Strange New Flesh:Expanded Edition - Colosseum II

Strange New Flesh:Expanded Edition
Released on 27/02/12. Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the
release of the album "Strange New Flesh”, the debut of the now legendary
band COLOSSEUM II.Formed in 1975 by virtuoso drummer JON HISEMAN upon
the demise of his band TEMPEST, COLOSSEUM II was famous for showcasing
the talents of Irish guitarist GARY MOORE, keyboard player DON AIREY,
bassist NEIL MURRAY and vocalist MIKE STARRS who comprised the ranks of
the group."STRANGE NEW FLESH” was released by Bronze Records in 1976 and
was a masterpiece of Progressive Rock with Jazz overtones. This
Esoteric Recordings reissue is expanded to include ten bonus tracks
comprising studio demos from 1975 and 1976, including a version of
Graham Bond’s ‘Walking in the Park’. The release restores the original
album artwork and includes a new essay.
Our Price: £10.95
Code: ECLEC22315
Weight: 200
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The Original Album - Dark Side Of The Moog  / Down To You  / Gemini And Leo / Secret Places  / On Second Thoughts  / Winds  / Bonus Tracks  - Castles (Version One)  / Gary’s Lament / Walking In The Park  - Studio Demos Recorded August 1975 Demo’s 1976  - Night Creeper / The Awakening  / Siren Song / Castles (Version Two) / The Scorch  / Rivers  / Interplanetary Slut
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