The Moody Blues have announced a new release date for Timeless Flight, a massive box set gathering together the band's biggest hits, rarities and live performances, as well as archival video footage. The 17-disc collection now is scheduled to be released on June 25. It includes 11 CDs, six DVDs, pieces of Moody Blues memorabilia and more.
The CDs feature remastered album tracks, unreleased alternate mixes, outtakes and audio from full concerts by the band. Three of the DVDs offer various video gems including rare TV appearances, promotional clips and previously unreleased performances from a 1970 concert The Moodies played in Paris.
In addition, the collection offers three DVD-Audio discs featuring 5.1 surround sound mixes of six classic early Moody Blues albums -- 1967's Days of Future Passed, 1969's On the Threshold of a Dream and To Our Children's Children's Children, 1970's A Question of Balance, 1971's Every Good Boy Deserves Favour and 1972's Seventh Sojourn.
Timeless Flight also comes with a 120-page hardcover book boasting a newly written essay about the group, an assortment of photos, a replica tour poster and tour program and other collectibles.
Meanwhile, The Moody Blues also will issue a four-CD version of Timeless Flight. The pared-down set still features nearly 70 tracks and more than five hours of music. Visit MoodyBluesToday.com to learn more about the Timeless Flight packages.
In celebration of Timeless Flight's release, the band has scheduled a new U.S. fall tour that 's mapped out from a September 26 show in Louisville, Kentucky, through a November 2 performance in Rancho Mirage, California. Here is The Moody Blues' entire list of confirmed U.S. tour dates:
9/26 -- Louisville, KY, Palace Theatre
9/27 -- Cincinnati, OH, PNC Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center
9/28 -- Mount Pleasant, MI, Soaring Eagle Casino Resort
9/29 -- Cleveland, OH, Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica
10/1 -- Wabash, IN, Honeywell Center
10/2 -- Elkhart, IN, Lerner Theatre
10/4 -- Milwaukee, WI, The Riverside Theater
10/5 -- Hammond, IN, Horseshoe Casino
10/7 -- Peoria, IL, Peoria Civic Center
10/8 -- Appleton, WI, Fox Cities Performing Arts Center
10/9 -- Des Moines, IA, Des Moines Civic Center
10/11 -- Onamia, MN, Grand Casino Mille Lacs
10/12 -- Bismarck, ND, Bismarck Civic Center
10/14 -- Kansas City, MO, The Midland by AMC
10/15 -- Park City, KS, Hartman Arena
10/16 -- Denver, CO, Bellco Theatre
10/18 -- Airway Heights, WA, Northern Quest Resort & Casino
10/19 -- Seattle, WA, Paramount Theatre
10/21 -- Portland, OR, Keller Auditorium
10/22 -- Eugene, OR, Hult Center for Performing Arts
10/24 -- San Rafael, CA, Marin Center
10/25 -- San Francisco, CA, Nob Hill Masonic Center
10/26 -- Reno, NV, Silver Legacy Resort and Casino
10/27 -- San Jose, CA, San Jose Civic Center
10/29 -- Paso Robles, CA, Vina Robles Amphitheatre
10/30 -- San Diego, CA, Humphrey's
11/1 -- Los Angeles, CA, Nokia Theatre L.A. Live
11/2 -- Rancho Mirage, CA, Agua Caliente Casino
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