On June 14, iTunes will debut remastered versions of The Beatles’ three Anthology albums. In addition to being sold as individual albums, Anthology Vols. 1-3 will be also be bundled as an iTunes-exclusive Anthology Box Set. The Box Set will include all 155 tracks from the three volumes ($79.99) and an exclusive 23-track Anthology Highlights collection of standout tracks from each ($12.99). Pre-orders are available at iTunes now.
Anthology songs will also be available for individual download on June 14 for $1.29 each. A special Anthology video introduction and a 50-minute “Meet The Beatles” radio show are available for free streaming at www.iTunes.com/TheBeatles starting today.
The Anthology discs were originally released in 1995 and 1996. They feature rare and unreleased Beatles material, including studio outtakes, alternate versions, and the “Free as a Bird” and “Real Love” singles. Remastering for the updated Anthology series was done at Abbey Road Studios, by the same team that oversaw the Beatles studio album reissues.