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AL STEWART | 50th Anniversary 3CD/Blu-ray edition of Past, Present & Future coming soon…

AL STEWART | 50th Anniversary 3CD/Blu-ray edition of Past, Present & Future coming soon…

AL STEWART | 50th Anniversary 3CD/Blu-ray edition of Past, Present & Future coming soon… 


  • DELUXE 3CD / MULTI-REGION BLU-RAY DISC 50th ANNIVERSARY LIMITED EDITION BOXED SET OF THE CLASSIC 1973 ALBUM BY AL STEWART.
  • NEWLY REMASTERED AND MIXED FROM THE ORIGINAL MASTER TAPES.
  • FEATURING AN ADDITIONAL 30 BONUS TRACKS DRAWN FROM STEPHEN W TAYLER’S NEW 5.1 SURROUND SOUND AND STEREO MIXES OF THE ALBUM & A NEW MIX OF A CONCERT RECORDED AT THE HOWFF IN LONDON IN 1974.
  • INCLUDES AN ILLUSTRATED 68-PAGE BOOK WITH AN ESSAY BY NEVILLE JUDD. ALSO INCLUDES FOUR POSTCARDS AND A REPLICA POSTER.
  • RADIO COVERAGE, REVIEWS IN NATIONAL PRESS, CLASSIC ROCK, UNCUT, MOJO, RECORD COLLECTOR, PROG MAGAZINES, ALL SPECIALIST PRESS PLUS COVERAGE ON RELEVANT WEBSITES AND FANZINES.

Having already released four albums and become a popular attraction on the UK live music scene, this was All Stewart’s breakthrough album which he would tour extensively in the USA and the UK. ‘Past, Present And Future’ saw Stewart focus lyrically on various historical themes, including ‘Old Admirals’, ‘Warren Harding’, ‘The Last Day of June 1934’, ‘Roads to Moscow’ and ‘Nostradamus’ and was Al Stewart’s first US hit album. It firmly established his reputation as one of the most imaginative and accomplished songwriters of his generation.

Featuring guests such as Rick Wakeman, Tim Renwick, Bruce Thomas, Dave Swarbrick, Francis Monkman and Queen’s Roger Taylor, the album is now regarded as one of Al Stewart’s finest works, with much of the material still forming a part of his live concert sets.

This 50th Anniversary boxed set edition of this special album features the original 1973 album mix (newly remastered from the original master tapes), along with wonderful new stereo and 5.1 Surround sound mixes of the album by Stephen W Tayler. The set also includes a full concert recorded at The Howff in Hampstead, London in 1974, newly remixed from the original multi track tapes by Stephen W Tayler, which includes a guest appearance by Andy Powell of Wishbone Ash, and additional bonus tracks drawn from singles.

This limited edition boxed set also features an illustrated 68-page book with a new essay by Al Stewart aficionado Neville Judd and a facsimile promotional poster and a set of four postcards and is a fitting tribute to a much treasured and legendary masterpiece by a consummate song writer and performer.

 

DISC ONE

Past, Present & Future - 2024 Re-master

1  Old Admirals

2  Warren Harding

3  Soho (Needless to Say)

4  The Last Day of June 1934

5  Post World War Two Blues

6  Roads to Moscow

7  Terminal Eyes

8  Nostradamus

Bonus tracks

9  Terminal Eyes (single version)

10  Swallow Wind

11  Nostradamus (single version)

DISC TWO

Live at The Howff, Hampstead, 5th July 1974 2024 Stephen W Tayler remix

1  Soho (Needless to Say)

2  Old Admirals

3  Terminal Eyes

4  Post World War Two Blues

5  Clifton in the Rain / Small Fruit Song

6  Roads to Moscow

7  Nostradamus

8 All Along the Watchtower

9 Amsterdam

DISC THREE

Past, Present & Future New stereo 2024 mix by Stephen W Tayler

1  Old Admirals

2  Warren Harding

3  Soho (Needless to Say)

4  The Last Day of June 1934

5  Post World War Two Blues

6  Roads to Moscow

7  Terminal Eyes

8  Nostradamus

Bonus track

9  Swallow Wind

 

DISC FOUR BLU-RAY

Past, Present & Future 96 kHz / 24-bit new 5.1 Surround Sound & stereo mixes by Stephen W Tayler & remastered original stereo mix

1  Old Admirals

2  Warren Harding

3  Soho (Needless to Say)

4  The Last Day of June 1934

5  Post World War Two Blues

6  Roads to Moscow

7  Terminal Eyes

8  Nostradamus

Bonus track

9  Swallow Wind