3CD released: Jul 02, 2021
SWEETEST ILLUSION: 3CD DELUXE EDITION, THE
Digitally remastered and expanded three CD edition. The Sweetest Illusion is the third solo album from Basia. This deluxe edition of The Sweetest Illusion follows the success of Time And Tide and London Warsaw New York, Basia's debut and sophomore albums, respectively. This edition features 42 tracks including the original 11-song album alongside 31 bonus tracks, 13 of which are previously unreleased. Two tracks make their first appearance on CD. The bonus material on this collection features all of the singles, b-sides, remixes, and alternate versions that were released during the promotion of the original album. Additionally, an instrumental version of the original album is featured as part of this deluxe edition. Nearly all of the instrumental mixes have remained unreleased until now. This set comes with a beautifully designed, carefully researched, and spectacularly detailed 24-page full color booklet that contains brand new liner notes, lyrics, photos, an illustrated discography, comprehensive credits, and written contributions from producer Dave Bascombe, plus track annotations from Basia and Danny White.