P.L.J. Band - "Gaspar" {Greece} [1979] (Single)

The first ever official vinyl reissue of these Greek legends. Originally released in 1982 by Vertigo this is a very rare album nowadays. Progressive, space rock, psychedelic, Byzantine and mid-eastern elements create the ultimate Greek "rock" album, as many prog-minds around the world declare. The lyrics based on the "Apocalypse of John" and the "Prophecies of Ezekiel". The surprise is the "GASPAR", which accompanies this album. It was a privately pressed 7" EP, released in 1979 as a limited edition of 1000 copies and it had been distributed by the band through their gigs. Nowadays, it's an ultra rarity and almost impossible to find a copy. It contains 4 tracks, all self-penned and sung in English and it's closer to the late 60's - early 70's psychedelic music than to the "Armageddon's" space progressivism. It has never been rereleased in any format. This is an official reissue. From the master-tapes. Exact reproduction of the gatefold cover and the Vertigo labels. Includes extra 2-pages insert with photos and the reproduction of an original full-coloured poster which announces the just-released (!!!) album by Vertigo back in 1981. Yet, the set contains the ULTRA RARE, 4-tracks,7" EP "Gaspar", made by the band in 1979. With its original B/W picture sleeve, this 7" re-release is licenced by P.L.J Band members. 500 copies. http://www.shinybeast.nl/catalog/view.php?item_id=319408

More info here http://www.termitesband.com/ http://www.myspace.com/termitesgr

01. Wake up (3:07)
02. Summer will come for me again (2:52)
03. Gaspar (3:15)
04. Transmigration (3:19)

- Laurentis Macaeritsas / Lead Vocals, 12-String Guitar, Keyboards
- Antonis Mijelos / Lead guitar, Acoustic Guitar
- Jimmy Vasalakos / Bass, Backing Vocals
- Pavlos Kikrilis / Rhythm, Classical Guitar
- Tolis Skamajouras / Drums, Percussion

Thanks to Antony :)
Thanks to Pavlos Kikrilis :)

03. Gaspar
04. Transmigration

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9 comments:

  1. Links:
    - Gaspar -> http://lix.in/-361650
    - Armageddon -> http://prognotfrog.blogspot.com/2006/12/plj-band-armageddon-greece-1982-psych.html#comments

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  2. This is the album,not the single..Could you please fix it? I'd love to hear it!Thanx!

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  3. The Gaspar link is actually the one for Armageddon, could you correct it? Thanks.

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  4. Correct link to Gaspar: http://lix.in/-2e8df9

    :)

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  5. Very nice. Thanks!

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  6. Thanks!
    Gostaria de compartilhar o link:
    www.particulasdosentido.blogspot.com

    'Congratrulações'

    abraços.

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  7. Thank U for the real good stuff !
    Nice blog.

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  8. nice one man! thanx a lot..

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