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Turning to Crime release details

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It is official now. The release date (November 26) and the track list for the 22nd Deep Purple studio album Turning to Crime are as we’ve reported before.

The album will be available in the following formats:

  • Digipak CD
  • Jewel case CD
  • Digital download
  • Crystal clear vinyl 2LP
  • Black vinyl 2LP
  • Limited edition creamy white 2LP gatefold
  • Limited edition 5×12″ vinyl box set including DVD Locked Up: The Making Of Turning To Crime

The Locked Up: The Making Of Turning To Crime documentary will also be available on DVD and Blue-ray separately from the album itself.

turning to crime black vinyl

Promo blurb from the label:

DEEP PURPLE announces new album “TURNING TO CRIME”, out November 26th on earMUSIC

With strong tailwind from last year’s chart leading album “Whoosh!”, DEEP PURPLE surprises with new album “TURNING TO CRIME” and new single “7 And 7 Is”.

The new album, released by earMUSIC, will reach the worldwide community of Deep Purple loyal fans only 15 months after Deep Purple`s latest studio album “Whoosh!”, an album saluted by prestigious chart achievements (3rd consecutive #1 in Germany, as well as well as #4 in the UK) and acclaimed by critics who praised the creative strength of a band that continues evolving with every release.

“Turning to Crime” is the first studio album by Deep Purple entirely made of songs not written by the band and previously recorded by other artists.

The “time trilogy”, consisting of “NOW What?!”, “inFinite” and “Whoosh!” (2013, 2017 and 2020) have sold over 1 million albums, topped the charts 11 times and achieved more than 40 Top 10 positions worldwide.

Producer and friend Bob Ezrin, who worked with Deep Purple on the previous albums forming the “trilogy”, was once again an important part of the new studio work.

The first single “7 And 7 Is” will be released October 6th.

turning to crime white vinyl

Producer and friend Bob Ezrin assigned each band member a few of the selected songs to arrange. No one knew what the other band members were creating, how they arranged the first demos, until the results were shared. They all became co-producers of “their songs”, and once everybody else joined, it all turned into DEEP PURPLE songs.

The recording process should not make us misunderstand the true nature of this album: this is handmade music, this is “real” as it’s always been with every DEEP PURPLE album. When DEEP PURPLE are recording, they play together their songs from start to finish. They made no exception on this record. The only difference is that they played their instruments and their parts on their own, having to “imagine” what the others would play – in a way, as it happens when they were improvising on stage.

Despite the recording of this album relied a lot on today’s technology, the band resisted abusing the possibilities offered by today’s recording techniques by re-recording certain passages again and again. DEEP PURPLE is not cut and paste rock and roll! This makes them different from a lot of music that is currently recorded.

So, the “fun experiment” turned into something that galvanized them and that shaped quickly into a real piece of art. “TURNING TO CRIME” is Deep Purple enjoying playing music without commercial plans nor losing their edge and drive. This is DEEP PURPLE coming full circle.

The first single “7 And 7 Is” will be out October 6th and delivers the message of “TURNING TO CRIME” perfectly: This album is about fun, but taken seriously. The songs have been written by others, but “TURNING TO CRIME” is 100% DEEP PURPLE. Gillan, Glover, Paice, Airey, and Morse love making music together and cannot be not be held from doing so – not even by Covid. Despite the crimes to be commited.

Thanks to Hristo and Lutz for additional info.



52 Comments to “Turning to Crime release details”:

  1. 1
    KBS says:

    What about the vinyl box set I saw with 5 vinyl, each with photos of members???
    Just curious about the vinyl box set.

  2. 2
    Rajaseudun Rampe says:

    Oh Well sounds great! Along with Dixie Chicken, Oh Well is the recording I am waiting for the most. Two absolutely great songs.

  3. 3
    DeeperPurps says:

    I am looking forward to this album. I do not believe this is a step backwards for the band, nor do I believe that they are simply spinning their wheels with this release. Rather, this is a return to the original premise for the band at its inception back in 1968……in effect, a “Roundabout” of virtuoso musicians jumping on and jumping off at different intervals, and reworking other band’s music, making it their own; much in the same way Vanilla Fudge (whom Deep Purple are on the record as emulating), had also been doing back then.

    The way I see this is Deep Purple getting warmed up post-Covid, to reunite again once restrictions come down. When on stage together again, their jams will become the embryos for new Purple songs.

    See this album as a positive, and the band having some fun together in anticipation of even better things to come in future.

  4. 4
    Kidpurple says:

    Bring it on – sounds cool!!

  5. 5
    Fernando Azevedo says:

    I JUST WANT TO SAY BRAVO AND THANK YOU FOR SO MANY WONDERFUL SONGS

  6. 6
    Hristo says:

    There is another format! A box set with 5 mini lps and a dvd – full length film “… the making of”

  7. 7
    Tony says:

    Coming out of nowhere
    Drivin’ like a-rain
    Stormbringer dance
    On the thunder again
    Dark cloud gathering
    Breaking the day
    No point running
    ‘Cause it’s coming your way
    ‘Cause it’s coming your way
    ‘Cause it’s coming your way
    ‘Cause it’s coming your way
    ‘Cause it’s coming your way……..turning to crime !!!!! yeah yeah yeah the freaks said !

  8. 8
    Wiktor says:

    Sounds great to me! I will buy it!!

  9. 9
    Andrea says:

    What the hell you did to Ian Gillan?! He’s astonishing here… sure he’s 76?

  10. 10
    Uwe Hornung says:

    Sounds intriguing! Who says you can’t teach old dogs new tricks?

  11. 11
    James Steven Gemmell says:

    Wow. This sounds great.
    https://twitter.com/_DeepPurple/status/1445977186121420801

  12. 12
    Christoph says:

    Well done folks! Even though I wonder why 7-and-7 is so short (the band once used to say “what´s the point making a three-minute song?”). Anyhow, I pre-ordered the album and I´m absolutely looking forward!!!

  13. 13
    Peter J says:

    Yes Andrea I thought the same, Gillan sounds fantastic, can’t believe the quality of his voice…

    And he looks even younger now than on this video (check the indian recent interview)… The guy never ceases to amaze.

  14. 14
    Adel Faragalla says:

    The thing I always admired the most about DP that they are a hard working band. These guys are an inspiration to any young musician who reach fame then waste years of doing media headlines for the wrong reasons.
    They will work till they drop.
    The Retirement word has to be erased from the Oxford dictionary.
    Well done guys 👍
    Respect
    Peace

  15. 15
    Kevin Staden says:

    It’s a shame there is not an option for a Vinyl/CD/DVD deluxe box set like they did with Infinite and Whoosh! And the only way to get the DVD is with the 12″ single set.

  16. 16
    Gary Poronovich says:

    Wow!!!… well done!!… did i detect a wee bit of Blackmore-esq noodling in Morses` solo? Whatever, pre-ordered!

  17. 17
    Buttockss says:

    GOING OUT THE WAY THEY CAME IN WITH COVERS

  18. 18
    Hristo says:

    And another one:
    https://deeppurple.tmstor.es/product/87677?affcode=superdelux

  19. 19
    Lutz says:

    @ 15, Kevin Staden

    You can get the DVD and Bluray as a single disk in digipack here:

    https://deeppurple.tmstor.es/

    Have fun watching.

  20. 20
    Jet Auto Jerry says:

    Does anyone know why the Digipack cost so much more than the Jewel Case version? I can’t see any difference between the 2 other than the case and it should not cost that much more to make. The website shows both only having 1 CD but does the Digipak come with the DVD and it just is not listed that way?

  21. 21
    Andres says:

    Anyone else noticed “volume 1” written as first track here?

    https://www.thehighwaystar.com/thsblog/2021/09/24/crimes-and-misdemeanors/

    Hmm… I bet we’ll get another album next year 😉

  22. 22
    Victor says:

    @20

    I’m wondering that myself. It’s odd that they don’t have a CD+DVD combo for sale like Infinite and Whoosh did.

  23. 23
    Kevin Staden says:

    @19 Lutz,

    Thanks for that. How’d you find that? How come they have the DVD/Blu-ray as a separate item when it’s not listed as a part of the ‘official’ items. Bit odd?

  24. 24
    Peter J says:

    @ 20 & 22 : same reaction here.
    Maybe we should write to EarMusic… As I can’t listen to vinyls, I’m not going to by the box set and 15€ + post fees are a lot for a single dvd, even though the documentary looks nice and Gillan is impressive

  25. 25
    RB says:

    I could have sworn that ‘Whoosh’ reached number 2 in the UK album charts, kept off the number one slot by Taylor Swift. Anyone else remember this?

  26. 26
    Geof says:

    Being a huge fan of Love, I thought “7&7 Is” is a great version — Paice plays with energy not heard since the In Rock days — but what baffles me is: at the end of the Love version, the fast part ends with an explosion, and then they go into a slow, bluesy fade-out with Johnny Echols playing a guitar solo. Why oh why did DP not do something similar, and let Morse take off, possibly even alternating with Airey over a long fade-out? Just stopping the way it does sounds premature; it’s a missed opportunity, and I can’t believe it wasn’t discussed as to whether or not to include the end section of the original version and have some fun with it.

    And the next question is: will there be any bonus tracks in Japan — or perhaps the DVD/Blu-ray as a bonus disc — as there often is? There are people who know the answer, but so far, CDJapan doesn’t list it, and Amazon Japan has pre-orders only as an import, so the actual Japanese release apparently is delayed.

  27. 27
    Svante Axbacke says:

    @26: Duelling solos quickly loses it’s charm when you are on separate sides of the Atlantic.

  28. 28
    Geof says:

    Granted, but I think if you saw a list of all the albums recorded remotely, one member at a time and even way before the pandemic, it would be pretty depressing, and I mean that! I’m a musician, and nothing beats playing in the same studio, with eye contact and energy.

    Having said that, the dueling with Airey was an afterthought; I still think they could’ve/should’ve had the explosion and then gone into the slow bluesy fade and let Steve take off…

  29. 29
    MacGregor says:

    The duelling guitar synth bit reminds me of classic Yes, Howe & Wakeman era. Back in that era also the glorious Dixie Dregs had the guitar & violin duels & of course the DP Blackmore & Lord duels. Wonderful. Cheers.

  30. 30
    Geof says:

    To answer my own question posed in comment #26 above, I received a New Release alert from CD Japan today, and it will be released there as both a CD/DVD and CD/Blu-ray combo, in addition to the regular CD. It’s just under $40 plus shipping, so it’s probably cheaper to buy them separately in Europe and the US, although I haven’t seen US or Euro prices on the video release yet. And, there are no bonus cuts on the CD.

  31. 31
    Scott W says:

    I went to order the box set, a poster and the cd from the DP official site and the shipping was $90! I think I’ll look elsewhere…

  32. 32
    Geof says:

    So if it’s being released in both a jewel case and digipak, how do you know which version you are getting? I prefer the durability of a jewel case over a cardboard digipak, but for example, Amazon only shows one version and from the two photos, it appears to be the digipak. It looks thick, so it might have a plastic tray, but you never know. Is it a matter of different countries releasing it in one packaging or another?

  33. 33
    Geof says:

    So, looking at the Super Deluxe Edition website, it shows the prices and availability of all the various formats from Amazon in different countries, and while most have both the jewel case and the digipak, OF COURSE Amazon US only lists the digipak [https://superdeluxeedition.com/news/deep-purple-turning-to-crime/]. We in the US can order the jewel case version from their official store for $14 — hey, that’s not bad! — and, $11.50 shipping; hey, that’s not happening. The US store only carries merch like coffee cups and t-shirts, no CDs.

  34. 34
    Marie Hippie Rose says:

    My instant feeling was “oh no! why record an album of covers, by a band who is one of the most covered bands in the world???
    Then I thought it was being quite funny, a Purplesque joke…
    Thoughts are all over the place, trying to analyze the bands decision to go down this road…
    No doubt they will be doing their interpretations of songs which influenced their own musicality very well, but still…
    I can understand that they thought it was something different to try out, and a hommage to their favorite bands, but to make an album of it…? Personally it made me disappointed, I won’t purchase the new album. If I purchase an album recorded with Deep Purple, I want it to be with their songs, of course. That’s how I see it, being a hard core fan for over 40 years.
    Another thought that sneeked into my mind was “have they lost their creativity, their muse?”
    I really hope not!!
    I also pray that this won’t be “their” last album, age needs to be considered even if it’s sad, and what if the unspeakable would happen and this album becomes their last?!? What a tragic way to end a brilliant carreer by an album with covers!! There, I said my piece, and meant no offense by it whatsoever.
    I respect the bands decision, but Me personally don’t teally get it, the lock-down should have given them plenty of time to write their own stuff, and using todays technology it wouldn’t have been a problem not to meet personally.
    Lotsofluv from Marie xx

  35. 35
    Purple_Maniac says:

    I’ve been a Deep Purple fan since 1973 when I was 9 years old, don’t buy or listen to other music. I see the album Turing to Crime a bit ambiguous. It’s a Deep Purple album, and again it’s not a Deep Purple album. They covered songs and tried to match the songs with purple sound, that more or less worked, but I am missing something, the purple feeling and the purple spirit that comes from writing your own songs. As a fan you have to have the album, of course, but I hope it stays the only album that is. Even after listening to them several times, the songs don’t get “better” or more intense, no, unfortunately it remains that the real Deep Purple feeling doesn’t quite come up. The next album has to contain its own Deep Purple songs again. Of the official 22 studio albums, this one is 22nd for me …. No comparison with the 3 previous No. 1 albums, all of which contained the Purple Spirit ….. and were also produced by the brilliant Bob Ezrin.
    But, Bob Ezrin MUST be kept as producer for the next album.

  36. 36
    Purple_Maniac says:

    Addition to my comment no.35 I bought the digipack because it comes with a patch and so the digipak looks better in my collection. (over 155 Deep Purple CD’s and LP’s). But in retrospect I regret the purchase, as the jewel case in the record store was a lot cheaper. And only when the CD is in the collection, € 19.99 was ultimately too much. I heard the album once and banned it to the farthest corner of my Deep Purple collection. Hopefully the guys will NEVER make an album like that again !!!

  37. 37
    Geof says:

    I got the US version from Amazon today and it’s a thin open-up cardboard cover with a pocket sleeve, no plastic tray, despite how thick it looks on the Amazon US website, so I’m returning it and will just spring for the Japanese CD.Blu-ray combo. Sucks it doesn’t have “Road Runner,” which at this point appears to be on no CD anywhere at this point, although my interest in the song is next to “Roadhouse Blues,” i.e. zero. Let’s hope they don’t cover anything else with the word “Road” in it. I would have preferred they cover more hard rock classics (“7&7 Is,” “White Room,” “Lucifer,” “Shapes of Things etc.) rather than old 50s and 60s rock/soul standards, and that’s about half the album. I’d love to see what the possible song suggestion list was that all the members came up with…

  38. 38
    Uwe from germany says:

    If you cover to the extent that I would have thought from my favorite band bnie, then you should have chosen better songs, White Room is still ok, just like 7and7 is, Oh Well and Caught in the Act, but the rest is RUBBISH. Then they should have preferred songs like Peter Gunn, as they have already played at Hellfest, or Fire by Athur Braun, or whatever would have been the whiter shade of pale. But it would be best if the guys stop doing it and make their own real Purple songs again …….. And I would like to say to the Ban: If you have such ideas again and want to record such songs, then take them for you Stop by and listen to them while driving, at home or on the tour bus ………. Real Deep Purple fans, like me, want real Deep Purple songs. I have never felt so sorry about buying a Deep Purple CD ……..

  39. 39
    VD says:

    @38

    You almost had me there, “Uwe”, but we all know the real Uwe writes “und”, not “and”!

  40. 40
    Uwe from germany says:

    @ 39
    I don’t understand what you want from me. I am a Deep Purple from Germany.

  41. 41
    Uwe from germany says:

    @ 39
    I write with the google translator. I’m a Deep Purple fan from Germany. And what’s wrong with my name, Uwe ???

  42. 42
    VD says:

    @VD

    My apologies! I thought you were mocking another frequent commenter at this website who’s also called “Uwe” by posting an opinion opposite to his.

    I really didn’t mean to offend you, please disregard my previous comment.

  43. 43
    Uwe from germany says:

    @VD
    Ok, that can happen with the same name. Forgive and forget. Greetings from Germany

  44. 44
    Purple_Postman says:

    Somehow, I feel ripped off with the Turning to Crime album. What’s the point of releasing an album that has nothing to do with Deep Purple. This album probably pissed off a lot of fans and didn’t win any new ones ……
    The songs are more or less loveless crap that was clapped together. I guess that is due to the loss of the band, which was caused by the cheating of the accountant, just cut out a disc, buy the fans and so you can quickly make up for the loss without much effort (songwriting), or at least compensate for it, that it is no longer that painful…….
    If the next album is the same, the end of Deep Purple will be heralded, which I think would be right Scahde. And many fans would probably just leave an album like this on the CD shelf. The album is an insult to any true Deep Purple fan

  45. 45
    Svante Axbacke says:

    @44: If you are simply out to make money, doing a cover record is not the greatest idea. Everyone of the original songwriters gets paid the stuff the band would have gotten if they wrote the stuff themselves.

    Maybe you are aware of the pandemic going on? DP is a band that writes songs by getting together in the studio and whe they couldn’t do this, they decided to have a little fun recording stuff by themselves at home. The alternative to this album would have been no album at all.

    Now, if they released the album jut for fun or because they wanted to keep the band name alive and on the market, no one knows. All we do know though, is that the band doesn’t seem to care much. Gillan said in an interview about the album that they knew some fans would be upset and don’t like the idea. Did that stop them from releasing the album? Apparently not.

    I am sure they can’t wait to get into the studio to get another original album done. That is, if restrictions, pandemics and age doesn’t get in the way.

    DP release a million albums and they aren’t allowed to step away for one album with something different? Relax, people. There are plety of material available that you can listen to again. Don’t buy this album. No one will get sleepless by that. In fact, I am sure everyone will be happy to not hear the complaints.

  46. 46
    Purple_Postman says:

    @45
    Quote
    The alternative to this album would have been no album at all.

    Gillan sagte in einem Interview über das Album, dass sie wüssten, dass einige Fans verärgert sein würden und die Idee nicht mögen würden. Hat sie das davon abgehalten, das Album zu veröffentlichen? Scheinbar nicht. quote end

    1. I would have preferred the option of not choosing an album
    2. And such statements can put off fans for a long time, who then turn away completely …..

    In addition, a pandemic is no excuse even today. You can also “meet” in the studio via Skype, for example, that’s like live.
    In addition, a fan must also be allowed to express negative criticism if he does not like something, because after all, the fans pay money for these things.

  47. 47
    Nick Soveiko says:

    Purple_Postman @44:

    > The album is an insult to any true Deep Purple fan

    ah, the good old ‘no true scotsman’ fallacy 😉

    @46:

    > You can also “meet” in the studio via Skype, for example, that’s like live.

    no it is not. you can talk on skype, zoom, jitsi, etc. but you can’t play music live. not across an ocean. north america to europe network latency is at least 100ms. this is just when the delay becomes noticeable and things start falling apart musically.

  48. 48
    stoffer says:

    @44 You are entitled to your opinion obviously, but I’ve been all about Deep Purple since my older high school neighbor LOL turned me on to Fireball in ’71. I think that qualifies me as a “true fan”. I am not INSULTED by this album in fact I/we (my wife also my son who is a musician) like it quite a bit. Although it’s not original material, the way they Purpled up the songs is amazing and creative! As far as the band themselves “cutting out a disc” just for the money?! I think that is INSULTING to them.

  49. 49
    Geof says:

    Unless I missed it, I’m a little surprised there isn’t a single mention on the site that the Dec. issue of the UK mag Classic Rock is a DP cover story issue with an 8-page article, a review in the back (8 out of 10 stars) and comes with a 4-track CD containing the following tracks: “7 & 7 Is,” “Step by Step” (from Whoosh!), and two live tracks the CD credits state are, “first time available on CD — exclusively on this promotional CD single,” “Pictures of Home” and “Bloodsucker.” It then goes on to say, “Full show available as 3 x 10″ vinyl LPs on the limited edition of the album Whoosh!”.

    This is unfortunately incorrect, as these two tracks are from the Infinite Live Recordings Vol. 2, which was released in Japan with Whoosh! as disc 2 in a 2-CD set. It was not available on CD in any other country. In 2017, the 2-CD The Infinite Live Recordings Vol. 1 was released, also only in Japan, and logically, given the title, fans expected a release of a Vol. 2 with the songs not included. It never came. The Japanese Vol. 1’s disc 1 was recorded at Hellfest in France. Disc 2 had a few more live tracks from other locations and a few non-album rarities (b-sides, etc.).

    So then, with very little attention, one of a number of variations of Whoosh! in Japan was a 2-CD version, the second CD not even listed on the back of the jewel case. At first glance, seeing only disc one’s English song titles printed on the back, you would think you’re getting one CD. Yes, the tiny OBI strip that wraps around the left side of the cover lists the 2nd disc’s contents, but only in Japanese. There is nothing in the booklet about this 2nd disc, as least not in English. No track listing, no recording location, nothing. Only on the actual CD 2 does it say, in English, “THE INFINITE LIVE RECORDINGS, VOL 2 – RECORDED LIVE IN RIO, 2017.” To be specific, having looked it up on line, this show was recorded at the Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on 15 December 2017.”

    So finally, there’s your Infinite Live Recordings Vol. 2, tucked away with little attention as a bonus CD in Japan, and not even recorded at the same place as Vol. 1, and man, is it a mess. There’s no way Ezrin was within a million miles of this; he’d be appalled. So would the band, if they actually heard it.

    Track listing
    1. Highway Star
    2. Pictures of Home
    3. Bloodsucker
    4. Strange Kind of Woman
    5. Don Airey’s Organ Solo
    6. Lazy
    7. Birds of Prey
    8. Don Airey’s Key Solo
    9. Perfect Strangers
    10. Spack Truckin’
    11. Smoke On the Water (according to one site discussing this show, supposedly with Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen on guitar; at the end, Ian says something about “Nice one Rick” followed by another word I can’t make out)
    12. Hush

    Tracks not included: Uncommon Man, Knocking At Your Back Door, Black Night. Did we really need TWO Don Airey keyboard solos rather than perhaps one or two of these songs?

    Whoever mixed and mastered this should be re-assigned to work in the stockroom. At the end of “Pictures of Home,” the band crashes the final chord, and the song starts rapidly fading out. And then “Bloodsucker,” which naturally followed it in the set suddenly starts during the fade-out. Why was there any fade at all? These songs were played back-to-back, and no editing or fade was needed. Ironically, on this new Classic Rock EP, the two back-to-back songs blend right together as they should, with no bizarre fade-out. Then we come to “Perfect Strangers.” It has four digital skips between 2:40 and 3:02. Finally, the last track, “Hush,” appears to end around 8:42 after the final “Nah nah nah nah,” and the band crashing the final chord, except … Ian and Roger suddenly start playing a fast bass-and-drums section, letting Roger show off his bass chops. And then, it just stops at 10:31. No fade out, no applause, nothing. The CD just ends with a bass-and-drum section. According to the set list I looked up, it should have gone into “Black Night,” but with the disc’s time of 73:40, it might not have fit. But, what an weird and awful ending. They should have ended with “Black Night” instead of “Hush.”

    I don’t know if this Japanese mess — Whoops! would be a better title for this version — has been discussed on elsewhere on this site. There’s a lot of pages, topics and threads to rummage through here! The digital skips alone make this a genuinely defective pressing which should be corrected, and I wonder if this has been discussed. Perhaps someday, we’ll get the complete Brazil show as a stand-alone release.

  50. 50
    Nick Soveiko says:

    Geof @49:

    > Unless I missed it, I’m a little surprised there isn’t a single mention on the site that the Dec. issue of the UK mag Classic Rock is a DP cover story issue

    yes, you’ve missed it:
    https://www.thehighwaystar.com/news/2021/11/11/classic-rock-turns-to-crime/

  51. 51
    Geof says:

    Yes Nick, thanks, I did see that this morning after I’d posted my comment above, but since there’s no way or time window to edit posts as there usually is on most forums I post on, it stays as it is. I saw a spelling typo and couldn’t fix that; just have to proof a little harder here!

    One topic I searched for and did not see, which I was a little surprised about, was the Japanese Whoosh! with the Infinite Live Recordings Vol. 2 bonus disc. I would think this would be of interest to fans, since that release in Japan is the only way to obtain those tracks from Brazil, in addition to the defective disc and terrible editing I described above. Since there was an entire thread devoted to the Infinite Recordings Vol. 1, I would think there would be some discussion about Vol. 2 finally showing up, although not as a standalone release but rather as an almost hidden bonus disc with little publicity and in only one country; my guess is that most fans aren’t even aware of that Japanese-only release. I did try searches here for “Infinite Recording Vol 2,” “Whoosh! Japanese pressing” etc. and none brought up any results, so as best as I can tell, there has never been any announcement or discussion about it on this site.

    Despite being a fan since the first album, I admittedly am new here and still finding my way around, and don’t know if fans can start a thread topic, but I’d be glad to open one called something like, Whoosh! In Japan and the Infinite Live Recordings Vol. 2, both to let fans just know Vol. 2 exists but also to discuss the flaws, both the literal defects (the four digital skips in “Perfect Strangers”) and the terrible editing.

  52. 52
    Nick Soveiko says:

    Geof @51:

    > don’t know if fans can start a thread topic

    our site is not really a forum, it is mostly a news site with comments facility to provide feedback on a particular post. if you have something to contribute (news, reviews, etc) the best way is to email to one of our addresses
    https://www.thehighwaystar.com/about-us/contact-us/

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