The best selling soundtrack to John Badham’s massively successful 1977 film Saturday Night Fever is being reissued as a super deluxe edition box set, to celebrate 40 years since its release.
This new Saturday Night Fever box set includes the remastered soundtrack on 2LP vinyl, a two-CD edition (including four new mixes by Serban Ghenea), the 4K-restored 40th anniversary Director’s Cut of the film on Blu-ray, a 24-page book (with new essays by Barry Gibb, Bill Oakes, John Badham, and David Shire), five art prints, a movie poster and turntable mat!
The soundtrack features four US number one singles (How Deep Is Your Love, Staying Alive, If I Can’t Have You and Night Fever), all written by the Bees Gees of course; it won a Grammy; topped the charts all around the world and is thought to have sold in the region of a staggering 40 million copies.
There is also a standalone two-CD edition of this 40th anniversary reissue that pairs the remastered album with the bonus CD that contains the four Serban Ghenea mixes).
At The Start Of This Period, After Scoring A Hit Duet, “It Takes Two” With Kim Weston, Gaye Began Working With Tammi Terrell On A Series Of Duets, Mostly Composed By Ashford & Simpson, Including “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough”, “Your Precious Love”, “Ain’t Nothing Like The Real Thing”, And “You’re All I Need To Get By”. In October 1967, Terrell Collapsed In Gaye’s Arms During A Performance In Farmville, Virginia. Terrell Was Subsequently Rushed To Farmville’s Southside Community Hospital, Where Doctors Discovered She Had A Malignant Tumour In Her Brain. The Diagnosis Ended Terrell’s Career As A Live Performer, Though She Continued To Record Music Under Careful Supervision. Gaye Was Reportedly Devastated By Terrell’s Sickness And Became Disillusioned With The Record Business. *Release-date: 17th of June 2016