September 14, 2009
Samadhisound # sound cd ss016 dx [CD+DVD Deluxe Edition]
Deluxe version containing regular CD plus DVD with the new feature length documentary Amplified Gesture and 5.1 surround sound (Dolby & DTS), and PCM stereo versions of Manafon and two Hard Back books inserted into a rigid slip case.
This two-disc box set comes in two separate hard back, cloth-bound volumes which are themselves inserted into a cloth-bound rigid slip case. Each of the three cloth-bound items feature gold embossed lettering.
Two (18.7cm X 24.1cm) Hard Back books inserted into a rigid slip case. An accompanying (18.5cm x 23.5cm) black on white high quality print of a portrait of David Sylvian by Atsushi Fukui, each individually signed by the artist and David Sylvian.
Volume One: a 40 page full colour printed, perfect bound book to accompany Manafon, featuring the complete lyrics from Manafon, accompanied by artwork from the artists Atsushi Fukui and Ruud Van Empel. The CD is the standard version of Manafon.
Volume Two: a 24 page full colour printed, perfect bound book to accompany the documentary Amplified Gesture. With a foreword by Clive Bell, this book contains photos and biographies of all of the contributors to the documentary.
The DVD is an NTSC Region 0 disc that contains: Amplified Gesture – a documentary (duration 55 mins approx).
5.1 dts surround sound mixed by David Sylvian
5.1 dolby surround sound mixed by David Sylvian
PCM Stereo (48 kHz, 24 bit)
Mastered by Tony Cousins @ Metropolis.