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• NEW REMASTERED & EXPANDED 2CD EDITION OF THE CLASSIC 1971 LIVE ALBUM BY COLOSSEUM
• WITH A CD OF LIVE BONUS TRACKS
• FULLY RESTORED ARTWORK

Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of a newly re-mastered and expanded edition of the classic 1971 album by COLOSSEUM, “Colosseum Live”. Originally released in June 1971 as double LP set housed in a sleeve designed by Marcus Keef, “Colosseum Live” spent six weeks on the UK album chart, peaking at number 17.

The album featured the “classic” Colosseum line-up of Jon Hiseman (Drums), Dave Greenslade (organ & vibes), Dick Heckstall-Smith (Saxophones), Dave “Clem” Clempson (Guitar, Vocals), Chris Farlowe (Vocals) and Mark Clarke (bass). Recorded at concerts in Manchester and Brighton in March 1971, the album showcased the band at the peak of their powers on stage. “Colosseum Live” would also be the final album of the 1970s by the group. Four decades on, “Colosseum Live” remains one of the band’s seminal releases, a fine combination of rock, jazz and blues.

This newly re-mastered and expanded reissue includes an extra CD of material recorded in Brighton, Manchester and Bristol in March 1971 (including a live version of their classic “Valentyne Suite”). It also features a booklet that fully restores the original album artwork and features a new essay.

DISC ONE

COLOSSEUM LIVE: REMASTERED

1. ROPE LADDER TO THE MOON

2. WALKING IN THE PARK

3. SKELLINGTON

4. I CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT YOU

5. TANGLEWOOD ’63

6. ENCORE…STORMY MONDAY BLUES

7. LOST ANGELES



DISC TWO

BONUS TRACKS

1. ROPE LADDER TO THE MOON

2. SKELLINGTON



RECORDED AT THE BIG APPLE, BRIGHTON, 1971



3. I CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT YOU

TIME MACHINE

THE MACHINE DEMANDS A SACRIFICE



RECORDED AT MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY, MARCH 1971



4. STORMY MONDAY BLUES


RECORDED IN BRISTOL, 1971


5. THE VALENTYNE SUITE:

i. JANUARY’S SEARCH

ii. THEME TWO – FEBRUARY’S VALENTYNE

iii. THEME THREE – THE GRASS IS GREENER



RECORDED AT MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY, MARCH 1971

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