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#101198 - Mon, 02 Mar 2020 21:18:53 Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day
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and a 40th anniversary vienna boxset coming.

there is a new stereo mix on this:



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#101199 - Tue, 03 Mar 2020 17:21:31 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: negative1]
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Exciting news, thanks. Here's hoping for unreleased stuff in the 40th deluxe.

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#101200 - Wed, 04 Mar 2020 18:48:16 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: negative1]
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Holy shitballs!!!

Steven Wilson is an absolute genius when remixing and specialises in 5:1 mixes, with the announcement of a box set I am hoping that he has remixed the album and produced a 5:1 mix as well. This is amazing!!

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#101201 - Wed, 04 Mar 2020 20:34:15 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: negative1]
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I wasn't looking to get this but the more I think about it the more tempted I am (I have the Vienna Record Store Day release from a few years ago)

Very interested in a new Vienna boxset, hopefully there's some new content on it and not just another remaster of the album - I will always appreciate more unreleased live or demo tracks if available

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#101202 - Thu, 05 Mar 2020 19:50:54 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: Unique designs in crome]
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Originally Posted By Unique designs in crome
I wasn't looking to get this but the more I think about it the more tempted I am (I have the Vienna Record Store Day release from a few years ago)

Very interested in a new Vienna boxset, hopefully there's some new content on it and not just another remaster of the album - I will always appreciate more unreleased live or demo tracks if available


Don't know if these will be similar to the Marillion sets that Steve Wilson has worked on, but they have the new stereo mix on one disc. B sides and rarities on another and then a two disc concert from the relevant tour. On the Blu Ray is a 5:1 mix and the other audio plus a documentary and promo videos. If they release something similar to this for Vienna, especially with Steve Wilson involved it will be amazing. His remix of Brave was fantastic.

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#101203 - Fri, 06 Mar 2020 15:22:56 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: Paul Smith]
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No beans can be spilled but I think you'll like what's in the pipe, as it were.

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#101204 - Fri, 06 Mar 2020 16:53:44 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: Alone With Strangers]
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No beans can be spilled but I think you'll like what's in the pipe, as it were.


excited

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#101205 - Fri, 06 Mar 2020 17:13:50 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: Paul Smith]
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and the 12" is on Clear Vinyl too....happy days

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#101206 - Fri, 06 Mar 2020 18:19:18 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: Alone With Strangers]
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Originally Posted By Alone With Strangers
No beans can be spilled but I think you'll like what's in the pipe, as it were.


Excitement levels rising...

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#101207 - Sat, 07 Mar 2020 14:40:12 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: Unique designs in crome]
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Can the Sleepwalk 12" be purchased online or is it solely through a record store on the day?

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#101208 - Sat, 07 Mar 2020 15:46:25 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: Adi]
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My understanding is it's only available in stores (or inflated ebay prices after) - I went into my record store today and they said this one would be around £17 through them

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#101209 - Sat, 07 Mar 2020 19:09:12 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: Unique designs in crome]
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The shops are allowed to sell them online one week after.

But - get up at 5am like I usually do & go join a queue. It's usually quite good fun. Unfortunately I am away at a wedding so will be the first time in seven years that I'll miss the party.

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#101210 - Mon, 09 Mar 2020 10:06:43 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: Alone With Strangers]
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looks like this might be the listing for the single:


Exclusive 12” Clear vinyl for RSD. A 40th Anniversary release of Ultravox’s debut single with Midge Ure on vocals. Originally only released on 7” single in 1980, this will be the first time on 12” and features a brand-new stereo mix by Steven Wilson. A-side ‘Sleepwalk [2020 Stereo Mix], B-side ‘Waiting [2020 Stereo Mix]. the A-side is taken from the forthcoming 'Vienna' 40th Anniversary Box Set for late Summer 2020.

Track Listing:
A1 Sleepwalk (Steve Wilson Stereo Mix)
A2 Waiting (Steve Wilson Stereo Mix)
B1 Sleepwalk (Conny Plank 1980 Mix)
B2 Waiting (Conny Plank 1980 Mix)

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#101211 - Mon, 09 Mar 2020 16:52:04 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: negative1]
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Interesting. This wording: "the A-side is taken from the forthcoming 'Vienna' 40th Anniversary Box Set for late Summer 2020." Does this mean that the original versions/ mixes will not be in the box set?
Anyway, I hope we get a 1980 full gig also.

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#101212 - Mon, 09 Mar 2020 20:32:58 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: Malpaso Man]
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When Steve Wilson remixed a couple of Marillion albums the format was One disc with the remix, another disc with b sides and rarities two disc live show from that tour and a blu ray with 5:1 mix and the audio in HD plus the original album mix as well. I defintely think we'll get a 5:1 as Steve usually does that first and then a fresh stereo mix, here's hoping!!

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#101213 - Tue, 10 Mar 2020 03:05:00 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: Malpaso Man]
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Originally Posted By Malpaso Man
Interesting. This wording: "the A-side is taken from the forthcoming 'Vienna' 40th Anniversary Box Set for late Summer 2020." Does this mean that the original versions/ mixes will not be in the box set?
Anyway, I hope we get a 1980 full gig also.


well obviously, there will be the original versions.
i guess the b-sides, mixes, and of course, a full
version of the album remixed by steve wilson in stereo.

a live gig would be great. but i think that would be about it.

i doubt there would be a 5.1 mix, it adds to the cost.
and to me is unnecessary and gimmicky. put out a separate
one if people want to get it that way.

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#101215 - Tue, 10 Mar 2020 22:11:19 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: Paul Smith]
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Originally Posted By Paul Smith
I defintely think we'll get a 5:1 as Steve usually does that first and then a fresh stereo mix, here's hoping!!


Actually he makes the stereo version first to ensure the core sound is correct & then creates the surround mix.

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#101221 - Sat, 14 Mar 2020 07:51:47 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: negative1]
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Record Store Day has been postponed to June 20th. So the "Waiting" will be a little longer....

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#101223 - Thu, 19 Mar 2020 06:26:54 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: Malpaso Man]
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i wonder if the US release is only going to have 2 tracks on it,
instead of 4:

https://www.roughtrade.com/us/ultravox/sleepwalk-2020-stereo-mix

Sleepwalk: 2020 Stereo Mix
Ultravox

This is a Record Store Day 2020 item. It will be available to purchase from our stores from 9am 20th June. Remaining stock will be available to purchase from this page at 12pm 21st June.

A 40th Anniversary release of Ultravox’s debut single with Midge Ure on vocals. Originally only released on 7” single in 1980, this will be the first time on 12” and features a brand new stereo mixes by Steven Wilson.

A-side ‘Sleepwalk [2020 Stereo Mix],
B-side ‘Waiting [2020 Stereo Mix].

the A-side is taken from the forthcoming 'Vienna' 40th Anniversary Box Set for late Summer 2020.

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#101224 - Thu, 19 Mar 2020 14:37:05 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: negative1]
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No.

There is only one pressing of the single for the whole world.

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#101240 - Wed, 29 Apr 2020 19:48:45 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: Alone With Strangers]
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This year’s Record Store Day is moving again, due to the COVID19 pandemic, and will now be split into THREE ‘drop’ dates: 29 August, 26 September and 24 October.

Record labels are being encouraged to evenly split their releases across these three days and the online sales rules for participating retailers are expected to be relaxed with RSD shops likely to be able to sell stock online at the end of each of the three dates (instead of waiting a week).

A new RSD list will be published on 1 June which will show which releases will be available on which days.

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#101264 - Tue, 02 Jun 2020 06:31:58 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: negative1]
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Now scheduled for release on Aug 29th, first RSD drop.

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#101266 - Fri, 05 Jun 2020 22:00:11 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: Malpaso Man]
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Will it be available to purchase in the US? Wait never mind I think it will if I purchase from rough trade. Very excited for it! Also the new Vienna vinyl. Which is to be released in July hopefully according to Midge. Supposed to have never before seen demos and some early versions of songs. Because they used to cassette record all of their jam sessions and rehearsals.

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#101267 - Sat, 06 Jun 2020 00:21:12 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: midgesmidge]
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Yes, the Sleepwalk RSD 12" will be available in the US.

Pretty sure we won't be seeing the the 40th Anniversary Vienna in July due to the current COVID19 situation which, from experience, has slowed down all music manufacturing. However, Chrysalis are still working hard on it.

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#101275 - Tue, 30 Jun 2020 06:49:20 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: negative1]
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The 40th set is more likely due in October or November.

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#101276 - Wed, 01 Jul 2020 20:49:57 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: negative1]
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The latest issue of Mojo (Aug 2020) has an article on Vienna, under the Time Machine section, marking its release 40 years ago. Both Midge and Billy interviewed. No mention of the RSD single, but a mention of the Steve Wilson remix for a "new edition". No release date mentioned. A nice read!

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#101332 - Sat, 22 Aug 2020 19:50:27 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: Malpaso Man]
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#101333 - Mon, 24 Aug 2020 23:01:56 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: Alone With Strangers]
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Looks like a few people have it.

So there will only be one pressing of it, ok.

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#101334 - Tue, 25 Aug 2020 19:38:28 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: negative1]
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Well two people have it & one of those worked on the release. The other, no idea who they are.

And yeah one pressing - that's all you usually get these days.....

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#101335 - Thu, 27 Aug 2020 19:44:13 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: negative1]
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Will try and get it on Saturday, but we'll see....

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#101337 - Thu, 27 Aug 2020 20:06:08 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: Malpaso Man]
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Good luck!

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#101339 - Fri, 28 Aug 2020 18:30:36 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: Alone With Strangers]
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I'll be queuing up outside my local record store tomorrow in the hope of picking up the Sleepwalk 12". If I'm lucky enough to get a copy then I can't wait to hear the new 2020 mix. Exciting times for Ultravox fans what with this and the Vienna boxset!

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#101340 - Sat, 29 Aug 2020 09:45:49 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: negative1]
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Just ordered a copy online, cost me £30 though!

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#101342 - Sat, 29 Aug 2020 12:52:21 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: Gwilym]
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Unfortunately Sleepwalk was a no show at my local record store - they didn't receive any in their allocation (nor did they have any of the other titles I had highlighted either...). I did manage to pick up a few nice things though, plus a free magazine.

So I've ended up ordering a copy from eBay and paid the price for it (£27.99 + P&P)! It was either that or wait until 6pm today and see if I could pick it up online from one of the participating retailers. I suspect I would have been struggling though as it appears as if many outlets have already sold out of the Sleepwalk 12".

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#101344 - Sat, 29 Aug 2020 19:40:27 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: Nick F]
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Went to a local store only to be faced with a 30 plus person queue at half past seven, did wait until almost half eight, but with the queue not moving had to give up the ghost as my arthritis was awful. Tried another shop a few miles down the road but no stock confused
So managed to get one online tonight for delivery next week. Also got the two David Bowie cds I wanted as well.
Anyone who has it what do you think of the new mix?

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#101345 - Sat, 29 Aug 2020 22:04:52 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: Paul Smith]
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Despite the fact that there is nothing on this release that won't be on the V40 release, I think it's a really good sign that Sleepwalk has sold well. Bodes well for future releases.

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#101346 - Sun, 30 Aug 2020 02:25:25 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: Alone With Strangers]
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I wonder if prices are being inflated.

Just ordered it off discogs, there are several sellers all
selling it for $20 US and less.

I got it for $18+shipping, so will have it next week.

It shouldn't be too much more than that.





(Thought about getting the U2 11'oclock tick tock, but backed out of it).

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#101347 - Mon, 07 Sep 2020 19:12:18 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: negative1]
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Originally Posted By negative1
(Thought about getting the U2 11'oclock tick tock, but backed out of it).

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Wish I had that level of self control!

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#101348 - Wed, 09 Sep 2020 20:06:35 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: Alone With Strangers]
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got the 12 inch, but haven't opened it or won't be playing it.
it was purely for the collection.

will wait for the boxset release.

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#101351 - Thu, 10 Sep 2020 12:35:06 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: negative1]
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Missed out on this, but have at least ordered the new Electronic Sounds with the vinyl single bundle.

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#101355 - Thu, 10 Sep 2020 19:04:01 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: Malpaso Man]
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Missed out on this, but have at least ordered the new Electronic Sounds with the vinyl single bundle.


there are many copies of the RSD 12 inch on ebay, and discogs
for the same price or less than what stores were selling it for.

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#101356 - Fri, 11 Sep 2020 16:46:04 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: negative1]
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I did check on Discogs but all copies with decent prices were in the US. With shipping and customs the full cost was more than I am willing to pay. Might check again later. Thanks.

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#101357 - Fri, 11 Sep 2020 19:17:24 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: Malpaso Man]
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Same here, not wanting to pay the import fees/international postage so going to hold on for a while

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#101358 - Wed, 16 Sep 2020 12:39:31 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: Unique designs in crome]
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I managed to get a copy on Record Store day. Queued for about 2hrs starting at 6am, but really pleased that I managed to get one. Also picked up the Gary Numan triple coloured vinyl live album and Erasure's new album on orange vinyl.
Looking forwards to the Viennna 40th boxset.

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#101360 - Thu, 17 Sep 2020 13:10:48 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: Adi]
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Only just got chance now to play the RSD 12", having been away for a week. I think Steven Wilson has done a superb job with the new mix of Sleepwalk. Interestingly, listening to the very opening section of the song, his new mix is very similar in character to the "early version" of the song (as issued on disc 2 of the 2008 Vienna re-issue). In other words, the drums and moog bass are somewaht drier but do have more of a solid bottom end. Overall, there is greater clarity throughout and the ARP solo in the middle really cuts through, without as much reverb as on the original mix. Of course this is just my opinion and others may have different findings but I feel it bodes very well for the rest of the remixed songs on the upcoming 40th Anniversary release.

The new mix of Waiting is interesting too - I get the impression there is quite a lot of stuff on the multitrack for this song and this has allowed Steven to be a little more creative with his new mix. Compared to the original, the effects are lessened on the first spoken "waiting" parts and later in the song, different guitar and synth parts are brought up in different places. The ending is a nice surprise too..

All good stuff though and exciting times for the Ultravox fans!

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#101361 - Thu, 17 Sep 2020 19:40:21 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: Nick F]
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Originally Posted By Nick F
Only just got chance now to play the RSD 12", having been away for a week. I think Steven Wilson has done a superb job with the new mix of Sleepwalk. Interestingly, listening to the very opening section of the song, his new mix is very similar in character to the "early version" of the song (as issued on disc 2 of the 2008 Vienna re-issue). In other words, the drums and moog bass are somewaht drier but do have more of a solid bottom end. Overall, there is greater clarity throughout and the ARP solo in the middle really cuts through, without as much reverb as on the original mix. Of course this is just my opinion and others may have different findings but I feel it bodes very well for the rest of the remixed songs on the upcoming 40th Anniversary release.

The new mix of Waiting is interesting too - I get the impression there is quite a lot of stuff on the multitrack for this song and this has allowed Steven to be a little more creative with his new mix. Compared to the original, the effects are lessened on the first spoken "waiting" parts and later in the song, different guitar and synth parts are brought up in different places. The ending is a nice surprise too..

All good stuff though and exciting times for the Ultravox fans!


Steve Wilson did such a good job with the other mixes I have heard, can't wait to hear these!

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#101362 - Thu, 17 Sep 2020 21:23:22 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: Nick F]
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Originally Posted By Nick F
The new mix of Waiting is interesting too - I get the impression there is quite a lot of stuff on the multitrack for this song and this has allowed Steven to be a little more creative with his new mix.


That's correct. V1 of his mix of Waiting was 'interesting'.

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#101364 - Sat, 19 Sep 2020 11:31:33 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: Alone With Strangers]
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The new mix of Waiting is interesting too - I get the impression there is quite a lot of stuff on the multitrack for this song and this has allowed Steven to be a little more creative with his new mix.


That's correct. V1 of his mix of Waiting was 'interesting'.


Are you saying that Steven has done more than one mix of Waiting and that the one that will appear on the Vienna 40th Anniversary box will be different to the version on the Sleepwalk 2020 RSD 12"?

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#101365 - Sat, 19 Sep 2020 14:37:02 Re: Ultravox - Sleepwalk 12 inch - Record Store Day [Re: Nick F]
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I actually meant to say "His first mix of Passionate Reply was interesting" - my mistake.

As you would probably expect, SW mixed everything initially, several versions of some tracks, and sent his preferred choices to Chrysalis who reviewed them. Some tracks - only a few - were tweaked after the feedback. They were then approved by the band.

I could cause a huge panic amongst those that didn't get the RSD 12" if I said it was different, couldn't I? crazy But rest assured: the RSD & V40 releases include the same SW mixes.

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