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Label:
  Universal (Japan) - http://www.universal-music.co.jp/
Serial:
  UIGY-9556
Title:
  Steve Winwood: Arc of a Diver
Description:
  Steve Winwood
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Genre:
  Pop/Rock
Content:
  Stereo
Media:
  Single Layer
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Review by NesY May 13, 2014 (3 of 3 found this review helpful)
Performance:   Sonics:
This album is a favorite of mine.

The sonics are not reference material - and this is likely due to the recording and production - but this has to be the best digital version available.

I agree with the previous reviewer when comparing this SHM-SACD to the MFSL CD. The MFSL CD feels a bit more controlled (equalized?) and is maybe slightly less bright. But the SHM-SACD benefits from the increased resolution and there is much more air and presence.

This will be my go to version.

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Review by Rickko May 12, 2014 (2 of 4 found this review helpful)
Performance:   Sonics:
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Review by Marpow November 9, 2014 (1 of 4 found this review helpful)
Performance:   Sonics:
Steve Winwood: Arc of a Diver SHM SACD Stereo 2014

The last time I had this, was the original 1980 LP. Actually I was listening to Southern Rock and it was my wife who purchased. It was getting good radio play at the time.

This disc called a comeback for Winwood, written by him and three others.He also plays all instruments, impressive.

Stereo Sonics: I was very pleased with this 2014 reissue. Well balanced output between right/left and sub. Good clarity and depth with nice bass. Not an iconic recording but as good as you will hear. Great DR rating http://dr.loudness-war.info/album/view/70619

Packaging: Another little Japanese box that I love. Original mini LP sleeve is not glossy paper like others but a matte paper finish like the early rock Atlantic LP's. Original mini album sleeve with small liner notes and lyrics. The paper Japanese liner notes usually a mix of English and Japanese is only Japanese.

Glad I have it in my library.

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