STEVE HILLAGE
1976-1978
Demos & singles mixes
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DEMO TRACKS 74 -78 (Highland HL331)
1974-1978
- Demos 1974 -1978 + Singles Mixes (69m)
Steve Hillage, Miquette Giraudy + Tim Blake, Pierre Moerlen, Mike Howlett, Dave Stewart, Utopia

1) Aftaglid (12:48) *
2) Unknown (1:13)
3) Unknown (1:39) **
4) Searching For The Spark (5:58)
5) Light In The Sky (3:41) ***
6) Radio (4:10)
7) Hello Dawn (2:53)
8) Not Fade Away (5:46) $
9) Wait One Moment (2:34)
10) Don't Dither Do It (1:47) =
11) Octave Doctors (4:37) +
12) Rainbow (0:44) ?
13) Sea Nature (3:04)
14) Ether Ships (2:44)
15) Unidentified (1:49) &
16) Beginning To See The Light (3:55) #
17) Hurdy Gurdy Man (3:06)
18) It's All Too Much (3:34)
19) Leylines To Glassdom (3:02)

* Diginose at 0:00, 0:05 & 12:45. [Cut 0.47]. Dropout at 3:17. Same Fish Rising basic track. Different vocals.
** [Cut at 0.00].
*** Some different lyrics.
$ With a longer intro.
= Bluesy version, different words. Apparently a Motivation Radio demo though unreleased until Open.
+ Unlike released version, it has some lyrics.
? [Cut 0.38].
& Diginoise at 1:02. Fades out.
# "Beginning To See The Light": old "Fish Rising" era song played by Gong live 1975.

Source: Traded CDR.
[demos] Received as cdr in private mail trade.
No SBE's - TLH analysis

Track 1: "Fish Rising" backing track + different vocals. Aug-Sep 1974 & Jan 1975 - Manor Studios, Oxfordshire.
Tracks 2 & 3: Unknown private recordings,
guitar and vocal by Steve & Miquette. Sound like rehearsals, no date.
Tracks 4 to 11: "Motivation Radio" demos, guitars , synths & vocals. Circa 1977.
Track 12. Unknown demo (?), no date.
Tracks 13 to 15: "Green" demos. Circa 1977-1978.
Track 16: Unknown demo. Possibly from "Green" demos?
Tracks 17 & 18: 7" vinyl shorter edits. May-June 1976. Bearsville Studios, Woodstock, NY (USA). "L" sessions.
Track 19: 1977 single. Tonto version from "Motivation Radio" sessions (not Green). Jul 1977, Record Plant, LA.

Most of this material also circulates in lossy form as bonus to a digital transfer of Steve Hillage's "Bright Space" GAS tape.


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