℗ 2012 Leadclass Limited, under exclusive licence to BMG Rights Management (UK) Limited
Duration 38m 37s
Record Label BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd.
Release Date February 19, 2020
Genre Rock
 

Tarkus

Emerson, Lake & Palmer

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1.1
Tarkus: ii. Eruption, ii. Stones of Years, iii. Iconoclast, iv. Mass, v. Manticore, vi. Battlefield, vii. Aquatarkus (2012 - Remaster)
Emerson, Lake & Palmer
20:38
1.2
Jeremy Bender (2012 - Remaster)
Emerson, Lake & Palmer
1:46
1.3
Bitches Crystal (2012 - Remaster)
Emerson, Lake & Palmer
3:58
1.4
The Only Way (Hymn / 2012 - Remaster)
Emerson, Lake & Palmer
3:46
1.5
Infinite Space (Conclusion / 2012 - Remaster)
Emerson, Lake & Palmer
3:21
1.6
A Time and a Place (2012 - Remaster)
Emerson, Lake & Palmer
2:59
1.7
Are You Ready Eddy? (2012 - Remaster)
Emerson, Lake & Palmer
2:09
Duration    38m 37s
Tarkus is the second studio album by the English progressive rock band Emerson, Lake & Palmer, released in June 1971 on Island Records. Following their 1970 European tour, the group returned to Advision Studios in London, in January 1971 to prepare material for a new album. The first side is the seven-part "Tarkus", with a collection of shorter tracks on side two. The "Tarkus" suite caused tensions within the band—Lake objected to the music Emerson was developing and nearly left the group over it; one of the band's managers persuaded him to stay. He eventually came to see the work's value, and even contributed the "Battlefield section." "Tarkus" is a suite in seven parts—one of the earliest multipart progressive-rock suites. The recorded version lasts nearly 21 minutes and takes up a full side of the album. The odd-numbered sections are instrumentals, and the even-numbered ones vocal tracks. It is a concept piece whose concept is gleaned not from the music and lyrics alone, but also from the album artwork and the section titles; nevertheless the concept and narrative remain ambiguous and open to interpretation. This 2012 remaster was overseen by Steven Wilson of Porcupine Tree.
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – BMG Rights Management (UK) Studio Masters

Tracks 1-7 – contains high-resolution digital transfers of material originating from an analogue master source

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