Story: Jack Foley
ABKCO Records will follow its recent radio release of remixed
versions of the Rolling Stones classic track Sympathy For The
Devil with a multi-layer SACD hybrid edition on September
Remixes by The Neptunes and Fat Boy Slim, now on the radio,
will be included, as will a previously unheard remix by Dean Gillard
and Matt Ward, dubbed The Full Phatt Remix.
The song first appeared on Beggars Banquet in 1968 and the original
will also be part of the package.
That version, also part of the current ABKCO/Virgin 40 Licks
compilation, will for the first time be offered in 5.1 surround
All seven versions on the Sympathy remix disc are playable
on standard stereo systems and on SACD players in both stereo
and 5.1 versions.
Cover art for the Sympathy For the Devil Remix disc is
a unique animated lenticular version of the bands iconic
lips and tongue logo, outlined in fire.
ABKCO is including a coupon in the Sympathy remix package
that offers consumers $3 off any of the 22 classic albums, now
out as hybrid SACDs in The Rolling Stones Remastered Series through
The Sympathy For The Devil remix project was conceived
by the Rolling Stones in consultation with ABKCOs Jody Klein.
Mick Jagger and Keith Richards green-lit the participation of
The Neptunes, Fat Boy Slim and Gillard and Ward.
1. The Neptunes Radio Remix
2. The Neptunes Full Length Remix
3. Fatboy Slim Radio Remix
4. Fatboy Slim Full Length Remix
5. Full Phatt Radio Remix
6. Full Phatt Full Length Remix
7. Original Recording by The Rolling Stones