Three Piece Suite (Steven Wilson Mix)
29 September 2017
|Gentle Giant – Three Piece Suite.
On September 29th 2017 Gentle Giant will release ‘Three Piece Suite’.
Gentle Giant—Three Piece Suite is a specially curated selection of songs and compositions from the band’s first three albums (Giant, Acquiring The Taste, Three Friends) presented in both 5.1 surround sound and stereo. There are nine tracks from the albums, plus a pre-debut song, remixed by Steven Wilson. The choices were determined by the limited availability of multi-track master tapes from the era. Only a few songs from each album are known to exist as multi-tracks, with the rest presumably lost.
Three Piece Suite is available in the following formats:
Gentle Giant’s Three Piece Suite includes the songs ‘Giant’, ‘Nothing At All’, and ‘Why Not’ from the first album ‘Giant’.
The liner notes by interviewer Anil Prasad include reflections from Gentle Giant’s members about the writing and recording sessions. Furthermore, Steven Wilson and Tony Visconti share their incredible observations about the early days of this unique collection of timeless music from one of progressive rock’s most influential bands.
Tony Visconti recounts:
Steven Wilson explains:
Tony Visconti continues:
The band members, collectively, feel there are still good reasons its fans continue to enjoy Gentle Giant’s music and why it continues to be discovered by new generations.
For fans of Gentle Giant, ‘Three Piece Suite’ is a must have. For fans of great musicianship and progressive rock this is an incredible insight into the earliest days of this legendary band.