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Encore Records Ltd

Barclay James Harvest - Once Again - 3CD/Blu-Ray

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3 CDs + 1 BluRay

• A NEW 3 CD/1 BLU RAY REMASTERED BOXED SET EDITION OF THE CLASSIC BARCLAY JAMES HARVEST ALBUM.

• FEATURING A NEW REMASTER OF THE ORIGINAL ALBUM MIX, ALONG WITH NEW 5.1 SURROUND SOUND AND STEREO MIXES BY STEPHEN W. TAYLER.

• PLUS A RARE BBC JOHN PEEL CONCERT APPEARANCE FROM 1971,RARE OUT-TAKES AND THE 1972 SQ QUADROPHONIC MIX.

• INCLUDES A LAVISHLY ILLUSTRATED BOOK WITH ESSAY BY KEITH AND MONIKA DOMONE.

Released in February 1971, Barclay James Harvest’s second album was recorded at Abbey Road studios and was produced by Norman Smith. Widely regarded as one of the band’s early masterpieces, ‘Once Again’, the album was critically acclaimed upon its release and featured the Barclay James Harvest symphony orchestra and eventually attained Gold disc status.

This new expanded edition features three CDs and an all-region Blu ray disc and comprises 44 tracks. The set features the original UK stereo mix remastered from the original master tapes and also includes stunning new 5.1 Surround Sound and stereo mixes by Stephen W. Tayler, a new remaster of the 1972 SQ Quad mix of the album and a multi-channel version of the 1972 Quad mix.

In addition, there is also a rare live performance recorded for BBC Radio One’s John Peel in February 1971, and seven further rare bonus tracks, including an early version of ‘Mocking Bird’ and the full version of the unreleased piece ‘White Sails (A Seascape). The set also includes a lavishly illustrated booklet with a new essay Barclay James Harvest experts Keith and Monika Domone and a replica of a 1971 promotional poster.

Track Listing:

DISC ONE
Once Again – The original stereo mix remastered
1 She Said
2 Happy Old World
3 Song for Dying
4 Galadriel
5 Mocking Bird
6 Vanessa Simmons
7 Ball and Chain
8 Lady Loves
Bonus tracks
9 Too Much on Your Plate
10 Happy Old World (Take One)
11 She Said (BBC John Peel Concert 1971)
12 Mockingbird (BBC John Peel Concert 1971)
13 Dark Now My Sky (BBC John Peel Concert 1971)

DISC TWO
Once Again – The new stereo mixes
1 She Said (new stereo mix)
2 Happy Old World (new stereo mix)
3 Song for Dying (new stereo mix)
4 Galadriel (new stereo mix)
5 Mocking Bird (new stereo mix)
6 Vanessa Simmons (new stereo mix)
7 Ball and Chain (new stereo mix)
8 Lady Loves (new stereo mix)
Bonus tracks
9 Mocking Bird (first version – May 1970)
10 Too Much on Your Plate (new stereo mix)
11 White Sails (A Seascape) (complete version)

DISC THREE
Once Again – The 1972 SQ Quadrophonic mix
1 She Said (1972 SQ Quad mix)
2 Happy Old World (1972 SQ Quad mix)
3 Song for Dying (1972 SQ Quad mix)
4 Galadriel (1972 SQ Quad mix)
5 Mocking Bird (1972 SQ Quad mix)
6 Vanessa Simmons (1972 SQ Quad mix)
7 Ball and Chain (1972 SQ Quad mix)
8 Lady Loves (1972 SQ Quad mix)
Bonus tracks
9 Galadriel (non-orchestral version)
10 Mocking Bird (non-orchestral version)

DISC FOUR
Once Again
96 kHz / 24-bit new 5.1 Surround Sound mix / new Stereo mixes /original stereo mix & 1972 Quadrophonic Mix
1 She Said
2 Happy Old World
3 Song for Dying
4 Galadriel
5 Mocking Bird
6 Vanessa Simmons
7 Ball and Chain
8 Lady Loves
Bonus tracks
9 Too Much on Your Plate
10 White Sails (A Seascape) (complete version)