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I knew this album was recorded back in the early 90s in digital format back in those days.
I already thought the SACD format will not bring any further improvement as there is no new information to extract compare to the CD.
But what if even if there is a little bit of improvement. So I still bought it.
Well, I compare the SACD and the CD. I cannot tell there is any difference between them.
Edits: 05/16/17Follow Ups:
Contrary to popular thinking, a PCM derived SACD does not in any way sound similar to their original redbook CD disc counterpart. So don't dismiss the possibility that the conversion from pcm to dsd would have introduced certain sonic artifacts into the SACD that some other systems (in their unmolested, respective stock form) might have less trouble revealing.... as much as this might offend you.
The recently released Jennifer Warnes' "The Hunter" SACD is another title derived from a 90s digital pcm recording. Putting both the Sony released SACD disc and the original BMG first pressing CD disc to the test revealed very noticeable "softening" of music transients and truncation of soundstaging size on the SACD release.
On the other hand, SACD sounded harmonically richer against an early European "silver rim" RBCD pressing, an early Japanese pressing, and a few other subsequent USA repressings, and Asian K2 pressing versions.
I recently replaced my "Hot Rocks" CD. I have all but a handful of the tracks on the original albums (including "High Tide and Green Grass") on SACD. This DSD remastered CD sounds much better than the original ABKCO CD (not saying much) and nearly as good as the SACDs.
Most stereo SACDs sound better than redbook because they are mixed/mastered with more care. When the SACD is simply a transfer from the CD it may well be indistinguishable on many systems and to many ears, especially at normal listening levels.
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