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Into the Electric Castle

Ayreon

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
October 26th, 2018
Catalog ID:
IOMCD 182 / IOMACD 4040
Version desc.:
Reissue, Special edition
Label:
InsideOut Music
Format:
4CD + DVD
Reviews:
9 reviews (avg. 74%)
Disc 1 (CD)
1. Welcome to the New Dimension 03:06   Show lyrics
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2. Isis and Osiris (Let the Journey Begin - The Hall of Isis & Osiris - Strange Constellations - Reprise) 11:11   Show lyrics
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3. Amazing Flight (Amazing Flight in Space - Stardance - Flying Colours) 10:15   Show lyrics
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4. Time Beyond Time 06:05   Show lyrics
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5. The Decision Tree (We're Alive) 06:24   Show lyrics
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6. Tunnel of Light 04:05   Show lyrics
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7. Across the Rainbow Bridge 06:20   Show lyrics
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  47:26  
Disc 2 (CD)
1. The Garden of Emotions (In the Garden of Emotions - Voices in the Sky - The Aggression Factor) 09:41   Show lyrics
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2. Valley of the Queens 02:25   Show lyrics
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3. The Castle Hall 05:49   Show lyrics
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4. Tower of Hope 04:54   Show lyrics
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5. Cosmic Fusion (Soar on the Breeze - Death's Grunt - The Passing of an Eagle) 07:27   Show lyrics
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6. The Mirror Maze (Inside the Mirror Maze - Through the Mirror) 06:34   Show lyrics
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7. Evil Devolution 06:31   Show lyrics
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8. The Two Gates 06:28   Show lyrics
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9. "Forever" of the Stars 02:02   Show lyrics
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10. Another Time, Another Space 05:20   Show lyrics
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  57:11  
Disc 3 (CD) - Instrumentals Disc 1
1. Welcome to the New Dimension 03:06  
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2. Isis and Osiris (Let the Journey Begin - The Hall of Isis & Osiris - Strange Constellations - Reprise) 11:11  
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3. Amazing Flight (Amazing Flight in Space - Stardance - Flying Colours) 10:15  
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4. Time Beyond Time 06:05  
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5. The Decision Tree (We're Alive) 06:24  
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6. Tunnel of Light 04:05  
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7. Across the Rainbow Bridge 06:20  
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  47:26  
Disc 4 (CD) - Instrumentals Disc 2
1. The Garden of Emotions (In the Garden of Emotions - Voices in the Sky - The Aggression Factor) 09:41  
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2. Valley of the Queens 02:25  
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3. The Castle Hall 05:49  
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4. Tower of Hope 04:54  
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5. Cosmic Fusion (Soar on the Breeze - Death's Grunt - The Passing of an Eagle) 07:27  
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6. The Mirror Maze (Inside the Mirror Maze - Through the Mirror) 06:34  
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7. Evil Devolution 06:31  
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8. The Two Gates 06:28  
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9. "Forever" of the Stars 02:02  
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10. Another Time, Another Space 05:20  
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  57:11  
Disc 5 (DVD)
1. 5.1. Aurround - 2018 Remix  
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2. Original Vintage Bonus Videos  
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Original line-up
Band members
Arjen Anthony Lucassen Guitars, Mandolin, Minimoog, Keyboards, Guitars (acoustic), Bass, Mellotron, Vocals (as Hippie)
Ed Warby Drums
Guest/Session
Thijs van Leer Flute (CD1 tracks 3, 4; CD2 tracks 2, 3)
Jay van Feggelen Vocals [as Barbarian]
Robby Valentine Piano, Mellotron (CD2 track 6), Keyboard solos (CD1 tracks 2, 3; CD2 track 4)
Taco Kooistra Cello
Robert Westerholt Vocals [as Death]
Peter Daltrey Vocals [as Voice]
Ton Scherpenzeel Keyboard solo (CD2 track 5)
René Merkelbach Keyboard solos (CD1 track 5; CD2 track 7), Harpsichord (CD2 track 2)
Sharon den Adel Vocals [as Indian]
Roland Bakker Hammond organ
Edwin Balogh Vocals [as Roman]
Ernö Olah Violin
Edward Reekers Vocals [as Futureman]
Jack Pisters Sitar
George Oosthoek Vocals [as Death]
Clive Nolan Keyboard solo (CD1 track 3)
Fish Vocals [as Highlander]
Anneke van Giersbergen Vocals [as Egyptian]
Damian Wilson Vocals [as Knight]
Miscellaneous staff
A.A. Lucassen Mixing, Producer
Jef Bertels Cover art, Artwork
John van der Oetelaar Layout
Oscar Holleman Mixing
Peter van 't Riet Mastering
Additional line-up
Miscellaneous staff
Arjen Anthony Lucassen Remixing
Original line-up
Arjen Anthony Lucassen Guitars, Mandolin, Minimoog, Keyboards, Guitars (acoustic), Bass, Mellotron, Vocals (as Hippie)
Ed Warby Drums
Original line-up
Thijs van Leer Flute (CD1 tracks 3, 4; CD2 tracks 2, 3)
Jay van Feggelen Vocals [as Barbarian]
Robby Valentine Piano, Mellotron (CD2 track 6), Keyboard solos (CD1 tracks 2, 3; CD2 track 4)
Taco Kooistra Cello
Robert Westerholt Vocals [as Death]
Peter Daltrey Vocals [as Voice]
Ton Scherpenzeel Keyboard solo (CD2 track 5)
René Merkelbach Keyboard solos (CD1 track 5; CD2 track 7), Harpsichord (CD2 track 2)
Sharon den Adel Vocals [as Indian]
Roland Bakker Hammond organ
Edwin Balogh Vocals [as Roman]
Ernö Olah Violin
Edward Reekers Vocals [as Futureman]
Jack Pisters Sitar
George Oosthoek Vocals [as Death]
Clive Nolan Keyboard solo (CD1 track 3)
Fish Vocals [as Highlander]
Anneke van Giersbergen Vocals [as Egyptian]
Damian Wilson Vocals [as Knight]
Original line-up
A.A. Lucassen Mixing, Producer
Jef Bertels Cover art, Artwork
John van der Oetelaar Layout
Oscar Holleman Mixing
Peter van 't Riet Mastering
Additional line-up
Arjen Anthony Lucassen Remixing
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Original vintage bonus videos with commentary from Lucassen:
Sequence One: Introduction of the vocalists and samples of their performance: Damian Wilson, Anneke van Giersbergen, Edward Reekers, Fish, Jay van Feggelen, Edwin Balogh, Sharon den Adel, George Oosthoek and Robert Westerholt, Peter Daltrey and Lucassen himself.
Sequence Two: Introduction of the cover art by Jef Bertels, tape recordings and drumming by Ed Warby.

Recording information:

Recorded at the "Electric Castle"; drums at "RS 29"; vocal Fish at "The Farm", Scotland.
Mixed at "RS 29".
Mastered at Sound Factory.
Remixed.

Identifiers:

Barcode: 819873017554

Added by: Lane Modified by: Krister Jensen
Added on: 2019-01-10 13:11:48 Last modified on: 2019-03-07 00:43:55