The Alan Parsons Project | Tales of Mystery & Imagination| Deluxe Box Set

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This beautiful 40th anniversary box set, made with the full co-operation of Eric Woolfson’s family and Alan Parsons, is a landmark release for the album that launched the Project. Final artwork to be revealed.

The original album has been half-speed mastered by Miles Showell at the studio where it all began, Abbey Road and approved by Alan Parsons.

The original album is presented for the first time ever in a 5.1 surround sound mix from the original multi-tracks by Alan Parsons at Capitol Studios, LA.

  • 3 CDs (the 1976 original mix, the 1987 remix, plus a whole CD of over 70 minutes of previously unreleased bonus material)
  • 5.1 surround sound BLURAY version of the album mastered by Alan Parsons June 2016
  • 2-LP set of the original 1976 recording, half-speed mastered by
  • Miles Showell at Abbey Road, March 2016
  • Stunning 60-page coffee table book with photographs and new
  • interviews about the making of the album
  • An original album poster, a replica 1976 press kit and tape-man sticker

 

Track Listing:

DISC ONE:

A Dream Within A Dream

The Raven

The Tell-Tale Heart

The Cask Of Amontillado

(The System Of) Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether

The Fall Of The House Of Usher (suite)
i: Prelude

ii: Arrival

iii: Intermezzo

iv: Pavane –

v: Fall

To One In Paradise (Original 1976 edition)

The Raven (Original Demo)

Edgar (Demo Of An Unreleased Track)

Orson Welles Radio Spot

Interview with Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson

 

DISC TWO:

A Dream Within A Dream

The Raven

The Tell-Tale Heart 

The Cask Of Amontillado 

(The System Of) Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether

The Fall Of The House Of Usher (suite)

i: Prelude 

ii: Arrival

iii: Intermezzo

iv: Pavane

v: Fall

To One In Paradise (1987 Remix)

Eric’s Guide Vocal Medley

Orson Welles Dialogue 

Sea Lions In The Departure Lounge 

GBH Mix (Unreleased Experiments)

 

DISC THREE: (ALL MATERIAL PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED)

Album Launch at Los Angeles Planetarium – Introduction 

Dream Within A Dream (Piano Takes) 

Dream Within A Dream (Recorder Takes) 

Dream Within A Dream/The Raven (Early Mix with Eric on Vocoder) 

The Raven (Out-take and Extended Jam) 

The Tell Tale Heart (Eric Guide Vocal)

Cask Of Amontillado (Rough mix – piano and backing vocals) Cask Of Amontillado (Eric and Alan Guide Vocals)

Dr Tarr and Professor Fether (Early Rough Mix)

Dr Tarr and Professor Fether (Vocal Take)

Dr Tarr and Professor Fether – (Eric Guide Vocal)

Prelude (Orchestral Take 19)

Pavane (Experimenting & Take 1)

To One In Paradise (Rough Mix)

Interview with Alan and Eric – London, August 1987

 

DISC FOUR: BLU-RAY

A Dream Within A Dream

The Raven

The Tell-Tale Heart

The Cask Of Amontillado

(The System Of) Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether

The Fall Of The House Of Usher (suite)

i: Prelude 

ii: Arrival 

iii: Intermezzo

 iv: Pavane

v: Fall / To One In Paradise (Original 1976 / 5.1 Mix by Alan Parsons, Mixed at Capitol Studios, LA, June 2016)

 

2-LP SET: Original 1976 Recording / Half speed mastered by Miles Showell at Abbey Road, March 2016

LP 1
A Dream Within A Dream 

The Raven

The Tell-Tale Heart
The Cask Of Amontillado 

(The System Of) Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether 

LP 2
The Fall Of The House Of Usher:

i: Prelude 

ii: Arrival 

iii: Intermezzo

iv: Pavane

v: Fall
To One In Paradise 

(The System Of) Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether (Single Version)

The Raven (Single Version) 

To One In Paradise (Single Version)

 

Tales of Mystery & Imagination is a pre-order and will ship on or before street date, December 2nd, 2016.  

*To keep your shipping costs as low as possible all items in an order ship together. So if you combine this pre-order with others items your entire order will ship just before the release date of the pre-order item.