Gentle Giant Three Piece Suite 180g 2LP
Gentle Giant Three Piece Suite 180g 2LP
Genre: Pop Rock
Label: Alucard
Format: 33RPM,
Size: 12"

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Gentle Giant Three Piece Suite 180g 2LP

Gentle Giant

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SKU:
ALULP596
UPC:
804471000596
Limited Edition 180g Double LP!
Selection Of Songs From First 3 Albums Remixed By Steven Wilson!
Includes Pre-Debut Bonus Track!


Following the highly successful releases of the Steven Wilson remixes of 'The Power And The Glory' and 'Octopus', Steven has now remixed a specially curated selection of songs and compositions from the band's first three albums (Giant, Acquiring the Taste, Three Friends) presented in stereo. Only a few songs from each of the band's first three albums are known to exist as multi-tracks, with the rest presumably lost, and it is these nine tracks - plus the previously unreleased pre-debut song 'Freedom's Child' - that have been remixed by Steven Wilson for this very special release.

'Three Piece Suite' includes the songs 'Giant', 'Nothing At All' and 'Why Not' from the first album 'Giant'; 'Pantagruel's Nativity', 'The House, The Street, The Room' from the second album 'Acquiring The Taste'; and 'Schooldays', 'Peel the Paint', 'Mr. Class And Quality' and 'Three Friends' from the album 'Three Friends'. The previously commercially unreleased song 'Freedom's Child' is from the first recording sessions with legendary producer Tony Visconti. The liner notes contain an essay by noted journalist Anil Prasad, in which Gentle Giant's members reflect upon the writing and recording sessions. Furthermore, Steven Wilson and Tony Visconti share their observations about the early days of this unique collection of timeless music from one of progressive rock's most influential bands.

Tony Visconti: "I was a very optimistic young man in 1970... I thought music like theirs would save the world from mediocrity. I couldn't wait to sink my teeth in it."

Steven Wilson: "There was never a question of trying to outdo the original mixes, but offer different perspectives on them."

This 180g pressing on double vinyl is housed in a gatefold sleeve containing the new Steven Wilson stereo mixes, plus Steven Wilson's 7" edit of 'Nothing At All' and Anil Prasad's essay on the band.

Features:
• Limited Edition
• 180g Vinyl
• Double LP
• Steven Wilson Stereo Mixes
• Gatefold jacket
• Bonus Track (Steven Wilson 7" Edit of "Nothing At All")
• Anil Prasad's essay on the band

Selections:
The Steven Wilson Remixes
Side A:

1. Giant
2. Nothing At All
Side B:
1. Why Not?
2. Pantagruel's Nativity
3. The House, The Street, The Room
Side C:
1. Schooldays
2. Peel The Paint
Side D:
1. Mister Class And Quality?
2. Three Friends
3. Freedom's Child
4. Nothing At All (Steven Wilson 7" Edit)
Description
Limited Edition 180g Double LP!
Selection Of Songs From First 3 Albums Remixed By Steven Wilson!
Includes Pre-Debut Bonus Track!


Following the highly successful releases of the Steven Wilson remixes of 'The Power And The Glory' and 'Octopus', Steven has now remixed a specially curated selection of songs and compositions from the band's first three albums (Giant, Acquiring the Taste, Three Friends) presented in stereo. Only a few songs from each of the band's first three albums are known to exist as multi-tracks, with the rest presumably lost, and it is these nine tracks - plus the previously unreleased pre-debut song 'Freedom's Child' - that have been remixed by Steven Wilson for this very special release.

'Three Piece Suite' includes the songs 'Giant', 'Nothing At All' and 'Why Not' from the first album 'Giant'; 'Pantagruel's Nativity', 'The House, The Street, The Room' from the second album 'Acquiring The Taste'; and 'Schooldays', 'Peel the Paint', 'Mr. Class And Quality' and 'Three Friends' from the album 'Three Friends'. The previously commercially unreleased song 'Freedom's Child' is from the first recording sessions with legendary producer Tony Visconti. The liner notes contain an essay by noted journalist Anil Prasad, in which Gentle Giant's members reflect upon the writing and recording sessions. Furthermore, Steven Wilson and Tony Visconti share their observations about the early days of this unique collection of timeless music from one of progressive rock's most influential bands.

Tony Visconti: "I was a very optimistic young man in 1970... I thought music like theirs would save the world from mediocrity. I couldn't wait to sink my teeth in it."

Steven Wilson: "There was never a question of trying to outdo the original mixes, but offer different perspectives on them."

This 180g pressing on double vinyl is housed in a gatefold sleeve containing the new Steven Wilson stereo mixes, plus Steven Wilson's 7" edit of 'Nothing At All' and Anil Prasad's essay on the band.

Features:
• Limited Edition
• 180g Vinyl
• Double LP
• Steven Wilson Stereo Mixes
• Gatefold jacket
• Bonus Track (Steven Wilson 7" Edit of "Nothing At All")
• Anil Prasad's essay on the band

Selections:
The Steven Wilson Remixes
Side A:

1. Giant
2. Nothing At All
Side B:
1. Why Not?
2. Pantagruel's Nativity
3. The House, The Street, The Room
Side C:
1. Schooldays
2. Peel The Paint
Side D:
1. Mister Class And Quality?
2. Three Friends
3. Freedom's Child
4. Nothing At All (Steven Wilson 7" Edit)
Genre
Pop Rock
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
1.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Gentle Giant
Title
Three Piece Suite
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
08-31-2017
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
ISBN
Release Date
10-02-2017
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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