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Studio Album, released in 2013

Songs / Tracks Listing

Disc 1
1. Opening Narration (Original Full Length Version) (1:41)
2. Exordium Part 1 (Strings Only) (2:16)
3. Exordium Coda (Unused Coda Featuring Steve Balsamo) (1:31)
4. Exordium Part 2 (Strings Only) (1:47)
5. Stars (Unused Track. Originally Called Lilly, Featuring Narration) (2:57)
6. Lost (Strings Only) (3:05)
7. Mercy Of The Sea (Full Choir Opening, Extended Second Chorus With Choir On End) (5:29)
8. The Storm Part 1 (Original Opening And Featuring Rob Reed Vocal On Sea Shanty) (5:50)
9. The Storm/Reprise (Angharad Brinn Solo Vocal With Orchestration And Guitar) (0:51)
10. The Storm Part 2 (Featuring Mel Collins Sax And Original Narration Ending) (3:01)
11. Beneath The Waves (Extended Version) (7:37)
12. Sole Survivor (Early Mix With Alternative Vocal Build With Moog Solo) (3:24)
13. Alone (Vocal And Orchestral Mix) (4:52)
14. Il Tempo E Giunto (Strings Only Mix) (1:23)
15. A Moment Of Clarity (Sound FX Opening, Gospal Vocal By Tesni Jones And Moog Solo In Middle Section) (4:44)
16. One Small Step (Piano And Vocal Only Mix) (3:31)
17. Reunion V1 (Original Opening, Narration In Middle Section And Male/female Opera Duet) (4:59)
18. Stars V2 (Original Version And Different Ending) (3:03)
19. Alone End V1 (Alternative Instrumental Ending) (2:30)
20. Lilly (Original Mix With Steve Hackett And Angharad Brinn Only) (2:33)
21. Reunion V2 (Featuring Shan Cothi Opera Section) (1:52)
22. Alone End V2 (Alun Rhys-Jenkins And Shan Cothi Opera Duet) (2:19)
23. Reunion V3 (African Ending) (1:40)
24. Reunion V4 (Coming Home Original Demo) (2:50)

Total time 75:45

Disc 2 - Complete instrumental version of the original album

Line-up / Musicians

- Rob Reed / keyboards

- Steve Balsamo / vocals
- Steve Hackett (Genesis) / nylon guitar
- Gavin Harrison (Porcupine Tree) / drums
- Nick Beggs (Steve Hackett Band, Kajagoogoo) / chapman stick
- Troy Donockley (Nightwish, Bad Shepherds) / uilleann Pipes, whistles
- Nick Barrett (Pendragon) / guitar
- Neil Taylor (Tears for Fears, Robbie Williams) / guitar
- Jakko Jackzyk (20th Century Schizoid Band) / guitar
- Francis Dunnery (ex It Bites) / guitar
- John Mitchell (It Bites, Frost*) / guitar
- Mel Collins (King Crimson, Camel) / sax
- BJ Cole (Elton John, David Gilmour) / pedal steel guitar
- Chris Fry (Magenta) / guitar
- Christina Booth (Magenta) / backing vocals

Synergy vocals by: Shan Cothi, Rhys Meirion, Barry Kerr, Chris Fry, Hywel Maggs and Christina Booth

With: The English Chamber Choir conducted by Guy Protheroe, the London Session Orchestra conducted by Dave Stewart plus renowned opera singers Rhys Meirion and Shan Cothi - and introducing the vocal talents of Angharad Bryn in the role of Lily

Releases information

Artwork: Geoff Taylor

2xCD Tigermoth Productions ‎- TMRSE1113 (2013, UK) CD 1 includes unreleased tracks, original demos and alternate versions; CD 2 is instrumental version of original album "Beneath The Waves"

Thanks to m3g52 for the addition
and to Quinino for the last updates
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