 (M.S.)
Always on My Mind - Alternate Master (Mock)
If I Can Dream - Spliced take

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Ciscoking wrote on November 07, 2016
I'd say.....spliced C-R-A-P.
wildfishie wrote on November 07, 2016
Hi Ciscoking, do you by chance have any information about the "That’s The Way It Is – Studio and Stage Rehearsals" by the "New International" label that was expected to be released early this year? (promoted here on elvisnews on December 13, 2015)
Ciscoking wrote on November 07, 2016
Sure...my latest info is it will come..
wildfishie wrote on November 08, 2016
Thanks Cisco, that's awesome! I hope someday they give the "On Tour" rehearsals the same treatment. The label is really top notch.
VivaLasDavies wrote on November 08, 2016
Is it just me or is anyone else getting bored constantly reading the word CRAP by the Cisko person. (and then another few people repeating it). I mean, you don't like a lot of stuff, we get that but maybe you could try and broaden your vocabulary.
You Dont Know Me wrote on November 09, 2016
well 'CRAP' maybe an 'overused expression' BUT it does perfectly sum up the type of release~!
circleG wrote on November 11, 2016
CRAP sounds self explanatory to me
Emiel Maier wrote on November 20, 2016
I just read the comment of Jeroen Quist Franken who claims that he is one of the producers of the STAR label. I find his statement hard to believeas looking at his FaceBook page it says that his favourite music is: Alice In Chains...