EAST OF EDEN Mercator Projected UK ENGLAND 1st pressing 12" LP VINYL



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Collectors information & Description: 

Matrix/Stamper codes:
Side one: ZAL-8688 1W
Side two: ZAL-8689 1W

Includes original Decca company inner sleeve

This is the first album by "EAST OF EDEN" called "Mercator Projected" take one electric violin which blows rock, and Bartok, add one flute from the East, mix in Sumerian saxophones, bass, drums, guitar and liquid word pictures - mark "East of Eden"

"East of Eden" was a British progressive rock band, who had a Top 10 hit in the UK with the single, "Jig-a-Jig", in 1971. Although some might consider this group as being a symphonic progressive band, others state that their style is mostly jazz oriented. Combining flutes, violins and tape loops to folk, gypsy and psychedelic music, the "East of Eden" style was always heavily supported on a pure rock base; strong and experimental.

Music Genre:  Prog Rock, Acid, Psych, Jazz-Rock 
Production information:

The album: "EAST OF EDEN - Mercator Projected" was produced by: Noel Walker

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Derek Varnals, Adrian Martins

Album cover design: Decca Publicity Art Department

Album cover photography: David Wedgbury

Laminated with "Clarifoll" made by British Celanese Ltd.

Sleeve printed in England by Moore & Matthes Ltd

Label Information:  DERAM SML 1038 , 8898 LAZ (ZAL), Uncle Doris Music
Record Format 12" LP Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  
Year & Country  1969 Made in England

Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: EAST OF EDEN - Mercator Projected

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Dave Arbus
  • Ron Caines
  • Geoff Nicholson
  • Steve York
  • Dave Dufont

Complete Track-listing of the album "EAST OF EDEN - Mercator Projected"

The detailed tracklist of this record "EAST OF EDEN - Mercator Projected" is:

    Track-listing Side One:
  1. Northern Hemisphere - Decline and fall of Western Civilization and Violin Pie
  2. Isadora - Flute and soprano dance
  3. Waterways - Nilotic landscape in 5/4
  4. Centaur Woman - Half woman half beast, half bass guitar
    Side Two:
  1. Bathers - Lake Balaton is in Hungary
  2. Communion - Inspired by a Bartok string quartet
  3. Moth - A girl is like a drowning insect
  4. In the Stable of the Sphinx - News travels fast in the Desert

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