Pink Floyd’s Animals finally gets the remix/reissue treatment

If you’re a hardcore Pink Floyd fan, you probably have the special box sets issues for Dark Side the Moon, Wish You Were Here, The Wall, and a few others. Missing from the shelf has been Animals from 1977. That’s now about to be fixed.

Come September 16 (followed by a super-deluxe edition on October 6), Animals will be available in a new 5.1 surround version on SACD (yes, they still make them) as well as DVD and Blu-Ray. A new CD version will be available, too. Here’s what we can expect in the various formats. (Oh, and note the new album artwork.)

Deluxe limited edition 4 disc package.
1LP/1CD/1DVD/1BLU-RAY
180 Gram black heavyweight vinyl
32-page booklet
All housed in a hardcover book-style cover

1 LP Vinyl
1LP 180gram black heavyweight vinyl
28 page booklet
gatefold vinyl sleeve

1 CD
CD in card gatefold cd size sleeve
28-page booklet.

1 Blu-Ray
Special Blu-Ray gatefold card sleeve
16-page booklet

BLU-RAY – AUDIO MIXES
2018 Remix – Stereo: 24-bit/192kHz Uncompressed, dts-HD MA
2018 Remix – 5.1 Surround: 24-bit/96kHz Uncompressed, dts-HD MA
1977 Original Stereo: 24-bit/192kHz Uncompressed, dts-HD MA

DVD – AUDIO MIXES
2018 Remix: 5.1 Surround Mix (Dolby Digital @ 640 kbps, 448kbps), Stereo (LPCM 24-bit/48 kHz Uncompressed),
1977 Original Stereo Mix: (24-bit/48 kHz Uncompressed)

1 SACD
Hardback book package with 28-page book,
in slipcase. Includes:

2018 NEW STEREO MIX (High-resolution DSD)
2018 NEW 5.1 SURROUND MIX (High-resolution DSD)
2018 NEW STEREO MIX (standard CD)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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