Tales from the Lush Attic 2013 remix

published on: Friday, 25 January 2013.

Tales from the Lush Attic 2013 remix

The 30th anniversary special edition of IQ’s debut album ‘Tales from the Lush Attic’ is released this week.

The double disc hard back 32 page book comes with lots of extras, including the complete remix of the album, extra bonus tracks and a DVD featuring live video footage of material from ‘Tales’ along with a host of MP3 files, original mixes, audio commentary and previously unreleased writing/rehearsal/demo material.

The full track listing for the CD/DVD edition is:

CD:

  • The Last Human Gateway

  • Through The Corridors (Oh! Shit Me)
  • Awake And Nervous
  • My Baby Treats Me Right ‘Cos I’m A Hard Lovin’ Man All Night Long
  • The Enemy Smacks

2013 remix by Michael Holmes
Engineered by Rob Aubrey

Bonus tracks:

  • Wintertell (2012 recording)
  • The Last Human Gateway (end section, alternative vocals)
  • Just Changing Hands (unfinished demo)
  • Dans Le Parc du Château Noir (unfinished demo)

DVD:

  • The Last Human Gateway
  • Through The Corridors (Oh! Shit Me)
  • About Lake Five / Awake And Nervous
  • The Enemy Smacks

(Live at De Boerderij, Zoetermeer, Holland: October 23, 2011)

  • Photo Gallery (contemporary photos and artwork)
  • DIY Mix of ‘Through The Corridors': multi-track audio files and mixing software

MP3 files:

  • ‘Tales From The Lush Attic’ (original mix: August 1983)
  • Seven Stories into Eight (original cassette album)
  • Tales from the Lush Attic - audio commentary by Peter and Mike

Further listening:

  • The Enemy Smacks (first attempts: November 1982)
  • The Last Human Gateway (writing session: February 1983)
  • Just Changing Hands (instrumental demo: February 1983)
  • Just Changing Hands (rehearsal: February 11, 1983)
  • Wintertell (demo: July 1983)
  • The Last Human Gateway (first complete version - rehearsal: July 27, 1983)
  • Unused idea version 1 (rehearsal: August 1983)
  • Unused idea version 2 (rehearsal: August 1983)
  • Hollow Afternoon (demo, original lyrics: 1983)
  • Just Changing Hands (Cava demo: 1984)
  • The Last Human Gateway (middle section) (1991 recording)

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