The digital copies were then sent to LA where Glenn Hughes oversaw some remixes (as with Stormbringer), with Kevin Shirley at the controls. Two extra tracks from the Come Taste The Band sessions surfaced. There have long been rumours of an extra track, fuelled by comments in interviews over the years. One is a five minute jam with Paice and Bolin, the other a short three minute track.
David Coverdale has apparently been sent some of the results and pronounced himself delighted with the results.
Report, 28th January 2010
Come Taste The Band has been confirmed as a deluxe 35th Anniversary 2CD release for late July 2010. Disc 1 will include the remaster and a rare US single edit, Disc 2 will include the remixes and two unissued tracks. Limited Edition slipcase for the first print run, and a big booklet. You can pre-order now at dpas mailorder.
Report, 12th March 2010
The vinyl edition has yet to be confirmed but is looking likely.
There may be a further special mail-order only gift set edition, we will keep you posted.
The image shows the proposed slipcase cover.
IF YOU HAVE ANY RECOLLECTION OF THE ALBUM COMING OUT, WERE INVOLVED IN THE PRODUCTION OR KEPT MEMORABILIA RELATING TO THE RELEASE, DO GET IN TOUCH!
Report, 15th March 2010
Three people have suggested one of those renticular cover designs,
with the cover glass going from half full to empty as you tilt the CD
case. I must admit we did think it would be fun but hadn't pursued the
idea. However, prompted by the requests EMI are looking into it. I
have a few of these 3D type CDs so the technology clearly exists, but
costs may be an issue.
People are also looking into the practicalities of an etched glass as
per the album sleeve, in particular shipping such a fragile item.
Our thanks to Wolfy Smith and others for the scans of the American
album poster, which is (as some of you will know) very very strange.
Deep Purple poster gallery
Above: Come Taste The Band Japanese advert
Thanks to everyone who has been helping with bits and pieces for this
To be going on with here are images of the reel to reel tape
edition from the USA, cassette edition from Germany, 8 track cartridge
from the USA, and a full page advert for the album from the Japanese
music press. More to follow!
Scans courtesy DPAS Archives, Simon Robinson, Christian Mayer zu
Natrup, Kurt Senn.
Left: US 8-track cartridge edition
Below left: US reel-to-reel edition
Below right: German cassette edition
Report, 25th June 2010
It looks like a release date of early September is now likely for the
2CD. The vinyl edition has been confirmed at last; this will be a
double set with the regular album and the remixes, in a gatefold
sleeve with inner bags.
The remaster has been checked and went back
for some adjustment (the feeling was that it felt a bit 'bright'), and
the bonus remix disc is also now being finished up. A source of rare
colour rehearsal images is also being investigated to try and clear
some of these for the packaging.