|Additional info||Original 1980 US Atlantic label 8-track 2LP set - British progressive rock combos 2nd live album - comprising live performances from summer 1976 to the 'Tormato' tour in 1978.|
Vinyl has generic red and green company labels with top boxed integrated 'A' and black fan logo above 'Atlantic' tect - all on differently coloured backgrounds... orange, green, purple and yellow.
Labels has lower rim '75 Rockefeller Plaza' address and small circular Warner distribution logo.
Vinyl is housed in generic era specific grey company inner sleeves - ultimately placed in a sturdy gatefold picture cover - displaying a gold "Promotional Copy Not For Sale" stamp on front cover.
For those into matrix info:
Side 1: ST-A-794281-F ST-A 804605 STRAWBERRY - Sean 14 2-510+ MR 24941 (ST-A-794281-F is x'ed out, there is a delta before the last 5 digits)
Side 2: ST-A 804606 MR ST-A-794282-C 10 STRAWBERRY U1/11T (PR) 2-510 24941 (ST-A-794282-C is x'ed out, there is a delta before the last 5 digits)
Side 3: STA 804607 ST-A-794283-D 2-510 MR 12 O1/11T (PR) 24938 (ST-A-794283-D is x'ed out, there is a delta before the last 5 digits)
Side 4: ST-A-794284-D ST-A 804608 12 STRAWBERRY - Sean (PR) 2-510 24938X MR (ST-A-794284-D is x'ed out, there is a delta before the last 5 digits)
suggesting that this copy was mastered by Sean Davies at the Strawberry Mastering facilities in London and subsequently pressed on vinyl by the Monarch Record Manufacturing Company in Los Angeles, USA
Condition: 2xVG++ (Vinyl and Labels)/VG+(+) (Cover):
Vinyl is sublimely shiny - either hardly any signs of handling or play? near mint - or straight mint. Labels are mint.
Cover is nice - light lower right front corner sticker glue residue and a very minute tear - otherwise hardly any signs of handling or storage - intact seams which almost have no rubbings.
There is a little rubbing to top spine corner... very marginal lower corners denting - but in general very nice corners... overalla simply very nice cover graded close to near mint/excellent.
1. Parallels (Chris Squire) 6:57
2. Time And A Word (David Foster, Jon Anderson) 4:05
3. Going For The One 5:13
4. The Gates Of Delirium (Alan White, Chris Squire, Jon Anderson, Patrick Moraz, Steve Howe) 22:58
5. Don't Kill The Whale (Chris Squire, Jon Anderson) 4:12
6. Ritual (Part 1) (Alan White, Chris Squire, Jon Anderson, Rick Wakeman, Steve Howe) 12:13
7. Ritual (Part 2) (Alan White, Chris Squire, Rick Wakeman, Steve Howe) 16:09
8. Wonderous Stories (Jon Anderson) 3:55
Ahoy-Halle, Rotterdam, 24 November, 1977 (1, 8)
Empire Pool, Wembley, 27 October, 1978 (2, 5)
Festhalle, Frankfurt, 18 November 1977 (3)
Cobo Hall, Detroit, 17 August 1976 (4, 6, 7)
Mixed at Sun Park Studios, Surrey
Mastered at Strawberry Mastering, 30 Strutton Ground, Westminster, London, S.W.1
Pressed at Monarch Record Mfg. Co., 4852 W. Jefferson Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90016
Jon Anderson - lead vocals, guitar, percussion on "The Gates of Delirium"
Chris Squire - bass guitar, backing vocals, percussion on "Ritual"
Steve Howe - electric & acoustic guitars, lap & pedal steel guitars, backing vocals
Patrick Moraz - keyboards on "The Gates of Delirium" and "Ritual"
Rick Wakeman - keyboards on all other tracks
Alan White - drums, percussion, backing vocals
Yes - Production
Geoff Young, Nigel Luby - Engineers
Chris Squire - Mix
Sean Davis - Mastering
Mike Dunne, Nigel Luby - Recording Supervisors
Roger Dean - Artwork
Lisa Tanner - Photography
Magnetic Storm Ltd. - Design