Fear Of The Dark - Gordon Giltrap

Fear Of The Dark
NEWLY REMASTERED & EXPANDED EDITION CD OF THIS CLASSIC 1978 ALBUM BY GORDON GILTRAP
REMASTERED FROM THE ORIGINAL MASTER TAPES
FEATURING EIGHT BONUS TRACKS
BOOKLET WITH FULLY RESTORED ARTWORK & ESSAY

ESOTERIC RECORDINGS are pleased to announce the release of a newly remastered and expanded edition of the classic album "FEAR OF THE DARK” by GORDON GILTRAP. For over forty years Gordon has enjoyed the well-deserved reputation as one of Britain’s greatest guitar players. He made his first recordings in the 1960s as folk artist, but by 1976 he had crossed into the Progressive Rock genre and signed to the newly formed Electric Records imprint.
His third album for Electric was released in 1978. "FEAR OF THE DARK” saw Gordon backed by a band of outstanding musicians such as JOHN G. PERRY (Bass), ROD EDWARDS (keyboards) and SIMON PHILLIPS (drums) and featured many outstanding tracks.
This Esoteric Recordings edition is newly remastered from the original tapes and includes eight bonus tracks drawn from a series of singles released between 1978 and 1980, including the live track ‘Inner Dream’ and ‘Party Piece’, ‘Theme from The Waltons’ and ‘Birds of a Feather’ previously unreleased on CD. The reissue also features a lavishly illustrated booklet with new essay and interview with Gordon Giltrap.

Release Date: 29/07/2013
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Code: ECLEC2402
Weight: 200
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1. ROOTS (PARTS ONE & TWO)
2. NIGHTRIDER
3. INNER DREAM
4. WEARY EYES
5. FAST APPROACHING
6. MELANCHOLY LULLABY
7. FEAR OF THE DARK
8. VISITATION
BONUS TRACKS

9. SMILER
10. FEAR OF THE DARK (single version)
11. CATWALK BLUES (live)
12. O JERUSALEM
13. REVELATION
14. THEME FROM THE WALTONS
15. BIRDS OF A FEATHER

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Ravens & Lullabies 2CD Signed Limited Edition
A LIMITED SIGNED 2 CD DIGIPACK EDITION OF THE NEW STUDIO ALBUM BY GORDON GILTRAP AND OLIVER WAKEMAN

FEATURING A BONUS CD OF UNRELEASED LIVE RECORDINGS AND STUDIO TRACKS -





March 4th 2013 will see guitar legend Gordon Giltrap and keyboardist Oliver Wakeman (following his years of touring with the classic progressive rock band YES) release their debut collaborative album 'Ravens & Lullabies' by Esoteric Antenna, a 13 song collection of hard hitting memorable rock pieces coupled with thought provoking lyrics alongside acoustic duets featuring their fine instrumental interplay. Gordon and Oliver spent 2012 writing and recording the album which features a return for Gordon to his rock roots following a 30 year absence and Oliver's first recorded works since his departure from both Yes and Strawbs. The album has been recorded and mixed by 'Threshold' guitarist Karl Groom (who also mixed the Yes 'Live In Lyon' record which featured Oliver on keyboards).
This limited signed 2 disc edition features a Bonus CD of live recordings taken from Gordon and Oliver’s 2012 tour and re-recordings of pieces from Oliver and Gordon's past catalogue. Ravens and Lullabies sees a host of respected musicians joining Gordon and Oliver in the studio. Vocalist Paul Manzi has performed with the Oliver Wakeman Band for the last 6 years (appearing on the live DVD 'Coming to Town') and is the current vocalist for the rock band Arena. Steve Amadeo is an in demand Jazz/Blues/Rock session bass player, is currently performing with Blues guitarist Aynsley Lister and Johanne James has been the drummer for Threshold for the last 12 years. The album also features a special vocal appearance by Benoit David, Oliver's old band mate from Yes, on the track 'From the Turn of a Card' written by Oliver during the Yes recording sessions of 2010.
Gordon Giltrap says "Working with Oliver is like a breath of fresh air. I knew of his reputation as a fine musician, and it made perfect sense for me to tap into his creative energy, not only to bring out certain elements of my musical gifts but to create something new and exciting, whilst giving a nod in the direction of our respective Progressive Rock roots". Oliver Wakeman adds, "After working with YES, the chance of working with another legendary artist was an opportunity too good to miss. I am having a wonderfully productive time working with Gordon and feel we are creating something genuinely unique in our 'Ravens & Lullabies' project." Many of Gordon's fans have been asking for years when he is going to return to his rock roots and others wondered what Oliver would write after the Yes experiences. 'Ravens & Lullabies' provides the answer.


Release Date: 04/03/2013


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Visionary
NEWLY REMASTERED & EXPANDED EDITION CD OF THIS CLASSIC 1976 ALBUM BY GORDON GILTRAP
REMASTERED FROM THE ORIGINAL MASTER TAPES
FEATURING THREE BONUS TRACKS, ONE PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED

ESOTERIC RECORDINGS are pleased to announce the release of a newly remastered and expanded edition of the classic album "VISIONARY” by GORDON GILTRAP. For over forty years Gordon has enjoyed the well-deserved reputation as one of Britain’s greatest guitar players. He made his first recordings in the 1960s as folk artist, but by 1976 he had crossed into the Progressive Rock genre, backed by a band of outstanding musicians such as JOHN G. PERRY (Bass), ROD EDWARDS (keyboards) and SIMON PHILLIPS (drums).
"VISIONARY” was the first of Gordon’s "Progressive” albums and was released on the Electric label in 1976.
This Esoteric Recordings edition is newly remastered from the original tapes and includes three bonus tracks, including the previously unreleased 13-minute composition "Concerto”. The reissue also features a lavishly illustrated booklet with new essay and interview with Gordon Giltrap.

Release Date: 29/07/2013

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Perilous Journey
NEWLY REMASTERED & EXPANDED EDITION CD OF THIS CLASSIC 1977 ALBUM BY GORDON GILTRAP
REMASTERED FROM THE ORIGINAL MASTER TAPES
FEATURING FOUR BONUS TRACKS
BOOKLET WITH FULLY RESTORED ARTWORK & ESSAY

ESOTERIC RECORDINGS are pleased to announce the release of a newly remastered and expanded edition of the classic album "PERILOUS JOURNEY” by GORDON GILTRAP. For over forty years Gordon has enjoyed the well-deserved reputation as one of Britain’s greatest guitar players. He made his first recordings in the 1960s as folk artist, but by 1976 he had crossed into the Progressive Rock genre and signed to the newly formed Electric Records imprint.
His second album for Electric was arguably his most famous. Released in 1977, "PERILOUS JOURNEY” included the hit single ‘Heartsong’ (used for many years by the BBC as theme to the "Holiday” programme). "Perilous Journey” saw Gordon backed by a band of outstanding musicians such as JOHN G. PERRY (Bass), ROD EDWARDS (keyboards) and SIMON PHILLIPS (drums) and featured many outstanding tracks.
This Esoteric Recordings edition is newly remastered from the original tapes and includes four bonus tracks. The reissue also features a lavishly illustrated booklet with new essay and interview with Gordon Giltrap.

Release Date: 29/07/2013

 

 

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Live at Oxford

NEWLY REMASTERED & EXPANDED EDITION CD OF THIS CLASSIC 1979 LIVE RECORDING BY GORDON GILTRAP & HIS BAND
NEWLY REMASTERED FROM THE ORIGINAL MASTER TAPES
BOOKLET WITH FULLY RESTORED ARTWORK & ESSAY

ESOTERIC RECORDINGS are pleased to announce the release of a newly remastered and expanded edition of the classic album "LIVE AT OXFORD” by GORDON GILTRAP. For over forty years Gordon has enjoyed the well-deserved reputation as one of Britain’s greatest guitar players. He made his first recordings in the 1960s as folk artist, but by 1976 he had crossed into the Progressive Rock genre and signed to the newly formed Electric Records imprint. He recorded three albums for the label; "VISIONARY”, "PERILOUS JOURNEY” (featuring the hit single "Heartsong”) and "FEAR OF THE DARK.
"LIVE AT OXFORD” was recorded by the RAK Mobile studio at Oxford Polytechnic in March 1979, and the album captured Gordon Giltrap and his band in fine form. Joining Gordon on acoustic and electric guitars was a line-up of JOHN GUSTAFSON (bass), ROD EDWARDS (keyboards), SHIRLIE RODEN (keyboards, percussion, vocals) and IAN MOSLEY (drums).
This Esoteric Recordings edition is newly remastered from the original tapes and also features a lavishly illustrated booklet with new essay and interview with Gordon Giltrap.

Available 26/08/2013
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Well Kept Secret: Remastered and Expanded Edition
•    NEWLY REMASTERED & EXPANDED CD RELEASE FOR JOHN MARTYN’s 1982 SOLO ALBUM
•    WITH TWO RARE BONUS TRACKS
•    BOOKLET WITH FULLY RESTORED ARTWORK & LINER NOTES
•    REVIEWS IN NATIONAL NEWSPAPERS, "UNCUT”, "MOJO”, "RECORD COLLECTOR” & "CLASSIC ROCK” MAGAZINES
•    COVERAGE ON RELEVANT WEBSITES & FANZINES

Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of a newly remastered and expanded edition of "Well Kept Secret”, John Martyn’s classic album from September 1982.

The album was John’s second album for WEA Records and was a slight change of artistic direction for him, but was well received critically and also became a UK top 20 hit. Including tracks such as ‘Could’ve Been Me’, ‘Hung Up’, ‘Never Let Me Go’ (featuring a wonderful saxophone solo by Ronnie Scott), the album spawned a successful UK tour and earned John Martyn praise from many quarters. New Musical Express declared the record to be "pacier and louder than he’s ever been on one album before. It’s a good record, a class record”

This Esoteric Recordings edition of "Well Kept Secret” has been newly remastered by Paschal Byrne and features an illustrated booklet with an essay by John Martyn aficionado and official web master John Hillarby. It also includes two bonus tracks, released as a single in October 1982.

TRACK LIST

1.    COULD’VE BEEN ME
2.    YOU MIGHT NEED A MAN
3.    HUNG UP
4.    GUN MONEY
5.    NEVER LET ME GO
6.    LOVE UP
7.    CHANGES HER MIND
8.    HISS ON THE TAPE
9.    BACK WITH A VENGEANCE
10.    LIVIN’ ALONE

BONUS TRACKS
11.    GUN MONEY (US REMIX – LONG VERSION)
12.    HISS ON THE TAPE (LIVE)

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