The Who have announced that their classic 1973 rock opera Quadrophenia is finally getting the deluxe back-catalog treatment and Pete Townshend is ready to to celebrate. Pete revealed that he had been overseeing work on Quadrophenia: The Director’s Cut, which will be released this coming Tuesday, November 14 and will include previously unheard demos, an exclusive eight-track 5.1 Sound DVD, a deluxe hard-back book, previously unseen personal notes, photographs, and other memorabilia. The album will also be re-released in double vinyl, 2-disc digi-pak and digital versions.

[pullquote quote=”This 2011 revisit to The Who’s 1973 ‘Quadrophenia’ recording is inspired by current and continuing interest in the project.” credit=”Pete Townshend”]This special contains a brand new interview with [lastfm]Pete Townshend[/lastfm], as well as comments from two of his bandmates Roger Daltrey and the late [lastfm]John Entwistle[/lastfm]. Go behind-the-scenes of this legendary album.

Digitally remastered and expanded Super Deluxe edition of this 1973 concept album by the British Rock icons contains four CDs, a DVD and a vinyl seven inch single.

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The box set gives a unique insight into the creation of this landmark album and features a remaster of the original double album, Pete Townshend’s previously unheard demos including songs that didn’t make it onto the original album, an exclusive eight track 5.1 sound DVD, a deluxe hard-back book, previously unseen personal notes, photographs, memorabilia and other exclusive material.

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131 The Who Quadrophenia   The Directors Cut [Audio On Demand]

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