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2.24 | 7 ratings | 2 reviews | 14% 5 stars

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Boxset/Compilation, released in 2005

Songs / Tracks Listing

CD 1

Track 1. Dreams Wide Awake
Track 2. Borogroves (part 1)
Track 3. Bryden 2 Step (part 1)
Track 4. Brujo
Track 5. Binoculars
Track 6. Collapso

CD 2

Track 1. Bryden 2 Step (For Amphibians) (part 2)
Track 2. Tenemos Roads
Track 3. Borogroves (part 2)
Track 4. Elephants
Track 5. Squarer For Maud
Track 6. Phlakhaton

Total Time 103:02

Line-up / Musicians

The line ups are the exact same as on National Health and Of Queues and Cures


- Phil Miller / guitar
- Neil Murray / bass
- Pip Pyle / drums, cowbell / gong / tambourine, glockenspiel / finger cymbals / shaker / bells, pixiephone, percussion, hand claps
- Dave Stewart / acoustic & electric pianos,
- John Greaves / bass, piano innards , crooning

- Alan Gowen / Moog Pianos
- Jimmy Hastings / flute, bass clarinet, clarinets
- John Mitchell / percussion, temple blocks / guava, congas
- Amanda Parsons / Vocals
- Selwyn Baptiste / steel drums
- Rick Biddulph / bass on organ solo
- Peter Blegvad / voice
- Georgie Born / cellos
- Phil Minton / trumpets
- Paul Nieman / trombones (1-5-7)
- Keith Thompson / oboe (3-5)

Releases information

2 x CD Atom ATOM 2031 (Germany)

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NATIONAL HEALTH Dreams Wide Awake ratings distribution

(7 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(14%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(0%)
Good, but non-essential (43%)
Collectors/fans only (43%)
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)

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2 stars There are two main points to make about this 2 CD collection. The first is to remind people what a valuable 'link' National Health provide in the Canterbury family tree. This package features members of Matching Mole, Soft Machine, Gilgamesh, Gong, Hatfield & The North. Caravan Of Dreams, Whi ... (read more)

Report this review (#803738) | Posted by raggleman | Monday, August 13, 2012 | Review Permanlink

2 stars My first review for this website. I am pretty new to Progressive Rock and I do not deny that I use Progarchives as my guide into this very exciting world. So when I found this album at Amazon by this highly acclaimed band; I made a purchase. I now feel slightly ripped off. Which I probably s ... (read more)

Report this review (#163165) | Posted by toroddfuglesteg | Tuesday, March 4, 2008 | Review Permanlink

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