Oranges & Lemons is the third in a series of remixed & expanded XTC Classics. The album has been mixed for 5.1 surround from the original multi-tracks by Steven Wilson with input from Andy Partridge & is fully approved by XTC. The CD in this CD/BD set features a new stereo album mix by Wilson. The Blu-ray premieres Wilson’s 5.1 surround mix in 96/24 resolution available in LPCM and DTS HD-MA as well as the new stereo mix in 96/24 LPCM Stereo, a flat transfer of the original stereo album mix in 96/24 and instrumental versions of all new mixes in 96/24 LPCM audio.
In addition, the packed Blu-ray offers two separate sets of demo and work tape sessions showing the evolution of the album and associated recordings, one set of pre-recording rehearsals, promos & ID links for radio stations and record companies, a collection of single mixes, and XTC’s cover of Captain Beefheart’s “Ella Guru.” Promo films for “The Mayor Simpleton” (three versions), “King for a Day” and “A Road to Oranges and Lemons” home movie are all also included.