Sinds afgelopen vrijdag is de Super Deluxe Edition van “Tommy” verkrijgbaar. Ultimate Classic Rock heeft al een recensie.
“Stripped of the group’s ornamental settings, Townshend’s spare demos — often just him and his acoustic guitar — give ‘Tommy’ a less epic scope, bringing the story of the deaf, dumb and blind kid to a more human level and leaving its messianic implications to the full-band recordings..”
“The set’s concert disc gathers 21 previously unreleased live recordings from the band’s massive 1969 tour in support of ‘Tommy.’ They’re mostly supplemental, completing the arc started with the spare demos. The middle part of the story — the original album — is all you really need. But the before and after sections documented here dust off its roots and legacy“