Price: £24.99
Format: boxset
Artist: Anthony Phillips
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Anthony Phillips Wise After The Event Surround boxset
A deluxe and definitive 2016 Esoteric label re-issue of Anthony Phillips charming 1978 album (3 CD/1 DVD in a clamshell box). 
 
Produced by Rupert Hine, the album was a more lavish, textured and song-orientated affair than its pastoral predecessor The Geese And The Ghost.
 
Blending Progressive ambition with accessible songwriting and delicate acoustic interludes,the album's guest players included Michael Giles, Mel Collins and John G Perry.
 
This deluxe edition features a 2016 stereo mix of the album, a newly re-mastered version of the 1978 stereo mix, a CD of demos, out-takes and extras, and a DVD (NTSC Region Free) of a 2016 5.1 Surround Sound Mix of the album. 
 
The lavishly illustrated booklet includes an essay by Jonathan Dann featuring interviews with Anthony Phillips and Rupert Hine.
 
 
CD 1 - Wise After The Event - 2016 Stereo Mix:
 
1. We're All As We Lie (4:34) 
2. Birdsong (7:30) 
3. Moonshooter (5:52) 
4. Wise After The Event (8:45) 
5. Pulling Faces (4:32) 
6. Regrets (5:15) 
7. Greenhouse (3:00) 
8. Paperchase (5:28) 
9. Now What (Are They Doing To My Little Friends)? (8:30) 
10. Squirrel (4:28) - originally released as the B-side of the 7" single release of We're All As We Lie.
 
CD 2 - Wise After The Event - Demos, Out-takes and extras:
 
1. We're All As We Lie - Link
2. Sleeping On An Interstellar Plane (Greenhouse demo)
3. Paperchase (instrumental demo)
4. Birdsong (instrumental demo)
5. Moonshooter (Cottage Tapes demo)
6. We're All As We Lie (Cottage Tapes demo)
7. Pulling Faces (Cottage Tapes demo)
8. Squirrel (instrumental mix)
9. Wise After The Event (instrumental mix)
10. Magic Garden (solo piano mix)
11. We're All As We Lie (7-inch single mix)
12. Regrets (piano mix)
13. Chinaman (basic guitar mix)
14. Now What (Are They Doing To My Little Friends)? (instrumental mix)
 
CD 3 - Wise After The Event - Re-mastered version of the original 1978 stereo mix:
 
1. We're All As We Lie (4:34) 
2. Birdsong (7:30) 
3. Moonshooter (5:52) 
4. Wise After The Event (8:45) 
5. Pulling Faces (4:32) 
6. Regrets (5:15) 
7. Greenhouse (3:00) 
8. Paperchase (5:28) 
9. Now What (Are They Doing To My Little Friends)? (8:30) 
10. Squirrel (4:28) - originally released as the B-side of the 7" single release of We're All As We Lie.
 
DVD (NTSC, Region Free) - Wise After The Event  - 2016 5.1 Surround sound Mix:
 
1. We're All As We Lie (4:34) 
2. Birdsong (7:30) 
3. Moonshooter (5:52) 
4. Wise After The Event (8:45) 
5. Pulling Faces (4:32) 
6. Regrets (5:15) 
7. Greenhouse (3:00) 
8. Paperchase (5:28) 
9. Now What (Are They Doing To My Little Friends)? (8:30) 
10. Squirrel (4:28) - originally released as the B-side of the 7" single release of We're All As We Lie.