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Encore Records Ltd

Al Stewart - Time Passages - 3CD/DVD

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UK Import

Esoteric Recordings is proud to announce the release of a four-disc deluxe limited edition boxed set (comprising 3 CDs and a DVD) Of ‘Time Passages’, the legendary album by Al Stewart first released in September 1978.

This new deluxe edition of this special album has been newly remastered for the very first time from the original first-generation master tapes by Alan Parsons and also features his stunning new 5.1 Surround sound mix from the original multi-track tapes. In addition, the set includes single edits, an album session out-take, four demo tracks recorded in Los Angeles in August 1977 and for the first time the complete concert recorded at the studios of WKQK-FM in Chicago in October 1978.

This limited edition boxed set also features an illustrated 68-page book with a new essay featuring an interview with Al Stewart and a facsimile promotional poster and a set of four postcards and is a fitting tribute to a much treasured and legendary masterpiece by a consummate songwriter and performer.

Track Listing:

DISC ONE:

Time Passages
Remastered by Alan Parsons
1 Time Passages
2 Valentina Way
3 Life In Dark Water
4 A Man For All Seasons
5 Almost Lucy
6 The Palace of Versailles
7 Timeless Skies
8 Song On The radio
9 End Of The Day

Bonus track
10 Tonton Macoute
(Recorded at Davlen studios, Los Angeles in December 1977)(previously unreleased)

DISC TWO:

1 Time Passages (single version)
2 Song On The Radio (single version)

Demo recordings – August 1977
3 Tonton Macoute (demo) (recorded at Larrabee Sound Studios in August 1977)
4 Life In A Bottle (demo) (recorded at Larrabee Sound Studios in August 1977)
5 The Palace Of Versailles (demo) (recorded at Larrabee Sound Studios in August 1977) (previously unreleased)
6 The Hollywood Sign (on St. Stephen’s Day) (Timeless Skies) (demo) (recorded at Larrabee Sound Studios in August 1977) (previously unreleased)

The Chicago Radio Concert – 27th October 1978
7 Time Passages (live radio concert Chicago 1978)
8 Life In Dark Water (live radio concert Chicago 1978)
9 The Palace Of Versailles (live radio concert Chicago 1978) (previously unreleased)
10 Valentina Way (live radio concert Chicago 1978)
11 The Pink Panther Theme (live radio concert Chicago 1978)
12 Song On The Radio (live radio concert Chicago 1978)

DISC THREE:

The Chicago Radio Concert – 27th October 1978

1 One Stage Before (live radio concert Chicago 1978) (previously unreleased)
2 Life In Dark Water (live radio concert Chicago 1978)
3 Roads To Moscow (live radio concert Chicago 1978)
4 Sirens Of Titan (live radio concert Chicago 1978) (previously unreleased)
5 The Palace Of Versailles (live radio concert Chicago 1978) (previously unreleased)
6 Valentina Way (live radio concert Chicago 1978)
7 Year Of The Cat (live radio concert Chicago 1978)
8 The Pink Panther Theme (live radio concert Chicago 1978)
9 Song on the Radio (live radio concert Chicago 1978)
10 Carol (live radio concert Chicago 1978) (previously unreleased)

DISC FOUR:

Time Passages
High Resolution 96 kHz / 24-bit 5.1 Surround Sound mix & original re- mastered stereo mix by Alan Parsons

1 Time Passages (5.1 surround sound mix)
2 Valentina Way (5.1 surround sound mix)
3 Life in Dark Water (5.1 surround sound mix)
4 A Man for All Seasons (5.1 surround sound mix)
5 Almost Lucy (5.1 surround sound mix) 6 The Palace of Versailles (5.1 surround sound mix)
7 Timeless Skies (5.1 surround sound mix)
8 Song on the Radio (5.1 surround sound mix)
9 End of the Day (5.1 surround sound mix)