Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Watcher of the Skies
8:58
2 Riding the Colossus
3:32
3 Firth of Fifth
9:34
4 Battlelines
6:42
5 Camino Royale
9:06
6 The Court of the Crimson King
7:39
7 Horizons
1:53
8 Walking Away From Rainbows
3:46
9 Heat of the Moment
4:02
10 In That Quiet Earth
4:01
11 Vampyre With a Healthy Appetite
7:23
12 I Talk to the Wind
5:37
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Shadow of the Hierophant
7:18
2 Los Endos
6:54
3 Black Light
2:30
4 The Steppes
6:46
5 I Know What I Like
5:53
6 Firewall
4:41
7 The Dealer
6:55

Credits

CD 1

membranophone:
Chester Thompson (US drummer Chester Cortez Thompson) (tracks 1–12)
flute:
Ian McDonald (UK multi‐instrumentalist, formerly of King Crimson and Foreigner) (tracks 1–12)
guitar:
Steve Hackett (tracks 1–12)
Ian McDonald (UK multi‐instrumentalist, formerly of King Crimson and Foreigner) (tracks 1–12)
John Wetton (tracks 1–12)
harmonica:
Steve Hackett (tracks 1–12)
bass:
John Wetton (tracks 1–12)
keyboard:
Julian Colbeck (tracks 1–12)
Ian McDonald (UK multi‐instrumentalist, formerly of King Crimson and Foreigner) (tracks 1–12)
saxophone:
Ian McDonald (UK multi‐instrumentalist, formerly of King Crimson and Foreigner) (tracks 1–12)
composer:
Tony Banks (track 10)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 10)
Nick Magnus (track 5)
Mike Rutherford (track 10)
Steve Hackett (tracks 2, 5, 7–8, 10–11)
Ian McDonald (UK multi‐instrumentalist, formerly of King Crimson and Foreigner) (tracks 6, 12)
Peter Sinfield (track 12)
lead vocals:
John Wetton (track 4)
lyricist:
Steve Hackett (track 11)
Ian McDonald (UK multi‐instrumentalist, formerly of King Crimson and Foreigner) (track 12)
Peter Sinfield (tracks 6, 12)
miscellaneous support:
Peter Sinfield (track 6)
mixer:
Roger King (keyboard player/engineer/programmer - worked with Steve Hackett) (tracks 1–12)
vocals:
Julian Colbeck (tracks 1, 3, 6, 9, 11–12)
Steve Hackett (tracks 1, 3, 6, 9, 11–12)
Ian McDonald (UK multi‐instrumentalist, formerly of King Crimson and Foreigner) (tracks 1, 3, 6, 9, 11–12)
John Wetton (tracks 1, 3, 6, 9, 11–12)
writer:
Tony Banks (tracks 1, 3)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (tracks 1, 3)
Geoff Downes (track 9)
Peter Gabriel (tracks 1, 3)
Bob Marlette (track 4)
Bob Mitchell (UK production music composer & songwriter) (track 4)
Mike Rutherford (tracks 1, 3)
Steve Hackett (tracks 1, 3)
John Wetton (tracks 4, 9)
publisher:
BMG Gold Songs (track 9)
Ackee Music Inc. (1982 –) (track 9)
Almond Legg Music Corp. (1982 –) (track 9)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1982 –) (track 9)
株式会社ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (2017-04-01 –) (track 9)
recorded at:
東京厚生年金会館 in Shinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan (1996-12-16 – 1996-12-17) (tracks 1–12)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Enter the Night (track 2)
later parody versions:
Jesus and Moses (track 9)
later translated parody versions:
live cover recording of:
Battle Lines (1996-12-16) (track 4)
Heat of the Moment (1996-12-16) (track 9)
I Talk to the Wind (1996-12-16) (track 12)
The Court of the Crimson King (1996-12-16) (track 6)
live recording of:
Camino Royale (1996-12-16) (track 5)
Depth Charge (1996-12-16) (track 2)
Firth of Fifth (1996-12-16) (track 3)
Horizons (1996-12-16) (track 7)
Vampire With a Healthy Appetite (1996-12-16) (track 11)
Walking Away From Rainbows (1996-12-16) (track 8)
Watcher of the Skies (1996-12-16) (track 1)
…in That Quiet Earth’ (1996-12-16) (track 10)
parts:

CD 2

acoustic guitar:
Steve Hackett (1996-12-16) (track 3)
membranophone:
Chester Thompson (US drummer Chester Cortez Thompson) (tracks 1–2, 4–5)
flute:
Ian McDonald (UK multi‐instrumentalist, formerly of King Crimson and Foreigner) (tracks 1–2, 4–5)
guitar:
Steve Hackett (tracks 1–2, 4–6)
Ian McDonald (UK multi‐instrumentalist, formerly of King Crimson and Foreigner) (tracks 1–2, 4–5)
John Wetton (tracks 1–2, 4–5)
harmonica:
Steve Hackett (tracks 1–2, 4–5)
bass:
John Wetton (tracks 1–2, 4–5)
percussion:
Steve Hackett (track 6)
keyboard:
Aron Friedman (track 6)
Ian McDonald (UK multi‐instrumentalist, formerly of King Crimson and Foreigner) (tracks 1–2, 4–5)
Julian Colbeck (tracks 1–2, 4–5)
saxophone:
Ian McDonald (UK multi‐instrumentalist, formerly of King Crimson and Foreigner) (tracks 1–2, 4–5)
composer:
Tony Banks (track 2)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 2)
Steve Hackett (tracks 1–4, 6–7)
Mike Rutherford (tracks 1–2)
lyricist:
Steve Hackett (track 1)
Mike Rutherford (track 1)
mixer:
Roger King (keyboard player/engineer/programmer - worked with Steve Hackett) (tracks 1–5)
Jerry Peal (track 6)
producer:
Steve Hackett (track 6)
programming:
Aron Friedman (track 6)
vocals:
Steve Hackett (tracks 1, 5)
Ian McDonald (UK multi‐instrumentalist, formerly of King Crimson and Foreigner) (tracks 1, 5)
John Wetton (tracks 1, 5)
Julian Colbeck (tracks 1, 5)
writer:
Tony Banks (track 5)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track 5)
Peter Gabriel (track 5)
Steve Hackett (track 5)
Mike Rutherford (track 5)
recorded at:
東京厚生年金会館 in Shinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan (1996-12-16 – 1996-12-17) (tracks 1–5)
music videos:
Black Light (live, 1996-12-16: Koseinenkin Hall, Tokyo, Japan) by Steve Hackett (track 3)
live recording of:
Black Light (1996-12-16) (track 3)
I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe) (1996-12-16) (track 5)
Los Endos (1996-12-16) (track 2)
Shadow of the Hierophant (1996-12-16) (track 1)
The Steppes (1996-12-16) (track 4)
recording of:
Firewall (track 6)
The Dealer (track 7)

Release

ASIN: US: B00000J29C [info]

Release Group

Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/378372 [info]
Wikidata: Q2314958 [info]
Wikipedia: en: The Tokyo Tapes [info]