Bandstand Remastered And Expanded Cd Edition


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Format: CD

Cat No: ECLEC2850

PRE-ORDER: This item will be shipped with the aim to deliver on release day.

Release Date:  24 November 2023

Label:  Esoteric / Cherry Red

Packaging Type:  Digipak

No of Units:  1

Barcode:  5013929485099

Genres:  Rock  Progressive Rock  

  • Description

    • NEW REMASTERED AND EXPANDED RELEASE OF THE CLASSIC 1972 ALBUM BY FAMILY. • REMASTERED FROM THE ORIGINAL MASTER TAPES WITH 10 BONUS TRACKS, FULLY RESTORED ARTWORK AND NEW ESSAY. • REVIEWS IN UNCUT, MOJO, RECORD COLLECTOR, PROG MAGAZINES PLUS COVERAGE ON RELEVANT WEBSITES AND FANZINES. Released in September 1972 the album was the second to feature a line-up vocalist Roger Chapman, guitarist John “Charlie” Whitney, drummer Rob Townsend, bassist and vocalist John Wetton and multi-instrumentalist John “Poli” Palmer on vibes, keyboards and flute and followed the success of the album ‘Fearless’ released the previous October. The album featured such classic tracks as ‘Burlesque’ (a UK Top 20 hit single), ‘My Friend The Sun’, ‘Glove’ and ‘Coronation’. The recording sessions also featured guest vocalist Linda Lewis on the powerful ‘Broken Nose’. This new expanded edition has been newly remastered from the original master tapes and also includes ten bonus tracks drawn from the single ‘The Rockin’ Rs’, unreleased studio out-takes from May 1971 and a BBC Radio session from October 1972. This new expanded remastered release also features an illustrated booklet with a new essay.

  • Tracklisting

    1 Burlesque
    2 Bolero Babe
    3 Coronation
    4 Dark Eyes
    5 Broken Nose
    6 My Friend the Sun
    7 Glove
    8 Ready to Go
    9 Top of the Hill Bonus tracks
    10 The Rockin’ Rs (B-Side of single)
    11 Coronation (first version – Olympic studios May 1972)
    12 My Friend the Sun (first version – Olympic studios May 1972)
    13 Glove (first version – Olympic studios May 1972)
    14 The Rockin’ R’s (first version – Olympic studios May 1972)
    15 Ready to Go (BBC Session October 1972)
    16 Dark Eyes (BBC Session October 1972)
    17 Burlesque (BBC Session October 1972)
    18 My Friend the Sun (BBC Session October 1972)
    19 Coronation (BBC Session October 1972)