Return to the Centre of the Earth

Return to the Centre of the Earth

by Rick Wakeman
     
 

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Rick Wakeman's sequel to Journey to the Centre of the Earth, Return to the Centre of the Earth celebrates the original prog-rock masterpiece's 25th anniversary. Return to the Centre of the Earth tells the story of three explorers coming back to the path of their original expedition, only to embark on another fantasticSee more details below

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Rick Wakeman's sequel to Journey to the Centre of the Earth, Return to the Centre of the Earth celebrates the original prog-rock masterpiece's 25th anniversary. Return to the Centre of the Earth tells the story of three explorers coming back to the path of their original expedition, only to embark on another fantastic adventure. The London Symphony Orchestra, the English Chamber Choir, Ozzy Osbourne, Bonnie Tyler, the Moody Blues' Justin Hayward, and Yes' own Trevor Rabin are among the musical luminaries that contributed to the album, and actor Patrick Stewart lends a hand as narrator. Return to the Centre of the Earth includes instrumental pieces like "The Return Overture," as well as vocal tracks like "Still Waters Run Deep" and "Buried Alive," which come together for a unique musical storytelling experience.

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Product Details

Release Date:
04/20/1999
Label:
Emi Classics
UPC:
0724355676320
catalogNumber:
56763

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Tracks

  1. Narration 1: A Vision
  2. The Return Overture
  3. Narration 2: Mother Earth:Shadow Of June/The Gallery/The Avenue Of ...
  4. Buried Alive
  5. Narration 3: The Enigma
  6. Is Anybody There?
  7. Narration 4: The Ravine
  8. The Dance Of A Thousand Lights
  9. Narration 5: The Shepard
  10. Mr. Slow
  11. Narration 6: Bridge Of Time
  12. Never Is A Long, Long Time
  13. Narration 7: Tales From The Lidenbrook Sea:River Of Hope/Hunter ...
  14. The Kill
  15. Narration 8:Timeless History
  16. Still Waters Run Deep
  17. Narration 9:Time Within Time:The Ebbing Tide/The Electric Storm
  18. Ride Of Your Life
  19. Narration 10:Floating:Globes Of Fire/Cascades OF Fear
  20. Floodflames
  21. Narration 11:The Volcano:Tongues Of Fire/The Blue Mountains
  22. The End Of the Return

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Rick Wakeman   Primary Artist,Piano,Keyboards
Justin Hayward   Vocals,Choir, Chorus,Track Performer
London Symphony Orchestra   Track Performer
Ozzy Osbourne   Vocals,Track Performer
Trevor Rabin   Guitar,Vocals,Track Performer
Bonnie Tyler   Vocals,Choir, Chorus,Track Performer
English Chamber Choir   Track Performer
Guy Protheroe   Conductor
David Snell   Conductor
Katrina Leskanich   Vocals,Choir, Chorus
Tony Mitchell   Piano,Keyboards,Vocals
Phillip Williams   Bass Guitar

Technical Credits

Rick Wakeman   Producer,Contributor,Orchestration,Mastering
Ozzy Osbourne   Engineer
Trevor Rabin   Engineer
Roger Dean   Paintings,Drawing
English Chamber Choir   Contributor
Frank Rodgers   Executive Producer
Adam Wakeman   Orchestration,Orchestration Reconstruction
Simon Heyworth   Mastering
James Collins   Engineer,Mastering
London Symphony Brass   Contributor
Mike Baumgartner   Engineer
Ron Rutledge   Studio Manager
Paul Linford   Engineer

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