Wakeman, Rick - Journey To The Centre of the Earth 3 x CDs + 4.0 / hi-res DVD-A (expanded / remastered) (due to weight, this price for the USA only) (Mega Blowout Sale)

SKU 23-UMG 600753634509
One of the most over-the-top rock albums ever made, and depending on how you feel about flash, pomp and circumstance, may make it one of the best albums of all time! It's even live, which is really impressive. One thing for sure; they certainly spent a lot of money putting this concert, which includes rock band, the London Symphony Orchestra and the English Chamber Choir.
This deluxe, greatly expanded version includes the original album + a bonus track, a second CD with a live version of the entire piece in 1974 as performed in Boston, a third CD with a live version of the entire piece as performed in Buenos Aires, and a DVD-A with the original Quad version from 1974 + the Mobile Fidelity version. Phew.

“Super deluxe four disc (three CDs + NTSC/Region 0 DVD) edition including a tour program and booklet with notes by Rick himself and Prog editor Jerry Ewing, alongside the original remastered album plus B-sides, live performances, radio sessions and quad mix.
Digitally remastered edition of this 1974 prog classic. Journey To The Centre Of The Earth is the second album from the English keyboardist Rick Wakeman, released on A&M Records. The album is a live recording of his second of two concerts on January 18 1974 at the Royal Festival Hall in London. With it's concept based on Jules Verne's same-titled science fiction novel, the album tells the story of Professor Lidenbrok, his nephew Axel, and their guide Hans, who follow a passage to the Earth's center originally discovered by Arne Saknussemm, an Icelandic alchemist. Wakeman performs with the London Symphony Orchestra, the English Chamber Choir, and a group of hand-picked musicians for his rock band which later became The English Rock Ensemble. Actor David Hemmings narrates the story.”
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