List of HDCD-encoded Compact Discs

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This is a list of Compact Discs encoded with High Definition Compatible Digital (HDCD).

This is a work in progress, that has only recently started. A more extensive, but less detailed, list of known HDCD compact discs is available at Head-Fi.org.

Key for HDCD Detected column
A,B,Yes Packet format A or B detected, or just Yes if unknown
Green HDCD coding was detected, and HDCD features are used that may offer some benefit.
Yellow HDCD coding was detected, but no HDCD features were used.
False Positive Not an HDCD-encoded disc, but by coincidence patterns matching HDCD codes appear and could affect audio in undesirable ways.

Pop/Rock[edit]

Year Title Label Cat# Labeled Detected Peak Extend Gain Adjust Filter(s) Errors Scan Tool/Device Notes
HDCD Features Used
1998 Manau - Panique Celtique Polydor 557 887-2 No Yes Permanent No 0 ffmpeg
1997 311 - Transistor Capitol Records 314 536 181-2 Yes Yes Permanent -4.0 0 ffmpeg
1999 Andrew Bird's Bowl of Fire - Oh! The Grandeur Rykodisc RCD 10398 No B Permanent -4.0 transient 0 ffmpeg
2000 Aqua - We Belong to the Sea Universal 158 296-2 No Yes No No 5 ffmpeg Only the first track is HDCD encoded
2000 Aqua - Cartoon Heroes Universal 156 382-2 Yes Yes No No 0 ffmpeg
2000 Aqua - Bumble Bees Universal 158 239-2 No Yes No No 0 ffmpeg Only the first track is HDCD encoded
2000 Aqua - Aquarius Universal 157 273-2 Yes Yes No No 0 ffmpeg
2002 Boowy - Specials Eastworld TOCT-24799 No Yes Intermittent No 0 ffmpeg From Boowy Complete boxset
2002 Boowy - Singles Eastworld TOCT-24798 No Yes No No 0 ffmpeg From Boowy Complete boxset
2002 Boowy - Last Gigs Eastworld TOCT-24797 No Yes No No 0 ffmpeg From Boowy Complete boxset
2002 Boowy - Psychopath Eastworld TOCT-24796 No Yes No No 0 ffmpeg From Boowy Complete boxset
2002 Boowy - Beat Emotion Eastworld TOCT-24795 No Yes No No 0 ffmpeg From Boowy Complete boxset
2002 Boowy - "Gigs" Just A Hero Tour 1986 Eastworld TOCT-24794 No Yes No No 0 ffmpeg From Boowy Complete boxset
2002 Boowy - Just A Hero Eastworld TOCT-24793 No Yes No No 0 ffmpeg From Boowy Complete boxset
2002 Boowy - Boowy Eastworld TOCT-24792 No Yes No No 0 ffmpeg From Boowy Complete boxset
2002 Boowy - Instant Love Eastworld TOCT-24791 No Yes No No 0 ffmpeg From Boowy Complete boxset
2002 Boowy - Moral Eastworld TOCT-24790 No Yes Permanent No 1 ffmpeg From Boowy Complete boxset
2002 Boowy - Moral+3 Victor VICL-60833 No Yes Permanent No 0 ffmpeg
2002 Boowy - Moral Trance Mix Victor VICL-60832 No Yes Permanent No 0 ffmpeg
2000 Neil Young - Road Rock V1 Reprise Records 9362-48036-2 Yes Yes No No 0 ffmpeg
2008 Neil Young - Sugar Mountain: Live at Canterbury House 1968 Reprise Records 9362-49839-8 Yes Yes No -4.0 transient 0 ffmpeg Performance Series
2009 Neil Young - Dreamin' Man Live '92 Reprise Records 511277-2 Yes Yes Permanent -4.0 transient 0 ffmpeg Performance Series
2011 Neil Young/International Harvesters - A Treasure Reprise Records 9362-49579-3 Yes Yes Permanent -4.0 transient 0 ffmpeg Performance Series
2013 Neil Young - Live at the Cellar Door Reprise Records 9362-49434-5 No Yes Permanent -4.0 transient 0 ffmpeg Performance Series
2009 Neil Young - Neil Young Reprise Records 9362-49790-5 Yes Yes Permanent -4.0 transient 0 ffmpeg Official Release Series
2009 Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere Reprise Records 9362-49790-3 Yes Yes Permanent -4.0 transient 0 ffmpeg Official Release Series
2009 Neil Young - After The Gold Rush Reprise Records 9362-49790-1 Yes Yes Permanent -4.0 transient 0 ffmpeg Official Release Series
2009 Neil Young - Harvest Reprise Records 9362-49789-9 Yes Yes Permanent -4.0 transient 0 ffmpeg Official Release Series
2003 Neil Young - On The Beach Reprise Records 9362-48497-2 Yes Yes Permanent -4.0 transient 0 ffmpeg Digital Masterpiece Series
2003 Neil Young - American Stars 'N Bars Reprise Records 9362-48496-2 Yes Yes Permanent -4.0 transient 0 ffmpeg Digital Masterpiece Series
2003 Neil Young - Hawks & Doves Reprise Records CDW 48499 Yes Yes Permanent -4.0 transient 0 ffmpeg Digital Masterpiece Series
2003 Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Reactor Reprise Records 9362-48498-2 Yes Yes Permanent -4.0 transient 0 ffmpeg Digital Masterpiece Series
1995 Neil Young - Time Fades Away Reprise Records 2-2151 Yes Yes Permanent -4.0 0 ffmpeg Test pressing of unreleased HDCD Remaster [1]
2009 Neil Young - Archives: Vol. 1 (1965-1972) (8CD) Reprise Records 175292-2 No Yes Permanent -4.0 transient 0 ffmpeg
2012 Scorpions - Love At First Sting Audio Fidelity AFZ 143 Yes Yes No No 2 ffmpeg
2000 NOFX - Pump Up The Valuum Epitaph 86584-2 Yes Yes No No 0 ffmpeg
1999 NOFX - The Decline Fat Wreck Chords FAT 605-2 No Yes No No 0 ffmpeg
1998 Yngwie Malmsteen - Concerto Suite For Electric Guitar And Orchestra Canyon International PCCY-01211 Yes Yes No No 0 ffmpeg
2002 Yngwie Malmsteen - Concerto Suite For Electric Guitar And Orchestra Live Canyon International PCCY-01551 Yes Yes No -7.5 0 ffmpeg Suspected to be a "Special Mode" disc which cannot be properly decoded by consumer HDCD decoder hardware. [2]
2001 Tool - Lateralus Volcano 61422-31160-2 Yes Yes No -4.0 1 ffmpeg
2010 Styx - The Grand Illusion Audio Fidelity AFZ 067 Yes Yes No No transient 0 ffmpeg
2009 Lynyrd Skynyrd- Second Helping Audio Fidelity AFZ 054 Yes Yes No No transient 0 ffmpeg
2010 Grand Funk Railroad - We're An American Band Audio Fidelity AFZ 047 Yes Yes No No transient 0 ffmpeg
2009 The Doors - Soft Parade Audio Fidelity AFZ 038 Yes Yes No No 0 ffmpeg
2010 Billy Joel - Glass Houses Audio Fidelity AFZ 092 Yes Yes No No transient 0 ffmpeg
2010 Billy Joel - 52nd Street Audio Fidelity AFZ 095 Yes Yes No No transient 0 ffmpeg
2009 Billy Idol - Rebel Yell Audio Fidelity AFZ 036 Yes Yes No No transient 0 ffmpeg
2002 J - Unstoppable Drive Universal UPCH-1202 No Yes No No 0 ffmpeg
2005 Deep Purple - Who Do We Think We Are Audio Fidelity AFZ 027 Yes Yes No No transient 0 ffmpeg
2010 Deep Purple - Fireball Audio Fidelity AFZ 098 Yes Yes No No transient 0 ffmpeg
2009 Deep Purple - In Rock Audio Fidelity AFZ 051 Yes Yes No No transient 0 ffmpeg
2009 The Cars - Heartbeat City Audio Fidelity AFZ 033 Yes Yes No No transient 0 ffmpeg
2005 Faces - A Nod Is As Good As A Wink... Audio Fidelity AFZ 026 Yes Yes No No transient 0 ffmpeg
2010 Deep Purple - Machine Head Audio Fidelity AFZ 065 Yes Yes No No transient 0 ffmpeg
2005 J - Glaring Sun Avex Trax AVCD-17803 No Yes No No transient 2 ffmpeg
2001 J - Blood Muzik Universal UUCH-1040 No Yes No No 0 ffmpeg
2006 Bad Company - Bad Company Audio Fidelity AFZ 024 Yes Yes No No transient 0 ffmpeg
2001 Yes - Close To The Edge Atlantic AMCY-6292 Yes Yes Permanent No transient 13 ffmpeg
2002 King Crimson - USA Virgin CDVKCX12 Yes Yes No -4.0 0 ffmpeg 30th Anniversary Edition
2000 King Crimson - Lizard Pony Canyon PCCY-01423 No Yes Permanent No 0 ffmpeg 30th Anniversary Edition
2000 King Crimson - Islands Pony Canyon PCCY-01424 No Yes Permanent No 11 ffmpeg 30th Anniversary Edition
2000 King Crimson - In Wake of Poseidon Pony Canyon PCCY-01422 No Yes Permanent No 3 ffmpeg 30th Anniversary Edition
2000 King Crimson - Starless And Bible Black Pony Canyon PCCY-01426 Yes Yes No -4.0 6 ffmpeg 30th Anniversary Edition
2001 King Crimson - Discipline Pony Canyon PCCY-01428 Yes Yes No -4.0 0 ffmpeg 30th Anniversary Edition
2001 King Crimson - Beat Pony Canyon PCCY-01429 Yes Yes No -4.0 0 ffmpeg 30th Anniversary Edition
2001 King Crimson - Three Of A Perfect Pair Pony Canyon PCCY-01430 Yes Yes No -4.0 0 ffmpeg 30th Anniversary Edition
2006 King Crimson - In the Court of King Crimson WHD Entertainment IECP-10003 Yes Yes No -4.0 3 ffmpeg
2008 CSNY - Déjà Vu Live Reprise Records 512606-2 Yes Yes Permanent -4.0 transient 0 ffmpeg
2002 Ayumi Hamasaki - Ayu-mi-x 4 Non-Stop Mega Mix Avex Trax AVCD-17104 No Yes Permanent No 0 ffmpeg
2002 Ayumi Hamasaki - Ayu-mi-x 4 Acoustic Orchestra Avex Trax AVCD-17098 No Yes Permanent No 0 ffmpeg
2001 Ayumi Hamasaki - Ayu-mi-x III Non-Stop Mega Mix Avex Trax AVCD-11930 No Yes Permanent No 0 ffmpeg
2001 Ayumi Hamasaki - Ayu-mi-x III Acoustic Orchestra Avex Trax AVCD-11928 No Yes Permanent No 0 ffmpeg
2003 Ayumi Hamasaki - Memorial Address Avex Trax AVCD-17411 No Yes Permanent No 0 ffmpeg
2002 Ayumi Hamasaki - Rainbow Avex Trax AVCD-17239 No Yes Permanent No 9 ffmpeg
2002 Ayumi Hamasaki - I Am... Avex Trax AVCD-17037 No Yes Permanent No 0 ffmpeg
2009 The Doors - Morrison Hotel Audio Fidelity AFZ 037 Yes Yes No No 0 ffmpeg
1998 Dire Straits - Sultans Of Swing Warner Bros. Records 9 47130-2 No Yes Permanent No 0 ffmpeg
2005 Dire Straits - Brothers In Arms (20th Anniversary hybrid SACD) Vertigo Mercury 9871498 No Yes No No 0 ffmpeg
2005 Fern Jones - The Glory Road Numero Group NUM005 No Yes No No 0 ffmpeg
2007 Catherine Howe - What A Beautiful Place Numero Group NUM012 No Yes No No 0 ffmpeg
2002 Authority Zero - A Passage In Time No False Positive No -4.0 transient 0 ffmpeg
1999 Beck - Midnite Vultures (B) No No transient 1 ffmpeg
1998 Beck - Mutations B Intermittent No 1 ffmpeg
2002 Beck - Sea Change (B) No No 1 ffmpeg
1996 Better Than Ezra - Friction, Baby Yes Permanent -4.0 0 ffmpeg
2007 Bright Eyes - Cassadaga Saddle Creek LBJ-103 No (B) No No 0 ffmpeg
2007 Bright Eyes - Four Winds (single) No (B) No No 0 ffmpeg Single from Cassadaga
1998 Bruce Springsteen - Tracks (4CD) Columbia COL 492605 2 Yes B No No No 0 ffmpeg
1999 Bruce Springsteen - 18 Tracks Columbia COL 494200 2 Yes B No -4.0 No 0 ffmpeg
2001 Days of the New - Days of the New III (B) No No 0 ffmpeg
2002 Future Bible Heroes - Eternal Youth Instinct INS608-2 No (B) No No 0 ffmpeg
2013 Future Bible Heroes - Memories of Love, Eternal Youth, and Partygoing Merge MRG473 No (B) No No 0 ffmpeg Only Eternal Youth, identical to 2002 release
2001 Gorillaz - Gorillaz B Permanent No 0 ffmpeg
1997 Green Day - Nimrod Reprise Records 9 46794-2 Yes B Permanent -4.0 transient 0 ffmpeg
1996 John Mellencamp - Mr. Happy Go Lucky Mercury No Yes Intermittent -4.0 2 ffmpeg
1997 John Mellencamp - The Best That I Could Do 1978-1988 (B) No No 2 ffmpeg
1997 Līve - Secret Samadhi No B No -4.0 74 ffmpeg
2003 Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Greendale B Permanent No transient 0 ffmpeg
2002 Neil Young - Are You Passionate False Positive Yes -1.5 transient 6 ffmpeg
1996 Neil Young - Dead Man B Permanent -4.0 0 ffmpeg
1995 Neil Young - Mirror Ball A Permanent -4.0 No 0 ffmpeg
2000 Neil Young - Silver & Gold Yes B Permanent -4.0 transient 0 ffmpeg
1999 Nine Inch Nails - The Fragile (B) No No transient 1 ffmpeg 2-disc album, HDCD in only track 2 on "Right" disc.
1998 Pearl Jam - Live on Two Legs (B) No No 0 ffmpeg
2001 Phantom Planet - The Guest (B) No No 0 ffmpeg
2000 Phish - Farmhouse (B) No No 0 ffmpeg
2002 Silverchair - Diorama (B) No No 0 ffmpeg
2002 Tegan and Sara - If It Was You B Permanent No 0 ffmpeg
2000 Taproot - Gift Atlantic 7567-83341-2 No (B) No No 0 hdcd-detect
2000 The Avalanches - Since I Left You No False Positive No -6.0 transient 1 ffmpeg
2000 The Beatles - Rubber Soul Fabulous Sound Lab FS-1006 Yes B Permanent No 0 ffmpeg Unofficial HDCD Remaster
2000 The Beatles - Help Fabulous Sound Lab FS-1005 Yes B Permanent No 1 ffmpeg Unofficial HDCD Remaster
2000 The Beatles - Beatles For Sale Fabulous Sound Lab FS-1004 Yes B Permanent No 2 ffmpeg Unofficial HDCD Remaster
2000 The Beatles - A Hard Day's Night Fabulous Sound Lab FS-1003 Yes False Positive (B) Permanent No 9 ffmpeg Accidentally not encoded properly during production
2000 The Beatles - With The Beatles Fabulous Sound Lab FS-1002 Yes B Permanent No 0 ffmpeg Unofficial HDCD Remaster
2000 The Beatles - Please Please Me Fabulous Sound Lab FS-1001 Yes B Permanent No 0 ffmpeg Unofficial HDCD Remaster
2002? The Cranberries - No Need to Argue No False Positive Yes -4.0 0 ffmpeg 2002 Complete Sessions reissue?
2004 The Faint - Wet From Birth Saddle Creek LBJ-67 No B Permanent No 0 ffmpeg
2008 The Features - Some Kind of Salvation (B) No No 0 ffmpeg
1999 The Flaming Lips - The Soft Bulletin Warner Bros 9362-47393-2 Yes (B) No No 8 ffmpeg All CD versions worldwide likely use same mastering.
2006 The Guess Who - The Best of The Guess Who No False Positive Yes -4.0 0 ffmpeg
2010 The White Stripes - Under Great White Northern Lights (B) No No 0 ffmpeg
2007 Traveling Wilburys - Collection (2CD) Wilbury Records / Rhino R2 167804 No (B) No No 0 ffmpeg 2CD+DVD reissue of the band's Volume One and Vol.3 albums. Original, limited 2007 edition. Later versions (and later individual releases of the albums within) likely use the same mastering.
2000 Van Halen - Van Halen Warner Bros. 9 47737-2 Yes (B) No No transient 0 ffmpeg
1999 The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Plays U2 Music Club 50096 No B Permanent No 3 ffmpeg
2004 Behemoth - Demigod (B) No No 0 ffmpeg
2005 Behemoth - Slaves Shall Serve (B) No No 0 ffmpeg First track only
2002 Cannibal Corpse - Gore Obsessed False Positive (B) Permanent No 0 ffmpeg
2003 In Flames - Trigger (B) No No 0 ffmpeg
2004 In Flames - Soundtrack to Your Escape (B) No No 0 ffmpeg
1997 Machine Head - The More Things Change (B) No No 0 ffmpeg
2008 Machine Head - The Blackening (B) No No 0 ffmpeg Disc 2, Track 10 only. Disc 1 track 5 is a false positive
2002 Melvin Taylor - Rendezvous With the Blues B No -4.0 74 ffmpeg
2005 Meshuggah - Catch Thirtythree (B) No No 0 ffmpeg
2000 Mike Oldfield - Earth Moving Virgin MIKECD14 Yes B No -4.0 3 ffmpeg
2000 Mike Oldfield - Discovery Virgin MIKECD11 Yes B Permanent No 12 ffmpeg
2000 Mike Oldfield - Crises Virgin MIKECD10 Yes B Permanent No 0 ffmpeg
2000 Mike Oldfield - Hergest Ridge Virgin MIKECD2 Yes B Permanent No 0 ffmpeg
2000 Mike Oldfield - Platinum Virgin MIKECD7 Yes B Permanent No 0 ffmpeg
2000 Mike Oldfield - Incantations Virgin MIKECD5 Yes B Permanent No 0 ffmpeg
2000 Mike Oldfield - Ommadawn Virgin MIKECD4 Yes B No -4.0 3 ffmpeg
2000 Mike Oldfield - Tubular Bells Virgin CDVR2001 Yes B Permanent No 0 ffmpeg
2005 Opeth - Ghost Reveries (B) No No 0 ffmpeg
1999 Sebastian Bach - Bring 'Em Bach Alive! B Permanent -4.0 1 ffmpeg
2007 Sonata Arctica - Unia (B) No No 0 ffmpeg
2000 Van Halen - 1984 Warner Bros. 9 47741-2 Yes (B) No No transient 0 ffmpeg
2000 Van Halen - Driver Down Warner Bros. 9362-47718-2 Yes (B) No No transient 0 ffmpeg
2000 Van Halen - Fair Warning Warner Bros. 9362-47740-2 Yes (B) No No transient 0 ffmpeg
2000 Van Halen - Women And Children First Warner Bros. 9362-47739-2 Yes (B) No No transient 0 ffmpeg
2000 Van Halen - Van Halen II Warner Bros. 9362-47738-2 Yes (B) No No transient 0 ffmpeg
2004 Within Temptation - The Silent Force (B) No No 0 ffmpeg
2005 Joni Mitchell - Don Juan's Reckless Daughter Asylum 88122-74664-2 Yes B Permanent -3.0 2368 ffmpeg "CD Mastered ... using the Pacific Microsonic HDCD system" (inside booklet)
2012 Neil Young - Psychedelic Pill (2CD) Reprise Records 9362-49485-9 Yes B Permanent -4.0 transient 0 ffmpeg
2003 The Band - The Last Waltz (2CD) Warner Bros./Rhino 8122-73925-2 No (B) No No transient 1 ffmpeg "Mastering ... at Future Disc, Los Angeles"
2002 The Band - The Last Waltz (4CD) Rhino 8122-78278-2 No B No No transient 4 ffmpeg
2000 Joni Mitchell - Blue Reprise Records 7599-27199-2 Yes B Permanent No No 0 ffmpeg HDCD logo on back cover
1997 The Beach Boys - The Pet Sounds Sessions (4CD) Capitol 7243 8 37662 2 2 Yes Yes Permanent No No 1 ffmpeg
2001 Grateful Dead - The Golden Road (1965-1973) (12CD) Rhino 8122-74401-2 Yes Yes No No No 0 ffmpeg Individual releases of the 12CDs from 2003 use the same mastering
1999 The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds Capitol 72435-21241-2-1 No False Positive No No No 0 ffmpeg Intermittently lights the HDCD light when played on compatible hardware but no HDCD subcode on the disc. Reported to cause audible problems when played back on HDCD-capable players.
2001 The Beach Boys - Today! / Summer Days (And Summer Nights!!) Capitol 7243 5 31639 2 1 Yes B No No No 0 ffmpeg Two albums on one CD. HDCD logo on hype sticker, booklet says "mastered using the Pacific Microsonics HDCD system which encodes 24 bits[sic] onto a conventional 16 bit CD"
2001 The Beach Boys - Beach Boys' Party! / Stack-O-Tracks Capitol 7243 5 31641 2 6 Yes B No No No 0 ffmpeg Two albums on one CD. HDCD logo on hype sticker, booklet says "mastered using the Pacific Microsonics HDCD system which encodes 24 bits[sic] onto a conventional 16 bit CD"
2001 The Beach Boys - Smiley Smile / Wild Honey Capitol 7243 5 31862 2 7 Yes B No No No 0 ffmpeg Two albums on one CD. HDCD logo on hype sticker, booklet says "mastered using the Pacific Microsonics HDCD system which encodes 24 bits[sic] onto a conventional 16 bit CD"
2001 The Beach Boys - Friends / 20/20 Capitol 7243 5 31638 2 2 Yes B No No No 0 ffmpeg Two albums on one CD. HDCD logo on hype sticker, booklet says "mastered using the Pacific Microsonics HDCD system which encodes 24 bits[sic] onto a conventional 16 bit CD"
2001 The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds Capitol 7243 5 27319 2 3 No B Permanent -0.5 No 0 ffmpeg No logo, but booklet says "transferred using ... HDCD analog to digital converter"
2002 The Beach Boys - Classics Selected By Brian Wilson Capitol 72435-40087-2-6 Yes B No No No 0 ffmpeg HDCD logo on back cover and in booklet
2004 Brian Wilson - Smile Nonesuch 79846-2 Yes B No No transient 0 ffmpeg HDCD logo in booklet, which says: "Mastered by Bob Ludwig in Microsoft HDCD at Gateway Mastering"
2011 The Beach Boys - Smile Sessions (2CD) Capitol 509990 27663 24 Yes B No No transient 1 ffmpeg HDCD logo on both discs. 1CD version (and discs in the 5CD/2LP box) likely mastered with identical HDCD settings.
2012 The Beach Boys - Smiley Smile Capitol 50999 404432 25 Yes B No No transient 0 ffmpeg Original mono mix and 2012 stereo mix on one CD. HDCD logo on back cover.
1995 Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Playback (6CD) MCA MCAD6-11375 Yes B Permanent -4.0 no 0 ffmpeg
1997 Buffalo Springfield - Buffalo Springfield Elektra / ATCO 62080-2 Yes B Permanent -4.0 no 0 ffmpeg HDCD logo on back cover, disc and in booklet. "Analog to HDCD transfers by John Nowland, assisted by "Pflash" Pflaumer at Pacific Microsonics, Berkeley, CA."
1997 Buffalo Springfield - Buffalo Springfield Again ATCO 33-226-2 Yes B Permanent -4.0 no 0 ffmpeg HDCD logo on back cover and disc. "Analog to HDCD transfers by John Nowland, assisted by "Pflash" Pflaumer at Pacific Microsonics, Berkeley, CA."
2013 Buffalo Springfield - Box Set (4CD) ATCO / Rhino 8122797321 Yes B Permanent -4.0 transient 0 ffmpeg 2013 budget jewelcase reissue. Original 2001 release likely uses identical mastering.
1999 The Doors - The Doors Elektra 7559-62549-2 No B No No transient 0 ffmpeg Mini LP replica sleeve reissue
2000 Emmylou Harris - Red Dirt Girl Grapevine GRACD 103 No B No No 0 ffmpeg UK release. German and US variants likely use identical mastering.
1998 Lucinda Williams - Car Wheels On A Gravel Road Mercury 558 338-2 Yes B Permanent -4.0 0 ffmpeg HDCD logo in booklet.
2007 Magnolia Electric Co. - Black Ram Secretly Canadian SC150-2 No B No No transient 0 ffmpeg Disc 2 of the Sojourner 4CD+DVD box. No HDCD encoding on discs 1 or 4.
2007 Magnolia Electric Co. - Sun Session Secretly Canadian SC150-3 No B Permanent No 0 ffmpeg Disc 3 of the Sojourner 4CD+DVD box. No HDCD encoding on discs 1 or 4.
2002 Caitlin Cary - While You Weren't Looking Yep Roc YEP 2029 No B No No transient 0 ffmpeg
2001 Pernice Brothers - The World Won't End Ashmont Records ASHM004 No Yes Permanent No 0 ffmpeg
2003 Pernice Brothers - Yours, Mine & Ours Independent Records INDCD 38 No Yes No No 0 ffmpeg Irish release. UK, US, Australian and Spanish versions likely use same mastering
2005 Pernice Brothers - Discover A Lovelier You One Little Indian TPLP439CD No B No No 0 ffmpeg UK release. US and Australian versions likely use same mastering
2005 Neil Young - Prairie Wind Reprise Records 9362-49593-2 Yes B Permanent -4.0 transient 0 ffmpeg
2006 Neil Young - Living With War Reprise Records 9362-44335-2 No B Permanent -4.0 transient 0 ffmpeg
2007 Neil Young - Chrome Dreams II Reprise Records 9362-49917-1 Yes B Permanent -4.0 transient 0 ffmpeg
1998 Mari Boine - Bálvvoslatjna (Room of Worship) Antilles 5590232 No B Permanent -4.0 No 0 ffmpeg "Mastered ... at Cutting room, Stockholm."
1996 John Cale - Walking on Locusts Hannibal/Rykodisc HNCD 1395 Yes B No -4.0 No 2 ffmpeg
1997 John Cale - Eat/Kiss Hannibal/Rykodisc HNCD 1407 Yes B Permanent -4.0 No 0 ffmpeg
2009 Crimson Jazz Trio - King Crimson Songbook Volume 2 Panegyric GYRCD002 No (B) No 0 No 0 ffmpeg "Mastered by Joe Gastwirt at Gastwirt Mastering, Oak Park, CA"
1997 Joe Jackson - Heaven & Hell Sony Classical SK60273 No (B) No 0 No 6 ffmpeg "Mastered by Ted Jensen at Sterling Sound, New York City"
1997 Mark Knopfler - Local Hero Vertigo/Mercury 811 038-2 Yes B Permanent 0 No 0 ffmpeg
1999 Mahavishnu Orchestra - The Lost Trident Sessions Columbia/Legacy CK 65959 No B Permanent 0 No 0 ffmpeg "Mastered by Mark Wilder at Sony Music Studios, New York City"
2002 McDonald and Giles - McDonald and Giles Virgin CDV2963 Yes B No -4.0 No 0 ffmpeg
1999 Roxy Music - Roxy Music Virgin ROXYCD1 Yes B No -4.0 No 0 ffmpeg
1999 Roxy Music - For Your Pleasure Virgin ROXYCD2 Yes B No -4.0 No 0 ffmpeg
1999 Roxy Music - Stranded Virgin ROXYCD3 Yes (B) No No No 0 ffmpeg
1999 Roxy Music - Country Life Virgin ROXYCD4 Yes (B) No No No 0 ffmpeg
1999 Roxy Music - Siren Virgin ROXYCD5 Yes (B) No No No 0 ffmpeg
1999 Roxy Music - Viva! Roxy Music Virgin ROXYCD6 Yes (B) No No No 0 ffmpeg
1999 Roxy Music - Avalon Virgin ROXYCD9 Yes Yes No No No 0 ffmpeg [Parsed_hdcd_0 @ 0x55b3b789de60] HDCD detected: yes, peak_extend: never enabled, max_gain_adj: 0.0 dB, transient_filter: not detected, detectable errors: 0
2000 Scott Walker - Scott Fontana 510 879-2 Yes B Permanent No No 3 ffmpeg HDCD logo in booklet, hype sticker says "digital 24bit[sic] HDCD remastered edition"
2000 Scott Walker - Scott 2 Fontana 510 880-2 Yes B Permanent No No 0 ffmpeg HDCD logo in booklet, hype sticker says "digital 24bit[sic] HDCD remastered edition"
2000 Scott Walker - Scott 3 Fontana 510 881-2 Yes B Permanent No No 0 ffmpeg HDCD logo in booklet, hype sticker says "digital 24bit[sic] HDCD remastered edition"
2000 Scott Walker - Scott 4 Fontana 510 882-2 Yes B Permanent No No 0 ffmpeg HDCD logo in booklet, hype sticker says "digital 24bit[sic] HDCD remastered edition"
2000 Scott Walker - Boy Child: 67-70 Fontana 542 705-2 Yes B Permanent No No 0 ffmpeg HDCD logo in booklet, which says "remastered at Chop Em Out (London) by Simon Heyworth, using HDCD... "

Sampler/Compilation[edit]

Year Title Label Cat# Labeled Detected Peak Extend Gain Adjust Filter(s) Errors Scan Tool/Device Notes
HDCD Features Used
1992 Various ‎- HDCD Sampler Reference Recordings RR-S3CD Yes A Permanent -7.0 transient 0 ffmpeg Perhaps "Special Mode"
2001 Various - Area One Sampler V2 ‎ V2DJ-27107-2 No (B) No No 0 ffmpeg Only track 2, "Dub Pistols - Official Chemical"
1998 Various - For The Masses A&M 31454 0919 2 Yes B Intermittent -4.0 0 ffmpeg This disc has gain adjust -4.0dB throughout, but only in one channel!
2006 Various - Wayfaring Strangers: Ladies From The Canyon Numero Group NUM008 No Yes No No 0 ffmpeg

Soundtrack[edit]

Year Title Label Cat# Labeled Detected Peak Extend Gain Adjust Filter(s) Errors Scan Tool/Device Notes
HDCD Features Used
1999 Joe Hisaishi - Princess Mononoke Milan 73138 35864-2 Yes (B) No No 0 ffmpeg USA Version
2005 John Williams - Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (B) No No 34 ffmpeg Each track has a few valid HDCD packets (in each channel) at the beginning and end of each track, while the rest of the track has none. All the packets are NOP, and all of them are B-format packets, which are much less likely to appear by coincidence. It seems intentional.
1996 Neil Young - Dead Man B Permanent -4.0 0 ffmpeg
Various - Driven False Positive No No 0 ffmpeg

Classical[edit]

Year Title Label Cat# Labeled Detected Peak Extend Gain Adjust Filter(s) Errors Scan Tool/Device Notes
HDCD Features Used
1992 Various - Testament Reference Recordings RR-49CD Yes A Permanent -3.0 transient 0 ffmpeg First commercial HDCD release
2006 Minoru Nojima - Nojima Plays Ravel Reference Recordings RR-35CD Yes B No -4.0 transient 0 ffmpeg HDCD remaster of the original album with same cat# from 1993 [3]
1994 Various ‎– Beachcomber Reference Recordings RR-62CD Yes A Permanent -4.0 transient 0 ffmpeg
1994 Various ‎– Pomp & Pipes! Reference Recordings RR-58CD Yes A Permanent -4.0 transient 0 ffmpeg
1993 John Rutter ‎– Requiem, Five Anthem Reference Recordings RR-57CD Yes A Permanent -4.0 transient 0 ffmpeg
1993 Various - Trittico Reference Recordings RR-52CD Yes A Permanent -4.0 transient 0 ffmpeg
1996 Stravinsky - The Song of the Nightingale, The Firebird Suite, The Rite of Spring. Minnesota Orchestra - Eiji Oue Reference Recordings RR-70CD Yes Yes No -4.0 transient 0 ffmpeg
1999 Leonard Bernstein - Suite From Candide, Five Songs, Three Meditations From Mass, Divertimento Reference Recordings RR-87CD Yes Yes Permanent -4.0 transient 0 ffmpeg
2002 Richard Danielpour - An American Dream Reference Recordings RR-97CD Yes Yes Permanent -4.0 transient 0 ffmpeg