Led Zeppelin Announces Final Album Reissues, Including Unreleased Bombay Orchestra Recordings

Led Zeppelin
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Led Zeppelin performing live circa 1980.

The Led Zeppelin deluxe re-release series is about to be completed. On Wednesday, the band announced via its official site that it will issue remastered, expanded versions of its final three albums this year, sealing the deal on a project that began in 2014 with 1969's self-titled debut.

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Closing out the Zeppelin catalog are 1976's Presence, 1979's In Through the Out Door and 1982's Coda. The trio hits stores July 31 via Atlantic/Swan Song. 

As with previous reissues in the series, each package comes with a second bonus disc (except for Coda, which has two), featuring rarities and unreleased tracks. This time around, the most intriguing extra is a pair of tracks from Robert Plant and Jimmy Page's 1972 session with India's Bombay Orchestra. Bootleg versions of the session have surfaced before, but for the first time ever, there are new takes on "Friends" and "Four Hands" (later titled "Four Sticks" for Led Zeppelin IV).

Also included on Coda is "Sugar Mama," a "frenetic blues jam" (according to Zeppelin's statement) recorded in 1968 for the band's self-titled debut, which was never officially released until now. 

All three reissues were remastered by Jimmy Page and are available on CD, deluxe edition CD, vinyl, deluxe edition vinyl, digital download and a box set containing all of the above, in addition to cover art prints. 

Complete details on what's included with each reissue are available on Zeppelin's official site


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