Space Escapade - Les Baxter

Space Escapade
Released 20/04/09. The Founding-Father of Exotica, Les Baxter's wild inventiveness has made him a hero to modern artists as diverse as Jello Biafra and Beck. Exotica became a hugely popular trend from the early fifties; with the onset of international jet travel, making it possible for middle-class Americans to simulate an authentic travelogue experience in the comfort of their suburban homes, 'The Music of Les Baxter is never sad of gloomy - it is full of the adventure of life, the sounds of exotic lands and the free spirit of life close to nature'. Space Escapade (not re-issued or digitalised in the half century since it's original release) is the holy grail to Baxterites and students of the Exotica genre; showcasing all of the eclecticism and sensual orchestral effects that are Baxter's remarkable trademark. The historic restoration of Space Escapade is complimented by an attractive special feature; a programme of extremely rare Les Baxter single A & B sides from the fifties; sweet and subtle gems never before re-issued in any context and digitalised here for the first time.
Our Price: £9.95
Code: ACMEM171CD
Weight: 200
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Space Escapade Shooting Star / Moonscape / Mr. Robot / The City / A Distant Star / The Commuter / Winds Of Sirius / The Other Side Of The Moon / Somewhere In Space (A Look Back At Earth) / Earth Light / The Lady Is Blue / Saturday Night On Saturn/ Rare Les Baxter Single A & B Sides - Cornflakes / Havana / The Trouble With Harry / Sinner Man / The Left Arm Of Buddha / Melodia Loca (The Chilean Crazy Song) / The Clown On The Eiffel Tower / Designing Woman / Venezuela / Ricordate Marcellino / La Panse (The Little Flower) / Love Song From "Houseboat"
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