I’ve bought the ‘Stripped Down’ version of John Lennon & Yoko Ono Double Fantasy. Stripped is correct, of it’s history. Like the original production or not taking that away loses what I’m failing to articulate but am unnecessarily annoyed at.
No one would rub out the background of an old portrait to make the face stand out or take the echo off early Elvis because it sounds dated. So in light of those comments I would recommend buying the original.