In response to some common inquiries we've received, we've created the following FAQ sheet to answer questions related to upcoming releases from Sierra Records. If, after reading the FAQ, you still have a question, feel free to email me at email@example.com.
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Q. What is Gene Clark The Lost Studio Sessions 1964-1982?
A. The Lost Studio Sessions is a Sierra Records compilation of 24 previously unreleased studio recordings by Gene Clark, plus a bonus CD consisting of four solo acoustic songs recorded by Gene circa 1970.
Q. Is the album a collection of rough home demos/crudely recorded live material?
A. No, these are not home demos or crude live recordings. The Lost Studio Sessions is a Clark connoisseur's collection of professional studio recordings taken from sessions in 1964, 1967, 1969-1970, 1972 and 1982.
Q. In what formats is the album being made available?
A.The album is available in 180-gram vinyl and hybrid SACD.
Q. I don't have an SACD player but I would like a CD copy. Is an SACD playable on a standard CD player?
Q. Are the booklets for the vinyl set and the hybrid SACD the same in content, etc.?
A. Yes, they are, the only difference being size.
Q. Is a purchase of the Ultimate Limited Edition the only way to receive a copy of the 4-song bonus CD?
A. No. Each of the purchasing options (ULE box, SACD, 180-gram vinyl) includes the bonus CD. For further info about tracks, purchasing options and ordering, head over to GeneClarkSierra.com.
Q.Can I still place a preorder and receive the lower price?
A.Yes, there is still time place a pre-release order and save some money.
Q. What happened to the Randy Meisner album? Will there be an announcement?
A.The release date for Randy Meisner Take It To The Limit will also be announced on when the release date for the Clark album is announced (see below).
Q. What are the costs of shipping?
A.International costs for shipping,handling, customs declaration:
Ultimate Limited Edition set outside the USA are: $16.00 USD
Hybrid SACD: $6.00 USD
2Lp set only: $12.00 USD
Bonus Acoustic CD: $2.00 for customs declaration
Ultimate Limited Edition: $15.00 for customs declaration
Hybrid SACD only: $5.00 for customs declaration
2LP vinyl set only: $8.00 for customs declaration
In our next newsletter, we will have part two of the "Making of the Gene Clark album" and will be announcing the release date for Gene Clark-The Lost Studio Sessions 1964-1982. This all coming next week!
We appreciate your patience to those of you that did place an advance pre-order but like the saying goes "we will sell no wine (album) before it's time!" We still have a few copies left of the "Ultimate Limited Edition", first come, first serve.