Formed in the last embers of the 70's Level 42 started as a Jazz Fusion band before embracing dance rock for which they would be best known. The band's first single Love Meeting Love was released in 1980 to much critical acclaim which led to the debut album, the self-titled Level 42 which charted in the top 20. Throughout the 80's the band released numerous albums and toured regularly building a large and devoted fan base - these early years are featured here. Volume One contains all the Level 42 albums from 1981 - 1984 in their original glory. Discs 6 -10 contain all the B-Sides, 7" Mixes, remixes and rare versions from those eras. Compiled in conjunction with Level 42 and band experts Paul Wallace, Paul Waller and Simon Carson. Sleeve notes by Record Collector's Daryl Easlea who has spoken to band members current and past. Housed in a sturdy box to fit 10 CDs and booklet containing a full track annotation and rare memorabilia. The band go out on a major tour in 2021 and are fully involved with the release of this box set.
Formed in the last embers of the 70's Level 42 started as a Jazz Fusion band before embracing dance rock for which they would be best known. The band's first single Love Meeting Love was released in 1980 to much critical acclaim which led to the debut album, the self-titled Level 42 which charted in the top 20. Throughout the 80's the band released numerous albums and toured regularly building a large and devoted fan base - these early years are featured here. Volume One contains all the Level 42 albums from 1981 - 1984 in their original glory. Discs 6 -10 contain all the B-Sides, 7" Mixes, remixes and rare versions from those eras. Compiled in conjunction with Level 42 and band experts Paul Wallace, Paul Waller and Simon Carson. Sleeve notes by Record Collector's Daryl Easlea who has spoken to band members current and past. Housed in a sturdy box to fit 10 CDs and booklet containing a full track annotation and rare memorabilia. The band go out on a major tour in 2021 and are fully involved with the release of this box set.
5013929954526

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Format: CD
Label: ROBINSONGS
Rel. Date: 04/02/2021
UPC: 5013929954526

Complete Polydor Years Volume One 1980-1984 (Box)
Artist: Level 42
Format: CD
New: Available $87.99
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DISC: 1

1. Turn It on
2. 43
3. Why Are You Leaving?
4. Almost There
5. Heathrow
6. Love Games
7. Dune Tune
8. Starchild
9. Sandstorm
10. Love Meeting Love
11. Theme to Margaret
12. Autumn (Paradise Is Free)
13. Wings of Love
14. Woman
15. Mr. Pink
16. 88
17. Weave Your Spell
18. The Pursuit of Accidents
19. Last Chance
20. Are You Hearing (What I Hear)?
21. You Can't Blame Louis
22. Eyes Waterfalling (The Prodigy)
23. Shapeshifter
24. The Chinese Way
25. Micro Kid
26. The Sun Goes Down (Living It Up)
27. Out of Sight Out of Mind
28. Dance on Heavy Weather
29. A Pharaoh's Dream (Of Endless Time)
30. Standing in the Light
31. I Want Eyes
32. People
33. The Machine Stops
34. The Chant Has Begun
35. Kansas City Milkman
36. Seven Days
37. Hot Water
38. A Floating Life
39. True Believers
40. My Hero
41. Kouyate
42. Hours By the Window
43. Love Meeting Love - (7" Version) (First Time on CD)
44. (Flying on the) Wings of Love (U.S. Mix - 7" Edit)
45. Love Games (7" Version)
46. Turn It on (7" Version)
47. Starchild (7" Remix)
48. Are You Hearing (What I Hear)? (7" Version)
49. Weave Your Spell (7" Remix)
50. The Chinese Way (7" Version)
51. Out of Sight Out of Mind (7" Version)
52. The Sun Goes Down (Living It Up) (7" Version)
53. Micro Kid (7" Version)
54. Hot Water (7" Version)
55. The Chant Has Begun(7" Edit)
56. Instrumental Love
57. Forty-Two
58. Beezer One
59. Foundation and Empire (Parts 1 ; 2)
60. The Return of the Handsome Rugged Man
61. Dune Tune (Live)
62. Love Games (Live)
63. 88 (Live)
64. You Can't Blame Louis (Remix - 7" Version) (First Time on CD)
65. Can't Walk You Home (7" Version)
66. Can't Walk You Home
67. Turn It on (Live)
68. Almost There (Edited Version)
69. (Flying on the) Wings of Love (U.S. Mix)
70. (Flying on the) Wings of Love (Remix '81)
71. Love Games (Full Length Version)
72. Turn It on (Full Length Version)
73. Starchild (Remix - Long Version)
74. Are You Hearing (What I Hear)? - (Extended Version)
75. Weave Your Spell (Extended Version)
76. The Chinese Way (Extended Version)
77. Out of Sight Out of Mind - (Extended Version)
78. You Can't Blame Louis (Extended Remix)
79. The Sun Goes Down (Living It Up) (Extended Version)
80. Micro Kid (Extended Version) (First Time on CD)
81. Micro Kid (I-Level Remix)
82. The Chinese Way (New York Remix)
83. The Chinese Way (Dub)
84. Hot Water (Mastermix)
85. Standing in the Light (Extended Version)
86. Micro Kid (Specially Remixed Version)
87. Micro Kid (Dub Version)
88. The Chant Has Begun (Power Mix)
89. The Sun Goes Down (Living It Up) (Upfront Mix) ^1
90. Love Games (U.S. Remix) ^1
91. Sandstorm (Live May 1982) ^1
92. Mr. Pink (Live May 1982) ^1
93. It's a Happening ^1
94. The Chinese Way (Dub - Edit) (First Time on CD) ^1
95. Last Chance (Extended Version) ^1
96. Heathrow (Live at Regal Theatre, Hitchin) ^1
97. Turn It on (Live at Regal Theatre, Hitchin) ^1
98. Eyes Waterfalling (The Prodigy) (Live at Regal Theatre, Hitchin) ^1
99. The Pursuit of Accidents (Live at Regal Theatre, Hitchin) ^1
100. Are You Hearing (What I Hear)? (Live at Regal Theatre, Hitchin)

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Formed in the last embers of the 70's Level 42 started as a Jazz Fusion band before embracing dance rock for which they would be best known. The band's first single Love Meeting Love was released in 1980 to much critical acclaim which led to the debut album, the self-titled Level 42 which charted in the top 20. Throughout the 80's the band released numerous albums and toured regularly building a large and devoted fan base - these early years are featured here. Volume One contains all the Level 42 albums from 1981 - 1984 in their original glory. Discs 6 -10 contain all the B-Sides, 7" Mixes, remixes and rare versions from those eras. Compiled in conjunction with Level 42 and band experts Paul Wallace, Paul Waller and Simon Carson. Sleeve notes by Record Collector's Daryl Easlea who has spoken to band members current and past. Housed in a sturdy box to fit 10 CDs and booklet containing a full track annotation and rare memorabilia. The band go out on a major tour in 2021 and are fully involved with the release of this box set.