added: 9 Oct 2011 // by: Music-News.com Newsdesk
Goin' Back: The Definitive Dusty Springfield is a landmark collection celebrating one of the leading female vocalists of the 20th Century, all put together with loving care and attention by Dusty associates, experts and aficionados.
In a lavish pink box, 4 jam-packed CD's are split thematically into her hits, rarities, BBC recordings and her work for stage and screen, featuring several tracks getting their first ever airing on CD. To complement this, 3 full DVDs capture Dusty at her performing best, containing a host of rare footage.
But the music and visuals are merely part of this luxurious package. Content compiler Paul Howes' acclaimed book The Complete Dusty Springfield is here accompanied by a new, hard-backed 60-page book with an essay by Dusty's manager and friend Vicki Wickham, full of testimonies by artists such as Sir Tom Jones, Carole King, Annie Lennox, Burt Bacharach, Neil Tennant and Smokey Robinson; a further essay by Mojo writer and renowned soul historian Lois Wilson, plus rare photographs.
To complete Goin' Back, there is something of true beauty and absolute exclusivity in the form of a 'stripped-down' recording of the Dusty classic Goin' Back and a new vocal mix of The Look Of Love ' newly crafted from the precious master tapes at the legendary Abbey Road Studios by producer Tris Penna ' which intimately showcase the glory of Dusty's astonishing voice.
Goin' Back: The Definitive Dusty Springfield is little short of a work of art, a fitting tribute to one of the world's greatest vocalists.
A strictly limited collector's edition is also available with an exclusive hand numbered beautiful Canvas print of Dusty Springfield, this special version is only available exclusively from The Universal Box Set Store (www.theboxsetstore.co.uk).