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Gong
The Arista Years
(2CDs)
Arcadia ACAD 8203 || 2008 || £8.51 USD  EUR  JPY  + p+p +tax

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3 Pierre Moerlen's Gong albums from '79-'81.

'Time Is The Key', 'Live' and 'Leave It Open' gathered together across a double CD. The only regular way to now buy these albums by the much missed master Gong drummer.

With an 8 page potted history booklet illustrated with b/w promo photographs.

  • CD1, tracks 1-11 ('Time Is The Key', 1979)
  • CD1, tracks 12-14; CD2, tracks 1-4 ('Live', 1980)
  • CD2, tracks 5-10 ('Leave It Open', 1981)
  1. Disc 1: [66'16]
    1. And Na Greine [6'11] (Pierre Moerlen)
    2. Earthrise [2'25] (Pierre Moerlen)
    3. Supermarket [3'37] (Pierre Moerlen)
    4. Faerie Steps [5'34] (Pierre Moerlen)
    5. An American in England [2'57] (Hansford Rowe)
    6. The Organ Grinder [3'57] (Pierre Moerlen)
    7. Sugar Street [2'22] (Pierre Moerlen)
    8. The Bender [3'20] (Pierre Moerlen)
    9. Arabesque Intro and Arabesque [5'19] (Pierre Moerlen)
    10. Esnuria Two [5'35] (Pierre Moerlen)
    11. Time Is The Key [2'22] (Pierre Moerlen)
    12. Downwind [6'26] (Pierre Moerlen)
    13. Mandrake [7'15] (Pierre Moerlen)
    14. Golden Dilemma [7'43] (Hansford Rowe)
  2. Disc 2: [58'02]
    1. Soli [4'37] (Hansford Rowe)
    2. Drumsolo [4'23] (Pierre Moerlen)
    3. Esnuria [4'48] (Pierre Moerlen)
    4. Crosscurrent [4'40] (Pierre Moerlen)
    5. Leave It Open [17'19] (Pierre Moerlen)
    6. How Much Better It Has Become [3'23] (Pierre Moerlen)
    7. I Woke Up This Morning Felt Like Playing Guitar [3'33] (Pierre Moerlen)
    8. It's About Time [6'06] (Hansford Rowe)
    9. Stok Stok Stok Sto-gak [4'09] (Hansford Rowe)
    10. Adrien [3'45] (Pierre Moerlen)
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