With less than two months until the Beatles' remastered catalog is reissued on September 9th, the Fab Four and Apple Corps. have announced a deluxe companion set called Box Of Vision for fans to store the upcoming releases. The Box of Vision isn't just a storage vessel, however: The set will also feature a 200-page LP-sized book featuring all of the Beatles artwork — covers, back covers, gatefolds and inserts from both the U.S. and U.K. releases — covering every album from Please Please Me to the Beatles Love compilation.
An additional book in the Box of Vision will also house the Beatles' "Catalography," featuring all the track lists and other information from every release, plus a new essay from Beatles historian Bruce Spizer. But the real highlight is the storage book, which gives fans an eye-catching alternative to just plopping their reissued albums on the shelf. The Box of Vision was conceived to allow the digipaks housing the reissued albums to be stored within the box.
"It's the ultimate fan piece," says Jonathan Polk, who conceived the Box of Vision. "I have always been frustrated with the available options for organizing and storing CDs. And, I hated the fact that the beautiful LP artwork I grew up with was reduced to almost postage stamp size on CDs. The Box Of Vision gives fans the best of all worlds." Fans can take a virtual tour of the Box of Vision, as well as pre-order it, over at BoxOfVision.com.
As Rock Daily previously reported, September 9th also marks the release of the The Beatles: Rock Band game.
• The Beatles' Remastered Albums Due September 9, 2009
• "The Beatles: Rock Band" Set to Hit Stores September 9, 2009
• Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr Unveil "The Beatles: Rock Band" in L.A.