Private Parts & Pieces VIII: New England


Originally released: 24th August 1992

Produced by Anthony Phillips

Cover design: Peter Cross

This was the last of Ant's albums to be released on cassette

Currently available as part of the Private Parts & Pieces V - VIII box set release.


Track Listing

1: Aubade (1:00)

2: Infra Dig (1:44)

3: Sanctuary (4:02)  Lyrics

4: La Dolorosa (3:58)

5: New England Suite (i) (1:46)

6: New England Suite (ii) (4:12)

7: New England Suite (iii) (3:41)

8: Last Goodbyes (2:17)

9: Sunrise and Sea Monsters (10:25)

10: Iona (1:04)

11: Cathedral Woods (4:16)

12: If I Could Tell You (1:57)

13: Jaunty Roads (1:04)

14: Spirals (0:51)

15: Pieces of Eight (i) Pressgang (2:22)

16: Pieces of Eight (ii) Sargasso (3:12)

17: Pieces of Eight (iii) Sea-Shanty (4:53)

18: In The Maze (0:54)

19: Unheard Cry (4:00) Lyrics

20: Now They've All Gone (6:59)


All titles composed by Anthony Phillips except Sunrise And Sea Monsters, Iona, If I Could Tell You, Spirals & In The Maze, composed by Anthony Phillips and Martin Robertson.



Anthony Phillips: Guitars, Mandolin, Charanga, Keyboards & Vocals

Martin Robertson: Soprano Saxophone, African Drums

Simon Morris: Cello

Paul Clarvis: Rainstick, Cymbals, Shakers, Darbouka, Tabla on Sunrise And Sea Monsters

Joji Hirota: Rolled Cymbals, Prayer-Bell, Mark Tree, Gong on Sunrise And Sea Monsters, Shakers, Japanese Drum on Pressgang



Original UK album release details

CD release:

Country of Release Record Label Catalogue Number
UK Virgin Venture Records CDVE 913

Cassette release:

Country of Release Record Label Catalogue Number
UK Virgin Venture Records TCVE 913

CD reissue:

Country of Release Record Label Catalogue Number
UK (1995) Blueprint Records BP212CD
Japan (September 2007) Arcangelo Records ARC7246 (limited edition mini-vinyl sleeve)
UK (May 2010) Voiceprint Records VP554CD (double CD re-issue with Slow Waves, Soft Stars)
UK (September 2016) Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 52561 (as part of Private Parts & Pieces V - VIII)

NB: All of the CD re-issues released prior to the 2016 edition featured a revised version of the original cover design (included above) which shows the full version of Peter Cross' artwork



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