|Warner Music Vision announce "Kamakiriad" and "Chicago II" on DVD-Audio|
|Home Theater News Music - Software News|
|Written by AVRev.com|
|Tuesday, 24 June 2003|
Warner Music Vision has just announced two DVD-Audio albums that will be released in the UK on July 28, 2003. The discs are Donald Fagen's 1993 second solo album "Kamakiriad", and Chicago's second album "Chicago II".
Donald Fagen's Sci-Fi themed "Kamakiriad" features Dolby and DTS 5.1 Surround Sound soundtracks, as well as Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo mix. The eight-song album includes supplementary material including an exclusive behind-the-scenes interview with Fagen and album producer Walter Becker, plus a Photo Gallery featuring 15 photographs, DVD-Rom web link, Song Lyrics and Production Credits. The album also includes the pop videos for the singles "Tomorrow's Girls" (starring comedy actor Rick Moranis) and the futuristic "Snowbound".
Chicago's classic 1970 album, "Chicago II" is produced for DVD-Audio in Dolby Digital 5.1 by by John Kellog and Paul Klingberg (the same production/engineering team responsible for the DVD-Audio 5.1 mixes for Deep Purple's Machine Head, Emerson, Lake & Palmer's Brain Salad Surgery, and Foreigner's eponymous album, and Foreigner 4).
Chicago II is produced for DVD-A under the supervision of Lee Loughnane (Chicago's founding trumpet player and backing vocalist). The album includes the hit singles Make Me Smile, Colour My World, and 25 or 6 To 4. The album is presented in two new Advanced Resolution versions: a 5.1 Surround 96/24k and a 96/24k Stereo version for DVD-Audio compatible players. A Dolby Digital Surround track is included for playback on any DVD-Video player. Photo Gallery and Liner Notes included.