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Mona Bone Jakon: A Deep Dive into a Folk-Rock Classic

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Cat Stevens' introspective masterpiece, Mona Bone Jakon, with this immersive Super Deluxe Edition box set. This comprehensive collection offers a deep dive into the album that marked a turning point in Stevens' career, showcasing his evolution from pop star to a serious folk-rock artist.

 

A New Mix and Unreleased Treasures

The box set features a brand new 2020 album remix and remaster, overseen by original album producer Paul Samwell-Smith. This fresh perspective on the timeless songs allows listeners to rediscover the beauty and depth of Mona Bone Jakon. Beyond the new mix, the set boasts a wealth of previously unreleased content, including demos, live performances, and exclusive memorabilia. This treasure trove provides a fascinating glimpse into the creative process behind the album and offers a more intimate look at Stevens' artistic journey.

 

More Than Just an Album

This Super Deluxe Edition extends far beyond the music itself. The box set includes a Blu-ray featuring the 2020 mix in high-definition audio, along with a selection of previously unreleased live TV performances. A unique collection of physical keepsakes round out the package, including a replica press kit, concert flyers, and a pop art print.

 

A Must-Have for Cat Stevens Fans

The Mona Bone Jakon: 50th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition box set is a must-have for any fan of Cat Stevens or classic folk-rock music. With its combination of remastered classics, previously unreleased gems, and exclusive collectibles, this box set offers a truly comprehensive exploration of a groundbreaking album.

Cat Stevens - Mona Bone Jakon (Super Deluxe Edition 2020 Remaster Box Set)

R3 650,00Price

Features:

This 50th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition box set immerses you in the world of Cat Stevens' Mona Bone Jakon like never before. Here's a breakdown of the treasures it holds:

  • Music in Multiple Formats:
    • Original Album: Experience Mona Bone Jakon in two distinct ways:
      • A brand new 2020 remaster, overseen by the original album producer, for a pristine listening experience.
      • A fresh 2020 Mix by David Hefti, offering a new perspective on the classic songs.
    • Unreleased Gems: Delve into a treasure trove of 24 previously unreleased tracks on a dedicated CD featuring studio demos.
    • Live Performances: Relive the magic of Cat Stevens live with a fourth CD featuring 18 electrifying performances from 1970-1971.
    • Live Rarity: Own a unique piece of history with a 12-inch etched vinyl EP capturing a rare audience recording of "Live At Plumpton Jazz & Blues Festival" from 1970.
    • High-Resolution Audio: Immerse yourself in the sonic details of the 2020 Album Mix on Blu-ray.
  • Collectible Memorabilia: This box set goes beyond the music, transporting you back in time with a selection of exclusive memorabilia:
    • Island Records press kit and press photos
    • Replica 1970 Plumpton Jazz and Blues Festival flyer
    • Cat Stevens tour sticker
    • "Dustbin" greetings card
    • Pop art print

This comprehensive collection offers a truly in-depth exploration of Mona Bone Jakon, making it a must-have for any Cat Stevens fan.

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