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Two of the most popular Porcupine Tree releases, In Absentia and Deadwing,
have
been acquired by Kscope and will be given reissues on vinyl, with new CD
editions to
follow later in 2018.

For the first time since their original release, they have also been
remastered by PT songwriter and frontman, Steven Wilson. The new mastering has
considerably less compression and limiting for a more dynamic listening
experience.

Deadwing was Porcupine Tree's eighth studio album, first released in
2005 following their breakthrough with In Absentia, it was the second in a run
of 3 albums that for many represent the pinnacle of the band's artistic
achievements. It also continued their new-found commercial success to become
their top selling record at the time. It has been unavailable on vinyl for
many years.

Based on a screenplay written by Steven Wilson and director Mike Bennion,
about half
of the songs were started with a view to being part of the score to that film,
but when the
film failed to move into the production stage, Wilson instead made them the
foundation
for the next PT album, with additional material written in collaboration with
the other
band members.

The album features the classic singles: “Shallow” and “Lazarus“, the
latter of which Wilson still performs live with his current band. Other popular
songs from the album include “Open Car” and “Arriving Somewhere But
Not Here“.

In Absentia was the band's seventh studio album, first released in 2002,
and was the
first in a run of 3 albums that for many represent the pinnacle of

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