Lake & Palmer Emerson - Tarkus

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Emerson, Lake & Palmer: Keith Emerson (Hammond organ, church organ, piano, celeste, Moog synthesizer); Greg Lake (vocals, bass, electric & acoustic guitars); Carl Palmer (drums, percussion). Recorded at Advision Studios, London, England. Emerson, Lake ...

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Emerson, Lake & Palmer: Keith Emerson (Hammond organ, church organ, piano, celeste, Moog synthesizer); Greg Lake (vocals, bass, electric & acoustic guitars); Carl Palmer (drums, percussion). Recorded at Advision Studios, London, England. Emerson, Lake & Palmer: Greg Lake (vocals, acoustic & electric guitars, bass); Keith Emerson (piano, celeste, B-3 Hammond & church organs, Moog synthesizer); Carl Palmer (drums, percussion). Recorded at Advision Studios, London, England. Ultradiscs are mastered from the original master tapes using Mobile Fidelity's proprietary mastering technique, then plated with 24 karat gold and housed in a stress-resistent lift-lock jewel box. Personnel: Greg Lake (vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar); Keith Emerson (celesta, organ, Hammond b-3 organ, Moog synthesizer); Carl Palmer (drums, percussion). Audio Mixer: Steven Wilson. Audio Remasterers: Matt Wortham; Andy Pearce. Audio Remixer: Steven Wilson. Liner Note Author: Chris Welch . Recording information: Advision. Director: Emerson, Lake & Palmer. Arranger: Emerson, Lake & Palmer. ELP was always more concerned with the fusion of rock and classical music than any of their prog-rock peers. Accordingly they fashioned the title suite (which occupies the album's entire first half) in the mold of a classical composition, each segment meant to represent either a character in or a part of the story. Visually depicted on the inner sleeve, that story is a sci-fi epic featuring strange creatures battling in an alien landscape, none of which matters if you ignore the thin concept and concentrate on the finely wrought music. Musically, the epic "Tarkus" is classic ELP, organ and Moog synths blazing, Carl Palmer unleashing waves of tightly controlled polyrhythm and Greg Lake crooning authoritatively. Things shift a bit in the second half. "The Only Way" features Emerson's impressive church organ riffing and is structured in the style of a hymn. "Bitches Crystal" is a propulsive piece full of invi...

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UPC 793018334822
Runtime 89 min.
Type Boxed Set
Genre Rock & Pop
Sub Genre Art Rock
Label Razor & Tie Records
Producer Greg Lake
Number of Discs 3
Track Listing Disc 1
  • 1. Tarkus: Eruption/Stones of Years/Iconoclast/Mass/Manticore/Battlefield/Aquatarkus
  • 2. Jeremy Bender
  • 3. Bitches Crystal
  • 4. Only Way, The (Hymn)
  • 5. Infinite Space (Conclusion)
  • 6. Time and a Place, A
  • 7. Are You Ready Eddy?
Disc 2
  • 1. Tarkus: Eruption/Stones of Years/Iconoclast/Mass/Manticore/Battlefield/Aquatarkus - (previously unreleased)
  • 2. Jeremy Bender - (previously unreleased)
  • 3. Bitches Crystal - (previously unreleased)
  • 4. Only Way, The (Hymn) - (previously unreleased)
  • 5. Infinite Space (Conclusion) - (previously unreleased)
  • 6. Time and a Place, A - (previously unreleased)
  • 7. Are You Ready Eddy? - (previously unreleased)
  • 8. Oh, My Father - (previously unreleased)
  • 9. Unknown Ballad - (previously unreleased)
  • 10. Mass - (previously unreleased, alternate take)
Disc 3
  • 1. Tarkus: Eruption/Stones of Years/Iconoclast/Mass/Manticore/Battlefield/Aquatarkus - (previously unreleased)
  • 2. Jeremy Bender - (previously unreleased)
  • 3. Bitches Crystal - (previously unreleased)
  • 4. Only Way, The (Hymn) - (previously unreleased)
  • 5. Infinite Space (Conclusion) - (previously unreleased)
  • 6. Time and a Place, A - (previously unreleased)
  • 7. Are You Ready Eddy? - (previously unreleased)
  • 8. Oh, My Father - (previously unreleased)
  • 9. Tarkus: Eruption/Stones of Years/Iconoclast/Mass/Manticore/Battlefield/Aquatarkus - (previously unreleased)
  • 10. Jeremy Bender - (previously unreleased)
  • 11. Bitches Crystal - (previously unreleased)
  • 12. Only Way, The (Hymn) - (previously unreleased)
  • 13. Infinite Space (Conclusion) - (previously unreleased)
  • 14. Time and a Place, A - (previously unreleased)
  • 15. Are You Ready Eddy? - (previously unreleased)
  • 16. Oh, My Father - (previously unreleased)
  • 17. Unknown Ballad - (previously unreleased)
  • 18. Mass - (previously unreleased, alternate take)
Format Compact Disc
Spars Coding n/a
Artists Emerson, Lake & Palmer

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