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TRIUMVIRAT - SPARTACUS (REMASTERED CLASSIC/2 BONUS TRACKS)

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Price: £8.33 (exc) £9.99 (inc)

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One of the only remaining titles still available by this 70’s semi-instrumental German Prog band that predominantly styled themselves on The NICE & ELP!

* For extra historical information on TRIUMVIRAT and their music, please click on the “profile” link above *

There can’t be too many of our customers that are unaware of the glorious music made by TRIUMVIRAT throughout the 70’s, but just in case you are a fan of The NICE & EMERSON LAKE & PALMER and haven’t heard of them, check the profile link above and if you like what you see check out this and the other 4 titles still available on import …

This 2002 Remastered CD edition of the 1975 studio album on Harvest Records comes with the Original Artwork and 2 Bonus Tracks!

‘Spartacus’ with it’s iconic rat in a light-bulb cover art image is probably the most popular of all the TRIUMVIRAT albums because the trio line-up gave it a very ELP-like feel in stature, carrying a lot of real punch and masses of melody in the end production!

Like it’s predecessor: ‘Illusions On A Double Dimple’, ‘Spartacus’ also gained a UK release on the Harvest label, but to this point the elusive USA market was an issue for the band, until they had the idea to launch this historical conceptual LP about the gladiator who challenged Rome in 73 B.C.
Capitol Records in the USA to real notice of ‘Spartacus’, and decided that was what they were looking for due to the blend of elaborate, powerful Progressive Rock arrangements and beautiful ballads!

Musician Line-up:
Jürgen Fritz (electric & grand pianos / Hammond organ / Moog & ARP String synths / production), Helmut Köllen (bass / acoustic & electric guitars / vocals) and Hans Bathelt (drums / percussion).

Also available by TRIUMVIRAT …
MEDITERRANEAN TALES (2002 Remaster / 1972 Debut Album / 4 Bonus Tracks) CD - Stock # 504100
ILLUSIONS ON A DOUBLE DIMPLE (2002 Remaster / 1974 Album / 4 Bonus Tracks) CD - Stock # 504108
OLD LOVES DIE HARD (2002 Remaster / 1976 Album / 1 Bonus Track) CD - Stock # 504073
POMPEII (2002 Remaster / 1977 Album / 1 Bonus Track) CD - Stock # 504096

The COMPLETE batch of 5CD’s are also available as this SPECIAL PRICE BUNDLE Until Friday 16th of Feb 2018
TRIUMVIRAT-HARVEST BUNDLE (LIMITED 5 For 4 Price on all FIVE 2002 Remasters) 5CD - Stock # 2061981


TRIUMVIRAT: SPARTACUS Track List:

01. Capital Of Power (3:13)
02. School Of Instant Pain (6:22)
a. Proclamation
b. Gladiator's Song
c. Roman Entertainment
d. Battle
03. Walls Of Doom (3:56)
04. Deadly Dream Of Freedom (3:54)
05. Hazy Shades Of Dawn (3:09)
06. Burning Sword Of Capua (2:41)
07. Sweetest Sound Of Liberty (2:35)
08. March To The Eternal City (8:46)
a. Dusty Road
b. Italian Improvisation
c. First Success
09. Spartacus (7:38)
a. Superior Force Of Rome
b. Broken Dream
c. Finale
10. Capital Of Power [live 1976] (3:16) * Bonus Track *
11. Showstopper [previously unreleased] (3:37) * Bonus Track *

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