Donald Fagen has overseen a new remaster of Steely Dan’s 1973 LP, Countdown to Ecstasy, which will be reissued on vinyl on May 26 (via Geffen/UMe). It is the latest in a series of reissues that began in November with a new release of the band’s debut, Can’t Buy a Thrill. Bernie Grundman is remastering all the records in the reissue series.
In a separate reissue, the album has also received a limited-edition release from audiophile label Analogue Productions.
Read Pitchfork’s reviews of Steely Dan classics The Royal Scam, Can’t Buy a Thrill, Katy Lied, ajaand Gauchoand revisit “8 Songs That Show Walter Becker’s Brilliance.”
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