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Published on 6th December 2013

The Enid 40th Anniversary Box Set


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The Enid will be celebrating their 40th year in 2014 and to mark this event they will be releasing a three disc, individually numbered [Limited Edition/2000 copies] Anniversary CD & DVD Box Set.

“2014 will be the 40th Anniversary of The Enid. To celebrate, we are bringing out a limited edition CD and DVD box set. The two CDs of the original first two albums – In The Region Of The Summer Stars and Aerie Faerie Nonsense – will be augmented with extra material, including some previously unreleased versions of the tracks. The DVD features footage of original members Robert John Godfrey and Dave Storey reminiscing on the band’s early years, Joe interviewing Robert and an in depth look at the music by Robert.”

Three Disc Set comprising Two Audio CDs containing 140 mins of music and a DVD Documentary in which Robert John Godfrey in conversation with Joe Payne and Dave Storey tells the story of the early band.

A 12 page booklet with photos from the time, text by Robert John Godfrey including excerpts from his autobiography and extra material.

The DVD:
• The story of the band’s formation.
• The concept behind the albums.
• How the music was composed together with an analysis of how the music works (with examples).
• The personalities involved.
• The recording process.
• Cranbrook, Maidstone and Noon’s Folly Cottage (Royston).
• Martin Wallis, The Daimlers and other Anecdotes.
• Angus, the Poles and the great management equipment heist.
• Terry King, a manager’s manager.
• The move to Hertford.
• PYE Records and the beginning of a new era.
• Finchden Manor Grail Music (examples)

In The Region of The Summer Stars CD:

The Enid ~ 40th Anniversary Box Set01. Fool
02. The Falling Tower
03. Death, The Reaper
04. The Lovers
05. The Devil
06. The Sun
07. The Last Judgement
08. In The Region Of The Summer Stars
bonus tracks…
09. The Tower (Maidstone 4-track 1974)
10. The Devil (Cranbrook Revox recording 1974)
11. The Devil (Cranbrook Revox recording 1974)
12. Judgement (Live at Hammersmith 1978)
13. ITROTSS (Live at Symphony Hall 2011)

Aerie Faerie Nonsense CD:
01. Prelude
02. Mayday Galliard
03. Ondine
04. Childe Roland
05. Fand I
06. Fand II
bonus tracks…
07. The Wanderer / (Early version of Ondine 1973)
08. Damn Busters / Land of Hope (Marquee 1976)
09. Mayday Galliard (Live at Hammersmith 1978)
10. Childe Roland (Band on The Wall 1984)
11. Fand 3rd Movt. (Live at Symphony Hall 2011)
12. Golden Earrings (Single 1976)

Release date 31st January 2014

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