On July 31st, Led Zeppelin will release re-issues of their final three studio albums: Presence, In Through The Out Door, and Coda. This will be the final release in the band’s re-issue campaign. As with the previous deluxe re-issues, all three of these albums have been newly remastered by guitarist and producer Jimmy Page and are accompanied by companion audio comprised of previously unreleased music related to the original release selected and compiled by Page.
The companion audio disc that accompanies Presence has five unreleased reference mixes from the sessions, which reveal works in progress. Along with alternate incarnations of “For Your Life,” “Achilles Last Stand,” and “Royal Orleans,” there is also the previously unheard instrumental curiously titled “10 Ribs & All/Carrot Pod Pod (Pod).”
The companion audio disc for In Through The Out Door features an unreleased rough mix of every track from the original album, including early versions with working titles such as “The Hook” (“All My Love”), “The Epic” (“Carouselambra”), and “Blot” (“I’m Gonna Crawl”).
Coda includes two audio companion discs, featuring 15 tracks recorded between 1968 and 1974. The oldest song in the collection is also perhaps the most interesting. The frenetic blues jam “Sugar Mama” was recorded in 1968 at Olympic Studios during sessions for the band’s eponymous debut. The song was completed but never officially released until now. “Baby Come On Home” from the same session is also included in the set. Also included is the previously unreleased “St. Tristan’s Sword,” a rollicking instrumental recorded during the Led Zeppelin III sessions in 1970.
All three re-issues are available as digital download, single LP, single CD, Deluxe Edition Vinyl, Deluxe Edition (2 & 3 CD) and Super Deluxe Edition Box Set.
Super Deluxe Edition Box Set:
Remastered album on CD in vinyl replica sleeve
Companion audio on CD in card wallet
Remastered album on 180-gram vinyl in a sleeve replicating first pressing
Companion audio on 180-gram vinyl
High-def audio download card of all content at 96kHz/24 bit
Hard bound book filled with rare and previously unseen photos and memorabilia
High quality print of the original album cover, the first 30,000 of which will be individually numbered
Deluxe Edition (2CD & 3CD):
Remastered album, plus a second disc of unreleased companion audio
Coda will feature two companion audio discs
Deluxe Edition Vinyl:
Remastered album and unreleased companion audio on 180-gram vinyl
Coda will feature two companion LPs
Remastered original album
Presence and Coda will be packaged in a gatefold card wallet
All CD and LP versions of In Through The Out Door will be wrapped in a brown paper bag replicating its initial release
Remastered album on 180-gram vinyl, packaged in a sleeve that replicates the LP’s first pressing in exacting detail
All vinyl versions of In Through The Out Door will also include the water-sensitive insert that replicates the inner sleeve from the album’s initial release.
Remastered album and companion audio will both be available