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New Edition Of "Octopus" In October

September 24, 2015

What a year for GENTLE GIANT: Not only won the Prog-legend award for her life's work at the Progressive Music Awards, and now has STEVEN WILSON the classic “Octopus” from the 1972, adopted and polished to a high gloss, i.e., a new Stereo Mix missed. In addition, the new edition of the album will contain new sketches of Roger Dean, who not only designed the original Cover of the UK Version (see above), but also for YES, ASIA and URIAH HEEP has drawn.

The Album is regarded as a style characteristic of the classical Phase of the gentle giants, and was characterized by the use of for rock music, unusual, sometimes even medieval instruments. At the same time, marked “the Octopus” the change of drummer John Weathers, which the Album is rockier and harder than the previous. The remastered Album will be released on 30. October, appear in the Form of a CD/Bluray Edition, and in addition to the 5.1 Mix by WILSON and the Original Mix is a Live Performance of “Excerpts From Octopus”. It is a 15-minute Live-Suite of the album.