Limited vinyl LP pressing. Digitally remastered edition of this 1974 prog classic. Journey To The Centre Of The Earth is the second album from the English keyboardist Rick Wakeman, released on A&M; Records. The album is a live recording of his second of two concerts on January 18 1974 at the Royal Festival Hall in London. With it's concept based on Jules Verne's same-titled science fiction novel, the album tells the story of Professor Lidenbrok, his nephew Axel, and their guide Hans, who follow a passage to the Earth's center originally discovered by Arne Saknussemm, an Icelandic alchemist. Wakeman performs with the London Symphony Orchestra, the English Chamber Choir, and a group of hand-picked musicians for his rock band which later became The English Rock Ensemble. Actor David Hemmings narrates the story.
The Journey / Recollection - Rick Wakeman
The Battle / the Forest - Rick Wakeman
Each record is protected within its record sleeve by a white vellum anti-dust sleeve.
All items are shipped brand-new and unopened in original packaging. Every record is shipped in original factory-applied shrink wrap and has never been touched by human hands.