Price: £26.99
Format: boxset
Artist: Sky
Availability: 30-03-2018
CatNo: ECLEC82622
Featuring remastered audio, The Studio Albums 1979-1987 collects all seven studio albums released by the legendary Classical Rock band Sky, plus a live bonus DVD.
 
Formed by John Williams, Herbie Flowers, Tristan Fry, Kevin Peek and Francis Monkman, the band's unique combination of Classical, Chamber Jazz and Progressive Rock influences led to Platinum sales in the early 1980s.
 
Includes: Sky (1979), Sky 2 (1980), Sky 3 (1981), Sky 4: Forthcoming (1982), Cadmium (1983), The Great Balloon Race (1985), Mozart (1987)
 
This set also includes a bonus DVD (NTSC / Region Free), Sky - Live In Nottingham, 1990 (a performance recorded for Central Television).
CD1 - SKY - RELEASED IN MAY 1979
 
1. WESTWAY
2. CARILLON
3. DANZA
4. GYMNOPEDLE NO. 1
5. CANNONBALL
6. WHERE OPPOSITES MEET
 
CD2 - SKY 2 - RELEASED IN APRIL 1980
 
1. HOTTA
2. DANCE OF THE LITTLE FAIRIES
3. SAHARA
4. FIFO
a. FIFO
b. ADAGIO
c. SCHERZO
d. WATCHING THE AEROPLANES
5. TUBA SMARTIES
6. BALLET-VOLTA
7. GAVOTTE & VARIATIONS
8. ADANTE
9. TRISTAN’S MAGIC GARDEN
10. EL CIELO
11. VIVALDI
12. SCIPIO
13.TOCCATA
 
CD3 - SKY 3 - RELEASED IN MARCH 1981
 
1. THE GRACE
2. CHIROPODIE 1
3. WESTWIND
4. SARABANDE
5. CONNECTING ROOMS
6. MOONROOF
7. SISTER ROSE
8. HELLO
9. DANCE OF THE BIG FAIRIES
10. MEHECCO
11. KEEP ME SAFE AND KEEP ME WARM, SHELTER ME FROM DARKNESS
 
CD4 - SKY 4: FORTHCOMING - RELEASED IN APRIL 1982
 
1. MASQUERADE
2. RIDE OF THE VALKYRIES
3. MARCH TO THE SCAFFOLD
4. TO YELASTO PEDI
5. WALTZ NO. 2
6. FANTASY
7. MY GISELLE
8. XANGO
9. FANTASIA
10. SKYLARK
 
CD5 - CADMIUM - RELEASED IN DECEMBER 1983
 
1. TROIKA
2. FAYRE
3. A GIRL IN WINTER
4. MOTHER RUSSIA
5. TELEX FROM PERU
6. THE BOY FROM DUNDEE
7. NIGHT
8. THEN AND NOW
9. RETURN TO ME
10. SON OF HOTTA
 
CD6 - THE GREAT BALLOON RACE - RELEASED IN APRIL 1985
 
1. DESPERATE FOR YOUR LOVE
2. ALLEGRO
3. THE LAND
4. PETER’S WEDDING
5. THE GREAT BALLOON RACE
6. THE LADY AND THE IMP
7. CALDANO
8. ROLEYSTONE
9. NIGHT SKY
 
CD7 - MOZART - RELEASED IN NOVEMBER 1987
 
1. THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO: OVERTURE
2. EINE KLEINE NACHTMUSIK: RONDO
3. THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO: NON SO PLU, COSA SON
4. SYMPHONY NO. 34: LAST MOVEMENT
5. THE MAGIC FLUTE: OVERTURE
6. EINE KLEINE NACHTMUSIK: ROMANZA
7. HORN CONCERTO NO. 4 IN EB: RONDO
8. DON GIOVANNI: LA CI DAREM LA MANO
9. A MUSICAL JOKE: PRESTO
10. COME, SWEET MAY (SPRING SONG)
11. RONDO ALLA TURKA: RONDO
 
DVD - LIVE IN NOTTINGHAM 1990 - RECORDED FOR CENTRAL TV 24TH JUNE 1990
 
1. SON OF HOTTA
2. CANNONBALL
3. FOUND
4. REVERIE
5. TOCCATA *
6. MEHEECO
7. WOULD YOU SAY I’M IN LOVE WITH YOU
8. TUBA SMARTIES *
9. PRAELUDIUM
10. HOTTA
* PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED