The Who’s Maximum As + Bs’ boxset
The Who’s entire collection of singles and EPs will be released on a 5-CD boxset titled ‘Maximum As & Bs’. The ‘My Generation’ rockers - fronted by Roger Daltrey and guitarist Pete Townshend - have put together all 86 tracks they’ve released on all of their labels, Brunswick, Reaction, Tracks and Polydor, all of their A- and B-sides and all of their EPs for release on October 27. The boxset kicks off with the singles ‘Zoo Suit’ and ‘I’m the Face’, which were released under the band name the High Numbers, which The Who were called before they released 1979’s ‘I Can’t Explain’. Their biggest hits including ‘Pinball Wizard’, Won’t Get Fooled Again’ follow with ‘Be Lucky’ from the 2017 compilation ‘Who Hits 50!\ and a remix of ‘I Can’t Explain’ bring the set to a close. The iconic group’s ‘Meaty, Beaty, Big & Bouncy’ and the compilation ‘Live at Leeds’ are also set for release on October 27. Guitar slayer Townshend’s three ‘Scoop’ compilations are also set to be reissued on August 18. ‘Scoop’, ‘Another Scoop’ and ‘Scoop 3’ have been remastered on double CD and include all of the 72-year-old rocker’s demos and outtakes. Meanwhile, The Who continue their residency at the world famous Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on Friday until August 11. They are the first ever rock band to perform at The Colosseum music venue since it opened its doors in 2003, and join the likes of Mariah Carey, Sir Rod Stewart, Sir Elton John, and Celine Dion, who have all performed residencies in the past.