Bob Marley - Legend (Best Of) [Half Speed Master]
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Originally released in 1984, Bob Marley's Legend illustrates the remarkable life and recording career of one of reggae music's most important figures. This iconic collection not only serves as the perfect introduction to the music of Bob Marley, It remains the world's best-selling reggae album of all-time.
Legend contains 14 of his greatest songs, running the gamut from "I Shot the Sheriff" to the meditative "Redemption Song" and the irrepressible "Three Little Birds." This is the ultimate collection of Marley's best known recordings.
Limited Edition. Heavyweight vinyl produced by Island Records in 2020. Remastered by by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios. The package includes a branded obi-strip and a certificate of authenticity from Abbey Road.
"Abbey Road’s world-renowned engineers have been cutting grooves into discs since the studios first opened their doors in 1931. This record was pressed from a master cut using a precision technique known as half-speed mastering. The procedure requires the source master and the cutting lathe to run at half speed on a specially adapted Neumann VMS-80 lathe.
This rare and specialised technique transforms difficult to cut highend frequencies into relatively easy to cut mid-range frequencies. The result is a cut with excellent high frequency response and very solid and stable stereo images. In short, half-speed mastering produces a master of the highest quality that enables the pressing plant to produce a superlative record."
Mastering Engineer, Abbey Road Studios