Supersize me: Pink Floyd, U2

Why U2, Pink Floyd, Hendrix, Nirvana and Elvis are all releasing giant-sized CD complilations

27th September, 2011
Supersize me: Pink Floyd, U2
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By Mark Beech

Pink Floyd, Elvis Presley and Nirvana will vie again for fans’ favours -- and cash -- with the release today of remastered CDs featuring some of the greatest rock music.

They also give us weary hours of unessential add-ons, bum notes, rambling interviews and failed outtakes in over-expanded box sets that will lighten fans’ wallets and sustain record shops even as downloads kill off disc sales.

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