The Power And The Glory (2014 CD/DVD)

The Power And The Glory (2014 CD/DVD)

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SKU: ALUGG043
Label:
Alucard
Category:
Progressive Rock
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This is the CD/DVD version of Steven Wilson's remix of the 1974 classic.  Track listing is as follows:

CD - 2014 Steven Wilson Stereo Mix:

1. Proclamation (6:48)
2. So Sincere (3:52)
3. Aspirations (4:41)
4. Playing the Game (6:46)
5. Cogs in Cogs (3:08)
6. No God's a Man (4:28)
7. The Face (4:12)
8. Valedictory (3:21)

Bonus Tracks:

9. The Power And The Glory
10. Aspirations

DVD (NTSC, Region 0):

Mixed by Steven Wilson

Album with Videos
Audio Formats:
48/24 Stereo LPCM
DTS 96/24 5.1
Dolby AC3 5.1

Proclamation
So Sincere
Aspirations
Playing the Game
Cogs in Cogs
No God's a Man
The Face
Valedictory

Bonus Track:

The Power and the Glory

Original 1974 Studio Mix - Transferred flat - 96/24 LPCM

Proclamation
So Sincere
Aspirations
Playing the Game
Cogs in Cogs
No God's a Man
The Face
Valedictory

"The group's first U.S. release in two years featured ornate playing from Kerry Minnear on keyboards and Gary Green's loudest guitar work up to that time. The Power and the Glory is also a fairly dissonant album, yet it made the charts, albeit pretty low. There seems to be a unifying theme having to do with one's place in the social order, but it's very vague in contrast to Pink Floyd's re-creations of the post-'60s drug experience, Yes' sweeping album-length suites, and ELP's sci-fi epics. "No God's a Man" is an infinitely more challenging piece of music than anything on Jethro Tull's Aqualung, but that wasn't a commercial virtue; nor could the electric violin break on "The Face" or the rippling electric guitar passages throughout cover the effort involved in absorbing these songs. The Power and the Glory vaguely resembled Genesis' early art-rock albums, but without any presence as charismatic as Peter Gabriel. "Playing the Game" and "So Sincere" were the most accessible tracks and ended up as key parts of their concert set." - Allmusic

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