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Gong

Shamal

UMC/Virgin 7714153 (2019)

Deluxe limited edition 2CD, suberbly remastered from the original analogue tapes by original engineer Simon Heyworth. Disc 2 is a classic, largely previously un-released live multi-tracked 1975 Gong, mixed by Mike Howlett. Shamal as you have never heard it before. A long overdue and huge improvement on the first CD release in 1990. Includes previously unreleased bonus tracks. Original release review : Sounds magazine

4-panel, 2 jewel tray packaging. Includes a 16 page richly illustrated booklet. One time pressing in this format. Other deluxe editions available : Flying Teapot | Angels Egg | You

tracks

disc 1

  1. Wingful Of Eyes
  2. Chandra
  3. Bambooji
  4. Cat In Clark's Shoes
  5. Mandrake
  6. Shamal Bonus Tracks
  7. Bambooji Out-Takes Edit*
  8. Chandra - Alternate Mix*
  9. Wingful of Eyes - Out-Takes Edit*

personnel

  • Didier Malherbe flute, vocals
  • Mike Howlett bass, vocals
  • Pierre Moerlen drums, percussion, tuned percussion
  • Patrice Lemoine keyboards
  • Mireille Bauer percussion, tuned percussion
  • Steve Hillage guitar 1 3 7 9
  • Jorge Pinchevsky violin 2 3 4 6 7 8
  • Miquette Giraudy vocals 3 7
  • Sandy Colley vocals 6

disc 2

Selections from The Marquee, London 1975-09-09+10 (*previously unreleased)
  1. Bambooji *
  2. The Isle of Everywhere
  3. Wingful of Eyes *
  4. Master Builder
  5. Drum Solo *
  6. Flying Teapot
  7. I Never Glid Before *

personnel

  • Steve Hillage guitar, vocals
  • Didier Malherbe sax, flute, vocals
  • Mike Howlett bass, vocals
  • Pierre Moerlen drums, gong
  • Patrice Lemoine keyboards
  • Miquette Giraudy vocals, percussion