The 3CD+DVD+LP package features a 2020 remaster, and includes a live version of the entire album on CD assembled from various performances on Lou Reed’s 1989 tour. The second CD features the non-album track ‘The Room’, the solo acoustic rendition of ‘Busload of Faith’ and the single version of ‘Romeo Had Juliette’, as well as ‘Work Tape’ or ‘Rough Mixes’ of tracks from the album. A couple of encores from an August 1989 performance at The Mosque in Richmond, Virginia complete this disc.The DVD includes The New York Album a concert video that was originally released in 1990 on VHS and Laserdisc but has never been available on DVD, until now. It features Reed performing the entire New York album live in Montreal at the Theatre St. Denis. A bonus features is ‘A Conversation With Lou Reed’ which runs for 25 minutes.
Finally this edition features the remastered album on 2LP vinyl – a double-record set for the first time. This comes packaged in a 12 x 12″ hardcover book (think Ramones) that includes new liner notes written by David Fricke and essays from archivist Don Fleming.