Rick Wakeman Updating His King Arthur Album (Top Story)
Says Wakeman, "It has always been in my mind to re-record and once again perform an extended version of King Arthur..., as it has only ever been performed three times in the UK. I am delighted to now have the opportunity to do this and especially so with the help of the fans and my campaign on PledgeMusic. And if all goes well, maybe one day put it back on ice! In the meantime, I'm Iooking forward to the première performance at the O2 in London on June 19th as part of the Stone Free Festival."
Back in 1975 what you could squeeze musically onto a single vinyl disc was understandably inhibiting and so with this re-recording, (with full symphony orchestra, choir, band and vocalists), there will be all the original music and an additional 5 new compositions, all in the style of the original recording. Read more - here.
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