• A 5 CD DEFINITIVE EDITION CLAMSHELL BOXED SET OF THE SECOND FOUR SEMINAL “PRIVATE PARTS & PIECES” ALBUMS BY GENESIS FOUNDER MEMBER ANTHONY PHILLIPS
• WITH A BONUS CD FEATURING 19 PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED TRACKS AND A FURTHER BONUS TRACK ON “PRIVATE PARTS & PIECES VI: IVORY MOON”
• INCLUDES LAVISH BOOKLET WITH NEW ESSAY BY JONATHAN DANN
Esoteric Recordings is proud to announce the release of a 5CD clamshell boxed set anthology by legendary guitarist, composer and instrumentalist ANTHONY PHILLIPS. Anthony was a founding member of Genesis alongside Peter Gabriel, Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks with whom he recorded the albums From Genesis To Revelation and Trespass. After leaving the group in 1970, Anthony studied orchestration and harmony externally at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. After passing his LGSM exams, he taught music at Reeds School and Peper Harrow whilst continuing to compose and record in his home studio.
He marked his return to the commercial music scene with the release of his debut solo album The Geese & The Ghost in 1977 and continued to create a large and diverse output as a recording artist on albums such as Wise After The Event, Sides, Slow Dance, 1984 and Field Day. Alongside these releases Anthony is known for the successful series of the Private Parts & Pieces albums. Beginning in 1978 the first four volumes featured an extensive range of music recorded by Ant for various projects (going as far back as 1972) and came to be regarded by fans as essential collections of his wide and diverse compositional work.
Now, Anthony Phillips and Jonathan Dann have compiled this 5 disc deluxe set, which gathers together the second four Private Parts & Pieces albums, along with an additional 19-track CD of previously unreleased material. Private Parts & Pieces V – VIII is the definitive statement on these classic albums.
The set includes a lavish booklet with an essay by Jonathan Dann and fully restores the artwork of the original releases.
*** Pre-order before 1st September to receive a free, exclusive A3 retail campaign poster ***Esoteric Antenna are delighted to announce the release of the excellent new album by the legendary VAN DER GRAAF GENERATOR. Mastered and cut at Abbey Road studios, this 180 gram vinyl release of “Do Not Disturb” is limited. Also available on CD here.