Santana's self-titled 1969 debut album is released as a multi-channel quad SACD Hybrid edition for the first time by Sony Japan. Converted from the original 1974 Quadraphonic master to DSD, the CD layer contains the stereo mix mastered from the latest SACD remastering. The disc is housed in a 7-inch mini LP cover featuring artwork that faithfully replicates the US quadraphonic LP design. This special release also includes two cover artworks, Japanese edition single and an ad poster replica.
Santana is released as a Limited Editions, and follows in the path of previous releases from Sony Japan, which have all been of high quality and favored by quad fans around the world. In Japan fans can pick up this edition starting September 23, 2020 – while the remainder of the world will have to wait a bit longer.
Scheduled for release USA, October 2, 2020.
Quad Hybrid SACD. Also available in stereo through streaming services.