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***RE-PRESS: CD ORIGINALLY RELEASED IN 2011***
• THE FIRST EVER UK CD RELEASE OF THE DEBUT ALBUM BY DUTCH PROGRESSIVE / BLUES ROCK OUTFIT BRAINBOX
• FEATURING JAN AKKERMAN AND KAZ LUX
• NEWLY REMASTERED WITH 11 BONUS TRACKS
• LAVISH BOOKLET WITH ESSAY
Formed in the winter of1968, Brainbox was a legendary Dutch rock group that featured star guitarist Jan Akkerman and vocalist Kaz Lux within their ranks.
The band’s debut album featured such incredible work as ‘Dark Rose’, ‘Summertime’, ‘Scarborough Fair’ and the epic 16 minute track ‘Sea Of Delight’.
Inspired by British acts of the day, Brainbox were equal to the talent of groups such as Taste and Jethro Tull and their debut album secured a world wide release by EMI records in 1969.
Soon after the album appeared Jan Akkerman departed to join Focus, but Brianbox continued to record a host of classic singles and a second LP with drummer Pierre Van Der Linden also joining Focus.
This Esoteric Recordings remastered edition features eleven bonus tracks taken from the band’s single releases of 1969 and 1970: quite simply “Brainbox” is a Dutch classic!
1. DARK ROSE
2. REASON TO BELIEVE
3. BABY, WHAT YOU WANT ME TO DO
4. SCARBOROUGH FAIR
6. SINNER’S PRAYER
7. SEA OF DELIGHT
8. WOMAN’S GONE
9. DOWN MAN
10. AMSTERDAM – THE FIRST DAYS
11. SO HELPLESS
12. TO YOU
13. CRUEL TRAIN
14. BETWEEN ALPHA AND OMEGA
15. DOOMSDAY TRAIN
16. GOOD MORNING DAY
17. THE SMILE (OLD FRIENDS HAVE A RIGHT TO)
18. THE FLIGHT
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