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SoulAlive

Donna Summer 'Encore' box set (33-disc set)

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Reply #1 posted 03/28/20 10:34pm

SoulAlive

All Donna’s albums in one box • Remastered • Massive amount of bonus material • Large format • Hardcover book • Expensive, but limited

A new comprehensive 33CD box set, Encore, will bring together remastered versions all of Donna Summer‘s 17 studio albums and offer eight bonus discs of rarities and non-album material.

Encore starts at the beginning with Lady of the Night from 1974 and works its way through the Casablanca era to the eighties, when Donna had spells on Geffen, Mercury and Atlantic. The last album is 2008’s Crayons. Also included are 1978’s Live And More, the 1979 compilation On The Radio and Live & More Encore! from 1999.

That totals 25 CDs and a further eight discs offer a massive 109 bonus tracks (there are 329 tracks in total). These include seven-inch mixes, 12-inch mixes, non-album rarities and other one-off recordings.

All the music is remastered and the albums are presented in mini-replica CD sleeves with inner wallets (the latter is welcome). These are all housed in a large format lift-off lid box set which comes with a 40-page 12” x 12” hardcover book which features a newly commissioned 25,000 words of sleeve notes by Christian John Wikane. The notes incorporate new interviews with many of Donna’s collaborators, including Giorgio Moroder’s production partner Pete Bellotte (Moroder himself provides a foreword).

Encore is limited to 1500 copies and will be released on 27 March via Crimson Productions (a Demon Music imprint).

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Reply #2 posted 03/28/20 10:38pm

SoulAlive

When this massive set was first announced,I convinced myself that I shouldn't buy it.I already have all of Donna Summer's albums,in one form or another,and it didn't make sense to re-buy all this stuff again.But when I saw the unboxing video on Superdeluxedition.com,I just couldn't resist biggrin it's great to finally have all the Casablanca albums remastered,and the hardcover book looks fantastic! Plus,this is a limited edition set (only 1500 copies are being sold) so I know it won't be around for too long.This will be the ultimate collector's item.I had to order a copy,which arrives next week.

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Reply #3 posted 03/28/20 10:41pm

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Reply #4 posted 03/28/20 10:58pm

SoulAlive

in case anyone is wondering,here are the bonus tracks on this set:

BONUS CDs

CD26 & 27: 7″ SINGLE VERSIONS
Gatefold CD-sized wallet

1 Denver Dream
2 Something’s In The Wind
3 Love To Love You Baby [Single Edit]
4 Winter Melody [Single Version]
5 I Feel Love [Edit]
6 Theme From The Deep (Down, Deep
Inside) – Album Version
7 Rumour Has It [Single Version]
8 I Love You [Single Version]
9 Once Upon A Time [7″ Single Version]
10 Heaven Knows (Donna Summer/Brooklyn Dreams)
11 MacArthur Park [Single Version]
12 Hot Stuff [Single Version]
13 Bad Girls [Single Version/Edited]
14 Dim All The Lights [7″ Single Version]
15 Walk Away [Single Version]
16 Sunset People
17 Who Do You Think You’re Foolin’ (Edit)
18 Cold Love (Edit)
19 Love Is In Control (Finger On The Trigger) (7” Version)
20 State Of Independence (7” Version)

1 She Works Hard For The Money [Edited
Single Version]
2 Unconditional Love [Edit] (Donna Summer with Musical Youth)
3 Stop, Look & Listen [7″ Single Version]
4 Love Has A Mind Of Its Own [7″ Single Version]
5 Eyes (7” Remix Edit)
6 All Systems Go (Edit)
7 Dinner With Gershwin (Edit)
8 Only The Fool Survives (Edit) (Donna Summer duet with Mickey Thomas)
9 This Time I Know It’s For Real (7″ Mix)
10 I Don’t Wanna Get Hurt (7″ Remix)
11 Love’s About To Change My Heart (PWL 7″ Mix)
12 Breakaway (Power Radio Mix)
13 When Love Takes Over You (Dave Ford 7″)
14 State Of Independence [New Bass Mix Edit]
15 Breakaway (Remix Edit)
16 When Love Cries (Single Version Remix)
17 Stamp Your Feet (Jason Nevins Radio Mix)
18 Fame (The Game) (Dave Audé Radio)
19 I Feel Love [Almighty Radio Edit]

CD28 & 29: 12″ SINGLE VERSIONS
Gatefold CD-sized wallet

1 Love To Love You Baby (Come Dancing Version)
2 Could It Be Magic [12″ Single Version]
3 I Feel Love [Special Disco Version]
4 Theme From The Deep (Down, Deep Inside) [12″ Disco Version]
5 Hot Stuff [12″ Version]
6 Dim All The Lights [12″ Version]
7 On The Radio [Long Version]
8 Love Is In Control (Finger On The Trigger) (Dance Remix)
9 She Works Hard For The Money [12″ Single Remix)
10 Eyes (Extended Mix)
11 I’m Free (Extended Mix)

1 All Systems Go (Extended Remix)
2 Dinner With Gershwin (Extended Version)
3 This Time I Know It’s For Real (Extended Remix)
4 I Don’t Wanna Get Hurt (Phil Harding 12″ Version)
5 Love’s About To Change My Heart (Extended Remix)
6 When Love Takes Over You (Pete Hammond Original 12” Mix)
7 Work That Magic (ISA Extended Remix)
8 I’m A Fire (Craig C’s Burning Club Mix)
9 Stamp Your Feet (Jason Nevins Extended Mix)
10 Fame (The Game) (Dave Audé Club)

CD30 & 31: REMIXES
Gatefold CD-sized wallet

1 I Feel Love [Patrick Cowley Mega Mix]
2 Love’s About To Change My Heart [Clivillés & Cole 12” Mix]
3 I Don’t Wanna Get Hurt [Pete Hammond Original 12″ Version]
4 When Love Takes Over You [Dave Ford Extended Remix]
5 Breakaway [Extended Power Mix]
6 State Of Independence [12″ Millennium Mix with Martin Luther King]
7 Breakaway [Remix – Full Version]
8 Work That Magic [ISA Full Length Remix]
9 I Feel Love (Masters At Work 86th Street Mix)

1 I Feel Love (Rollo/Sister Bliss Monster Mix)
2 State Of Independence [Creation Mix – Edit]
3 Love Is The Healer (Eric Kupper’s I Feel Healed 7” Mix)
4 I Feel Love (Qattara 2004 Remix)
5 Working The Midnight Shift (Holy Ghost! Remix)
6 MacArthur Park (Laidback Luke Remix)
7 Hot Stuff (Frankie Knuckles & Eric Kupper As Director’s Cut Signature Mix)
8 Bad Girls (Gigamesh Remix)
9 Dim All The Lights (Duke Dumont Remix)
10 Love To Love You Baby (Giorgio Moroder Feat. Chris Cox Remix)
11 I Feel Love (Almighty Mix)
12 Sunset People (Hot Chip Dub Edit)

CD32 & 33: NON-STUDIO ALBUM SINGLES & EXTENDED MIXES
Gatefold CD-sized wallet

1 Wasserman (Aquarius) – [from “Haare” 1968 German Cast Version]
2 Oh, Segne Gott Mein’ Seel/Bless The Lord (from German Cast Recording of ‘Godspell’)
3 Virgin Mary
4 Theme From “The Deep” (Down, Deep Inside) (A Love Song)
5 With Your Love
6 Sometimes Like Butterflies
7 Face The Music
8 Tearin’ Down The Walls
9 La Vie En Rose [Album Version]
10 Any Way At All
11 Melody Of Love (Wanna Be Loved) (West End 7” Radio Mix)
12 Does He Love You? (Liza Minnelli and Donna Summer)
13 Whenever There Is Love (from “Daylight”) (Soundtrack Version) (Bruce Roberts and Donna Summer)
14 I Will Go With You (Con Te Partiró)
15 You’re So Beautiful (Tony Moran Radio Edit)
16 I Got Your Love (Radio Edit)
17 To Paris With Love (Mendy Radio Edit)
18 La Dolce Vita (Donna Summer & Giorgio Moroder)

1 Je T’Aime (Moi Non Plus)
2 Something’s Missing (In My Life) (Paul Jabara feat Special Guest Donna Summer)
3 With Your Love
4 Last Dance
5 Carry On (Outta Control Extended) (Donna Summer & Giorgio Moroder)
6 That’s The Way (Almighty Radio Edit)
7 Dream-A-Lot’s Theme (I Will Live For Love) (Moroder/Cox 12″ Extended Remix)
8 Power Of Love (Hani’s Mixshow Edit)
9 Last Dance (Masters At Work Remix-Short Version)
10 My Life [Junior Vasquez Private Collection Mix-Long Edit]

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Reply #5 posted 03/28/20 11:07pm

Comser

I preordered mine back in Jan...I live in the US, but ordered it From Amazon UK...it will be here Thursday according to the tracking
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Reply #6 posted 03/28/20 11:12pm

SoulAlive

Comser said:

I preordered mine back in Jan...I live in the US, but ordered it From Amazon UK...it will be here Thursday according to the tracking

Great! Be sure to come back to this thread and let us know what you think.

I ordered my copy from importcds and they are shipping it out next Friday April 3.

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Reply #7 posted 03/28/20 11:48pm

robertgeorge

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Looks like an incredible set. I am glad sets like this are being made for fans. Maybe a tad more Donna Summers than I could justify, but a really nice package none the less.

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Reply #8 posted 03/28/20 11:59pm

SoulAlive

robertgeorge said:

Looks like an incredible set. I am glad sets like this are being made for fans. Maybe a tad more Donna Summers than I could justify, but a really nice package none the less.

Yeah,I am happy that these type of sets are still being made.I go crazy over stuff like this biggrin it'll help me get through these hard times we're going through right now.

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Reply #9 posted 03/29/20 2:28am

PANDURITO

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Mine should arrive In a couple of days too.

I'm quite afraid it won't make it though sad . Our President has just announced the suspension of all non-essential economic activity starting tomorrow. I don't know how or if this will affect deliveries.

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Reply #10 posted 03/29/20 10:08am

SoulAlive

PANDURITO said:

Mine should arrive In a couple of days too.

I'm quite afraid it won't make it though sad . Our President has just announced the suspension of all non-essential economic activity starting tomorrow. I don't know how or if this will affect deliveries.

confused what country are you in?

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Reply #11 posted 03/29/20 2:01pm

SoulAlive

what are your Top 5 favorite Donna Summer albums? These are mine:

1) Bad Girls (1979)

2)I Remember Yesterday (1977)

3)Live And More (1978)

4)Donna Summer (1982)

5)Another Place And Time (1989)

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Reply #12 posted 03/29/20 3:49pm

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Reply #13 posted 03/29/20 4:49pm

PANDURITO

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SoulAlive said:

PANDURITO said:

Mine should arrive In a couple of days too.

I'm quite afraid it won't make it though sad . Our President has just announced the suspension of all non-essential economic activity starting tomorrow. I don't know how or if this will affect deliveries.

confused what country are you in?

Spain

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Reply #14 posted 03/29/20 4:53pm

PANDURITO

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SoulAlive said:

what are your Top 5 favorite Donna Summer albums? These are mine:

1) Bad Girls (1979)

2)I Remember Yesterday (1977)

3)Live And More (1978)

4)Donna Summer (1982)

5)Another Place And Time (1989)

Maybe:

Bad Girls

Donna Summer

The Wanderer

I'm A Rainbow

Once Upon A Time

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Reply #15 posted 03/29/20 8:33pm

SoulAlive

PANDURITO said:

SoulAlive said:

what are your Top 5 favorite Donna Summer albums? These are mine:

1) Bad Girls (1979)

2)I Remember Yesterday (1977)

3)Live And More (1978)

4)Donna Summer (1982)

5)Another Place And Time (1989)

Maybe:

Bad Girls

Donna Summer

The Wanderer

I'm A Rainbow

Once Upon A Time

thumbs up!

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Reply #16 posted 03/29/20 8:49pm

SoulAlive

some fans already got their copies delivered.I got another week or so to wait smile

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Reply #17 posted 03/30/20 12:38pm

SoulAlive

I know I'm being greedy (lol) but the next thing I want her estate to do is,release some live DVDs of Donna.It's long overdue.Check out this amazing footage from a 1977 concert:

Donna Summer Live 1977 Co... - YouTube

more,please! biggrin

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Reply #18 posted 03/30/20 6:48pm

slyjackson

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some fans already got their copies delivered.I got another week or so to wait smile

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What a stunning cover.

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Reply #19 posted 03/30/20 6:57pm

PennyPurple

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How much does this set cost?


Top 5 for me:


1. Love To Love You Baby

2. Bad Girls

3 MacArthur Park

4. Hot Stuff

5. She Works Hard for the Money


Ok can't stop at 5 lol

6. On The Radio

7. Last Dance

[Edited 3/30/20 19:02pm]

COME BACK RODEO COME BACK!

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Not because of some silly milano on the org. lol
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Reply #20 posted 03/30/20 7:03pm

SoulAlive

PennyPurple said:

How much does this set cost?



I purchased it from importcds for $189.

Yeah I know....I’m crazy lol but Donna is one of my favorite artists and this is a limited edition collector’s item.

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Reply #21 posted 03/30/20 7:11pm

SoulAlive

slyjackson said:



SoulAlive said:


some fans already got their copies delivered.I got another week or so to wait smile


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What a stunning cover.




Indeed!
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Reply #22 posted 03/31/20 3:58am

Comser

The Donna Box Set arrived yesterday afternoon (3 days ahead of schedule)

anyways....what to say....it sounds fantastic....so much!

the box is stunning...the book is nice but not as thick as I would've liked....it has all the albums credits, nice glossy pages with Album artwork

each cd album has an inner sleeve (just like the old records) with all the credits listed on them (BG & OUAT even have the lyrics to the songs like the lp sleeves did back in the day)...the double albums each have two discs kinda like the old days...except you don't have to flip the record over

I've been up all night (even though I already owned 95% of her material) (I really like her hardback remastered 80s output I bought several years ago) but this new box set is like a new experience, and its all in one collection

I have to say other than the title track & the single Hostage...I never heard the album Lady Of The Night but really love it...it's different...but as a whole, her catalog is quite diverse anyways

I'm only up to Live & More from 1978, so after sleeping a bit I will resume with Bad Girls & On The Radio before I head into her 80s albums

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Reply #23 posted 03/31/20 5:41am

gandorb

SoulAlive said:

what are your Top 5 favorite Donna Summer albums? These are mine:

1) Bad Girls (1979)

2)I Remember Yesterday (1977)

3)Live And More (1978)

4)Donna Summer (1982)

5)Another Place And Time (1989)

I am impressed with your devotion, SoulAlive. I haven't heard all of her albums to make a proper ranking, but a real sleeper for me that hasn't been mentioned is The Four Seasons of Love. Also, her song Love to Love You Baby is so connected in my mind to when I started going to discos in the 70s. While in retrospect it is not one of her best songs, it was the hottest number to groove on the dance floor with other sweaty and half naked bodies (oh the days lol ). Despite the Bee Gees association with disco, to me she was the number 1 disco artist. Of course, she also did well when she diversified after that period. Beep Beep,

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Reply #24 posted 03/31/20 7:12am

RJOrion

the beautiful Donna Summer was a much better singer than she gets credit for, historically... she was on the top of the world for a few years there in the 70s... she came and went so suddenly
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Reply #25 posted 03/31/20 9:27am

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RJOrion said:

the beautiful Donna Summer was a much better singer than she gets credit for, historically... she was on the top of the world for a few years there in the 70s... she came and went so suddenly

Summer fared far better than most black female singers coming out of the 70's into the early 80s. The disco backlash knocked the majority of black femaile singers off of the Pop charts and Pop radio and relegated them to R&B only outlets. Donna was one of the few who still managed a successful crossover career for several years in the 80s.

"It's not nice to fuck with K.B.! All you haters will see!" - Kitbradley
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Reply #26 posted 03/31/20 10:08am

PANDURITO

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excited party bananadance pimp music

or, in English:

batting eyes I have just received my box touched

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Reply #27 posted 03/31/20 10:18am

Comser

I resumed my DS journey this morning....I love her 80s albums much more than most...but back to the box...the inner sleeves truly are a nice touch....the lyrics are on all of the 80s albums...though they are microscopic (at least to these old eyes) but still nice to see them printed with permission (lol)

with a magnifying glass!

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Reply #28 posted 03/31/20 12:54pm

SoulAlive

Comser said:

I have to say other than the title track & the single Hostage...I never heard the album Lady Of The Night but really love it...it's different...

Very different.I guess we could describe it as folk/pop.If disco had never happened,I wonder if this is the type of music she would have done throughout the 70s.

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Reply #29 posted 03/31/20 1:13pm

SoulAlive

gandorb said:

SoulAlive said:

what are your Top 5 favorite Donna Summer albums? These are mine:

1) Bad Girls (1979)

2)I Remember Yesterday (1977)

3)Live And More (1978)

4)Donna Summer (1982)

5)Another Place And Time (1989)

I am impressed with your devotion, SoulAlive. I haven't heard all of her albums to make a proper ranking, but a real sleeper for me that hasn't been mentioned is The Four Seasons of Love. Also, her song Love to Love You Baby is so connected in my mind to when I started going to discos in the 70s. While in retrospect it is not one of her best songs, it was the hottest number to groove on the dance floor with other sweaty and half naked bodies (oh the days lol ). Despite the Bee Gees association with disco, to me she was the number 1 disco artist. Of course, she also did well when she diversified after that period. Beep Beep,

hey,I envy the people who were going to the discos in the 70s biggrin I was a kid during that era,so I missed out on all the fun,lol.But I was mesmerized by that era and that music.

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