|ELP’s 8th studio album remastered + re-mastered recording of ‘Live At The Royal Albert Hall 1992’
Format: CD / Cat No: 4050538181340 / Released: 28/07/2017
Track Listing: CD 1: The Original 1992 album (2017 Re-master): 1. BLACK MOON / 2. PAPER BLOOD / 3. AFFAIRS OF THE HEART / 4. ROMEO AND JULIET / 5. FAREWELL TO ARMS / 6. CHANGING STATES / 7. BURNING BRIDGES / 8. CLOSE TO HOME / 9. BETTER DAYS / 10. FOOTPRINTS IN THE SNOW / Bonus Tracks (2017 Re-master): 11. BLACK MOON (SINGLE EDIT) / 12. AFFAIRS OF THE HEART (EDIT) / 13. PAPER BLOOD (EDIT) / 14. ROMEO AND JULIET (EDIT)
CD 2: Live At The Royal Albert Hall 1992 (2017 Re-master): 1. KARN EVIL 9 1ST IMPRESSION, PART 2 / 2. TARKUS: I. ERUPTION / II. STONES OF YEARS / III. ICONOCLAST / 3. KNIFE EDGE / 4. PAPER BLOOD / 5. ROMEO & JULIET / 6. CREOLE DANCE / 7. STILL ... YOU TURN ME ON / 8. LUCKY MAN / 9. BLACK MOON / 10. PIRATES / 11. FINALE
I. FANFARE FOR THE COMMON MAN: II. AMERICA / III. RONDO
More information: Formed in 1970, Emerson, Lake & Palmer were torchbearers of the progressive rock sound and one of rock’s first super-groups. The world-conquering, stadium-filling prog giants helped to broaden the audience for the genre from hundreds of thousands into tens of millions and were one the most commercially successful rock bands of the 1970s. Their first 7 album releases all made the U.K. albums chart top 10 and U.S. top 20.
Black Moon is ELP’s eighth studio album. It was released in 1992 when the band re-formed after 14 years, having split-up after their previous album, ‘Love Beach’ in 1978, and represents a real return to form. The music is a stripped-down, amped-up, more mainstream rock format, though in many places retaining the feel of their 70s prog epics. Expertly re-mastered for the first time by celebrated rock studio engineer Andy Pearce.
Disc 2 of the CD features a full, re-mastered recording of the critically acclaimed ‘Live At The Royal Albert Hall 1992’ show, part of ELP’s successful world comeback tour, which captured them at their powerful, exciting best.
The booklet in this gatefold, softpack, double CD set contains extensive, exclusive sleeve notes with recent band interviews by legendary rock journalist Chris Welch, and rare ELP archive photos.