Here are three bits of friendly news from the land of the Giants:
1) Ex-guitarist and original member of Gentle Giant Gary Green's new outfit 'Three Friends' [also featuring one-time GG drummer Malcolm Mortimore who played on the original album recording] are currently touring the globe and are soon to hit Italian shores at the end of July [still to be confirmed], then US & Canadian dates are booked for this Autumn starting in Quebec in early October – all following the recent remaster of the thing of wonder that is Gentle Giant's 3rd and brilliant full length album and Gary's band-namesake 'Three Friends' – all stunning musical prospects!
– Here's the band's live set and what a mind-blowing repertoire it is:
>> Prologue, Playing The Game, The Advent Of Panurge, Pantagruel's Nativity, Just The Same, Think Of Me With Kindness, The House, The Street, The Room, The Boys In The Band, His Last Voyage, In A Glass House, Mister Class And Quality, Three Friends, Free Hand, Giant, Peel The Paint <<
2) Chrysalis are set to release a fabulous new 4-CD box set fit for a Giant – entitled 'I Lost My Head: The Chrysalis Years 1975-1980' featuring the band's masterful albums on the label including 'Free Hand', 'Interview', 'The Missing Piece' plus single edits, live tracks, Peel Sessions and more - enough to lose your head in!
3) Elusive copies of Gentle Giant's must-have Original masterpieces In A Glass House and Octopus have found there way right here to the vaults of 991.com on LP! Along with some great live albums including King Alfred's College 1971 and a trail-blazing set from Stockholm in '75 plus books, compilations and a rare Double Press Pack from the Late 70's comprised of official tour packs for 1976's Playing The Fool and 1977's The Missing Piece!! Gigantic!
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