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Auction: 19035 - The Michael Gleason Collection of Original Recordings Filmed and Recorded at Abbey Road Studios - Part I
Lot: 3

(†) SEAL, 5 songs, including all documentary and interview footage amounting to approximately 7 hours 45 minutes.

Date recorded: March 19, 2009
Location: Abbey Road Studio 2

I Can't Stand The Rain 3.35 mns
A Change Is Gonna Come 3.56 mns
Kiss From A Rose 5.25 mns
It's A Man's Man's Man's World 3.57 mns
Something 3.06 mns *

*Track 5, Somethings, is his only known recording of The Beatles's song.



The lot includes:
1- The only existing set of original TAPE master recordings and filmed footages of the Artist's performances that day at Abbey Road Studios.
The Seal session was filmed with 5 cameras and consists of 21 DVCPRO tapes covering the entire session, including documentary and interview footage. This amounts to approximately 7 hours 45 minutes of never publicly seen or heard unedited footage.
2- A GLYPH 1TB STUDIO DRIVE and a customized carry case, containing broadcast standard Pro Res HD video clips of the edited performances and interviews. The drive also includes the complete Pro Tools recording session and associated stems and a folder of the final mixes of all 5 songs in 16-bit uncompressed stereo.
3- A 16GB Executive USB DRIVE, with .mp4 versions of the edited performance and interview videos, and .mp3 and .wav versions of the finished mixes. The key is customized with inscription "The Michael Gleason Collection of Original Recordings - Recorded at Abbey Road Studios", and presented in a Spink box.
4- A translucid, lathe cut VINYL dubplate, pressed with the final master versions of the songs. The central vinyl artwork shows the name of the artist, the songs, the date and location of recording, and "Edition 1/1". The vinyl dubplate is presented in a black protective sleeve.
5- THREE PHOTOGRAPHS, "Edition 1/1":
- A Poster-sized Black & White photograph of the Artist on the day of the performance. Size 22 inches x 15 inches (55.88 cm x 38.1 cm), on True C-type Fuji crystal archive professional paper, satin matt, framed with anti-reflect glass.
- Two additional photographs of the Artist from the performance, one in Black & White and one in colour. Size 18 inches x 12 inches (45.72 cm x 30.48 cm), on True C-type Fuji crystal archive professional paper, satin matt, framed with standard glass.
6- A signed certificate of authenticity from Michael Gleason certified by CAG (Collectibles Authentication Guaranty).


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Starting Price
$7,000