Procol Harum 2CD DELUXE EXPANDED & REMASTERED EDITION

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Procol Harum 2CD DELUXE EXPANDED & REMASTERED EDITION

Procol Harum 2CD DELUXE EXPANDED & REMASTERED EDITION

Procol Harum

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· NEW REMASTERED & EXPANDED 2 CD EDITION OF THIS CLASSIC 1968 DEBUT ALBUM BY PROCOL HARUM 

· WITH 15 BONUS TRACKS (7 PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED & 2 PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED ON CD) 
· INCLUDES PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED BBC SESSIONS FROM 1967 · REMASTERED FROM THE ORIGINAL TAPES 
· FULLY RESTORED ARTWORK AND NEW LINER NOTES BY HENRY SCOTT-IRVINE 
· REVIEWS IN NATIONAL NEWSPAPERS, “UNCUT”, “MOJO”, “RECORD COLLECTOR” & “CLASSIC ROCK PROG” MAGAZINES 
· COVERAGE ON RELEVANT WEBSITES & FANZINES Esoteric Recordings are proud to announce the release of a newly re-mastered and expanded edition of the classic 1968 self-titled debut album by PROCOL HARUM. Released in January 1968, the record followed on from the huge international success of the band’s debut single “A Whiter Shade of Pale” and the follow up single “Homburg”. 
One of the finest releases of the era “Procol Harum” captured the exquisite song writing of Gary Brooker and Keith Reid and the excellence of the musicians in the group, namely Gary Brooker (voice, piano), Robin Trower (lead guitar), David Knights (bass guitar), B.J. Wilson (drums) and Matthew Fisher (Hammond organ). The overall result was a collection of songs that would prove to be truly ground breaking, despite only having being released in Mono at the insistence of producer Denny Cordell. 
Newly re-mastered from the original tapes, this Deluxe edition of “Procol Harum” has been expanded to include 27 bonus tracks (8 previously unreleased) over two CDs, including the classic singles “A Whiter Shade of Pale”, “Homburg”, along with rare B-sides, alternate session takes and stereo mixes and seven previously unreleased BBC Radio sessions from June and September 1967. 
This expanded deluxe edition of “Procol Harum” also includes a lavishly illustrated booklet that fully restores the original album artwork and features a new essay by Procol Harum biographer Henry Scott-Irvine, along with a facsimile promotional shop poster for the release of the album in January 1968. 
Disc One 
1. CONQUISTADOR 
2. SHE WANDERED THROUGH THE GARDEN FENCE 
3. SOMETHING FOLLOWING ME 
4. MABEL 
5. CERDES (OUTSIDE THE GATES OF) 
6. A CHRISTMAS CAMEL 
7. KALEIDOSCOPE 
8. SALAD DAYS (ARE HERE AGAIN) 
9. GOOD CAPTAIN CLACK 
10. REPENT WALPURGIS 
BONUS TRACKS 
11. A WHITER SHADE OF PALE 
12. LIME STREET BLUES 
A & B SIDES OF SINGLE 
13. HOMBURG 
14. GOOD CAPTAIN CLACK (SINGLE VERSION) 
A & B SIDES OF SINGLE 
15. ALPHA 
16. SALAD DAYS (ARE HERE AGAIN) – PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED 
RECORDED AT OLYMPIC STUDIOS, LONDON – 29th MARCH 1967 
17. UNDERSTANDABLY BLUE 
RECORDED AT OLYMPIC STUDIOS, LONDON – 17th JULY 1967 
18. PANDORA’S BOX (INSTRUMENTAL) 
RECORDED AT ADVISION STUDIOS, LONDON – 24TH AUGUST 1967 
19. CERDES (OUTSIDE THE GATES OF) (ALTERNATE MONO MIX) 
20. SOMETHING FOLLOWING ME (ALTERNATE MONO MIX) 
Disc Two 
1. A WHITER SHADE OF PALE (EXTENDED EARLY VERSION) 
RECORDED AT OLYMPIC STUDIOS, LONDON – 29TH MARCH 1967 
2. HOMBURG (EXTENDED STEREO VERSION) 
3. REPENT WALPURGIS (EXTENDED STEREO VERSION) 
RECORDED AT ADVISION STUDIOS, LONDON – AUGUST 1967 
4. CONQUISTADOR (1971 STEREO MIX) 
5. SHE WANDERED THROUGH THE GARDEN FENCE (1971 STEREO MIX) 
6. SOMETHING FOLLOWING ME (STEREO MIX) 
7. MABEL (UNDUBBED STEREO MIX) 
8. KALEIDOSCOPE (STEREO MIX) 
9. CERDES (OUTSIDE THE GATES OF) (STEREO MIX) 
10. HOMBURG (1971 STEREO MIX) 
11. MORNING DEW 
12. A WHITER SHADE OF PALE 
13. MABEL 
“EASYBEAT” SESSION 14th JUNE 1967 BBC LIGHT PROGRAMME PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED 
14. HOMBURG 
15. GOOD CAPTAIN CLACK 
16. SHE WANDERED THROUGH THE GARDEN FENCE 
17. KALEIDOSCOPE 
“TOP GEAR” SESSION 27th SEPTEMBER 1967 BBC RADIO ONE PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED
PLEASE NOTE THIS ALBUM IS RELEASED ON 29TH JUNE 2015 AND WILL NOT BE DESPATCHED BEFORE THAT DATE

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