Finally I got the perfect mastering & pressing of „Layla“.
Desperately I was looking around for a sound format providing me with a good quality.
I learned that Layla means Dark Beauty in Persian. The recording session in Miami at Atlantic South-Criteria Studios around the start of the 70ies could have been better than the fist results showed. Nevertheless the half-speed mastering of Miles Showell at Abbey Road Records lets you forget the harsh tones of the voices I always heard before. The sound is homogenous and lovely. It now makes fun listening to the whole record!
The box comes with additional tracks (not half speed mastered) recorded at Abbey Road Studios in 1970 during the sessions of George Harrison’s „All Things Must Pass“ and some live recordings at the Ryman Auditorium, Nashville. LP 4 was recorded at Olympic Studios in London.
During Xmas I enjoyed the music by consuming some helpful small vaccines…