News: VANGELIS 13-CD Box Set released via Universal on 3 February – win a copy! (Competition)

Vangelis - Delectus box set

Modern music visionary Vangelis has announced the release on 3 February of a new 13-disc box set entitled ‘Delectus,’ featuring a chosen selection of his early discographic work.  The mammoth collection will include all of his albums on Vertigo and Polydor, recently signed by Universal and remastered for the first time ever under the legendary composer’s own supervision.

Presented in a lavish box with an essay and a plethora of rare photographs, the discs are housed in two die-cut, gatefold disc holders within a rigid 242mm square slipcase, and accompanied by a 64-page book illustrating a period of his prolific career of the iconic Maestro.

‘I always welcome remastering my old work for two basic reasons’ – explains Vangelis – ‘firstly, I get the opportunity to bring the sounds to today’s standards, secondly, it gives me the chance to go through the experiences and memories of the time.’

‘Delectus’ gathers together Vangelis’ seminal albums ‘Earth’, ‘L’Apocalypse Des Animaux’,  ‘China’, ‘See You Later’, ‘Antarctica’, ‘Mask’, ‘Opera Sauvage’,'Chariots of Fire’, ‘Soil Festivities’ and ‘Invisible Connections’, plus his collaborative recordings with Jon Anderson as ‘Jon & Vangelis’ – ‘Short Stories’, ‘The Friends of Mister Cairo’ & ‘Private Collection’. The remastered originals will be complemented with rare B-sides and 4 previously unreleased tracks.

Vangelis is most popular for his movie scores including Antarctica, Blade Runner, Missing, 1492: Conquest of Paradise, Alexander and the 1981 Academy Award-winning soundtrack for Chariots of Fire.   ‘Titles’, the theme for ‘Chariots of Fire’, was later chosen as background to the 2012 Olympics winners’ medal presentation ceremonies.

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