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The Alan Parsons ProjectTales Of Mystery And Imagination • Edgar Allan Poe

Label:Mercury – B0009122-02, UMe – B0009122-02
Series:Deluxe Edition
Format:
CD, Album, Reissue, Remastered
CD, Album, Reissue, Remastered
All Media, Deluxe Edition, Digipak
Country:US
Released:
Genre:Electronic, Rock, Non-Music
Style:Modern Classical, Prog Rock, Experimental, Interview, Spoken Word

Tracklist

1976 Album
1-1A Dream Within A Dream (Instrumental)
Acoustic Guitar, Backing VocalsDavid Paton
BassJoe Puerta
DrumsStuart Tosh
Electric Guitar, Acoustic GuitarIan Bairnson
KeyboardsEric Woolfson
Keyboards, RecorderBilly Lyall
3:41
1-2The Raven
Arranged By [Orchestra], ConductorAndrew Powell
BassJoe Puerta
Drums [Additional]Stuart Tosh
Engineer [Assistant]Tom Trefethen
GuitarDavid Pack
KeyboardsChristopher North
Keyboards, Backing VocalsEric Woolfson
Lead VocalsLeonard Whiting
Lead Vocals, Vocoder [Emi Vocoder]Alan Parsons
3:58
1-3The Tell-Tale Heart
Arranged By [Orchestra], ConductorAndrew Powell
BassDavid Paton
Drums, Timpani, Cymbal [Backwards]Stuart Tosh
GuitarIan Bairnson
KeyboardsBilly Lyall, Eric Woolfson
Lead VocalsArthur Brown
Sampler [Projectron]Alan Parsons
Vocals [Additional]Jack Harris
4:42
1-4The Cask Of Amontillado
Arranged By [Orchestra], ConductorAndrew Powell
BassDavid Paton
DrumsStuart Tosh
GuitarIan Bairnson
Harpsichord, Backing VocalsEric Woolfson
Lead VocalsJohn Miles
PianoBilly Lyall
Vocals [Additional]Terry Sylvester
4:28
1-5(The System Of) Doctor Tarr And Professor Fether
BassDavid Paton
DrumsStuart Tosh
GuitarIan Bairnson
Keyboards [Additional]Eric Woolfson
Lead Vocals, GuitarJohn Miles
Noises [Crowd Noises]Abbey Road Effects Library
PianoBilly Lyall
RecorderAlan Parsons
Vocals [Additional]Jack Harris
4:12
The Fall Of The House Of Usher (Instrumental)
1-6I Prelude
Arranged By [Orchestra], ConductorAndrew Powell
BassLes Hurdle
Engineer [Consultant]Gordon Parry
Leader [Orchestra]David Katz, Jack Rothstein
5:52
1-7II Arrival
BassDavid Paton
Drums, PercussionStuart Tosh
GuitarIan Bairnson
Loops [Keyboard Loop]Andrew Powell, Eric Woolfson
Sampler [Projectron]Alan Parsons
2:41
1-8III Intermezzo
Arranged By [Orchestra], ConductorAndrew Powell
Engineer [Consultant]Gordon Parry
Leader [Orchestra]David Katz, Jack Rothstein
1:03
1-9IV Pavane
Acoustic GuitarKevin Peek, Laurence Juber
Cimbalom, KanteleJohn Leach
Double Bass [String Bass]Darryl Runswick*
DrumsStuart Tosh
HarpsichordFrancis Monkman
MandolinHugo D' Alton*
OrganAndrew Powell
4:34
1-10V Fall
Arranged By [Orchestra], ConductorAndrew Powell
Engineer [Consultant]Gordon Parry
Leader [Orchestra]David Katz, Jack Rothstein
Sampler [Projectron]Alan Parsons
0:52
1-11To One In Paradise
Backing VocalsJane Powell
Bass, Acoustic GuitarDavid Paton
DrumsStuart Tosh
Electric Guitar, Acoustic GuitarIan Bairnson
Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], GlockenspielBilly Lyall
Lead VocalsTerry Sylvester
NarratorLeonard Whiting
Vocals [Additional]Alan Parsons, Eric Woolfson
4:29
Bonus Material
1-12The Raven (Original Demo)
Keyboards, VocalsEric Woolfson
PerformerDave Munden, Rick Westwood
3:26
1-13Edgar (Demo Of An Unreleased Track)3:03
1-14Orson Welles Radio Spot
VoiceWelles*
1:01
1-15Interview With Alan Parsons And Eric Woolfson (1976)
IntervieweeAlan Parsons, Eric Woolfson
8:33
1987 Remix
2-1A Dream Within A Dream (Instrumental)
Acoustic Guitar, Backing VocalsDavid Paton
BassJoe Puerta
DrumsStuart Tosh
Guitar [Electric], Acoustic GuitarIan Bairnson
KeyboardsEric Woolfson
Keyboards, RecorderBilly Lyall
NarratorOrson Welles
4:13
2-2The Raven
Arranged By [Orchestra], ConductorAndrew Powell
BassJoe Puerta
Drums [Additional]Stuart Tosh
Engineer [Assistant]Tom Trefethen
GuitarDavid Pack
Guitar [Solo]Ian Bairnson
KeyboardsChristopher North
Keyboards, Backing VocalsEric Woolfson
Lead VocalsLeonard Whiting
Lead Vocals [Emi Vocoder]Alan Parsons
3:57
2-3The Tell-Tale Heart
Arranged By [Orchestra], ConductorAndrew Powell
BassDavid Paton
Drums, Timpani, Cymbal [Backwards]Stuart Tosh
Guitar, Lead GuitarIan Bairnson
KeyboardsBilly Lyall, Eric Woolfson
Lead VocalsArthur Brown
Sampler [Projectron], SynthesizerAlan Parsons
Vocals [Additional]Jack Harris
4:39
2-4The Cask Of Amontillado
Arranged By [Orchestra], ConductorAndrew Powell
BassDavid Paton
DrumsStuart Tosh
GuitarIan Bairnson
Harpsichord, Backing VocalsEric Woolfson
Lead VocalsJohn Miles
PianoBilly Lyall
SynthesizerAlan Parsons
Vocals [Additional]Terry Sylvester
4:33
2-5(The System Of) Doctor Tarr And Professor Fether
BassDavid Paton
DrumsStuart Tosh
GuitarIan Bairnson
Keyboards [Additional]Eric Woolfson
Lead Vocals, GuitarJohn Miles
Noises [Crowd Noises]Abbey Road Effects Library
PianoBilly Lyall
Recorder, Organ [Cathedral Organ]Alan Parsons
Vocals [Additional]Jack Harris
4:21
The Fall Of The House Of Usher
2-6I Prelude
Arranged By [Orchestra], ConductorAndrew Powell
BassLes Hurdle
Engineer [Consultant]Gordon Parry
Leader [Orchestra]David Katz, Jack Rothstein
NarratorOrson Welles
7:01
2-7II Arrival
BassDavid Paton
Drums, PercussionStuart Tosh
GuitarIan Bairnson
Loops [Keyboard Loop]Andrew Powell, Eric Woolfson
Sampler [Projectron], SynthesizerAlan Parsons
2:34
2-8III Intermezzo
Arranged By [Orchestra], ConductorAndrew Powell
Engineer [Consultant]Gordon Parry
Leader [Orchestra]David Katz, Jack Rothstein
0:59
2-9IV Pavane
Acoustic GuitarKevin Peek, Laurence Juber
Cimbalom, KanteleJohn Leach
Double Bass [String Bass]Darryl Runswick*
DrumsStuart Tosh
HarpsichordFrancis Monkman
MandolinHugo D'Alton
OrganAndrew Powell
SynthesizerEric Woolfson
4:36
2-10V Fall
Arranged By [Orchestra], ConductorAndrew Powell
Engineer [Consultant]Gordon Parry
Leader [Orchestra]David Katz, Jack Rothstein
Sampler [Projectron], SynthesizerAlan Parsons
0:51
2-11To One In Paradise
Backing VocalsJane Powell
Bass, Acoustic GuitarDavid Paton
DrumsStuart Tosh
Electric Guitar, Acoustic GuitarIan Bairnson
Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], GlockenspielBilly Lyall
Lead VocalsTerry Sylvester
NarratorLeonard Whiting
Vocals [Additional]Alan Parsons, Eric Woolfson
4:44
Bonus Material
2-12Eric's Guide Vocal Medley
PerformerAlan*
VocalsEW*
9:23
2-13Orson Welles Dialogue
PerformerWelles*
3:05
2-14Sea Lions In The Departure Lounge - Sound Effects And Experiments2:38
2-15GBH Mix - Unreleased Experiments5:22
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Notes

Original release: 1976

2007 remaster Deluxe edition.
Disc 1: 1976 album + bonus tracks 2-12 to 2-15; cat# 0602498485460.
Disc 2: 1987 remix + bonus tracks 2-12 to 2-15; cat# 0602498485477.

Booklet:
Tracks 1-1, 2-1 Recorded at Abbey Road - August 1975
Tracks 1-2, 2-2 Recorded at Mama Jo's Studio, North Hollywood and at Abbey Road, April 1975
Tracks 1-3, 2-3 Recorded at Abbey Road, August 1975
Tracks 1-4, 1-5, 2-4, 2-5 Recorded at Abbey Road, September 1975
Tracks 1-6, 1-8, 1-10, 2-6, 2-8, 2-10 recorded at Kingsway Hall, London on October 10, 1975
Tracks 1-7, 2-7 Thunder and Storm effects recorded outside Abbey Road Studio Two during a freak storm, using a binaural "Dummy" recording head.
Tracks 1-7, 1-9, 2-7, 2-9 recorded at Abbey Road in August and November 1975.
Tracks 1-11, 2-11 Recorded at Abbey Road Studio Two, August 1975
DISC ONE - ORIGINAL 1976 VERSION
An analogue recording on 2-inch 24-track - mixed to a 15ips stereo analgoue non-Dolby 1/4 inch master.
The original analogue stereo master tape was used for the CD mastering of this version.
DISC TWO - 1987 REMIX
Partially re-recorded and remixed at The Grange Studio, Kent, England.
The original analogue 24-track multitracks were transferred to Sony Digital 3324 format for overdubs and mixing.
Mixed to Sony 1630 Digital Stereo U-Matic Format.
The Sony 1639 Digital stereo master tape was used for the CD mastering of this version.
Bonus material was compiled from a variety of mono and stereo analogue sources of varying quality.
Deluxe Edition mastered at DNA Mastering, Studio City, California, 2007.
Published by Woolfsongs Ltd/Careers Music, Inc. (BMI), Administered by BMG, except "Edgar" and "GBH Mix."
Original album ℗ 1976, digital remix ℗ 1987.
All bonus tracks ℗ 1972-1976, ℗ 2007, licensed courtesy of Woolfsongs Ltd.
© 2007 The Island Def Jam Music Group.

Tray insert:
℗ © 2007 The Island Def Jam Music Group. Distributed by Universal Music Distribution.

Labels:
℗© 2007 The Island Def Jam Music Group.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text On Cardboard Cover): 6 02498 48545 3
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1): B00 091 2202CD01 01!! D EDC
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2): B00 091 2202CD02 01!! D EDC
  • Pressing Plant ID (Innermost Rings): MADE IN USA BY EDC
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L005
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 1): IFPI 0321
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 2): IFPI 0394
  • Other (On Disc 1): B0009122-02 CD01
  • Other (On Disc 2): B0009122-02 CD02

Other Versions (5 of 305)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
Tales Of Mystery And Imagination • Edgar Allan Poe (LP, Album, Stereo, Beige Labels, Gatefold)CharismaCDS 4003UK1976
Tales Of Mystery And Imagination (LP, Album, Gatefold)20th Century Records6370 243Germany1976
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Tales Of Mystery And Imagination (LP, Album)20th Century RecordsT-508Portugal1976
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Tales Of Mystery And Imagination (LP, Album, Gatefold)20th Century Records, 20th Century Records, 20th Century RecordsMOV - 7003, MOV-7003, MOV-7.003Portugal1976
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Tales Of Mystery And Imagination (LP, Album, Gatefold)20th Century Records9209-508, T-508Canada1976

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