sabato 26 marzo 2016

The Crazy World of Arthur Brown (2010 Esoteric Recordings 2CD Deluxe Edition) 1968

Biography : Though a bit over the top, this album was still powerful and surprisingly melodic, and managed to be quite bluesy and soulful even as the band overhauled chestnuts by James Brown and Screamin' Jay Hawkins. "Spontaneous Apple Creation" is a willfully histrionic, atonal song that gives Captain Beefheart a run for his money. Though this one-shot was not (and perhaps could not ever be) repeated, it remains an exhilaratingly reckless slice of psychedelia. This CD reissue includes both mono and stereo versions of five of the songs. Although the mono mixes lack the full-bodied power of the stereo ones, they're marked by some interesting differences, especially in the brief spoken and instrumental links between tracks. Review by Richie Unterberger 
  
Esoteric Recordings are proud to announce the release of a deluxe 2CD edition of The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown. The Psychedelic Rock classic burst forth in 1968, topping the albums charts on both sides of the Atlantic and spawning the hit single Fire. The rock world discovered the delights of rocks supreme showman Arthur Brown and his influence would be felt the following decade when Alice Cooper acknowledged his debt to Arthur’s genius.
Produced by WHO manager Kit Lambert and Who guitarist Pete Townshend, this classic album has been re-mastered and expanded to a two disc edition by the inclusion of rare single tracks, a BBC Radio One session from April 1968, alternate Mono mixes from the album sessions, and a version of Nightmare from the 1968 film, The Committee .
Lavishly packaged in a slipcase with an extensively illustrated booklet with new essay, this is the ultimate edition of The Crazy World of Arthur Brown. Buy CD 

CD1 The Original Stereo Album Remastered
01.Prelude-Nightmare 3:29
02.Fanfare 1:51
03.Fire 2:55
04.Come And Buy 5:42
05.Time\Confusion 5:13
06.I Put A Spell On You 3:44
07.Spontaneous Apple Creation 2:56
08.Rest Cure 2:46
09.I've Got Money 3:11
10.Child of My Kingdom 7:01

CD2 Bonus Tracks
01.Devil's Grip 3:22
02.Give Him A Flower 3:02
03.Music Man (Stereo Mix) 3:57
04.Fire (First Version Previously Unreleased) 3:05
05.Prelude-Nightmare (Alternate Mono Mix) 3:49
06.Fanfare-Fire Poem (Alternate Mono Mix) 2:01
07.Fire (Alternate Mono Mix) 3:01
08.Come And Buy (Alternate Mono Mix) 4:25
09.Time-Confusion (Alternate Mono Mix) 5:39
BBC Session April 1968
10.Interview with Brian Matthew 1:16
11.Fire Poem-Fire 4:01
12.Come And Buy 2:38
13.Nightmare (From The Soundtrack Of The Film "The Committee") 2:54

Arthur Brown - vocals
Vincent Crane - keyboard
Sean Nicholas - bass
Drachen Theaker - drums

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