|Format: CD / Cat No: 0210379EMU / Released: 13/11/2015
Track Listing: 1. Chances Are #1 / 2. Generation 13 (Theme #1) [Instrumental] / 3. All Will Change #1 / 4. The Cross #1 / 5. Danger Whistle [Spoken] / 6. Leave Her Alone / 7. I'll Never Be Like You #1 / 8. My Name Is Sam #1 / 9. The 13th Generation / 10. The Cross #2 / 11. The Learning Tree / 12. I'll Never Be Like You #2 / 13. Snake Oil [Instrumental] / 14. We Hope You're Feeling Better #1 / 15. My Name Is Sam #2 / 16. Generation 13 (Theme #2) [Instrumental] / 17. Where Are You Now? / 18. Screw 'Em / 19. No Strings Attached / 20. All Will Change #2 / 21. The Victim Song / 22. One Small Step [Spoken-Instrumental] / 23. Sam's New Friend [Spoken-Instrumental] / 24. We Hope You're Feeling Better #2 / 25. Chances Are # / 26. Humble Stance (Live at Fabrik, Hamburg, 2015) [BONUS TRACK]
More information: “Generation 13” is an extraordinary conceptual album and a quintessential SAGA piece. The album is considered as one of the best conceptual albums in prog rock history. Taken as a whole, “Generation 13” is a true musical masterpiece, offering great compositions, a convincing and exciting story line, various instrumentals and spoken parts. The album concept & storyline was created by Jim Crichton, who was inspired by the book “13th GEN: Abort, Retry, Ignore, Fail” by Neil Howe and Bill Strauss. It's time to rediscover this hidden treasure, as it is considered by many fans.
Line Up: Michael Sadler – lead vocals, pipe organ, Ian Crichton – guitars, Jim Gilmour – keyboards, vocals, clarinet, Jim Crichton – bass, Steve Negus - drums, percussion.
For this re-release, the album was completely remastered (2015). The tracklisting is completed by an additional live bonus tracks, newly recorded in Hamburg during their European Tour 2015.