viernes, 25 de septiembre de 2015

Una aproximación a la obra de Gentle Giant

La banda británica editó 12 discos durante sus 10 años de actividad:

Gentle Giant (1970) 



Acquiring the Taste (1971) 



Three Friends (1972) 




Octopus (1972) 




In a Glass House (1973) 




The Power and the Glory (1974) 




Free Hand (1975) 




Interview (1976) 




The Official Live: Playing The Fool (1977)




The Missing Piece (1977) 




Giant for a Day (1978) 




Civilian (1980) 



En cuanto a ediciones posteriores, hasta la fecha se han lanzado las siguientes.

Grabaciones en vivo:

- In Concert (1994), recorded at the Golders Green Hippodrome, London, 5 January 1978
- Out of the Woods: The BBC Sessions (1996, re-released in 2000 under the name Totally Out of the Woods with additional tracks)
- The Last Steps (1996, re-released in 2003), recorded at the Roxy Theater, Los Angeles, 16 June 1980
- Out of the Fire: The BBC Concerts from 1973 & 1978 (1998)
- King Biscuit Flower Hour Presents (1998), recorded at the Academy of Music, New York City, 18 January 1975
- Live Rome 1974 (2000), recorded at the PalaEur in Rome, Italy, 26 November 1974
- In'terview in Concert (2000), recorded at Hempstead, New York, 7 March 1976
- In a Palesport House (2001), recorded at Palazzo dello Sport, Rome, 3 January 1973
- Artistically Cryme (2002), recorded at Olympen, Lund, Sweden, 19 September 1976
- Endless Life (2002), recorded at Music Hall, White Plains, NY, 3 October 1975 and at Community Theatre, Berkeley, CA, 28 October 1975
- The Missing Face (2002), recorded at the Ballroom, Cleveland, OH, November 1977
- Prologue (2003), recorded at the Munsterlandhalle, Munster, Germany, 5 April 1974 and at the Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 10 October 1975
- Playing the Cleveland (2004), recorded at the Agora Ballroom, Cleveland, 27 January 1975 and at Academy of Music, New York, 5 November 1975
- Live in New York 1975 (2005), recorded at Music Hall, White Plains NY, 3 October 1975
- Live in Santa Monica 1975 (2005)
- Live in Stockholm '75 (2009), recorded at Club Kåren (Kårhuset), Stockholm University, 12 November 1975
- King Alfred's College, Winchester 1971 (2009)
- Live at the Bicentennial (1976, recorded at Calderone Theatre, 3 July 1976; Hempstead, New York; released November 2014)

Compilados: 

- Giant Steps - The First Five Years (1975)
- Pretentious - For The Sake Of It (1977)
- Champions Of Rock (1996)
- Edge of Twilight (1996)
- Under Construction (1997)
- Scraping the Barrel (2004)
- I Lost My Head - The Chrysalis Years (2012)
- Memories of Old Days (2013)

Bootlegs:

- Playing The Foole (Bootleg) (recorded in 1974)

Videos:

- Giant on the Box (DVD, 2004)
- Giant on the Box - Deluxe Edition (DVD + CD, 2005)
- GG at the GG - Sight and Sound in Concert (DVD + CD, 2006)

Cosecha propia:

Una historia de la banda que escribimos hace algún tiempo, puede ser leída haciendo clic aquí.

También podés escuchar el especial dedicado a la banda en nuestro ciclo "Gigantes Gentiles, la buena música que no se escucha".

2 comentarios:

Gustavo Freiberg dijo...

Muuuuuuuuuuy buena guía para los fanas y los que no los conocen. Siempre es grato volver a los GG.

Gracias!!!!!!!!!

quique quagliano dijo...

Abrazo,Gus!