Bolan albums remastered by Visconti

January 7, 2014

marcBolanMarc Bolan albums Tanx and Zinc Alloy And The Hidden Riders Of Tomorrow have been remastered by original producer Tony Visconti, and they’ll appear in a five-disc set via Demon Music on March 3.

Early pre-orders will be given options including receiving the collection in a tote bag, coloured-vinyl single of Solid Gold Easy Action, digital download voucher and the chance to have the buyer’s name in the hardback book.

The Bolan albums, first released in 1973 and 1974 respectively, come with an additional disc of material, while a DVD includes promo videos and TV appearances.

Meanwhile, Universal are poised to launch deluxe editions of Tyrannosaurus Rex albums A Beard Of Stars (1970) and T.Rex (1971), each with an additional disc of material. Both become available on March 3.

And Bolan-themed theatre show 20th Century Boy: The Musical tours the UK starting in April. It’s endorsed by the late glam icon’s son Rolan, who says: “The music of my father is still treasured by fans and continues to find many more admirers. Through song, laughter and tears, we come together to remember and keep a little of Marc in our hearts.” Find out more.

Tour dates

Apr 18-19: Inverness Eden Court Theatre
Apr 22-26: Manchester Opera House
Apr 28-May 03: Birmingham Alexandra
May 06-10: Southampton Mayflower
May 12-17: Bristol Hippodrome
May 19-24: Sunderland Empire
May 26-31: York Grand Opera House
Jun 02-07: Belfast Grand Opera House
Jun 09-14: Woking New Victoria
Jun 16-21: Cardiff New Theatre
Jun 23-28: Wimbledon New Theatre
Jul 07-12: Plymouth Theatre Royal

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