Sealed. 3-CD set.
After almost a decade of searching for unheard session recordings for Big Star's third album, the wait for the results is finally over! While some demos and alternate versions of songs have dribbled out over the years on various compilations, all extant recordings made for the album are presented here for the first time in Complete Third. The collection boasts 69 total tracks, 28 of which are previously unheard session recordings, demos and alternate mixes made by producer Jim Dickinson and engineer John Fry. The set allows the listener to track the creation of the album from the original demos, through sessions and rough mixes, to the final masters of each song.
From front sticker: "Includes Every Demo, Rough Mix, Outtake, Alternate Take and Final Master Known to Exist for Big Star's Legendary Third Album. 29 Previously Unissued Tracks and Essay by Bud Scoppa. Extensive Notes From Original Participants and Artists Deeply Influenced by Big Star."