IAN GILLAN BAND Anthology

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IAN GILLAN BAND Anthology

CD TRACKLISTING

Disc 1 – CD
1. Clear Air Turbulence
2. Five Moons
3. Over The Hill
4. Angelo Machenio
5. Money Lender
6. Goodhand Liza
7. This Is The Way
8. Apathy
9. Over the Hill (live)
10. Smoke On The Water (live)
11. Interview with RAY FENWICK
12. Mercury High
Disc 2 – DVD
1. Twin Exhausted
2. Clear Air Turbulence
3. Money Lender
4. Child In Time
5. Smoke On The Water
6. Woman From Tokyo
7. Twin Exhausted
BONUS FEATURES
Ray Fenwick interview
Japan Tour Interview with Ian Gillan
Rarities

IAN GILLAN BAND was formed in 1976 and many of the audio tracks on this CD were recorded in Wales at the now famous Rockfield studios during late 76 and early 1977. This was followed up with a 19 date UK tour promoting the ‘Clear Air Turbulence’ album kicking off at Cardiff University on 29th April 1977 and finishing at Birmingham Odeon on 23rd May.

The tour included a show at The Rainbow Theatre, London where the DVD footage was recorded on 14th May 1977.

IGB touring was a wild affair but come show time the band were a tight professional outfit performing their own unique brand of rock music.

MUSICIANS
IAN GILLAN, RAY FENWICK, JOHN GUSTAFSON, COLIN TOWNS, MARK NAUSEEF

Reviews

...it has held up remarkably well in terms of quality...Angel Air always comes up with some interesting releases and this is no exception...

Sea of Tranquility (May 2009)


Here, the air is much more clearer, with rock grit conscioulsy downplayed to give way to the brass to shine...the bonus DVD...makes this package...an alluring proposition and justifies the "Anthology" bill. ****

www.dmme.net (June 2009)


...slight tinges of Purple-style bombastic rock with surprisingly heavy doses of jazz and funk touches...will be enjoyed by the Purple vocalist's fans...

E-Gear.com (June 2009)


...this strange brew of fusion and hard rock...gives the album its charm and uniqueness; and anyone remotely interested in Gillan's music outside of Deep Purple should start with this album

www.maelstrom.nu (July 2009)


...an interesting part of IAN GILLAN history

www.metal-nose.org (July 2009)


The CD features some excellent tracks which show a change in direction from (his) Purple days. The music is more jazz rock and funky...

Classic Rock Society (August 2009)


Bottom line is this anthology is a unique look back in time in the sense that the jazzy direction of The Ian Gillan Band was just a blip on the singer’s radar which only lasted a few years. By the close of the decade his new band Gillan found him firmly back on track and pursuing the hard rock/progressive direction of the group that made him a superstar.

Ryan Sparks, http://www.classicrockrevisited.com (August 2009)


 

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