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5 stars Back in the spotlight

In September 2012, Pendragon released their latest DVD featuring a concert performed in Poland in April 2011. The DVD, which is of course listed separately on this site, captured the band's performance superbly. While the DVD format has the benefit of offering both sight and sound, there remain issues with portability, especially in terms of the music.

Metal Mind Productions have therefore taken the logical step of releasing a companion double CD of the concert, the discs being housed in an impressive digipak fold out sleeve with accompanying booklet.

Even without 'Freakshow', (presumably omitted from the CD for reasons of space) we have well over 2 hours of music here. The tracks are drawn from right across the band's catalogue including songs from "The world", "Window of Life", "The masquerade overture", "Not of this world", 'Pure", and "Passion". Highlights include the 16 minute 'Not of this world and 17 minute 'Comotose' which appear back to back. It is also good to see the classic 'Paintbox' getting a dusting down.

Those who already have the DVD will be well aware of the consistent excellence of the performances and the recordings here. This 2 disc set offers an ideal way to hear the tracks where and when you choose. It also represents a magnificent live album in its own right.

Easy Livin | 5/5 |


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