Genre: Pop Rock
Label: Universal


Van der Graaf Generator H to He, Who Am the Only One Single-Layer Stereo Japanese Import SHM-SACD

Van der Graaf Generator

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This Single-Layer SHM-SACD can only be played on a Super Audio CD Player!

An Excellent Example of Progressive Rock!

H to He, Who Am the Only One is the third album by the British progressive rock band Van der Graaf Generator. It was released in 1970 on Charisma Records. The band recorded the album in several stages throughout mid 1970 in Trident Studios with producer John Anthony. The songs had a common theme of loneliness and isolation, including a killer shark in "Killer," lost love in "Lost," and the science fiction themed "Pioneers Over c."

Bassist Nic Potter left the group in August partway through recording, with organist Hugh Banton covering on bass guitar in the studio and playing bass pedals in concert. King Crimson's Robert Fripp made a guest appearance on guitar, and the cover was the first of several by the band to feature the artwork of Paul Whitehead. It has since been regarded as a good example of progressive rock albums by critics. "Killer" has been singled out for praise as a fan favorite.

"...the brooding tones of synthesizer and oscillator along with Peter Hammil's distinct and overly ominous voice make it one of this British band's best efforts...This album, which represents Van Der Graaf in their most illustrious stage, is a pristine example of how dark progressive rock should sound." -Mike DeGagne,

SHM-SACD (Super High Material SACD) is the ultimate Super Audio CD that utilizes the materials and technologies that were developed for the SHM-CD to further enhance the audio-resolution. These discs are made with polycarbonate developed for the screen of the liquid crystal display. As it has a higher transparency, players can read the signal more faithfully. Also, it excels in fluidity, which enables you to cast a more accurate pit. What works wonders for a low resolution format such as CD should offer even greater sonic improvements in a real high resolution format such as SACD.

• Super High Material Super Audio CD
• SHM-SACD Stereo SACD Layer
• Single-Layer Stereo SHM-SACD, to secure enough reflectance and not to compress DSD file.
• Label of the disc is printed with a special green ink called 'Onsho Shiyou,' which minimizes diffuse reflection.
• Carefully selected master audio is used, from existing DSD files to newly converted from analog tapes.
• This Single-Layer SHM-SACD can only be played on a Super Audio CD Player! It will NOT play on conventional CD Players!

1. Killer
2. House With No Door
3. The Emperor In His War Room
4. Lost
5. Pioneers Over C
6. Squid1/Squid2/Octopus
7. The Emperor In His War Room (First Version)

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