Exactly 50 years to the day of the release of the original "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band," a new extended edition of the album will be released.
A six-disc Super Deluxe Edition is being offered, as are two-CD, two-LP and single-disc configurations. Confirmed among the extras are “previously unreleased sessions takes that capture the band in the studio.The super-deluxe edition is specifically promising “100 minutes of of outtakes, many previously unheard and unreleased,” as well as a special mono mix that features six extra tracks, including a “lost” version of “Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds.” The set is rounded out with DVD and Blu-ray versions of a documentary on the making of Sgt. Pepper plus 5.1 surround sound and hi-res stereo mixes, a 114-page booklet, two posters and a replica insert from the original album release.