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Don’t you know - The Lost Words (Oneiric Moor 2003)

OF: Some people claim there are differences between the Japanese and US mastering of your records. Can you shed some light on this please ?

AH: The masters that the Japanese receive are identical. They are all made at the same time, they are not digital copies they are identical. You send one to Europe, one to America, one to Japan and they all come out sounding different. The difference is not in the mastering it is in the manufacture of the CD. Just like in the old days of Vinyl, Japanese pressings were always superior to anywhere in the world. So, I don't know how or why they turn out better, but they do. It is a mystery to me, I wish I knew.