Wildlife

 

  Wildlife

Released: 21st December 2007 (Japan), 21st April 2008 (UK)

A collaboration between Ant and Joji Hirota

Produced by Anthony Phillips and Joji Hirota

Graphic design by GRDD

Cover photography by Dirk Smorgasbord

Re-issued in January 2023 by Esoteric Recordings as a 2 CD Expanded Edition,
with an additional CD of rare & previously unreleased material.

 

 

Track Listing

CD One / Original album release CD Two

1. Creatures of the Magic Water - Opening Theme (0:59)
2. Green Hell (0:30)
3. Jaguar and the Terrapin (0:49)
4. Flooded Forest (1:59)
5. Hidden Shadow (1:03)
6. River God (1:35)

7. Secrets of the Amazon (1:37)
8. Killing Grounds (1:31)
9. River Dolphins (1:09)
10. Faces in the Forest (0:44)
11. Final Journey (1:40)

12. Onza - Eater of Souls (1:46)
13. Relentless Sun - in Half-Drowned Lands (1:49)

14. Serengeti Jigsaw - Opening Theme (1:20)
15. Massacre of the Termites (1:20)

16. Web of the Spider Monkey - Opening Theme (2:32)

17. Island of Stone (2:37)
18. Fireflies (1:12)
19. Courting Chameleons (1:34)
20. Rock Spires, Crocodile Caves (1:21)
21. Dusty Track (0:43)
22. Fathomless Caverns (2:15)

23. Storm Breaks (1:35)
24. Morning Call (0:47)
25. Autumn Dusk (0:52)

26. Bears of Kamchatka - Opening Theme (0:56)
27. In the Tundra (0:43)
28. Across the Frozen Wastes (3:12)
29. Nighthunt (0:54) 
30. Cubs (1:35)

31. Mother of the Moon (1:59)

32. Jurassic Shark - Opening Theme (1:41)
33. Ray's Song (1:28)
34. Voyage of the Whale Shark (2:33)
35. Megalodon (0:58)
36. The Only Good Shark is a Dead One (0:50)
37. Back Through Time - Under The Ocean (2:10)
38. Jurassic Shark - Closing Theme (0:38)

39. Midway: Island of Life - Opening Theme (2:09)
40. Dolphins at Play (1:57)
41. Dolphins, Seals & Rays (1:34)
42. Mysteries of the Wreck (1:37)
43. Sunset Flight (1:14)
44. Fight to the Death (2:14)
45. From the Jaws of Death - Touching the Face of God (3:08)

 


1. Wildfire (0:27)
2. East of Eden (2:49)
3. Web of the Spider Monkey (2:58)
4. Appalachian Heights (1:50)
5. Night Train (original version) (2:07)
6. Fast Train (1:08)
7. Bay Beneath The Sea Suite (8:18)
8. Schaun Journey (alternate version) (3:56)
9. Valley Beneath The Sea (2:38)
10. Eastern Market (3:09)
11. Sky Valley (2:36)
12. Outback (1:22)
13. Lemurs Prologue (4:24)
14. Eastern Rivers (1:37)
15. Mysterious Skies (4:35)
16. Waterfalls (1:20)
17. Loons Suite (6:12)
18. The Victors (1:40)


Tracks 2, 3, 4, 9 & 15 previously released
on
Survival: The Music of Nature

All other tracks previously unreleased
































 


Credits

Anthony Phillips: Keyboards, Guitars

Joji Hirota: Assorted Percussion & Flutes, Recorder, Shakuhachi, Vocals

Martin Robertson: Soprano Saxophone on tracks 12 & 13 (CD 1)

Laura Melluish: Violin on track 43 (CD 1)


Track information

The music on Wildlife was featured in the following programmes:

CD One

Tracks 1 - 6: Creatures of the Magic Water (1994)

Tracks 7 - 11: Secrets of the Amazon (2003)

Tracks 12 - 13: Jaguar: Eater of Souls (1999)

Tracks 14 - 15: Serengeti Jigsaw (1998)

Track 16: Web of the Spider Monkey (1995)

Tracks 17 - 22: Dungeons and Dragons (2000)

Tracks 23 - 25: Secrets of a Norfolk Wood (1998)

Tracks 26 - 30: Bears of the Russian Front (2000)

Track 31: Gremlins: Faces in the Forest (1997)

Tracks 32 - 38: Jurassic Shark (2000)

Tracks 39 - 45: Midway - Island of Life (1999)

 

CD Two

Track 3: Web of the Spider Monkey (1995)

Track 5: Inside The Channel Tunnel (1994)

Track 7: Hoi Ha Wan - Bay Beneath The Sea (1992)

Track 16: Tiwai - Island of the Apes (1991)

Track 17: Wild Voices, Quiet Waters (1992)

Track 18: Horse Trials (1991)

 


Album release details

CD

Country of Release Record Label Catalogue Number
Japan Arcangelo Records ARC7274
UK Voiceprint Records VP435CD

NB: The release of the album in Japan was in a limited edition mini-vinyl sleeve

2 CD Expanded & remastered edition

Country of Release Record Label Catalogue Number
UK Esoteric Recordings (January 2023) ECLEC22826

 


 

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