2021 UK/EU Super Deluxe Limited Edition box set – A lavish 20 disc release comprising 17 CDs and 3 multi-region Blu-Ray discs containing all the recordings made by VDGG for Charisma Records between December 1969 and July 1978. Featuring newly remastered versions of their 8 albums, a previously unreleased concert in Paris from 1976, BBC sessions 1970-77 and unreleased studio out-takes. The Blu-Ray discs feature stereo & 5.1 Surround Sound mixes of H to He…, Pawn Hearts, Godbluff and Still Life, plus THE VIDEO VAULTS. Deluxe box with illustrated book, essays, interviews and photographs.
A lavish deluxe 20 disc boxed set comprising 17 CDs and 3 Blu Ray discs covering Van der Graaf Generator’s entire recorded work for Charisma Records. Between the years 1970 – 1978 the band released 8 albums (two under the name Van der Graaf) for the legendary Charisma label. Each record was ground breaking and the influence of the band’s unique music would be felt in the ensuing decades by artists of many different musical genres. This boxed set features all of their Charisma albums newly re-mastered from the first generation master tapes and much more.
The albums ‘H to He Who Am the Only One’, ‘Pawn Hearts’, ‘Godbluff’ and ‘Still Life’ have been stunningly remixed from the original multi-track tapes in both stereo and 5.1 surround sound by Stephen W Tayler. These feature on 4 additional CDs and two Blu ray discs. Also featured are two CDs of a recently discovered and previously unreleased entire concert recorded in Paris in December 1976 by French radio and all of the surviving BBC sessions recorded by the band. In addition there is a Blu ray disc featuring all of the surviving VdGG television footage and promotional films including their appearance on German TV’s ‘Beat Club’ in 1970, their filmed appearance at The Bataclan in Paris in 1972 for the French TV show ‘Pop Deux’, the 1972 appearance on “Pop Shop” for RTBF Belgium, a live performance shot by Belgian TV in Chaleroi in September 1975, the promotional films of ‘Wondering’ and ‘Cat’s Eye’, and a 20 minute documentary with live footage shot by Austrian television at The Kohfidisch Open Air Festival, Austria in June 1978.
Lavishly packaged with a 68 page book and rare photos, ‘The Charisma Years’ is the definitive collection of work by Van der Graaf Generator.
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- Van Der Graaf Generator - H To He, Who Am The Only One - 1st - VG - UK - vinyl LP - £95.00, $117.80, €108.30 (New Item) (arrived 25-Jan-2023 16:14)on January 29, 2023 at 1:17 pm
VAN DER GRAAF GENERATOR H To He, Who Am The Only One (Very Rare 1970 UK first issue 5-track vinyl LP on the pink 'scroll' Charisma label - This third album by the band offers up a wonderfully bleak brand of prog rock featuring solid bass fromNic Potter [The Misunderstood], twisted Hammond organ riffs a-plenty from Hugh Banton, wonderfully skronky, aggressive sax from David Jackson all coupled with the anguished lyrics and vocal delivery from Mr Hammill himself. The gatefold sleevehas the lyrics printed on the reverse and is graded VG- as it shows some scuffing to the edges, tiny paper tear to front and shelfwear creasing to the corners but remains fully intact with no obvious rips or tears while vinyl is graded VG as there are two scuffs [not affecting play, but visible], otherwise a really clean playing surface; here's your chance to grab a prog classic at an advantageous price CAS1027)
- Van Der Graaf Generator - World Record - 2nd - UK - vinyl LP - £20.00, $24.80, €22.80 (New Item) (arrived 10-Jan-2023 13:55)on January 29, 2023 at 1:17 pm
VAN DER GRAAF GENERATOR World Record (1985 UK issue of the superb 1976 5-track LP on the blue Charisma label, glossy picture sleeve with full lyrics on the back. Despite a little edge scuffing, the picture sleeve is otherwise in Excellent condition & the vinyl is clean & grades Excellent with few signs of play CAS1120)
- Van Der Graaf Generator - The Least We Can Do - Pink Scroll - UK - vinyl LP - £95.00, $117.80, €108.30 (New Item) (arrived 21-Sep-2022 12:51)on January 29, 2023 at 1:17 pm
VAN DER GRAAF GENERATOR The Least We Can Do Is Wave To Each Other (Rare 1970 issue pink Charisma 'scroll label' 6-track stereo vinyl LP with the matrix stampers CAS1007 A-3/B-3. The vinyl shows little evidence of play and is housed in the original gatefold picture sleeve. The sleeve on this copy shows a little shelfwear & the vinyl has a few light scuffs to show for fifty two years - a nice copy at a great price! CAS1007)
- Van Der Graaf Generator - Vital - UK - 2-LP vinyl set - £25.00, $31.00, €28.50 (New Item) (arrived 21-Sep-2022 13:39)on January 29, 2023 at 1:17 pm
VAN DER GRAAF Vital (1978 UK first press small Mad Hatter label 10-track double LP, recorded live at the Marquee Club, London on 16th January '78, glossy gatefold picture sleeve. The sleeve shows some minor ring wear scuffing & both vinyl discs are Excellent with barely any play CVLD101)
- Van Der Graaf Generator - 1976 Tour Programme - EX - UK - tour programme - £75.00, $93.00, €85.50 (New Item) (arrived 22-Sep-2022 15:25)on January 29, 2023 at 1:17 pm
VAN DER GRAAF GENERATOR 1976 Tour Programme (Scarce original 1976 UK 8.5" x 12.5" tour programme packed with photos and information about the group and individually with a foreward by Peter Hammill and colour photo centre-fold image showing the band on stage. With information about 'Wondering' their "first single in three years and November 1976 tour dates printed on the back, the programme has some shelfwear to show for its forty five years with light evidence of the programme having previously been folded down the centre by the previous owner but remains in EX- condition. This is the FIRST tour programme by VDGG that we've ever had!)
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