- Order number: 32946
- Band/Artist: MARSUPILAMI
- Format: LP
- Genre: PROGRESSIVE
- Erscheinungsdatum: 07.05.2021
This is the first official re-release on vinyl under licensed courtesy of BMG Rights Management, UK, remastered from an original master copy out of the vaults of BMG. The album was originally released in 1971 on Transatlantic, produced by Peter Bardens (Camel). Marsipulami‘s sombre and slightly spooky flute-laden music, often evoking mythology, certainly was groundbreaking stuff and should‘ve caught many more "underground public" ears.
‘Arena‘ is a concept album with songs run in the 7-11 minutes range. Earthy, powerful and intriguing, Marsupilami was one of the first true progressive rock bands. This is a must for all lovers of early British prog rock. The album comes with 6-sided cover-sized insert sheet with comprehensive story by singer Fred Hasson and additional Glastonbury story by organ player Leary Hasson, rare and unseen photos and lyrics. Don‘t miss it!