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TWELFTH NIGHT - Fact And Fiction - the definitive edition (3 CD)

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TWELFTH NIGHT - Fact And Fiction - the definitive edition (3 CD)A stunning 3 CD release of the classic Prog album Fact And Fiction by Twelfth Night
Format: CD / Cat No: 201805 / Released: 11/06/2018

Track Listing: CD 1 - Studio: 1982
Recorded at Revolution Studios, Cheadle Hulme, Stockport, Summer 1982

1. We Are Sane (10:23)
2. Human Being (7:48)
3. This City (4:02)
4. World Without End (1:51)
5. Fact and Fiction (3:59)
6. The Poet Sniffs a Flower (3:50)
7. Creepshow (11:50)
8. Love Song (5:41)
9. Being Human (3:46)
10. Paradise Locked (0:24)
11. East of Eden (3:24)
12. Eleanor Rigby (3:22)

CD 2 - Live: 1983-2012

1. We Are Sane (11.54)
Recorded at the Marquee, London, 5 November 1983

2. Human Being (8.09)
Recorded at the Marquee, 9 March 1984

3. This City (3.57)
Recorded at Montgomery Hall, Wath-upon-Dearne, 28 May 2010

4. World Without End (1.34)
Recorded at Rotherham Rocks, 16 May 2008

5. Fact and Fiction (5:34)
Recorded at the Marquee, London, 4 November 1983

6. The Poet Sniffs a Flower (3.38)
Recorded at the Marquee, London, 4 November 1983

7. Creepshow (12:27)
Recorded at Summer’s End, Lydney, 29 September 2012

8. Love Song (7:56)
Recorded at the Marquee, London, 5 November 1983

9. Fact and Fiction (4:43)
Recorded at The Guildhall, Barbican Centre, London, 15 December 2012

Demos: 1982
Recorded at Matinee Studios, Reading, March 1982

10. Constant (Fact and Fiction) (2:24)
11. Fistful of Bubbles (3:18)
12. Leader (2:41)
13. Dancing in the Dream (2:58)
14. Creepshow (After The Bomb Drops) (3.53)

CD 3 - Covers and interpretations: 1983-2018

1. DEAN BAKER - Electro Sane (1:26)
Recorded in Poole 2010, remixed 2018

2. MARK SPENCER - We Are Sane (11:07)
Recorded at Dysfunction Studios, Letchworth and Thin Ice Studios, Virginia Water, between 2011 & 2018

3. PENDRAGON - Human Being (6:51)
Recorded at Halfway Houses, Maidenhead, 1994

4. TIM BOWNESS - This City (4:42)
Recorded in Poole and Bath, March 2018

5. COBURG - This City (5:21)
Recorded in Poole and Rushden, March 2018

6. CLIVE NOLAN - World Without End (2.18)
Recorded at Thin Ice Studios, Virginia Water, March 2018

7. GALAHAD - Fact and Fiction (5:01)
Recorded at Thin Ice Studios, Virginia Water, February 2018

8. MARK SPENCER featuring LEE ABRAHAM - The Poet Sniffs a Flower (3:44)
Recorded at Dysfunction Studios, Letchworth and Dockside Studios, Southampton, March 2018

9. TWELFTH NIGHT - Creepyshow (12:20)
Recorded at Montgomery Hall, Wath-upon-Dearne, May 2010

10. ALAN REED & KIM SEVIOUR - Love Song (5:55)
Recorded at Clanjamfrie Studios, Guildford, February 2014

11. AXE - Don’t Make Me Laugh (3:52)
Recorded at John Verity’s Studio, Bradford, October 1983

12. EH! GEOFF MANN BAND - Fact and Fiction (4:20)
Recorded at The Norderlight, Tilburg, Holland, May 1992

13. EH! GEOFF MANN BAND - Love Song (6:51)
Recorded at The Norderlight, Tilburg, Holland, May 1992

More information: Fact And Fiction is the latest of the Twelfth Night original albums to be given the Definitive Edition treatment, and released by the excellent F2/Festival Music label. However, in a change to the previous releases, rather than augment the original LP with other tracks that featured in the band’s live set at the time, this time there is more focus on the original tracks giving a glimpse of how they developed through the various processes of writing, rehearsing, demoing, recording, and finally being played live.

In addition, as a number of cover versions and reworkings already existed, new recordings were commissioned from band members, contemporaries and current artists to show how other artists interpreted the tracks, and these really complement the Twelfth Night versions, and bring out the true strength of the original songs.

To accompany the CDs there are some extensive, sleevenotes written specially, including an extract from Michael Anthony’s ‘Words & Music’ book that reviews Geoff’s lyric writing in incisive detail. In addition there are never-before seen scans of some of Geoff’s original handwritten lyrics and sketches, as w