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Jeff Wayne – Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version Of The War Of The Worlds (1978) {2005, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Jeff Wayne - Jeff Wayne's Musical Version Of The War Of The Worlds (1978) {2005, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Jeff Wayne – Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version Of The War Of The Worlds (1978) {2005, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}
2x SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz | Stereo & Multichannel
Hybrid SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 6.21 GB (ISO) + 2.08 GB (FLAC Stereo) + 5.26 GB (FLAC Mch) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Columbia | EU | Cat#: DPCD960000 / 0960005000 | Genre: Symphonic Rock

Released 40 years after Orson Welles’ infamous radio version of the H.G. Wells tale, Jeff Wayne’s musical version of War of the Worlds straddles old-style radio drama and contemporary orchestrated narratives by Rick Wakeman and David Bedford. And while it lacks the sophisticated arrangements of, say, Journey to the Centre of the Earth, it does boast an impressively odd cast — this may be the only time that a member of Thin Lizzy worked with Richard Burton, and the presence of Julie Covington and the Moody Blues’ Justin Hayward in very attractive singing roles attest to its pop/rock aspirations. Read More