The Alan Parsons Project - Tales Of Mystery And Imagination • Edgar Allan Poe

The Alan Parsons Project - Tales Of Mystery And Imagination • Edgar Allan Poe


  • Performer: The Alan Parsons Project
  • Title: Tales Of Mystery And Imagination • Edgar Allan Poe
  • Category: Electronic, Rock, Non Music
  • Label: Mercury ‎– B0009122-02, UMe ‎– B0009122-02
    Series: Deluxe Edition –
    Type: CD, Album, Reissue, Remastered CD, Album, Reissue, Remastered Box Set, Digipak
    Country: US
    Date of released: 2007
    Category: Electronic, Rock, Non-Music
    Style: Modern Classical, Prog Rock, Experimental, Interview, Spoken Word
  • Available formats: MPC APE TTA AHX VOC VOX AA
  • ZIP size (MP3): 1688 mb
  • ZIP size (FLAC): 1821 mb
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The Alan Parsons Project - Tales Of Mystery And Imagination • Edgar Allan Poe

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1976 Album
1-1 A Dream Within A Dream (Instrumental)
Acoustic Guitar, Backing Vocals – David PatonBass – Joe PuertaDrums – Stuart ToshElectric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar – Ian BairnsonKeyboards – Eric WoolfsonKeyboards, Recorder – Billy Lyall
3:41
1-2 The Raven
Arranged By [Orchestra], Conductor – Andrew PowellBass – Joe PuertaChoir – Bob Howes*, The English ChoraleDrums – Burleigh DrummondDrums [Additional] – Stuart ToshEngineer [Assistant] – Tom TrefethenGuitar – David PackKeyboards – Christopher NorthKeyboards, Backing Vocals – Eric WoolfsonLead Vocals – Leonard WhitingLead Vocals, Vocoder [Emi Vocoder] – Alan Parsons
3:58
1-3 The Tell-Tale Heart
Arranged By [Orchestra], Conductor – Andrew PowellBass – David PatonChoir – Bob Howes*, The English ChoraleDrums, Timpani, Cymbal [Backwards] – Stuart ToshGuitar – Ian BairnsonKeyboards – Billy Lyall, Eric WoolfsonLead Vocals – Arthur BrownSampler [Projectron] – Alan ParsonsVocals [Additional] – Jack Harris
4:42
1-4 The Cask Of Amontillado
Arranged By [Orchestra], Conductor – Andrew PowellBass – David PatonChoir – Bob Howes*, The English ChoraleDrums – Stuart ToshGuitar – Ian BairnsonHarpsichord, Backing Vocals – Eric WoolfsonLead Vocals – John MilesPiano – Billy LyallVocals [Additional] – Terry Sylvester
4:28
1-5 (The System Of) Doctor Tarr And Professor Fether
Bass – David PatonDrums – Stuart ToshGuitar – Ian BairnsonKeyboards [Additional] – Eric WoolfsonLead Vocals, Guitar – John MilesNoises [Crowd Noises] – Abbey Road Effects LibraryPiano – Billy LyallRecorder – Alan ParsonsVocals [Additional] – Jack Harris
4:12
The Fall Of The House Of Usher (Instrumental)
1-6 I Prelude
Arranged By [Orchestra], Conductor – Andrew PowellBass – Les HurdleEngineer [Consultant] – Gordon ParryLeader [Orchestra] – David Katz, Jack Rothstein
5:52
1-7 II Arrival
Bass – David PatonDrums, Percussion – Stuart ToshGuitar – Ian BairnsonLoops [Keyboard Loop] – Andrew Powell, Eric WoolfsonOrgan – Eric Woolfman*, Francis MonkmanSampler [Projectron] – Alan Parsons
2:41
1-8 III Intermezzo
Arranged By [Orchestra], Conductor – Andrew PowellEngineer [Consultant] – Gordon ParryLeader [Orchestra] – David Katz, Jack Rothstein
1:03
1-9 IV Pavane
Acoustic Guitar – Kevin Peek, Laurence JuberCimbalom, Kantele – John LeachDouble Bass [String Bass] – Darryl Runswick*Drums – Stuart ToshHarp – David Snell Harpsichord – Francis MonkmanMandolin – Hugo D' Alton*Organ – Andrew Powell
4:34
1-10 V Fall
Arranged By [Orchestra], Conductor – Andrew PowellEngineer [Consultant] – Gordon ParryLeader [Orchestra] – David Katz, Jack RothsteinSampler [Projectron] – Alan Parsons
0:52
1-11 To One In Paradise
Backing Vocals – Jane PowellBass, Acoustic Guitar – David PatonChoir – Westminster City School Boys Choir*Drums – Stuart ToshElectric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar – Ian BairnsonElectric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Glockenspiel – Billy LyallLead Vocals – Terry SylvesterNarrator – Leonard WhitingVocals [Additional] – Alan Parsons, Eric Woolfson
4:29
Bonus Material
1-12 The Raven (Original Demo)
Keyboards, Vocals – Eric WoolfsonPerformer – Dave Munden, Rick Westwood
3:26
1-13 Edgar (Demo Of An Unreleased Track) 3:03
1-14 Orson Welles Radio Spot
Voice – Welles*
1:01
1-15 Interview With Alan Parsons And Eric Woolfson
Interviewee – Alan Parsons, Eric Woolfson
8:33
1987 Remix
2-1 A Dream Within A Dream (Instrumental)
Acoustic Guitar, Backing Vocals – David PatonBass – Joe PuertaDrums – Stuart ToshGuitar [Electric], Acoustic Guitar – Ian BairnsonKeyboards – Eric WoolfsonKeyboards, Recorder – Billy LyallNarrator – Orson Welles
4:13
2-2 The Raven
Arranged By [Orchestra], Conductor – Andrew PowellBass – Joe PuertaChoir – Bob Howes*, The English ChoraleDrums – Burleigh DrummondDrums [Additional] – Stuart ToshEngineer [Assistant] – Tom TrefethenGuitar – David PackGuitar [Solo] – Ian BairnsonKeyboards – Christopher NorthKeyboards, Backing Vocals – Eric WoolfsonLead Vocals – Leonard WhitingLead Vocals [Emi Vocoder] – Alan Parsons
3:57
2-3 The Tell-Tale Heart
Arranged By [Orchestra], Conductor – Andrew PowellBass – David PatonChoir – Bob Howes*, The English ChoraleDrums, Timpani, Cymbal [Backwards] – Stuart ToshGuitar, Lead Guitar – Ian BairnsonKeyboards – Billy Lyall, Eric WoolfsonLead Vocals – Arthur BrownSampler [Projectron], Synthesizer – Alan ParsonsVocals [Additional] – Jack Harris
4:39
2-4 The Cask Of Amontillado
Arranged By [Orchestra], Conductor – Andrew PowellBass – David PatonChoir – Bob Howes*, The English ChoraleDrums – Stuart ToshGuitar – Ian BairnsonHarpsichord, Backing Vocals – Eric WoolfsonLead Vocals – John MilesPiano – Billy LyallSynthesizer – Alan ParsonsVocals [Additional] – Terry Sylvester
4:33
2-5 (The System Of) Doctor Tarr And Professor Fether
Bass – David PatonDrums – Stuart ToshGuitar – Ian BairnsonKeyboards [Additional] – Eric WoolfsonLead Vocals, Guitar – John MilesNoises [Crowd Noises] – Abbey Road Effects LibraryPiano – Billy LyallRecorder, Organ [Cathedral Organ] – Alan ParsonsVocals [Additional] – Jack Harris
4:21
The Fall Of The House Of Usher
2-6 I Prelude
Arranged By [Orchestra], Conductor – Andrew PowellBass – Les HurdleEngineer [Consultant] – Gordon ParryLeader [Orchestra] – David Katz, Jack RothsteinNarrator – Orson Welles
7:01
2-7 II Arrival
Bass – David PatonDrums, Percussion – Stuart ToshGuitar – Ian BairnsonLoops [Keyboard Loop] – Andrew Powell, Eric WoolfsonOrgan – Eric Woolfson, Francis MonkmanSampler [Projectron], Synthesizer – Alan Parsons
2:34
2-8 III Intermezzo
Arranged By [Orchestra], Conductor – Andrew PowellEngineer [Consultant] – Gordon ParryLeader [Orchestra] – David Katz, Jack Rothstein
0:59
2-9 IV Pavane
Acoustic Guitar – Kevin Peek, Laurence JuberCimbalom, Kantele – John LeachDouble Bass [String Bass] – Darryl Runswick*Drums – Stuart ToshHarp – David Snell Harpsichord – Francis MonkmanMandolin – Hugo D'AltonOrgan – Andrew PowellSynthesizer – Eric Woolfson
4:36
2-10 V Fall
Arranged By [Orchestra], Conductor – Andrew PowellEngineer [Consultant] – Gordon ParryLeader [Orchestra] – David Katz, Jack RothsteinSampler [Projectron], Synthesizer – Alan Parsons
0:51
2-11 To One In Paradise
Backing Vocals – Jane PowellBass, Acoustic Guitar – David PatonChoir – Westminster City School Boys Choir*Drums – Stuart ToshElectric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar – Ian BairnsonElectric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Glockenspiel – Billy LyallLead Vocals – Terry SylvesterNarrator – Leonard WhitingVocals [Additional] – Alan Parsons, Eric Woolfson
4:44
Bonus Material
2-12 Eric's Guide Vocal Medley
Performer – Alan*Vocals – EW*
9:23
2-13 Orson Welles Dialogue
Performer – Welles*
3:05
2-14 Sea Lions In The Departure Lounge - Sound Effects And Experiments 2:38
2-15 GBH Mix - Unreleased Experiments 5:22

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Island Def Jam Music Group
  • Copyright (c) – Island Def Jam Music Group
  • Distributed By – Universal Music Distribution
  • Recorded At – Abbey Road Studios
  • Mastered At – DNA Mastering
  • Recorded At – Mama Jo's
  • Recorded At – Kingsway Hall
  • Recorded At – The Grange
  • Remixed At – The Grange
  • Made By – Sony DADC

Credits

  • A&R – Lindsay Skilling
  • Artwork [Original Artwork] – Hipgnosis
  • Compiled By [Compiled For Reissue By] – Alan Parsons, Daryl Easlea, Eric Woolfson, Haydn Bendall
  • Design [Deluxe Edition Designed By] – Matt Read
  • Engineer – Alan Parsons
  • Engineer [1987 Remix Assistant Engineer] – Tony Richards (tracks: 2-1 to 2-11)
  • Engineer [Original 1976 Version Assistant Engineer] – Chris Blair (tracks: 1-1 to 1-11), Pat Stapley (tracks: 1-1 to 1-11)
  • Executive-Producer – Eric Woolfson
  • Liner Notes – Alan Parsons, Eric Woolfson, Jerry Ewing
  • Mastered By [Deluxe Edition Mastered By] – Alan Parsons, Dave Donnelly
  • Producer – Alan Parsons
  • Written-By – Alan Parsons (tracks: 1-1 to 1-5, 1-11, 1-14 to 2-5, 2-11 to 2-14), Parsons* (tracks: 1-6 to 1-10, 2-6 to 2-10), Powell* (tracks: 1-6 to 1-10, 2-6 to 2-10), Eric Woolfson (tracks: 1-1 to 1-5, 1-11 to 2-5, 2-11 to 2-15), Woolfson* (tracks: 1-6 to 1-10, 2-6 to 2-10)

Notes

Original release: 1976

2007 remaster Deluxe edition.
Disc 1: 1976 album + bonus tracks 2-12 to 2-15; Category 0602498485460.
Disc 2: 1987 remix + bonus tracks 2-12 to 2-15; Category 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: 6 02498 48545 3
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1): A01 DIDX-160469 1
  • Mastering SID Code (Disc 1): IFPI L328
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 1): IFPI 50EB
  • Other (Disc 1): B0009122-02 CD01
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2): DIDX-160470 1 A02
  • Mastering SID Code (Disc 2): IFPI L329
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 2): IFPI 50EE
  • Other (Disc 2): B0009122-02 CD02

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
CDS 4003 The Alan Parsons Project Tales Of Mystery And Imagination - Edgar Allan Poe ‎(LP, Album, Bei) Charisma CDS 4003 UK 1976
832 820-2 The Alan Parsons Project Tales Of Mystery And Imagination ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM, RP) Mercury 832 820-2 US Unknown
34 226 1 The Alan Parsons Project Tales Of Mystery And Imagination ‎(LP, Album, Club) 20th Century Records 34 226 1 Germany Unknown
17PP-9 The Alan Parsons Project Tales Of Mystery And Imagination - Edgar Allan Poe ‎(LP, Album, Sle) Philips 17PP-9 Japan 1976
832 820-2 The Alan Parsons Project Tales Of Mystery And Imagination ‎(CD, Album, RM, Unofficial) Mercury 832 820-2 Unknown

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