Rhino Records announced the release of a limited edition box set of The Smiths entire catalogue, reworked and remastered by guitarist Johnny Marr.
The Smiths Complete – Deluxe Collectors Box Set, due Oct. 3, is the ultimate collectors item for any Smiths fan, and is elegantly packaged in a heavyweight trunk that includes the following items:
• All eight Smiths’ albums remastered by Johnny Marr and Frank Arkwright from the original tape sources
• All eight albums on Mini LP replica style CDs in gatefold card wallets
• All eight albums on 12” vinyl LPs (five singles, three doubles)
• 25x 7″ Singles (the entire The Smiths Singles collection), including specially reproduced rarities
• A poster of all album and single cover artwork
• The Complete Picture DVD of the band’s music videos
• A booklet featuring expanded liner notes
• Art prints of each album cover artwork
• An exclusive code to download the whole catalogue as high quality MP3s
“I’m very happy that the remastered versions of The Smiths albums are finally coming out,” said Marr. “I wanted to get them sounding right and remove any processing so that they now sound as they did when they were originally made. I’m pleased with the results.”
Each box set will be individually numbered and strictly limited to 3,000 copies worldwide. To order The Smiths Complete — Deluxe Collectors Box Set, click here.