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Nektar Door to the Future - The Lightshow Tapes Volume 1 album cover
2.37 | 15 ratings | 2 reviews | 20% 5 stars

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Songs / Tracks Listing

1. The Devils Door (9:25)
2. Nelly the Elephant (6:27)
3. Cast Your Fate (5:36)
4. Anyway / Sorrow (6:25)
5. Little Boy (3:30)
6. Odysee (3:07)
7. Fidgety Queen (She's So Heavy) (5:03)
8. Rons On (4:02)
9. Show Me the Way (7:52)
10. I Need Love / Tommorrow (4:40)
11. Tommorrow Never Comes / Path of Light (11:01)
12. Recognition / Let It Grow / Termination (7:14)

Total Time 74:22

Line-up / Musicians

- Roye Albrighton / guitars, lead vocals
- Allan Freeman (Taff Freeman) / keyboards, vocals
- Derek Moore "Mo" / bass, vocals
- Ron Howden / drums & percussion

Releases information

Live Stadthalle, Breitigheim - February 3, 1974 (3,6-12)
Live Oetkerhalle, Bielefeld - June 12, 1974 (1,2,4,5,11)

Dream Nebula Recordings / Eclectic Discs - DNECD 1212 (UK, 2005)

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NEKTAR Door to the Future - The Lightshow Tapes Volume 1 ratings distribution

(15 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(20%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(7%)
Good, but non-essential (40%)
Collectors/fans only (27%)
Poor. Only for completionists (7%)

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Review by Rivertree
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2 stars .... a closed door ....

This is one of several NEKTAR live recordings from 1974 and released as the first official Nektar bootleg CD. It consists of some previously unreleased tracks in the majority and contains with Recognition/Let it Grow/Termination a part of 'Remember the future'. So this production is very interesting for fans/collectors who want completeness. The sound quality is not so good (corresponding to many bootlegs). Unfortunately the songs are not seductive. One exception is Nelly the elephant with Albrighton in top form.

If you want to enjoy an excellent live performance by NEKTAR let me recommend 'Live in New York' or 'Sunday Night At The Roundhouse' from the same year.

Latest members reviews

2 stars An important job at Nektar shows is taken by lightman Mick Brockett, who has been with the band for ages. During his lightshow performances he recorded many Nektar shows. This CD contains material he recorded during two dates of the German tour of 1974. On this album you can hear five unreleas ... (read more)

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