Gentle Giant ‎– Octopus

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Alucard ‎– ALUGG051, Alucard ‎– ALUGG052
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CD, Album, Reissue, Remastered
Blu-ray, Blu-ray Audio, Album, Remastered, Multichannel
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CD - Remixed By Steven Wilson
CD-1 The Advent Of Panurge
Music By – Kerry MinnearRemastered By – Steven Wilson
CD-2 Raconteur Troubadour
Music By – Kerry MinnearRemastered By – Steven Wilson
CD-3 A Cry For Everyone
Mixed By – Steven WilsonMusic By – Ray Shulman
CD-4 Knots
Mixed By – Steven WilsonMusic By – Kerry Minnear
CD-5 The Boys In The Band
Music By – Ray ShulmanRemastered By – Steven Wilson
CD-6 Dog's Life
Mixed By – Steven WilsonMusic By – Ray Shulman
CD-7 Think Of Me With Kindness
Mixed By – Steven WilsonMusic By – Kerry Minnear
CD-8 River
Mixed By – Steven WilsonMusic By – Ray Shulman
CD-9 Excerpts From Octopus (Live 1976)
Blu-Ray - Remixed By Steven Wilson (96/24 Stereo LPCM, DTS 5.1 Master Audio)
BR-1 The Advent of Panurge
Music By – Kerry MinnearRemastered By – Steven Wilson
BR-2 Raconteur Troubadour
Music By – Kerry MinnearRemastered By – Steven Wilson
BR-3 A Cry For Everyone
Mixed By – Steven WilsonMusic By – Ray Shulman
BR-4 Knots
Mixed By – Steven WilsonMusic By – Kerry Minnear
BR-5 The Boys In The Band
Music By – Ray ShulmanRemastered By – Steven Wilson
BR-6 Dog's Life
Mixed By – Steven WilsonMusic By – Ray Shulman
BR-7 Think Of Me With Kindness
Mixed By – Steven WilsonMusic By – Kerry Minnear
BR-8 River
Mixed By – Steven WilsonMusic By – Ray Shulman
BR-9 Excerpts From Octopus (Live 1976)
Instrumentals (96/24 Stereo LPCM)
BR-10 A Cry For Everyone
Mixed By – Steven WilsonMusic By – Ray Shulman
BR-11 Knots
Mixed By – Steven WilsonMusic By – Kerry Minnear
BR-12 Dog's Life
Mixed By – Steven WilsonMusic By – Ray Shulman
BR-13 Think Of Me With Kindness
Mixed By – Steven WilsonMusic By – Kerry Minnear
BR-14 River
Mixed By – Steven WilsonMusic By – Ray Shulman
Original 1972 Album Mix (Flat Transfer, 96/24 Stereo LPCM)
BR-15 The Advent Of Panurge
Mixed By – Martin RushentMusic By – Kerry Minnear
BR-16 Raconteur Troubadour
Mixed By – Martin RushentMusic By – Kerry Minnear
BR-17 A Cry For Everyone
Mixed By – Martin RushentMusic By – Ray Shulman
BR-18 Knots
Mixed By – Martin RushentMusic By – Kerry Minnear
BR-19 The Boys In The Band
Mixed By – Martin RushentMusic By – Ray Shulman
BR-20 Dog's Life
Mixed By – Martin RushentMusic By – Ray Shulman
BR-21 Think Of Me With Kindness
Mixed By – Martin RushentMusic By – Kerry Minnear
BR-22 River
Mixed By – Martin RushentMusic By – Ray Shulman

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6-panel digipak, 16-page booklet
Made in U.S.A.

Catalog number on CD: ALUGG051
Catalog number on DVD and packaging: ALUGG052

Anti-piracy warning printed on both CD and DVD:
"FBI Anti-Piracy Warning: Unauthorized copying is punishable under federal law. This CD is property of the record company and is licensed to the intended recipient for personal use only. Acceptance of this CD shall constitute an agreement to comply with the terms of the license. Release or transfer or possession is not allowed and may be punishable under federal and state laws. This CD may be watermarked to identify the intended recipient."

"The Advent of Panurge", "Raconteur Troubadour" and "The Boys in the Band" master reels were lost. The 2015 stereo mix uses the original 1972 mix, remastered by Steven Wilson. The 5.1 Surround mix of those songs were processed using Penteo stereo to surround upmixer software.
Original 1972 album mix on blu-ray transferred flat from the original 1/4 inch tape @ 96/24 Stereo LPCM

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 804471000442

Other Versions (5 of 63) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
6360 080 Gentle Giant Octopus(LP, Album, Gat) Vertigo 6360 080 UK 1972 Sell This Version
RJ-7265 Gentle Giant Octopus(LP, Album, RE) Vertigo RJ-7265 Japan 1977 Sell This Version
ALUGG050 Gentle Giant Octopus(CD, Album, RE, RM + Blu-ray, Blu-ray-A, Album, RE,) Alucard ALUGG050 Europe 2015 Sell This Version
CK 32022 Gentle Giant Octopus(CD, Album, RE) Columbia CK 32022 Canada 1990 Sell This Version
6360 080 Gentle Giant Octopus(LP, Album, RE, Gat) Vertigo 6360 080 Germany Unknown Sell This Version

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