Originally Posted By Alone With Strangers
Interesting what you say about the crossfades on side two (and also whether or not there should be a gap before New Europeans) were matters of debate at Chrysalis. My opinion was that they formed part of the integral structure of the album and so shouldn't be changed. Steven was asked to to do an 'up to date' mix of the album, not a new edit.

I think an alternative without crossfades, having been created, could have been put on the DVD, space permitting. It would be interesting to hear it.

I don't want to be seen as moaning, because a) it is personal choice, and b) it is still a superb release without it.