Last year, the Who were in the process of restoring and remixing the album in 5.1 surround sound for its deluxe box set release when Criterion contacted them about their upcoming release of the film. Working closely with the Who’s sound engineer, Bob Pridden, and the film’s editor, Sean Barton, they then created a remixed 5.1 surround soundtrack using a variety of sound elements from the album and the movie to make an immersive audio experience.
To read the full story about this and to watch a video of Bob Pridden talking about the immersive experience of surround sound, go HERE.
To buy the DVD, go HERE. (U.S. only).