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Elvis Presley’s ‘Prince From Another Planet’ Hailed As One Of 2012’s Best Boxed Sets

Dec 11, 2012

Yahoo! Music has featured Elvis Presley’s 2CD/1DVD “Prince From Another Planet” as one of the best boxed sets of 2012! Here is an excerpt:

ELVIS PRESLEY, Prince From Another Planet (Sony Legacy)
Last year, Elvis’ label put out an excellent boxed set devoted just to the Elvis-ian year of 1956. But you know what? Nineteen-seventy-two was also a very good year to be the king. … The accompanying DVD includes everything from a new documentary to 20 minutes of crude footage from one of the shows—shot by a fan who snuck an 8mm camera into one of the front rows. One of the nicest things about this set is a lengthy essay written by Patti Smith collaborator Lenny Kaye, who waxes poetic about the MSG show he saw and really gets at how beautiful late-period Elvis could be.

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