THE COMPLETE ELVIS PRESLEY MASTERS

As part of Elvis Presley’s 75th birthday celebrations, xSITE created for Sony Music Entertainment the ultimate music-collectors item.
The box set include a book and CD bookcase.


The Complete Elvis Presley Masters is the crown jewel in RCA/Legacy’s Elvis 75 campaign. This limited edition individually-numbered deluxe set contains 30 CDs with all 711 master recordings released during Elvis’ lifetime. Also included are 103 rarities: additional masters, alternate takes, session outtakes, demos, rehearsal jams, home recordings, live performances and radio recordings. This is the definitive collection – a magnificent audio chronicle of the inspiration, pain and genius that make Elvis the world’s most enduring musical and cultural icon.
Complementing the music is a hardbound reference book produced exclusively for this collection. A magnificent volume in its own right, and is the ultimate reference work on the music of Elvis Presley. The discography was painstakingly researched and organized in strict chronological order. The book is full of rare and classic photographs from throughout Elvis’ life and recording career, beginning with the cover photo by legendary Williams ‘Popsie’ Randolph from Elvis’ first official RCA photo session at RCA Studios in New York, on December 1, 1955.
THE BOOK
The Complete Elvis Presley Masters is accompanied by a silkscreened, silver-gilded hardcover book printed on archival paper and produced exclusively for this collection. This meticulously researched, lavishly illustrated 240-page book is, without question, the ultimate reference to the music of Elvis Presley. Also included is a complete chronological song index which lists each track with recording date, studio and musician information. The book is divided into 3 sections. The first with a foreword by producer Ernst Mikael Jørgensen and an essay by acclaimed Presley biographer Peter Guralnick to bring valuable historical context to the collection. In the second section you'll find the most comprehensive discography of Elvis' music ever produced, including album artwork and information on each single, EP and album released during the artist's lifetime, release dates, chart positions and catalog numbers illustrated with rare and classic photographs. The third section include a complete chronological song index which lists each track with recording date, studio and musician information, together with photographs of the original sound studio equipment.
CD BOOKCASE
The Complete Elvis Presley Masters is a triumph of musicology: 711 masters in the order in which they were recorded. Special costume color dyed cardboard was used to create the die-cut sleeves to hold 30 individual printed CD’s with images of authentic sound studio equipment. All collected and bound in a unique faux-wood silk screened hardcover bookcase. This set includes every song Elvis recorded for release during his lifetime in a single unique collection, mastered from the original analog master tapes where available using 24-bit technology for greater sonic resolution and dynamics. Each recording has been carefully restored to achieve the best sound reproduction ever without compromising the audio quality of the original master. Also included are 103 rarities: additional masters, alternate takes, session outtakes, demos, rehearsals, live performances and radio recordings. Over 35 hours of music.
PACKAGING
Housed in a beautiful, full image display case with hardcover discography book, hardcover CD bookcase and a certificate of authenticity. A result of nearly four years of research, design and production, this limited edition is an indispensable piece of music history and the one collection no connoisseur should be without.

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