This is a must-have for anyone's Moody Blues collection. If you don't know them try them out, you won't be disappointed. “Ride My See-Saw” 0:49 3. Released in August 1968 on Deram (catalog no. item 7 The Moody Blues … A product of its year of release, I don't think that it has aged as well as some other of the Moody Blues albums released around the late 60's and early 70's. Had all the early records by the Moodies on vinyl and wanted to get them on CD. It peaked at number 5 in the UK Albums Chart[7] and reached number 23 on the US Albums Chart. The mellotron, played by Pinder, produced many string and horn embellishments. Recording Type. Prime members enjoy fast & free shipping, unlimited streaming of movies and TV shows with Prime Video and many more exclusive benefits. [9] In 2008, a remaster for single standard audio CD was issued with the nine bonus tracks. With their roots in the mid-60s Brum-Beat movement, their second single, a cover of “Go Now” hit the top of the singles chart, prompting the release of a tie in album. 04 Oct, 2020, 16:44 BST . He also worked on the sleeves for solo albums from Justin … Dr. Livingstone, I Presume Lyrics. I still think their best 2 albums were released just after In Search Of The Lost Chord the following year 1969. Click here for pre-order and more info. It also analyses reviews to verify trustworthiness. [8] Neither of the two singles from the album, "Ride My See-Saw" and "Voices in the Sky", charted in the top 40 on the Billboard charts, although the latter reached number 27 on the UK singles chart. Edit Release All Versions of this Release New Submission . Whereas the London Festival Orchestra had supplemented the group on Days of Future Passed, the Moody Blues played all instruments themselves (approximately 33) on In Search of the Lost Chord. See all. About this product. Voices In The Sky (Mono / Single Version), Dr Livingstone, I Presume (Mono / Single Version), A Simple Game (Justin Hayward Vocal Mix / 2018 Mix), Dr. Livingstone, I Presume (BBC Radio One "Top Gear" Session), Voices In The Sky (BBC Radio One "Top Gear" Session), The Best Way To Travel (BBC Radio One "Top Gear" Session), Ride My See-Saw (BBC Radio One "Top Gear" Session), Tuesday Afternoon (BBC Radio One John Peel “Top Gear” Session), The Best Way To Travel (Additional Vocal Mix), © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. The usual cardboard cd size packaging that does the job well. Still enjoyable though. This was the last one I needed and can now play in the car audio system. In Search of the Lost Chord was released on 26 July 1968. [citation needed], Having already experimented with spoken word interludes on "Morning Glory" and "Late Lament" on Days of Future Passed, the group tried the practice again on the Graeme Edge-penned pieces "Departure" and "The Word". Temporarily out of stock. In Search of the Lost Chord was originally the most poorly-served of all the Moodies' original albums on CD, with a late-'80s edition from Polydor that literally had a crack in the sound on one song. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 23 December 2019. £34.99 + £20.00 postage. 3. This was the first vinyl record that I bought in 1968 after I bought all the Beatles albums. Condition. £10.00 + £19.96 postage. 12 tracks (46:02). In Search of the Lost Chord The Moody Blues. In Search of the Lost Chord is a deeply philosophical album by The Moody Blues, built around the concepts of quest and discovery.Musically, the album builds on the rich arrangements of Days of Future Passed with the exception being the lack of use of a full orchestra. I still think their best 2 albums were released just after In Search Of The Lost Chord the following year 1969. Departure Lyrics. 2. Number of CDs. What a rare gem this album is for the latter part of the 1960s. DES 18017; Vinyl LP). Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Approved third parties also use these tools in connection with our display of ads. £9.30. Only 10 left in stock (more on the way). Quantity. In search of the lost chord, the sacred sound, that I was soon reverberating in my own voice and getting quite into the harmonics the album seems to offer so generously. Description Postage and payments. Free postage. That said, I still like listening to this album, but I have to be in a particular frame of mend. In Search of the Lost Chord Lyrics Departure (Graeme Edge) Be it sight, sound, smell, or touch, There's something inside, that we need so much. Share. Add to Collection Add to Wantlist Remove from Wantlist. Try again. Add to Custom List. In Search of the Lost Chord is the album on which the Moody Blues discovered drugs and … Every song on this album is carefully ordered and engineered to 1968 [release date] perfection. 264854257682. Sent from and sold by Amazon. The Moody Blues' third album, In Search Of The Lost Chord, will be released in a deluxe 50th Anniversary Edition through UMC on November 2. Lyrics: The Moody Blues: In Search of the Lost Chord. This item: In Search Of The Lost Chord by The Moody Blues Audio CD £6.29. In Search of the Lost Chord is a concept album around a broad theme of quest and discovery, including world exploration ("Dr. Livingstone, I Presume"), music and philosophy through the ages ("House of Four Doors"), lost love ("The Actor"), spiritual development ("Voices in the Sky"), knowledge in a changing world ("Ride My See-Saw"), higher consciousness ("Legend of a Mind"), imagination ("The Best Way to Travel"), and space exploration ("Departure"). The sight of a touch, or the scent of a sound, Or the strength of an oak, with roots deep in the ground. After the lush romanticism of Days Of Future Passed, the quintet channeled their creativity towards inner exploration and came up with this immaculately-crafted, mystically-slanted song-cycle. A product of its year of release, I don't think that it has aged as well as some other of the Moody Blues albums released around the late 60's and early 70's. I expected to hear something that I may have missed in the rock genre in this album. “In Search of The Lost Chord, Side A” by The Moody Blues; released in 1968. In Search of the Lost Chord was remastered into SACD in March 2006 and repackaged into a 2-CD Deluxe Edition. The Moody Blues: In Search Of The Lost Chord ‎ (LP, Album, Gat) Deram, Deram: SMLA-711, SMLA 711: Australia: 1968: Sell This Version: Recommendations Reviews Add Review [r2085294] Release. Only 6 left in stock (more on the way). The 2 which, for me, are Legend of a Mind, and Best Way To Travel. On The Threshold Of A Dream by The Moody Blues Audio CD £6.29. Ray Thomas's flute playing comes to the fore and is a thing of beauty. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 21 June 2019. Slade - Cum On Feel the Hitz. In Search of the Lost Chord Tracklist . item 5 The Moody Blues In Search Of The Lost Chord LP VINYL Deram 2018 NEW 5 - The Moody Blues In Search Of The Lost Chord LP VINYL Deram 2018 NEW. 1 available. "The Actor", "Ride my See Saw", "Visions of Paradise", etc, etc), but it also has some great extras, especially "A Simple Game" in 2 versions, one sung by Justin and the other by Mike - I think I like Mike's version best as Justin's brilliant voice is too low, I think, for this particular song (I'm sure many people will disagree with me!!). Other instruments unusual for this group were also used, notably the oboe (played by percussionist/flute player Ray Thomas) and the cello (played by bassist John Lodge, who tuned it as a bass guitar). We are delighted to announce the November 2 nd release of a 50 th Anniversary Deluxe Edition of The Moody Blues’ classic third album, In Search of the Lost Chord. In Search of the Lost Chord, an Album by The Moody Blues. [citation needed]. Arrived a day earlier than expected, in the post I think. Released 1968. Mitzi, our cat, loved the soft sounds of the Moodies and so did I. The Moody Blues - In Search Of The Lost Chord (Deram, 1968) This was the third album from the Moody Blues, and the first time they worked with Phil Travers, with whom they collaborated on six albums in all. In November 2018, the album was reissued as a five-disc In Search of the Lost Chord - 50th Anniversary Box Deluxe Edition set. I still think their best 2 albums were released just after In Search Of The Lost Chord the following year 1969. Neither of the two singles from the album, "Ride My See-Saw" and "Voices in the Sky", charted in the top 40 on the Billboard charts, although the latter reached number 27 on the UK singles chart. Moody Blues In Search Of The Lost Chord CD (1986) RARE West Germany Pressing. Excellent sound quality and great Moody Blues album at a very low price - what's not to like. If you just relax and get past the first tracks without any bias or negativity, you can open right up to the listening experience with this album. £29.99 + £12.00 postage. Additional Product Features. The Best of Slade [CD] Sent Sameday* £9.41. 4. £24.98. The enhanced sounds on this 50th anniversary cd make for great listening. I've had this record on vinyl since it was first brought out. In the Q and Mojo Classic Special Edition Pink Floyd & The Story of Prog Rock, the album was placed at number 37 in its list of "40 Cosmic Rock Albums". Days Of Future Passed by The Moody Blues Audio CD £5.49. Item ending. [2] Indian instruments such as the sitar (played by guitarist Justin Hayward), the tambura (played by Mike Pinder) and the tabla (played by drummer and percussionist Graeme Edge) made audio appearances on several tracks (notably "Departure", "Visions of Paradise" and "Om"). One of psychedelic Rock's truly seminal albums, In Search Of The Lost Chord (1968) caught the Moody Blues at their most mind-expansive. [1], Sessions for the album commenced in January 1968 with the recording of Thomas's "Legend of a Mind". P&P: + £2.00 P&P. Rated #97 in the best albums of 1968, and #4275 of all-time album.. Buy Vinyl Sell Vinyl. About this item. To enjoy Prime Music, go to Your Music Library and transfer your account to Amazon.co.uk (UK). 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