Jeff Wayne - Jeff Wayne's War Of The Worlds - Artwork/ Painting, Limited edition, LP Box set - 1978

Description
Jeff Wayne - Jeff Wayne's War Of The Worlds - Artwork/ Painting, Limited edition, LP Box set - 1978
Number of items: 1 - Very Good Plus (VG+) - Including: Booklet/ book, Limited & numbered edition, Original inner sleeve

Jeff Wayne ‎– Jeff Wayne's Musical Version Of The War Of The Worlds
Label: CBS ‎– CBS 96000
Format: 2 × Vinyl, LP, Album Box Set, Limited Edition, Numbered All Media, Book
Country: Europe
Released: 1978
Genre: Rock
Style: Ambient, Symphonic Rock

1978 Dutch pressing. Catalog number: CBS 96000-BOX.

Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of the Worlds is a 1978 concept album by Jeff Wayne, retelling the story of The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells Its format is progressive rock and string orchestra, using narration and leitmotifs to carry the story via rhyming melodic lyrics that express the feelings of the various characters. The two-disc album remains a bestseller, having sold millions of records around the world and is the 39th best selling album of all time in the UK.

This lot comes with the original vinyl 2LP, a 16 pages full colour booklet with lyrics and drawings, and the hardcover book by H.G. Wells (Dutch edition: De Planetenoorlog") Everything in a numbered red/gold box in EX condition.

Performers:

Richard Burton – spoken words (The Journalist: the narrator-protagonist)
Justin Hayward – vocals (The Sung Thoughts of the Journalist)
David Essex – spoken words and vocals (The Artilleryman)
Chris Thompson – vocals (The Voice of Humanity)
Phil Lynott – spoken words and vocals (Parson Nathaniel)
Julie Covington – spoken words and vocals (Beth)
Jerry Wayne – spoken words (The Voice of NASA)

Lot details
More than 3 artists/bands
No
Artist/ Band (max 3)
Jeff Wayne
Multiple Titles
No
Record Title
Jeff Wayne's War Of The Worlds
Nr of items
1
Media Source
Artwork/ Painting, Limited edition, LP Box set
Release Country
Netherlands
Release year (oldest)
1978
Condition
Very Good Plus (VG+)
Includes
Booklet/ book, Limited & numbered edition, Original inner sleeve
Record Label
CBS
Record Label Number
96000
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