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4.65 | 35 ratings | 2 reviews | 57% 5 stars

Essential: a masterpiece of
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Boxset/Compilation, released in 1996

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. The Wake (5:11)
2. The Darkest Hour (10:28)
3. Widow's Peak (9:33)
4. Out of Nowhere (5:17)
5. Nostalgia/Falling Apart the Seams (10:50)
6. The Last Human Gateway (Middle Section) (4:07)
7. Fading Senses (6:55)
8. The Thousand Days (4:21)
9. Leap of Faith (7:09)
10. Human Nature (10:10)
11. The Enemy Smacks (15:59)
12. Headlong (7:40)
13. The Last Human Gateway (End Section) (8:01)
14. No Love Lost (5:52)

Total Time: 111:33

CD 1: (52:21)
1. The Wake (5:11)
2. The Darkest Hour (10:28)
3. Widow's Peak (9:33)
4. Out of Nowhere (5:17)
5. Nostalgia/Falling Apart the Seams (10:50)
6. The Last Human Gateway (Middle Section) (4:07)
7. Fading Senses (6:55)

CD 2: (59:12)
1. The Thousand Days (4:21)
2. Leap of Faith (7:09)
3. Human Nature (10:10)
4. The Enemy Smacks (15:59)
5. Headlong (7:40)
6. The Last Human Gateway (End Section) (8:01)
7. No Love Lost (5:52)

Total Time: 111:33

Line-up / Musicians

- Pete Nicholls / vocals
- Mike Holmes / guitars
- Martin Orford / keyboards, backing vocals
- John Jowitt / bass, backing vocals
- Paul Cook / drums

Releases information

VHS+2CD+Booklet Giant Electric Pea GEPCDVBOX1 (1996)

Limited edition boxset, available in PAL, SECAM and NTSC versions. Audio only version is also available on CD.

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IQ For Ever Live ratings distribution

(35 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(57%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(29%)
Good, but non-essential (11%)
Collectors/fans only (0%)
Poor. Only for completionists (3%)

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Review by erik neuteboom
5 stars I got this box when a friend had put his rare video's on dvd, he was one of the first who was able to do that. This music on this box-set has a special value for me because for me this was the return of the genuine neo-progrock masters IQ (I was not really pleased with "Nomzamo" and "Are you sitting comforably?") and I got the opportunity to see their "Forever Live-tour". Not every song was my cup of tea but the magic had returned and live IQ was amazing, what a great performance by all the members: the fiery and distinctive guitarplay from Mike Holmes, the warm and sensational sounds from Martin Offord with his range of keyboards and the 'stage antics' from Pete Nicholls, at some moments evoking Peter Gabriel (the act with the red cloath and the white mask is stunning). THIS IS ESSENTIAL NEO-PROG!!

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5 stars If you are an IQ fan, there is a multitude of music on disc but precious little filmed. Filmed at the 013, in Tilburg, the Netherlands, this show is a brilliant testimony to the band's live performance. The setlist is great and you get a full theatrical performace of "The Enemy Smacks"; this is ... (read more)

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