Nearly 40 years on, based on HG Wells’ dark Victorian tale, Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of The Worlds remains a firm favourite to millions around the world. To start the year off, Sony Music are proudly reissuing the original 1978 double 12” vinyl album. This vinyl reissue is the first in a number of special releases planned throughout 2018 to mark the 40th Anniversary of Jeff Wayne’s iconic masterpiece. Jeff Wayne's double album was originally released by CBS Records in 1978. It has enjoyed huge success and critical acclaim across the globe with over 15 million records sold and spending over 330 weeks in the UK Album Charts (to date) plus achieving two International hit singles - 'Forever Autumn' and 'The Eve of The War'. It has been Top 10 in 22 countries and Number 1 in 11 of them. Stunningly remastered for a superior sounding audio experience, it also includes the original double gatefold with 16-page booklet containing the full script, lyrics, original paintings, and credits.
Track Listing: 1~1~The Eve Of The War - Jeff Wayne / Richard Burton / Justin Hayward|1~2~Horsell Common And The Heat Ray - Jeff Wayne / Richard Burton|1~3~The Artilleryman And The Fighting MacHine - Jeff Wayne|1~4~Forever Autumn - Jeff Wayne / Richard Burton / Justin Hayward|1~5~Thunder Child - Jeff Wayne / Richard Burton / Chris Thompson|1~6~The Red Weed (Part 1) - Jeff Wayne / Richard Burton|1~7~The Spirit Of Man - Jeff Wayne / Richard Burton / Phil Lynott|1~8~The Red Weed (Part 2) - Jeff Wayne / Richard Burton|1~9~The Artilleryman Returns - Jeff Wayne|1~10~Brave New World - Jeff Wayne / Richard Burton / David Essex|1~11~Dead London - Jeff Wayne / Richard Burton|1~12~Dead London - Jeff Wayne / Richard Burton|1~13~Epilogue (Part 1) - Richard Burton / Jeff Wayne|1~14~Epilogue (Part 2) (Nasa) - Jeff Wayne