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Epoch-Eclipse: 30 Year Anthology


  • 1. Hurry on Sundown
    2. Paranoia (Part 2)
    3. Master of the Universe
    4. Children of the Sun
    5. Silver Machine (Original Single Version)
    6. Seven by Seven (Original Version)
    7. Brainstorm
    8. Space Is Deep
    9. Urban Guerilla
    10. Brainbox Pollution
    11. Sonic Attack
    12. Orgone Accumulator
    13. Lost Johnny
    14. Psychedelic Warlords (Disappear on Mohe) (Single Edit)
    15. Motorhead
    16. Assault & Battery (Pt 1)
    17. Golden Void (Part 2)
    18. Magnu
    19. Kerb Crawler
    20. Steppenwolf
    21. Back on the Streets
    22. Quark Strangeness & Charm
    23. Hassan I Shaba
    24. Spirit of the Age
    25. PSI Power
    26. 25 Years (12" Remix)
    27. High Rise
    28. Death Trap
    29. Uncle Sam's on Mars
    30. Shot Down in the Night (Live) (Edit)
    31. Motorway City
    32. Levitation
    33. Angels of Death
    34. Coded Languages
    35. Some People Never Die
    36. Choose Your Masques
    37. Night of the Hawks
    38. Needle Gun
    39. War I Survived
    40. Black Elk Speaks
    41. Right to Decide
    42. Sputnik Stan
    43. Love in Space
    44. Silver Machine Infected B
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 5432282

  • Credits
    Producer
    Engineer

    The entire career of groundbreaking space metal rockers Hawkwind is covered in the extensive compilation, with 44 tracks ranging from popular hits to obscure rarities.
    Chronicling the entire career of the band, this box set really is a wonderful collection. The three CDs show the diversity of Hawkwind in all their varying styles. Although a bit pricey for a first Hawkwind addition to a music collection, in many ways it would be perfect for that. It contains many potent tracks that would give the new listener a taste of all the various phases of the band. Epoch Eclipse certainly would be a great complement to the established Hawkwind collection. Even those with fairly extensive collections of Hawkwind music should find a number of tracks included in this package that are not already in their possession. The booklet accompanying this set is very nice. In fact, the packaging in general is quite superior. The progression of music on this compilation shows a band that has played in their own style for years while crossing into many musical modes. Looking at the release dates of much of this material, and hearing the musical leanings, it becomes apparent just how many musical trends Hawkwind foresaw. The songs are arranged in chronological order, adding a historical and progressive flow to the set. The tracks presented here include many Hawk classics, ranging from the hard psychedelic rock of "Master of the Universe," "Silver Machine," and "Brainstorm" to the weirdness of "Sonic Attack" and "Orgone Accumulator." The track "Motorhead," written and sung by Lemmy and later recorded by his band of the same name, is another solid addition. The disc includes tracks for the group's more progressive rock side, as well as the classic "Hassan I Shaba." Songs like "Uncle Sam's on Mars" represent the Robert Calvert era of Hawkwind. The closing piece is a new, techno take on "Silver Machine" "infected" by the Scourge of the Earth. ~ Gary Hill

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