Fans of The Jesus and Mary Chain who already have purchased or are awaiting shipment of the new 2CD/1DVD reissue of Darklands take note: Demon Music Group has acknowledged that there is a “mastering glitch” on Disc 1 of the set that has resulted in tracks 8 through 16 beginning slightly ahead of their respective track markers.
That means disc plays straight through fine, according to a note posted on the band’s website, but if you advance to the later tracks, they cut off the beginning. The label says new versions of Darklands Disc 1 already are being manufactured and “should be ready int he next fortnight.”
Anyone who’s already bought the defective Darklands reissue may e-mail their mailing address to email@example.com with the “Replacement Darklands Disc” in the header. According to the Mary Chain’s website, Demon will then send fans new discs as soon as they’re ready.
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