Discography: Esoteric Re-releases

This section details the CD re-issues of titles from Ant's back catalogue by the Cherry Red Records label Esoteric Recordings. 

The titles are listed here in the order of release.

 


Strings of Light  Strings of Light 2 CD Jewel Case Edition

A 2 CD jewel case release of Ant's 2019 album Strings of Light.

This edition was released to make the album available after the original release from 2019 had sold out.

Esoteric Antenna EANTCD 21076, released 5th April 2024

Slow Dance  Slow Dance: 2 CD Jewel Case Edition

A 2 CD jewel case release of Slow Dance, which includes the re-mastered original stereo mix and a CD of extra tracks.

This edition was released to make the album available after the 2017 Deluxe Edition had sold out.

Esoteric ECLEC 22590, released 29th March 2024
Gypsy Suite  Gypsy Suite - Remastered & Expanded Edition

A remastered and expanded edition of Ant and Harry Williamson's collaborative release Gypsy Suite, which features the 1978 demo version of the four-Movement Suite that they co-wrote between 1971 and 1975.  First released on CD in 1995, the recordings of Gypsy Suite were complemented by the original 1975 & 1976 demos of their other major collaborative work Tarka.  For this re-release the previously unreleased solo piano demo of Tarka Movement III: The Hunt has been newly mixed from the original multi-track masters for inclusion here.

Esoteric ECLEC2860, released 23rd February 2024 

Wildlife Expanded Edition

Wildlife - Expanded & Remastered 2 CD Edition  

An expanded and remastered edition of Ant and Joji Hirota's collaborative release Wildlife, which features highlights from the music that they co-wrote and recorded for programmes in the long-running Survival series.  The second CD includes soundtrack and library music pieces recorded by Ant both in collaboration with Joji and on his own. Also released for the first time is The Victors, a collaboration between Ant and Mike Rutherford recorded for the TVS series Horse Trials in 1991.

Esoteric ECLEC22826, released 27th January 2023

Archive Collection Volumes I & II  Archive Collection Volumes I & II

A five CD clamshell containing the two volumes of Archive Collection along with The Masquerade Tapes, a 15-track CD of demos recorded in 1980 and 1981 for a proposed musical based on the book Masquerade by Kit Williams.  The second CD of Archive Collection Volume One which was previously released as an EP length disc has now been expanded to a full-length CD and includes 12 previously unreleased tracks plus the demo of Pennsylvania Flickhouse recorded by the pre-Genesis band Anon in 1966.

Esoteric ECLEC52786, released 28th January 2022
Missing Links I - IV  Missing Links I - IV

A five CD clamshell boxset containing the four Missing Links albums (Finger Painting, The Sky Road, Time & Tide and Pathways & Promenades) along with Extra Missing Links, a 27-track CD of rare and previously unreleased material.


Esoteric ECLEC 52743, released 27th November 2020
  The Living Room Concert: Remastered and Expanded Edition

A remastered and expanded edition of Ant's live-in-the-studio performance for the Echoes Living Room Concert programme.  Includes three extra tracks.


Esoteric ECLEC2721, released 24th July 2020
  Seventh Heaven: Expanded Edition

A four disc (3 CDs, 1 DVD) clamshell boxset release of Seventh Heaven, which was originally released in 2012.  The set includes a CD of previously unreleased material together with the 1973 recording of the hymn Take This Heart and a 5.1 surround sound mix of the album.


Esoteric ECLEC 42657, released 25th January 2019
  
Field Day  Field Day: Digipak Edition

A three disc (2 CDs, 1 DVD) digipak release of Field Day, which was originally released in 2005.  The set includes a 5.1 surround sound mix of the album.


Esoteric ECLEC 32648, released 15th November 2018
 
Private Parts & Pieces IX - XI 
Private Parts & Pieces IX - XI

A four CD clamshell boxset containing the three most recent Private Parts & Pieces albums (Dragonfly Dreams, Soirée and City of Dreams) along with Private Parts & Extra Pieces III, an 18-track CD of previously unreleased material.


Esoteric ECLEC 42623, released 27th April 2018
Invisible Men  Invisible Men 

A two CD digipak release of Invisible Men, which was originally released in 1983 in the US and in 1984 in the UK.  It includes an extra CD of 16 previously unreleased tracks.


Esoteric ECLEC 22603, released 13th October 2017
Slow Dance  Slow Dance: Deluxe Edition

A three disc (2 CDs, 1 DVD) digipack release of Slow Dance, which was originally released in 1990.  The set includes a newly re-mastered original stereo mix, a 5.1 surround sound mix of the album and a CD of extra tracks.


Esoteric ECLEC 32590, released 16th June 2017

Private Parts & Pieces V - VIII

Private Parts & Pieces V - VIII

A five CD clamshell boxset containing the second four Private Parts & Pieces albums (Twelve, Ivory Moon, Slow Waves Soft Stars and New England) along with Private Parts & Extra Pieces II, a 19-track CD of previously unreleased material.

 

Esoteric ECLEC 52561, released 23rd September 2016

 

1984: Deluxe Edition

A three disc (2 CDs, 1 DVD) digipack release of 1984, which was originally released in 1981.  The set includes brand new stereo and 5.1 surround sound mixes of the album along with a CD of extra tracks.

 

Esoteric ECLEC 32550, released 24th June 2016

 

Sides: Deluxe Edition

A four disc (3 CDs, 1 DVD) clamshell boxset release of Sides, which was originally released in 1979.  The set includes brand new stereo and 5.1 surround sound mixes of the album along with the original mix and a CD of extra tracks.

 

Esoteric ECLEC 42528, released 15th April 2016

Wise After The Event: Deluxe Edition  

A four disc (3 CDs, 1 DVD) clamshell boxset release of Ant's second solo album, which was originally released in 1978.  The set includes brand new stereo and 5.1 surround sound mixes of the album along with the original mix and a CD of extra tracks.



Esoteric ECLEC 42527, released 5th February 2016

Private Parts & Pieces I - IV

Private Parts & Pieces I - IV 

A five CD clamshell boxset containing the first four Private Parts & Pieces albums (Private Parts & Pieces, Back To The Pavilion, Antiques and A Catch At The Tables) along with Private Parts & Extra Pieces, an 18-track CD of previously unreleased material.

 

Esoteric ECLEC 52510, released 11th September 2015

The Geese & The Ghost: Definitive Edition

A three disc (2 CDs, 1 DVD) clamshell boxset release of Ant's debut solo album.  The set includes a new 5.1 surround sound mix of the album along with a newly re-mastered version of the original stereo mix and a CD of additional tracks.  The latter also includes the previously unreleased 1973 recording of Only Your Love as an extra track.

Esoteric ECLEC 32482, released 9th March 2015


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