The WHO – ” It’s Hard ” Record Store Day 2022

Posted: June 18, 2022 in MUSIC

On Record Store Day this year, The Who are releasing a special 40th Anniversary edition of their 1982 album “It’s Hard“. The 2-LP release includes a half speed master of the album along with rare and unreleased material, including the Roger Daltrey vocal version of ‘Eminence Front’.

The Who’s album, “It’s Hard“, celebrates its 40th anniversary with an expanded 2 LP set. Disc One (Orange Vinyl) contains a half-speed remaster of the album, while Disc Two (Yellow Vinyl) continues the rest of the album with additional rare and unreleased material. This edition, with art by Richard Evans, also comes with a poster from the era.

It’s Hard“. Originally released on 4th September 1982, “It’s Hard” was the last studio album to include bass guitarist John Entwistle who sadly passed away in 2002. It was also the last studio album to feature drummer Kenney Jones. The album is spread over three sides of the 2-LP set. Side Four on the second LP includes four previously unreleased tracks including the much-anticipated version of ‘Eminence Front’ featuring a lead vocal by Roger Daltrey. The original album has been remastered by Jon Astley, cut at half speed by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios and pressed on orange and yellow vinyl.

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