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 Vangelis discography: Delectus 13 cd box-set

A 13 CD box set, called Delectus: The Polydor & Vertigo Recordings • 1973-1985, features all of Vangelis‘ Vertigo and Polydor albums newly remastered (from the original first generation master tapes) ever under the legendary composer’s own supervision.

The 13 albums: Earth, L’Apocalypse Des Animaux, China, See You Later, Antarctica, Mask, Opera Sauvage, Chariots of Fire, Soil Festivities and Invisible Connections.
Delectus also features recordings with Jon Anderson as ‘Jon & Vangelis’. These are Short Stories, The Friends of Mister Cairo, and Private Collection.
Additionally, this set features four bonus tracks: "Neighbours Above" (previously unreleased), The other bonus tracks were earlier released on vinyl singles and have never appeared on CD before: "My love", "Domestic Logic 1" (on the See You Later disc) and "Song Is" (on the Jon & Vangelis disc: Private Collection) all previously unreleased on CD.

There's also a reproduction of a poster for the China album, folded three times.

And a beautiful LP sized hardcover book with 98 pages that contains essays and rare photos.
The 98 pages contain a small section for each album, with cover art and a few notes by Mark Powell.
For the rest, the book is filled with many page large photographs, from the period in which these albums were recorded. Most of the photographs have never before been seen and were recently selected from Vangelis' private archives.

Delectus is presented as an outer box which contain two large die-cut wallets to hold all of the discs.

Credits:
Producer, Arranged by, written by, and remastered from the original  analogue master tapes by Vangelis
Engineer [Remastering] – Philippe Colonna.
Conceived, co-ordinated & researched for UMC by Mark Powell.
Project co-ordination for UMC: Kris Maher and Chas Chandler.
Artist liaison: Mark Powell Analogue tape transfers by Ben Wiseman at the Audio Archiving Company, London.
Masters prepared by Paschal Byrned at the Audio Archiving Company, London.
Notes on the album by Mark Powell.
Delectus design and artwork by Phil Smee at Waldo's Design & Dream Emporium with grateful thanks to Vangelis.
Thanks to Johnny Chandler, Emma Shalles, Johnnathan Homer, Dave Ball, Stephen Ellis, James Maedows, Peter Matthes & Craig Thompson at Universal Music Tape Facility for their much appreciated assistance with master tape research.

This Compilation ℗ 2017 Universal Music International BV / Polydor (UK) Ltd.
© 2017 Universal Music International BV / Polydor (UK) Ltd.



Disc 1: Earth (1973)
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1   Come on     2:09       

Vangelis: Delectus: Large die-cut wallets cover for discs 1-6:

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Vangelis: Delectus: Large die-cut wallets cover for discs 7-13:

   
2 We were all uprooted 6:48
3 Sunny earth 6:38
4 He-o 4:09
5 Ritual 2:45
6 Let it happen 4:20
7 The city 1:17
8 My face in the rain 4:19
9 Watch out 2:50
10 A song 3:32
      
    Total playing time 39:14
             
             

Disc 2: L’Apocalypse des animaux (1973) 
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  1   Apocalypse des animaux - generique   1:25  
  2   La petite fille de la mer   5:53  
  3   Le singe bleu   7:30  
  4   La mort du loup   3:00  
  5   L'ours musicien   1:00  
  6   Creation du monde   9:51  
  7   La mer recommence   5:55  
             
      Total playing time   35:24  
             
             
 

Disc 3: China (1979)
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  1   Chung Kuo   5:31  
  2   The Long March   2:01  
  3   The Dragon   4:13  
  4   The Plum Blossom   2:36  
  5   The Tao Of Love   2:44  
  6   The Little Fete   3:01  
  7   Yin & Yang   5:48  
  8   Himalaya   10:53  
  9   Summit   4:30  
            
      Total playing time   41:34  
             
             
 

Disc 4: Opera Sauvage (1979)
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  1   Hymne   2:46  
  2   RÍve   12:32  
  3   L'enfant   5:05  
  4   Mouettes   2:30  
  5   Chromatique   3:31  
  6   Irlande   4:47  
  7   Flammants roses   11:50  
           
      Total playing time   43:01  
             
 

 

 

Disc 5: See you later (1980) 
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  1   I Can't Take It Anymore   5:38  
  2   Multi-Track Suggestion   5:32  
  3   Memories Of Green   5:44  
  4   Not a Bit - All Of It   2:55  
  5   Suffocation   9:21  
  6   See You Later   10:22  
      Bonus tracks:      
  7   Neighbours Above (previously unreleased on CD)     4:53  
  8   My Love (previously unreleased on CD)   4:11  
  9   Domestic Logic 1 (previously unreleased on CD)   3:19  
             
      Total playing time   51:38  
             
             
 

Disc 6: Chariots of fire (1981)
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  1   Titles   3:33  
  2   Five Circles   5:20  
  3   Abraham's Theme   3:20  
  4   Eric's Theme   4:18  
  5   100 Metres   2:04  
  6   Jerusalem   2:47  
  7   Chariots Of Fire   20:41  
              
      Total playing time   42:06  
             
             
 

Disc 7: Antarctica (1983)
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  1   Theme from Antarctica   7:29  
  2   Antarctic echoes   5:58  
  3   Kinematic   3:50  
  4   Song of white   5:17  
  5   Life of Antarctica   5:59  
  6   Memory of Antarctica   5:30  
  7   Other side of Antarctica   6:56  
  8   Deliverance   4:30  
             
      Total playing time   45:29  
             
             
 

Disc 8: Soil Festivities (1984)
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  1   Movement 1   18:20  
  2   Movement 2   6:20  
  3   Movement 3   6:06  
  4   Movement 4   9:54  
  5   Movement 5   7:20  
           
      Total playing time   48:19  
             
             
 

Disc 9: Mask (1985)
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  1   Movement 1   10:18  
  2   Movement 2   3:26  
  3   Movement 3   6:38  
  4   Movement 4   8:41  
  5   Movement 5   10:30  
  6   Movement 6   4:22  
             
      Total playing time   43:47  
             
             
 

Disc 10: Invisible connections (1985)
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  1   Invisible connections   18:30  
  2   Atom blaster   7:42  
  3   Thermo vision   13:19  
           
      Total playing time   39:45  
             
             
 

Disc 11:  Jon & Vangelis - Short Stories (1980)
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  1   Curious Electric   6:42  
  2   Each And Everyday   3:42  
  3   Bird Song   1:23  
  4   I Hear You Now   5:11  
  5   The Road   4:31  
  6   Far Away In Baagad   2:50  
  7   Love is   5:09  
  8   One More Time   6:12  
  9   Thunder   2:13  
  10   A Play Within A Play     7:02  
                
      Total playing time   45:11  
             
             
 

Disc 12:  Jon & Vangelis - The Friends Of Mister Cairo (1981)
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  1   I'll Find My Way Home   4:31  
  2   State Of Independence   7:56  
  3   Beside   4:12  
  4   The Mayflower   6:38  
  5   The Friends Of Mr. Cairo   12:09  
  6   Back To School   5:09  
  7   Outside Of This (Inside Of That)   5:03  
            
      Total playing time   45:42  
             
             
 

Disc 13:  Jon & Vangelis - Private Collection (1983)
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  1   Italian Song   2:53  
  2   And When The Night Comes   4:35  
  3   Deborah   4:54  
  4   Polonaise   5:24  
  5   He is Sailing   6:47  
  6   Horizon   22:53  
      Bonus track:    
  7   Song Is (previously unreleased on CD)   6:07  
             
      Total playing time   61:02  
             
      Total playing time (all 13 discs)   10:35:06  
             

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