"The game of chess is like a sword fight..." Get On Down comes correct with another incredible reissue job exclusive for Record Store Day 2013. This time it's GZA's "Liquid Swords" that gets the deluxe 4 LP package, complete with an actual chess set! The box converts into a full size chess board and a set of wooden chess pieces are included for you to match wits with a friend while listening to one of the finest solo Wu efforts ever recorded. The original version of Liquid Swords is included as well as an instrumental versions luxuriously pressed over 4 LPs, plus a booklet with extended liner notes chronicling the story of the GZA and the creation, inspiration, and legacy of the album, and more. A must-cop for the Wu enthusiast! Recommended.
- Housed in a sturdy wrapped hard board box with a deluxe magnetic clasp
- Contains the entire Liquid Swords album and complete instrumentals on 4LP
- Full color liner notes with contributions from GZA himself
- Inner jackets and dust sleeves with memorable vintage artwork from the original release
- complete full-sized wooden chess set, which can be played on the chess board contained on the inner lining of the box
- music label: Get On Down 2013
reviewed by Von Bee 04/2013