Price: £28.49
Format: CD/Blu-Ray
Artist: Barclay James Harvest
Availability: 17-02-2023
CatNo: PECLEC42822
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Barclay James Harvest Once Again 3CD_Blu-ray Surround
A 3CD/1Blu-Ray box set edtion of Barclay James Harvest's majestic second album from 1971.
 
Recorded at Abbey Road, Once Again is ranked as amongst BJH's greatest achievements and featured the Barclay James Harvest symphony orchestra (conducted by Robert John Godfrey) along with two of the band's most iconic tracks, Mocking Bird and Galadriel.
 
This 2022 expanded edition contains the original mix remastered from the master tapes and also includes stunning new 5.1 Surround Sound and stereo mixes by Stephen W. Tayler, a remaster of the 1972 SQ Quad mix of the album, and a multi-channel version of the 1972 Quad mix.
 
Extra tracks include a rare performance recorded for BBC Radio One’s John Peel in February 1971, an early version of Mocking Bird and the full version of the unreleased piece White Sails (A Seascape).
 
The box comes with an illustrated booklet with essay, and a replica of a 1971 promotional poster.
CD1
Once Again – The original stereo mix remastered
1 She Said
2 Happy Old World
3 Song for Dying
4 Galadriel
5 Mocking Bird
6 Vanessa Simmons
7 Ball and Chain
8 Lady Loves
 
Bonus tracks
9 Too Much on Your Plate
10 Happy Old World (Take One)
11 She Said (BBC John Peel Concert 1971)
12 Mockingbird (BBC John Peel Concert 1971)
13 Dark Now My Sky (BBC John Peel Concert 1971)
 
CD2
Once Again – The new stereo mixes
1 She Said (new stereo mix)
2 Happy Old World (new stereo mix)
3 Song for Dying (new stereo mix)
4 Galadriel (new stereo mix)
5 Mocking Bird (new stereo mix)
6 Vanessa Simmons (new stereo mix)
7 Ball and Chain (new stereo mix)
8 Lady Loves (new stereo mix)
 
Bonus tracks
9 Mocking Bird (first version – May 1970)
10 Too Much on Your Plate (new stereo mix)
11 White Sails (A Seascape) (complete version)
 
CD3
Once Again – The 1972 SQ Quadrophonic mix
1 She Said (1972 SQ Quad mix)
2 Happy Old World (1972 SQ Quad mix)
3 Song for Dying (1972 SQ Quad mix)
4 Galadriel (1972 SQ Quad mix)
5 Mocking Bird (1972 SQ Quad mix)
6 Vanessa Simmons (1972 SQ Quad mix)
7 Ball and Chain (1972 SQ Quad mix)
8 Lady Loves (1972 SQ Quad mix)
 
Bonus tracks
9 Galadriel (non-orchestral version)
10 Mocking Bird (non-orchestral version)
 
Blu-ray
Once Again
96 kHz / 24-bit new 5.1 Surround Sound mix / new Stereo mixes /original stereo mix & 1972 Quadrophonic Mix
1 She Said
2 Happy Old World
3 Song for Dying
4 Galadriel
5 Mocking Bird
6 Vanessa Simmons
7 Ball and Chain
8 Lady Loves
 
Bonus tracks
9 Too Much on Your Plate
10 White Sails (A Seascape) (complete version)