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Led Zeppelin First Three Records Remastered With Unreleased Material Drops in June

by Jon Bloggin' Rogo

With the June 3rd release of deluxe editions of Led ZeppelinLed Zeppelin II, and Led Zeppelin III, the band will launch an extensive reissue program of all nine of its studio records in chronological order, each remastered by guitarist and producer Jimmy Page. Led Zeppelin will also open its vaults to share dozens of unheard studio and live recordings, with each album featuring a second disc of companion audio comprised entirely of unreleased music related to that record.

Led ZeppelinLed Zeppelin II, and Led Zeppelin III will each be available in the following formats:

• Single CD – Remastered album packaged in a gatefold card wallet.
• Deluxe Edition (2CD) – Remastered album, plus a second disc of unreleased companion audio.
• Single LP – Remastered album on 180-gram vinyl, packaged in a sleeve that replicates the LP’s first pressing in exacting detail. (For example, III will feature the original wheel and die cut holes.)
• Deluxe Edition Vinyl – Remastered album and unreleased companion audio on 180-gram vinyl.
• Digital Download – Remastered album and companion audio will both be available.
• Super Deluxe Boxed Set – This collection includes:
o Remastered album on CD in vinyl replica sleeve.
o Companion audio on CD in card wallet.
o Remastered album on 180-gram vinyl in a sleeve replicating first pressing.
o Companion audio on 180-gram vinyl.
o High-def audio download card of all content at 96kHz/24 bit. (Live tracks are 48kHz/24 bit).
o Hard bound, 70+ page book filled with rare and previously unseen photos and memorabilia.
o High quality print of the original album cover, the first 30,000 of which will be individually numbered.
o Led Zeppelin will also include a replica of the band’s original Atlantic press kit.

The companion audio for Led Zeppelin features a previously unreleased performance recorded on Rocktobber 10th, 1969 at the Olympia Theatre in Paris. The nine-song set features seven tracks from the album, including an epic 15-minute version of Dazed And Confused, as well as Heartbreaker and Moby Dick, which would debut on Led Zeppelin II later that month.

The Led Zeppelin II companion audio gives fans the first peek into the band’s recording sessions, with alternate mixes of five songs from the album, backing tracks to Thank You and Living Loving Maid (She’s Just A Woman), and the previously unreleased track La La.

The nine tracks featured on Led Zeppelin III ‘s companion audio continue to offer a window into the band’s recording process with seven studio outtakes of songs from the album as well as three previously unheard compositions: Jennings Farm Blues (an instrumental forerunner of Bron-Yr-Aur Stomp), Bathroom Sound (an instrumental version of Out On The Tiles), and their take on the blues classics Keys To The Highway/Trouble In Mind.

Led Zeppelin Track Listing:

1. Good Times Bad Times
2. Babe I’m Gonna Leave You
3. You Shook Me
4. Dazed And Confused
5. Your Time Is Gonna Come
6. Black Mountain Side
7. Communication Breakdown
8. I Can’t Quit You Baby
9. How Many More Times

Companion Audio Disc Live At The Olympia – Paris, France Rocktober 10th, 1969

1. Good Times Bad Times/Communication Breakdown
2. I Can’t Quit You Baby
3. Heartbreaker
4. Dazed And Confused
5. White Summer/Black Mountain Side
6. You Shook Me
7. Moby Dick
8. How Many More Times

Led Zeppelin II Track Listing:

1. Whole Lotta Love
2. What Is And What Should Never Be
3. The Lemon Song
4. Thank You
5. Heartbreaker
6. Living Loving Maid (She’s Just A Woman)
7. Ramble On
8. Moby Dick”

Companion Audio Disc:

1. Whole Lotta Love
2. What Is And What Should Never Be
3. Thank You
4. Heartbreaker
5. Living Loving Maid (She’s Just A Woman)
6. Ramble On
7. Moby Dick
8. La La

Led Zeppelin III Track Listing:

1. Immigrant Song
2. Friends
3. Celebration Day
4. Since I’ve Been Loving You
5. Out On The Tiles
6. Gallows Pole
7. Tangerine
8. That’s The Way
9. Bron-Y-Aur Stomp
10. Hats Off To (Roy) Harper

Companion Audio Disc:

1. The Immigrant Song
2. Friends
3. Celebration Day
4. Since I’ve Been Loving You
5. Bathroom Sound
6. Gallows Pole
7. That’s The Way
8. Jennings Farm Blues
9. Keys To The Highway/Trouble In Mind