doubt, it was the Beatles, the Stones and the Move in that
order in England." Tony
Secunda - Move manager 1966-1968
Move is one of the greatest myths and cults of all time,"
reckoned Carl a year before his untimely death in 2004. "Its
saving grace was that it broke up before it did too much damage
to itself." But ten years ago, it was Wayne himself
who decided that something ought to be done to preserve the band's
recorded legacy and rescue their reputation from cult corner.
Since then, a remarkable effort has been undertaken to seek out
the original master tapes, live recordings and session multitracks,
many of which were thought to have been lost long ago. And the
results, as you can now hear, ably confirm Tony Secunda's
assertion that The Move were one of the finest bands ever
to have emerged out of Britain. Which is where we came in
Extract from Mark Paytress liner
notes, The Move Anthology
in partnership with Fly Records, present 'The
Move Anthology 1966 - 1972', the sovereign set in the continuing
programme of The Move's 40th Anniversary Series.
years in the making. 62 career-spanning tracks and well over three
hours of Move magnificence on one superbly remastered 4-CD box
set! Classic hit singles, b-sides, choice album cuts, a wealth
of previously unreleased material including never-before-heard
songs, demos, alternate takes & live recordings from 1966-72.
remastering & sound restoration is by Rob Keyloch at
Church Walk Studio & Nick Robbins at Sound
Mastering Ltd, with Peter Mew at Abbey Road Studios
- and all approved by the members of The Move!
award-winning art director Rachel Gutek has continued her
stunning design work seen on 'Move',
In The Rain' & 'Looking On'
& created a beautifully packaged boxset that houses a wealth
of Move treasures: 72-page full-colour booklet containing rare
& previously unseen photos, memorabilia & original press
articles; double-sided Move poster featuring the Wayne-Wood-Bevan-Burton-Kefford
line-up from 1967 & the Wood-Lynne-Bevan-Price
line-up from 1970 (initial copies only); five facsimile Move biog
cards from 1967 (initial copies only).
11,000-word definitive Move History liner notes are by respected
author & Move authority Mark Paytress who was given
unprecedented access to The Move Archive & interviewed band
members over an 8-year period. The detailed track-by-track commentary
by Rob Caiger lists session recording dates & background
info & is rounded off with an illustrated UK Discography.
Every copy ordered from the SHOP will come with a new colour Move
Collectors Edition Postcard & new Move sticker, featuring
the classic 5-piece Move line up - while stocks last!
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