Uriah Heep ‎– The Magician's Birthday

Label:
BMG ‎– BMGCAT2CD59, Sanctuary ‎– BMGCAT2CD59
Format:
2 × CD, Album, Reissue, Remastered
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Original LP Remastered
1-1 Sunrise
Written-By – Hensley*
4:06
1-2 Spider Woman
Written-By – Byron*, Thain*, Kerslake*, Box*
2:27
1-3 Blind Eye
Written-By – Hensley*
3:34
1-4 Echoes In The Dark
Written-By – Hensley*
4:50
1-5 Rain
Written-By – Hensley*
4:00
1-6 Sweet Lorraine
Written-By – Byron*, Thain*, Box*
4:16
1-7 Tales
Written-By – Hensley*
4:10
1-8 The Magician's Birthday
Written-By – Hensley*, Kerslake*, Box*
10:22
The Alternative The Magician's Birthday
2-1 Echoes In The Dark (Alternate Version)
Written-By – Hensley*
3:13
2-2 Sweet Lorraine (Alternate Version)
Written-By – Byron*, Thain*, Box*
4:57
2-3 Blind Eye (Alternate Version)
Written-By – Hensley*
5:08
2-4 Tales (Alternate Version)
Written-By – Hensley*
4:02
2-5 Silver White Man (Alternate Version)
Written-By – Byron*
4:08
2-6 Sunrise (Alternate Version)
Written-By – Hensley*
4:25
2-7 Crystal Ball (Alternate Version)
Written-By – Thain*
4:10
2-8 Spider Woman (Alternate Version)
Written-By – Byron*, Thain*, Kerslake*, Box*
2:38
2-9 The Magician's Birthday (Alternate Version)
Written-By – Hensley*, Kerslake*, Box*
10:51
2-10 Rain (Alternate Version)
Written-By – Hensley*
4:40
2-11 Silver White Man (No Vox) (Alternate Version)
Written-By – Byron*
3:43
2-12 Happy Birthday (Alternate Version)
Written-By – Hensley*, Kerslake*, Box*
4:42
2-13 Sunrise (Alternate Single Version)
Written-By – Hensley*
3:37
2-14 Sweet Lorraine (Alternate Single Version)
Written-By – Byron*, Thain*, Box*
3:38
2-15 Gary's Song - Crystal Ball (Alternate Version)
Written-By – Thain*
4:23

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Credits

Notes

6-panel Digipak with two clear trays and a 20-page booklet

[Booklet]
All tracks EMI Publishing Ltd.

All tracks on CD2 are previously unreleased versions

CD1 - Original album released in 1972.
Remastered in 2017.
All recordings ℗ 2017 Sanctuary Records Group Ltd, a BMG company.

CD2 - All songs mixed at CTS & Lansdowne Studios, London and Cretin Studios, North Miami 1989 thru 1995.
All material originally recorded at Lansdowne Studios, Holland Park in 1972

Additional material from the collections of Warren D Eady, Graeme Eady & Robert Corich.

Alternate album prepared for BMG at Taliesyn Studio's, Vagabundos Studios and Eagles Nest, Miami.

[Back]
All tracks on CD2 are previously unreleased versions

℗ & © 2017 Sanctuary Records Group Limited, a BMG company.
Made in the EU.

[Discs]
℗ & © 2017 Sanctuary Records Group Limited, a BMG company. Made in the EU.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 4 050538 187526
  • Barcode (Scanned): 4050538187526
  • Label Code: LC 6448
  • Rights Society: mcps
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1, Variant 1): BMGCAT2CD59CD1 12 A00
  • Mastering SID Code (CD1, Variant 1): IFPI L552
  • Mould SID Code (CD1, Variant 1): IFPI 94K2
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2, Variant 1): BMGCAT2CD59CD2 15 A00
  • Mastering SID Code (CD2, Variant 1): IFPI L555
  • Mould SID Code (CD2, Variant 1): IFPI 946P
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1, Variant 2): BMGCAT2CD59CD1 12 A00
  • Mastering SID Code (CD1, Variant 2): IFPI L552
  • Mould SID Code (CD1, Variant 2): IFPI 94K2
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2, Variant 2): BMGCAT2CD59CD2 22 A00
  • Mastering SID Code (CD2, Variant 2): IFPI L552
  • Mould SID Code (CD2, Variant 2): IFPI 94K4
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1, Variant 3): BMGCAT2CD59CD1 12 A00
  • Mastering SID Code (CD1, Variant 3): IFPI L552
  • Mould SID Code (CD1, Variant 3): IFPI 943A
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2, Variant 3): BMGCAT2CD59CD2 22 A00
  • Mastering SID Code (CD2, Variant 3): IFPI L552
  • Mould SID Code (CD2, Variant 3): IFPI 94K8

Other Versions (5 of 179) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
ILPS 9213 Uriah Heep The Magician's Birthday(LP, Album, Gat) Bronze ILPS 9213 UK 1972 Sell This Version
260 135, 260 135-217 Uriah Heep The Magician's Birthday(CD, Album, RE) Bronze, Bronze 260 135, 260 135-217 Germany 1987 Sell This Version
SMRCD052 Uriah Heep The Magician's Birthday(CD, Album, Dlx, RE, RM, Exp) Sanctuary Midline SMRCD052 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
ILPS 9213 Uriah Heep The Magician's Birthday(CD, Album, Unofficial) Bronze (2) ILPS 9213 Russia 2005 Sell This Version
812 298-2 Uriah Heep The Magician's Birthday(CD, Album, RE) Mercury 812 298-2 US 1989 Sell This Version

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