this classic album is now available in special slip-case 2cd edition. it features a different front cover than the original box set version. it includes 2 cds plus illustrated full colour booklet. complete stereo and mono versions of the classic album, plus 2 bonus singles tracks. the various original lp cover reproductions featured include the uk, usa and german versions, with other covers displayed in the booklet and in the artwork. the booklet comes with authoritative and extensive liner notes - including an exclusive interview with chris dreja of the yardbirds - and reminiscences of the era of the album and the group in its heyday by respected author and journalist chris welch. welcome back to the golden age of the sixties, when rock bands ruled and - to paraphrase the words of bob dylan - the world really was 'a-changin'. at the forefront of the rock revolution was the yardbirds, one of the world's first truly progressive groups. the original vinyl lp, released in july 1966, was a top twenty hit and became known in the uk as 'roger the engineer', thanks to the quirky cover drawings by guitarist chris dreja. the album yielded the smash hit single 'over under sideways down' (which was also the lp's title in other markets, such as the usa) and other exciting performances like 'the nazz are blue' and 'jeff's boogie' - featuring legendary guitar hero jeff beck. his pioneering use of fuzz and sustain effects brought a new dimension to the sound of pop music. this superb 2 cd set includes the complete mono and stereo versions of the 12 original lp tracks, that include such memorable songs as 'lost woman', 'i can't make your way' and 'hot house of omagarishid' sung by the late keith relf. two bonus tracks - both sides of a single - are added to the mono version cd. in an exclusive new interview for the cd booklet, founder member chris dreja talks about the making of the album, the stories behind the songs and finally reveals just who was roger the engineer. this album is a must for yardbirds and jeff beck fans alike, and indeed for all collectors of classic 60s rock!