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Gong

Angels Egg

UMC/Virgin 7714151 (2019)

Deluxe limited edition 2CD suberbly remasteed from the original master tapes by original engineer Simon Heyworth. Disc 2 is classic, largely previously unreleased live multi-tracked 1973 Gong, recorded around the same time as Angel's Egg, mixed by Mike Howlett. It is simply scary in it's quality - sound quality, playing quality, Gongish quality - demonstrating that there was never another band like Gong.

4-fold, 2 jewel tray packaging. Includes a 24 page richly illustrated booklet. One time pressing in this format. Other deluxe editions available : Flying Teapot | You | Shamal

tracks

disc 1 : Angel's Egg (remastered)

  1. Other Side Of The Sky
  2. Sold To The Highest Buddha
  3. Castle In The Clouds
  4. Prostitute Poem
  5. Givin' My Luv To You
  6. Selene
  7. Flute Salad
  8. Oily Way
  9. Outer Temple
  10. Inner Temple
  11. Percolations
  12. Love Is How Y Make It
  13. I Never Glid Before
  14. Eat That Phone Book Coda
  15. Ooby-Scooby Doomsday Or The D-Day DJ's Got The D.D.T. Blues
  16. Love Is How Y Make It - 1973 Vocal Mix
  17. Eat That Phone Book Coda - Early Version

personnel

  • Daevid Allen vocals, guitar, glissando guitar, tape loops 5
  • Gilli Smyth space whisper, vocals
  • Didier Malherbe saxophone, flute, percussion, vocals
  • Steve Hillage guitar, vocals
  • Tim Blake synthesisers, vocals
  • Mike Howlett bass, vocals
  • Pierre Moerlen drums, percussion, tuned percussion, vocals 11
  • Mireille Bauer uned percussion 11 12 17

disc 2

Selections from Roanne Live, Club Arc En Ciel, Roanne, France (*previously unreleased)
  1. Other Side of the Sky *
  2. Dynamite/I Am Your Animal
  3. 6/8 Tune - Live
  4. I Never Glid Before *
  5. You Can't Kill Me *
  6. Ooby-Scooby Doomsday Or The D-Day DJ's Got The D.D.T. Blues/Est-ce que Je Suis *
  7. Flute Salad *
  8. Oily Way *
  9. Outer Temple *
  10. Inner Temple *

personnel

  • Daevid Allen vocals, guitar, glissando guitar
  • Gilli Smyth space whisper
  • Didier Malherbe saxophone, flute
  • Steve Hillage guitar
  • Tim Blake synthesisers
  • Mike Howlett bass
  • Pierre Moerlen drums