Led Zeppelin Premiere Animated "What Is and What Should Never Be" Video

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Led Zeppelin have released a new expanded version of their archival 1997 album, BBC Sessions. The updated set, now titled The Complete BBC Sessions, features eight previously unreleased tracks, including "I Can't Quit You Baby," "You Shook Me" and a little something called "Sunshine Woman."

Earlier this week, the band's label released a new animated video for the powerful BBC version of "What Is and What Should Never Be." You can check out the clip, which features Led Zep concert footage alongside new animation, below.

Among the album's highlights is a long-lost radio session that has achieved near-mythic status among fans. The session, which was originally broadcast in April 1969, includes "I Can't Quit You Baby," "You Shook Me" and "Sunshine Woman," a swinging blues track that was apparently made up on the spot.

"The BBC Sessions show in graphic detail just how organic the group was," Jimmy Page told Rolling Stone earlier this week. "Led Zeppelin was a band that would change things around substantially each time it played…We were becoming tighter and tighter, to the point of telepathy."

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Damian Fanelli
Editor-in-Chief, Guitar World

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas, was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron, a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums. He now plays in two NYC-area bands.