Sound is really a pleasant suprise- I find this quality very unusual among rock recordings. A vast improvement over the original SACD- in every repect. This disc is certainly going to get some more use.
I disagree a bit with some of the reviews. When comparing this version with the original SACD the first thing I noticed was less bass. It can be argued it is somewhat tighter on the MOFI but the fact there is substantially less of it made this matter inconsequential. The MOFI version is a bit tilted ... more
The price seems a little ludicrous but my curiosity got the best of me. This and "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" are my only SHM-SACD's thus far. I was concerned these were a 'remastering' marketing ploy. Well I'm here to say that there is a lot more information on the Elton John SHM-SACD than on the ... more