Possessing, as he does, a producer’s in-depth knowledge of every session Zeppelin undertook, Page had been able to find stacks of additional material — ready made for the companion discs he’s including with each individual remastered album.
That wasn’t the case, however, with Presence. As Page went through Led Zeppelin’s archival material, he began to wonder how he would complete things.
Then, something amazing happened.
“The only thing that turned up that I’d literally forgotten about, out of all of these tapes and hundred and hundreds of hours of listening was: I had an early mix, a studio mix of Presence, and that had extra material on it,” Page tells Radio.com. “And that was the album I thought, with all of this chronological opening of everything, that might present a problem, and lo and behold, there it was. It was a deliverance.”
Latest posts by Something Else! (see all)
- What was the Monkees’ Head actually, you know, about?: ‘This incredible, weird, psychedelic movie’ - December 1, 2015
- Smokey Robinson still thrilled by George Harrison’s long-ago tribute: ‘A wonderful, flattering thing’ - November 30, 2015
- Steve Cropper sparked a key moment in the Blues Brothers legend: ‘They started dancing and clowning around’ - November 28, 2015