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RE: Genesis "Selling England By The Pound" LP

Where is the LP pressed? The original British one is probably going to be the closest you'll get to what the band and producers wanted you to hear. LPs (and also CDs) pressed in different countries can sound very different according to the regional preferences in the EQ adjustments. I have records where I have multiple copies in different formats pressed in many different regions and, in my particular example, where I have the same single originally pressed in the UK, the British vinyl has been mastered differently to the CD (different mixes) and the US edition has a different EQ rather like a "loudness" contour where a boost is applied to the bass end and treble. The German pressing sounds closest to the CD and the Japanese CD sounds closer to the British vinyl.

This is why I am not a fan of remastered editions and also why I don't consider a tonal bias to be a fault in the recording - that is going to be how the producers wanted it to sound when they checked the test pressings. We may not LIKE their preference, but it isn't a fault per se.
Regards Anthony

"Beauty is Truth, Truth Beauty.." Keats


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