Stars Die: The Delerium Years '91-97

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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
U.K. art rock outfit Porcupine Tree devotes an entire box set to their early- to mid-'90s downtempo/prog rock period. Stars Die: The Delerium Years '91-97, narrows its focus to the group's psychedelic, pre-ambient Pink Floyd era that relied heavily on guitarist/founder Steve Wilson's more pop-oriented -- but still epic -- compositions. The two discs pack 21 assorted rarities, previously unreleased tracks, and new mixes into an elegant box featuring a deluxe 40-page booklet that's worth the price of the collection itself. Listeners looking for an entry point into this Porcupine Tree period would do well giving this anthology a shot, while fans of acts like Ozric...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
U.K. art rock outfit Porcupine Tree devotes an entire box set to their early- to mid-'90s downtempo/prog rock period. Stars Die: The Delerium Years '91-97, narrows its focus to the group's psychedelic, pre-ambient Pink Floyd era that relied heavily on guitarist/founder Steve Wilson's more pop-oriented -- but still epic -- compositions. The two discs pack 21 assorted rarities, previously unreleased tracks, and new mixes into an elegant box featuring a deluxe 40-page booklet that's worth the price of the collection itself. Listeners looking for an entry point into this Porcupine Tree period would do well giving this anthology a shot, while fans of acts like Ozric Tentacles, Tangerine Dream, and Flying Saucer Attack, who have remained in the dark about the group, will likely find them to be a new and wonderful addiction.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/29/2008
  • Label: Whd Japan
  • EAN: 4582213912081
  • Catalog Number: 20122/3
  • Sales rank: 260,112

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Radioactive Toy (10:10)
  2. 2 Nine Cats (3:51)
  3. 3 And the Swallows Dance Above the Sun (4:04)
  4. 4 Nostalgia Factory (7:33)
  5. 5 Voyage 34: Phase One (12:54)
  6. 6 Synesthesia (7:54)
  7. 7 Phantoms (3:14)
  8. 8 Up the Downstair (10:09)
  9. 9 Fadeaway (6:16)
  10. 10 Rainy Taxi (6:52)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Stars Die (5:06)
  2. 2 The Sky Moves Sideways: Phase One (18:37)
  3. 3 Men of Wood (3:34)
  4. 4 Waiting (4:27)
  5. 5 The Sound of No-One Listening (8:12)
  6. 6 Colourflow in Mind (3:49)
  7. 7 Fuse the Sky (4:33)
  8. 8 Signify II (6:04)
  9. 9 Every Home Is Wired (5:13)
  10. 10 Sever (5:30)
  11. 11 Dark Matter (8:12)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Porcupine Tree Primary Artist
Richard Barbieri Synthesizer, Keyboards, Hammond Organ, electronics, Prophet 5
Gavin Harrison Drums
Chris Maitland Percussion, Drums, Vocals, Background Vocals, Vocal Harmony
Steven Wilson Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Flute, Guitar, Piano, Bass Guitar, Electric Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals, Various, Sampling, Mellotron, Musician
Gavin Wilson Drums
Colin Edwin Bass, Bass Guitar, Double Bass
Suzanne J. Barbieri Vocals, Voices
Technical Credits
Steve Tibbetts Contributor
Guo Yi Arranger
Guo Yue Arranger
Mike Diver Cover Image
Steven Wilson Composer, Programming, Atmosphere, Instrumentation
Mike Bennion Art Direction
Carl Glover Graphic Design
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