NEWS: 4AD Announces Definitive Edition of Gene Clark Solo Classic

All the dirty details you need about the No Other box set, due out November 8

The No Other box set

The title certainly says it all. When it comes to who was arguably the most crucial solo artist to emerge from The Byrds, there is No Other than Gene Clark.

This November 8th, 4AD Records will be reissuing the 1974 masterwork from this American original on the eve of his 75th birthday, remastered at Abbey Road for the first time in 5.1 surround sound and mixed by Sid Griffin of The Long Ryders and renowned producer John Wood, whose credits include such classic albums as Nick Drake’s Five Leaves Left, Sandy Denny’s Sandy, Richard & Linda Thompson’s Pour Down Like Silver and I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight and Squeeze’s Cool for Cats plus Argybargy (not to mention John Cale’s Slow Dazzle).

Make sure you pre-order the super deluxe edition early, because you don’t want to miss out. It’s a beautiful Silver Boxset containing No Other LP (Pressed on Silver Vinyl with poster), exclusive 7”, three SACDs, Blu-ray plus an 80 page hardbound book. And all boxset orders from the 4AD store include two exclusive bonus flexi 7”s.

Here are all the dirty details on what is contained within this most anticipated release.


No Other
Album Remastered at Abbey Road
1 Life’s Greatest Fool
2 Silver Raven
3 No Other
4 Strength Of Strings
5 From A Silver Phial
6 Some Misunderstanding
7 The True One
8 Lady Of The North


No Other (Sessions 1)
New Session Mixes by Sid Griffin & John Wood
1 From A Silver Phial (Version 4)
2 Silver Raven (Version 2)
3 Some Misunderstanding (Version 3)
4 Life’s Greatest Fool (Version 2)
5 Train Leaves Here This Morning (Version 2)
6 Lady Of The North (Version 2)
7 The True One (Version 2)
8 Strength Of Strings (Version 2)
9 No Other (Version 2)


No Other (Sessions 2)
More New Session Mixes by Sid Griffin & John Wood
1 From A Silver Phial (Version 1)
2 Life’s Greatest Fool (Version 1)
3 No Other (Version 1)
4 Lady Of The North (Version 1)
5 Some Misunderstanding (Version 1)
6 Silver Raven (Version 1)
7 Train Leaves Here This Morning (Version 1)
8 The True One (Version 1)
9 Strength Of Strings (Version 1)
10 Life’s Greatest Fool (1974 Single Version)
11 Silver Raven (1974 Single Edit)

A Life’s Greatest Fool (1974 Single Version)
AA Train Leaves Here This Morning (Version 1)


Gene Clark No Other, Asylum 1974


No Other (Alternate Audio Versions)
HD Abbey Road Remaster (Multi-layer SACD stereo with CD layer and Blu-ray 24 bit/ 96 khz stereo)
HD 5.1 Surround Mix by Neil Wilkes and B.J. Cole (Opus Productions) (Multi-layer SACD and Blu-ray 24 bit/ 96 khz)
HD 1974 Vinyl Master (Blu-ray 24 bit / 96 khz)
HD 2019 Stereo Remix by Neil Wilkes and B.J. Cole (Opus Productions) (Blu-ray 24 bit / 96 khz)


The Byrd Who Flew Alone: The Making of No Other by Paul Kendall


No Other: The Making of A Masterpiece Book, Edited by Steve Webbon
Essays by Johnny Rogan, John Einarson, Sid Griffin, Martin Aston & Andrew Perry
Previously Unpublished Photographs by John Dietrich, From The Collection of Whin Oppice
Extensive Liner Notes
Lyrics and Credits


Flexi 7” One (4AD0203SP) (Exclusive to the 4AD Store)
From A Silver Phial (Version 3)


Flexi 7” Two (4AD0204SP) (Exclusive to the 4AD Store)
Some Misunderstanding (Version 2)


AUDIO: No Other by Gene Clark (full album)


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