Price: £57.99
Format: Boxset
Artist: Jack Bruce
Availability: 26-07-2024
CatNo: ECLEC42878
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A deluxe 2CD/2Blu-Ray edition of Jack Bruce’s glorious genre-hopping 1969 debut, Songs For A Tailor.
 
Drawing on jazz, folk, classical and rock influences, the album featured a superb guest list including Chris Spedding, Jon Hiseman, Dick Heckstall-Smith, John Marshall, Art Themen, George Harrison and Henry Lowther.
 
Includes the original mix remastered alongside 2024 stereo and 5.1 mixes by Stephen W Tayler. Also contains unreleased session outtake, demos, a 1970 BBC documentary and a booklet with a Sid Smith essay.
 
CD1
Songs for a Tailor
The original mix remastered
 
1  Never Tell Your Mother She’s Out of Tune
2  Theme for an Imaginary Western
3  Tickets to Waterfalls
4  Weird of Hermiston
5  Rope Ladder to the Moon
6  The Ministry of Bag
7  He the Richmond
8  Boston Ball Game 1967
9  To Isengard
10  The Clearout
 
Bonus tracks
 
11  Ministry of Bag (demo)
12  Weird of Hermiston (alternate mix)
13  The Clearout (alternate mix)
14  Ministry of Bag (alternate mix)
 
CD2
Songs for a Tailor 
The new stereo mix
 
1  Never Tell Your Mother She’s Out of Tune
2  Theme for an Imaginary Western
3  Tickets to Waterfalls
4  Weird of Hermiston
5  Rope Ladder to the Moon
6  The Ministry of Bag
7  He the Richmond
8  Boston Ball Game 1967
9  To Isengard
10  The Clearout
 
Bonus tracks
 
11  Rope Ladder to the Moon (first demo)
12  Never Tell Your Mother She’s Out of Tune (first attempt)
13  Vikings (To Isengard) (first attempt)
14  Rope Ladder to the Moon (second attempt)
15  You Burned the Tables on Me (instrumental demo)
16  Escape to the Royal Wood (On Ice) (instrumental demo)
 
Blu-ray1
Songs for a Tailor
 
96 kHz / 24-bit new 5.1 Surround Sound & stereo mixes by Stephen W Tayler & remastered original stereo mix
 
1  Never Tell Your Mother She’s Out of Tune
2  Theme for an Imaginary Western
3  Tickets to Waterfalls
4  Weird of Hermiston
5  Rope Ladder to the Moon
6  The Ministry of Bag
7  He the Richmond
8  Boston Ball Game 1967
9  To Isengard
10  The Clearout
 
Bonus tracks
 
11  Rope Ladder to the Moon (first demo)
12  Never Tell Your Mother She’s Out of Tune (first attempt)
13  Vikings (To Isengard) (first attempt)
14  Rope Ladder to the Moon (second attempt)
15  You Burned the Tables on Me (instrumental demo)
16  Escape to the Royal Wood (On Ice) (instrumental demo)
 
Blu-ray2
 
Rope Ladder to the Moon The 1970 documentary film