Price: £21.99
Format: boxset
Artist: Nolan & Wakeman
CatNo: ELR001CD
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The Tales By Gaslight deluxe box set by Clive Nolan (Pendragon, Arena) and Oliver Wakeman (Yes, Strawbs) comprises 3 remastered CDs (each with a 16-page booklet) plus 3 art prints in a clamshell box.
 
Including guest performances by Peter Banks (Yes), Bob Catley (Magnum), Arjen Lucassen (Ayreon), Gordon Giltrap, Peter Gee (Pendragon), John Jowitt (IQ), Robert Powell and Rick Wakeman (amongst many others), the set features the duo’s acclaimed Rock Operas Jabberwocky (1999) and The Hound Of The Baskervilles (2002) plus Dark Fables (a collection of over 40 minutes of music conceived for an abandoned album based on Frankenstein) and several unreleased pieces.
 
A beautiful set commemorating what was always intended by the duo as a trilogy of releases revolving around literary classics.
JABBERWOCKY
 
1. Overture (5:57) 
2. Coming To Town (2:55) 
3. Dangerous World (6:54) 
4. The Forest (4:22) 
5. A Glimmer Of Light (2:42) 
6. Shadows (4:19) 
7. Enlightenment (5:23) 
8. Dancing Water (4:12) 
9. The Burgundy Rose (3:55) 
10. The Mission (4:32) 
11. Call To Arms (6:37) 
12. Finale (1:50) 
 
HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES
 
1. Overture (5:57) 
2. The Curse Of The Baskervilles (6:14) 
3. Three Broken Threads (4:37) 
4. Shadows of Fate (7:01) 
5. A Home in The Mire (4:52) 
6. Run for your Life (4:52) 
7. Picture of a Lady (3:41) 
8. The Argument (4:48) 
9. Second Light (2:00) 
10. Seldon (4:57) 
11. Death on the Moor (6:13) 
12. By Your Side (3:32) 
13. Waiting (5:29) 
14. Chasing the Hound (4:34) 
 
DARK FABLES
 
1. 221B
2. The Man Called Sherlock
3. The Baker Street Irregulars
4. The Overture
5. I'd Give You Everything
6. The Mirror
7. Elizabeth
8. Why Do You Hate Me?
9. The Wedding Approaches
10. Time Passes
11. A Descent into Madness
12. The Jabberwocky (read by Rick Wakeman)
Jabberwocky
 
- Oliver Wakeman / keyboards
- Clive Nolan / keyboards, co-producer 
 
With:
 
- Ian Salmon / guitar
- Peter Banks / guitar
- Jon Jeary / acoustic guitar
- Pete Gee / fretless bass
- Tony Fernandez / drums
- Bob Catley / vocals - "The Boy"
- Tracy Hitchings / vocals - "The Girl"
- James Plumridge / vocals - "The Jabberwock"
- Paul Allison / vocals - "The Tree"
- Rick Wakeman / voice - "The Narrator" 
- The Choir (Michelle Young, Michelle Gulrajani, Suzanne Chenery, Tracy Hitchings, Sian Roberts, John Jowitt, Dave Wagstaffe, Donald Morrison, Ian Gould, John Mitchell, Tina Riley & Clive Nolan) / chorus vocals
 
The Hound Of The Baskervilles
 
- Oliver Wakeman / keyboards, co-producer 
- Clive Nolan / keyboards, backing vocals, co-producer 
 
With:
 
- Michelle Young / vocals
- Tracy Hitchings / vocals
- Paul Allison / vocals
- Ian Gould / vocals
- Bob Catley / vocals
- Ashley Holt / vocals
- Paul Wrightson / backing vocals
- Karl Groom / guitar, co-producer & mixing
- Arjen Lucassen / guitar
- Peter Banks/ guitar
- Ewa Albering / flute
- Jo Greenland / violin
- Peter Gee / bass
- John Jowitt / bass
- Tony Fernandez / drums
- Robert Powell / narrator