Jeff Wayne ‎– The War Of The Worlds

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CBS ‎– CDCBS 96000
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2 × CD, Album, Reissue
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The Coming Of The Martians
1-1 The Eve Of The War
Lyrics By – Jeff Wayne
9:06
1-2 Horsell Common And The Heat Ray 11:36
1-3 The Artilleryman And The Fighting Machine
Vocals – David Essex
10:36
1-4 Forever Autumn
Lyrics By – Gary Osbourne*, Paul VigrassVocals – Justin Hayward
7:43
1-5 Thunder Child 6:10
The Earth Under The Martians
2-1 The Red Weed (Part 1) 5:55
2-2 The Spirit Of Man
Vocals – Julie Covington, Phil Lynott
11:41
2-3 The Red Weed (Part 2) 6:51
2-4 Brave New World
Vocals – David Essex
12:13
2-5 Dead London 8:37
2-6 Epilogue (Part 1) 2:42
2-7 Epilogue (Part 2) (NASA)
Vocals – Jerry Wayne
2:02

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Notes

Adapted from H. G. Wells novel "The War Of The Worlds".

SFX by Pest

Published by Jeff Wayne Music Ltd. except "Forever Autumn" published by Jeff Wayne Music Ltd. / Duchess Music Inc.

A 48 Track Production recorded at Adivision Studios, London, May 1976-July 1977.
Mastered at Tape One, London.
Compact Disc cut at CBS Studios, London 1985.
First released in the UK June 1978.
The CD's are pressed in Japan on this original issue.

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  • Label Code: LC0149
  • Rights Society: BIEM / STEMRA
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1): DIDP-10413 21 +++++
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2): DIDP-10414 11A1 +++++

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kiwi_girrrl

kiwi_girrrl

May 26, 2006
edited over 10 years ago

A timeless classic!

Some of the most spine-tingling, eerie music I have ever heard, and a brilliant story to boot. Every time I hear the 'Martians' I get shivers. I was most disappointed when they didn't use any of the music from this in the movie adaptation with Tom Cruise, not even a snippet.

Thoroughly entertaining. This is one recording that will never leave my collection.