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Ramones / Road to Ruin super deluxe

3CD+LP • New stereo mix • Unreleased outtakes & live

Rhino will issue a four-disc 40th anniversary deluxe edition of the Ramones fourth studio album Road To Ruin.

The 1978 album was the first to feature drummer Marky Ramone and includes the classic I Wanna Be Sedated.

The deluxe set comprises three CDs and a vinyl LP. The first CD features a newly remastered version of the original stereo mix and a new 2018 stereo remix, called the ‘Road Revisited Mix’. The latter has been created by producer/engineer Ed Stasium and in the words of the record label “strips off the original record’s commercial gloss and restores the album to its punk rock core.”

The second CD offers up over twenty unreleased recordings, including rough mixes for every album track, different alternate takes of two songs, and two unreleased outtakes: I Walk Out and S.L.U.G. Another notable inclusion on this disc is the Ramones-on-45-Mega-Mix! from 1988 (issued as part of the campaign for the Ramones Mania compilation).

The final CD has a previously unreleased recording of the band’s entire 1979 New Year’s Eve concert, which was mixed live by Stasium, and broadcast on WNEW-FM. This was recorded in New York City at The Palladium, and the audio has been sourced from Tommy Ramone’s original cassette of the console recording!

The 180g vinyl record features the new Road Revisited Mix and not the original version of Road To Ruin.

The deluxe set (the only other physical format is a single CD edition) will be limited to 7,500 copies worldwide (they’re numbered) and comes packaged in the familiar 12 x 12″ hardcover book.

This Road To Ruin 40th anniversary deluxe edition will be released on 21 September 2018 (a day short of the precise 40th anniversary of the original release). No UK links yet..

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Road to Ruin - 4-disc deluxe edition

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Road to Ruin - single CD

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CD One
Original Mix Remastered

“I Just Want To Have Something To Do”
“I Wanted Everything”
“Don’t Come Close”
“I Don’t Want You”
“Needles And Pins”
“I’m Against It”
“I Wanna Be Sedated”
“Go Mental”
“Questioningly”
“She’s The One”
“Bad Brain”
“It’s A Long Way Back”

40th Anniversary Road Revisited Mix

“I Just Want To Have Something To Do”
“I Wanted Everything”
“Don’t Come Close”
“I Don’t Want You”
“Needles And Pins”
“I’m Against It”
“I Wanna Be Sedated”
“Go Mental”
“Questioningly”
“She’s The One”
“Bad Brain”
“It’s A Long Way Back”

Disc Two: Rough Mixes & 40th Anniversary Extras

“I Walk Out” (2018 Mix) *
“S.L.U.G.” (2018 Mix) *
“Don’t Come Close” (Single Mix)
“Needles And Pins” (Single Mix)
“I Just Want To Have Something To Do” (Basic Rough Mix) *
“I Don’t Want You” (Basic Rough Mix) *
“I’m Against It” (Basic Rough Mix) *
“It’s A Long Way Back” (Basic Rough Mix) *
“I Walk Out” (Basic Rough Mix) *
“Bad Brain” (Basic Rough Mix) *
“Needles And Pins” (Basic Rough Mix) *
“I Wanna Be Sedated” Take 2 (Basic Rough Mix) *
“I Wanted Everything” (Basic Rough Mix) *
“Go Mental” (Basic Rough Mix) *
“She’s The One” (Basic Rough Mix) *
“Questioningly” Take 2 (Basic Rough Mix) *
“S.L.U.G.” (Basic Rough Mix) *
“Don’t Come Close” (Basic Rough Mix) *
“I Wanna Be Sedated” (Backing Track) *
“I Don’t Want You” (Brit Pop Mix) *
“Questioningly” (Acoustic Version) *
“Needles And Pins” (Acoustic Version) *
“Don’t Come Close” (Acoustic Version) *
“I Wanna Be Sedated” (“Ramones-On-45 Mega-Mix!”)

Disc Three: Live At The Palladium, New York, NY, December 31 1979

“Blitzkrieg Bop” *
“Teenage Lobotomy” *
“Rockaway Beach” *
“I Don’t Want You” *
“Go Mental” *
“Gimme Gimme Shock Treatment” *
“I Wanna Be Sedated” *
“I Just Want To Have Something To Do” *
“She’s The One” *
“This Ain’t Havana” *
“I’m Against It” *
“Sheena Is A Punk Rocker” *
“Havana Affair” *
“Commando” *
“Needles And Pins” *
“I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend” *
“Surfin’ Bird” *
“Cretin Hop” *
“All The Way” *
“Judy Is A Punk” *
“California Sun” *
“I Don’t Wanna Walk Around With You” *
“Today Your Love, Tomorrow The World” *
“Pinhead” *
“Do You Wanna Dance?” *
“Suzy Is A Headbanger” *
“Let’s Dance” *
“Chinese Rock” *
“Beat On The Brat” *
“We’re A Happy Family” *
“Bad Brain”
“I Wanted Everything” *

* previously unreleased

LP: 40th Anniversary Road Revisited Mix
Side One

“I Just Want To Have Something To Do”
“I Wanted Everything”
“Don’t Come Close”
“I Don’t Want You”
“Needles And Pins”
“I’m Against It”

Side Two

“I Wanna Be Sedated”
“Go Mental”
“Questioningly”
“She’s The One”
“Bad Brain”
“It’s A Long Way Back”

9 responses to Ramones / Road to Ruin super deluxe

  1. Enrico G. says:

    Pre-ordered, as the first three.

  2. MFG says:

    I’d like to have the Road Revisited Mix on the single-disc reissue, in addition to the standard mix. Otherwise, there’s no reason in my opinion for the single-disc reissue. The remastering can’t be so much better than the 2001 reissue.

  3. Nass Khan says:

    I look forward to this

    I have enjoyed the previous 3

  4. Charlie Waffles says:

    I want It’s Alive remastered!

  5. Kevin says:

    “strips off the original record’s commercial gloss and restores the album to its punk rock core.”

    One can only hope something simlar will happen with End of The Century. Those few demos added to the 2001 Rhino remaster are pretty great.

  6. Larry Davis says:

    Def getting this and the price always drops on these Ramones SDEs…i once saw the ‘Leave Home’ SDE for like $33US on Amazon…still need that and the ‘Rocket To Russia’ one…I have the debut album SDE and it’s swell. I like how all the sets are identical in format and I do not mind the vinyl inclusions because they are all the new mix in the set, and if you want the original albums on vinyl too, you can buy em separately…I hope they do all the albums in the series, not stopped at a certain point… The last series stopped at ‘Too Tough To Die’ so certain albums were never remastered, ‘Animal Boy’ to the end, and I’m sure, many gems in the vault still to come out…and are they doing the live albums as well, like ‘It’s Alive’ or the soundtrack to ‘Rock & Roll High School’?? Would be nice to know these answers…

  7. Kauwgompie says:

    Was wondering when this would come out. This is a definite must have. Already own the first 3 Ramones SDE boxes, gotta have this one too. And music is to die for.

  8. Motte says:

    Now we have the classic first four albums. Wonder if they continue till the end of their back catalogue….?

  9. Yousef says:

    The only Ramones album I’ve never owned on vinyl – possibly because there always seemed to be loads of them knocking about and I always figured I’d pick one up later.

    I’m in, if only for the live disc… but the extras look to far outstrip the ones on the previous CD release.

    I still haven’t picked up Rocket to Russia’s 40th issue – did I miss a bargain somewhere or did it never get reduced?

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