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Curated by Steve Hillage and released with the full involvement of original members, Gong: The Virgin Years 1973-75 is a 12CD/1DVD box set that includes the band's seminal first four Virgin Records studio albums plus an astonishing number of bonus tracks in a beautiful package that features a 64 page lyric booklet and previously unseen artwork by the late Daevid Allen.
 
Re-mastered by original engineer Simon Heyworth, the box contains official material (Flying Teapot, Angel's Egg, You, Shamal), previously unreleased pieces, multi-tracked full gigs, the complete John Peel sessions from 1973 and 1974, quad Pye and Westlake mixes of You (re-formatted to 5.1 surround-sound), and much more.
 
Highlights:
 
* The first 4 Virgin Records studio albums plus bonus tracks.
* First CD release of the original ‘Flying Teapot’ masters. Beautifully remastered with previously unreleased bonus mixes.
* First CD release of ‘Shamal’ from the original masters. Superbly remastered with previously unreleased bonus mixes.
* The complete John Peel sessions from BBC Radio One from 1973 and 1974.
* 2 CDs of full gig at Club Arc En Ciel, Roanne in 1973.
* 1 CD of full gig at the renowned free concert in Hyde Park, London in 1974.
* 2 CDs of full 1975 gig at the London Marquee Club including first live recordings of tracks from ‘Shamal’ and Steve Hillage’s debut solo LP, ‘Fish Rising’.
* 2 CDs entire gig at The Bataclan, Paris in 1973.
* 2  tracks recorded at the Edinburgh Festival in 1973.
* Includes the previously unreleased quadrophonic Pye and Westlake Studio mixes of You. 
* Notes by Gong archivist Jonny Greene of the Gong Appreciation Society and artwork including rare and previously unseen artwork by Daevid Allen.
* 64-page illustrated lyric booklet that includes Angel’s Egg’s famously quirky and informative ‘Blue Book’ and a new companion to Flying Teapot ‘Green Book’.
CD 1 / Flying Teapot
1.     Radio Gnome Invisible - Remastered 2018
2.     Flying Teapot - Remastered 2018
3.     The Pothead Pixies - Remastered 2018
4.     The Octave Doctors And The Crystal Machine - Remastered 2018
5.     Zero The Hero And The Witch's Spell - Remastered 2018
6.     Witches Song / I Am Your Pussy - Remastered 2018
7.     Radio Gnome Invisible - Rough Mix
8.     Radio Gnome Premix - Story Narration
9.     Flying Teapot - Mix 21
10.   The Pothead Pixies - Second To Last Mix
11.   Flying Teapot - Rough Mix
 
CD 2 / Angel's Egg
1.     Other Side Of The Sky
2.     Sold To The Highest Buddha
3.     Castle In The Clouds
4.     Prostitute Poem
5.     Givin' My Luv To You
6.     Selene
7.     Flute Salad
8.     Oily Way
9.     Outer Temple
10.   Inner Temple
11.   Percolations
12.   Love Is How Y Make It
13.   I Never Glid Before
14.   Eat That Phone Book Coda
15.   Other Side Of The Sky
16.   Ooby-Scooby Doomsday Or The D-Day DJ's Got The D.D.T. Blues
17.   Love Is How Y Make It
18.   Eat That Phone Book Coda
 
CD 3 / You
1.     Thoughts For Naught
2.     A P.H.P.'s Advice
3.     Magick Mother Invocation
4.     Master Builder
5.     A Sprinkling Of Clouds
6.     Perfect Mystery
7.     The Isle Of Everywhere
8.     You Never Blow Yr Trip Forever
9.     A P.H.P.'s Advice
10.   Where Have All The Flowers Gone
 
CD 4 / Shamal
1.     Wingful Of Eyes
2.     Chandra
3.     Bambooji
4.     Cat In Clark's Shoes
5.     Mandrake
6.     Shamal
7.     Bambooji
8.     Chandra
9.     Wingful Of Eyes
 
CD 5 / BBC Radio 1 Sessions And Edinburgh Live
1.     You Can't Kill Me
2.     Radio Gnome Direct Broadcast
3.     Other Side Of The Sky
4.     Zero The Hero And The Witch's Spell
5.     Flute Salad
6.     Oily Way
7.     Outer Temple
8.     Inner Temple
9.     Castle In The Clouds
10.   6/8 Tune
11.   Radio Gnome Invisible
12.   Zero The Hero And The Witch's Spell
13.   Flying Teapot
 
CD 6 / Paris Bataclan Live, 20th May 1973, Pt.1
1.     Other Side Of The Sky
2.     Dynamite / I Am Your Animal
3.     6/8 Tune
4.     I Never Glid Before
5.     Zero The Hero And The Witch's Spell
6.     Ooby-Scooby Doomsday Or The D-Day DJ's Got The D.D.T. Blues
7.     Est-ce Que Je Suis?
8.     I've Bin Stone Before
9.     Mr Longshanks / Oh Mother
10.   I Am Your Fantasy
11.   You Can't Kill Me
 
CD 7 / Paris Bataclan Live, 20th May 1973, Pt.2
1.     Flute Salad
2.     Oily Way
3.     Outer Temple
4.     Flying Teapot
5.     Dynamite
6.     You Can't Kill Me
7.     I Never Glid Before
 
CD 8 / Roanne - Club Arc En Ciel Live, 17th Aug 1973, Pt.1
1.     Other Side Of The Sky
2.     Dynamite / I Am Your Animal
3.     6/8 Tune
4.     I Never Glid Before
5.     Zero The Hero And The Witch's Spell
6.     I Am Your Pussy
 
CD 9 / Roanne - Club Arc En Ciel Live, 17th Aug 1973, Pt.2
1.     I Am Your Pussy
2.     You Can't Kill Me
3.     Ooby-Scooby Doomsday Or The D-Day DJ's Got The D.D.T. Blues
4.     Flute Salad
5.     Oily Way
6.     Outer Temple
7.     Inner Temple
8.     Radio Gnome Invisible
 
CD 10 / London - Hyde Park Live, 28th June 1974
1.     A Sprinkling Of Clouds
2.     I Never Glid Before
3.     I've Bin Stone Before
4.     Mr Longshanks / Oh Mother
5.     The Isle Of Everywhere
6.     I Am Your Fantasy
7.     Master Builder
 
CD 11 / London - The Marquee Club Live, 9th & 10th Sept 1975, Pt.1
1.     Aftaglid
2.     Flute Salad
3.     Oily Way
4.     6/8 Tune
5.     Solar Musick Suite
6.     Bambooji
 
CD 12 / London - The Marquee Club Live, 9th & 10th Sept 1975, Pt.2
1.     Bambooji
2.     The Isle Of Everywhere
3.     Wingful Of Eyes
4.     The Salmon Song
5.     Master Builder
6.     Drum Solo
7.     Flying Teapot
8.     I Never Glid Before
 
DVD / You Quad Surround Sound
1.     Thoughts For Naught
2.     A P.H.P.'s Advice
3.     Magick Mother Invocation
4.     Master Builder
5.     A Sprinkling Of Clouds
6.     Thoughts For Naught
7.     A P.H.P.'s Advice
8.     Magick Mother Invocation
9.     Master Builder
10.   A Sprinkling Of Clouds
11.   Perfect Mystery
12.   The Isle Of Everywhere
13.   You Never Blow Yr Trip Forever