Chrysalis Records is set to release five cd deluxe set ‘The Magnificent Seven‘ on December 3rd. So named for the number of The Waterboys musicians during this time, the five discs chronicle the eighteen months leading from 1989 album ‘Fisherman’s Blues‘ to 1990’s ‘Room to Roam‘. These discs include live shows, demos, radio sessions, backstage recordings, jams, and rough mixes and, lastly, the album ‘Room to Roam‘.
The behemoth bundle includes a 240-page hardback book, written by band member Mike Scott, detailing this period of the band and a DVD that contains a Glastonbury performance, a documentary, bootleg videos, and home movies made by the band.
The set will be available in several formats:
Super Deluxe Edition:
5x CD and 1x DVD in Hard Back Folder
1x 240pp Hardback Book (approx. A4 sized)
1x Rigid Slipcase to hold above two books.
5x CD and 1x DVD in card sleeves
1x 54-page booklet with band commentary on the tracks
2LP 45rpm Half-Speed Master at Abbey Rd
5mm Side Spine, with an insert of the original inner
‘The Magnificent Seven‘ can be preordered here.