2CD compilation of live performances by Deep Purple at Paris Theatre, London, February 22th 1972 and at Concerthouse - Stockholm, November 12th 1970, released in 1993 by Italian label Nota Blu Musica.
Deluxe two disc (CD + PAL/Region 2 DVD) edition of this reissue of the 1989 benefit CD EP now expanded and including a bonus documentary DVD. The Rock Aid Armenia version of Smoke on the Water was recorded in 1989 at the historic Metropolis Studios, London. The recordings were completed over five different sessions, produced by Gary Langan and Geoff Downes. Features musical appearances from Bryan Adams, Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Gillan, Keith Emerson, Bruce Dickinson, Brian May, Roger Taylor, David Gilmore, Tony Iommi, Paul Rodgers, Chris Squire, Alex Lifeson, Geoff Beaucchamp and others.
Ian Anderson Paice (born 29 June 1948) is an English musician, best known as the drummer of the seminal rock band Deep Purple. As of Jon Lord's departure in 2002, he is the only founding member of the band still performing with the group and the only member to appear on every album the band has released.
This 4 'purple' CD+DVD deluxe edition will be accompanied with fully illustrated 64 page hardback booklet, housed in a luxury box. Contents include a 2012 remaster of the original album, featuring non-album b-side, "When A Blind Man Cries"; a 1997 remix by bassist Roger Glover, remixed from the original multi-tracks; the Quad QS as stereo mix, in its undecoded form and including alternate guitar solos on 'Maybe I'm A Leo' and 'Lazy'; and a 2012 mix of In Concert '72. The audio only DVD that accompanies the set includes the original album remastered, "When a Blind Man Cries" remastered, the QUAD mix of the album and bonus 5.1 mixes of "When a Blind Man Cries", "Maybe I'm a Leo" and "Lazy".