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Steve Hillage
Limited edition 22 CD box-set
Madfish SMABX1045 || 21.10.2016 || £200 USD  EUR  JPY 

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Searching For The Spark 1969-1991 is a limited edition 22 CD deluxe box set containing all the work guitar great and electronic music innovator Steve Hillage recorded from his studio debut (1969's Arzachel) to the first System 7 album in 1991.

This superb, definitive Steve Hillage collection is strictly limited to 2500 copies globally.

Steve and Miquette unboxing video, 20'40"

The box-set includes:


Space Shanty - Khan

All eight of Hillage's classic Virgin Records solo albums - Fish Rising, L, Motivation Radio, Green, Live Herald (and Studio Herald), Rainbow Dome Music, Open, For To Next (and its companion And Not Or) - plus bonus tracks.

Live in Deeply Vale, 1978

Two BBC performances from The Paris Theatre recorded in December 1976 and November 1979

Eight CDs featuring recordings taken from Steve's personal archive, including four superb concert performances (Brighton Dome November 1977, Munich April 1979, Hammersmith Odeon November 1979, The Steve Hillage Band Live At The Gong Family Unconvention 2006) and four discs Sparks Volumes 1-4 packed with previously unheard and unreleased tracks, demos and alternate takes.

Accompanying the recordings is a magnificent 188 page, 32,000 word coffee table book written and assembled by Steve Hillage and Gong family expert Jonny Greene. It contains hundreds of rare and previously unseen photographs and cuttings. (Book contents page.)

In addition there are three large reproduction promo posters, two lyric booklets, a high quality enamel badge, a 60 page scrap book containing more photographs and cuttings, and a certificate of authenticity signed by Steve Hillage and his creative partner Miquette Giraudy.

The box-set in it's secure, thick cardboard shipping box with corner protection weighs 4.7Kg.
The totals below include carriage at cost price.
Carriage will be a by tracked and signed for service where available, which is most places.
  • UK: £208.00 (box-set + carriage)
  • Europe & Ireland: £222.00 (box-set + carriage)
  • USA & Canada: £242.00 (box-set + carriage)
  • Japan, Australia & New Zealand: £254.00 (box-set + carriage)
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