Annotation

This is a test-pressing of which perhaps 10 copies have found their way into public hands. It includes 1 song which is not on the official releases (Supper's Ready). 'The Return of the Giant Hogweed' is listed simply as "Hogweed". 'The Knife' is listed as "The Knife (Leiceator)".

The cue sheets show that all tracks were recorded in Leicester on February 25, 1973, except Return of the Giant Hogweed which was recorded in Manchester on February 24, 1973.

The matrix numbers on the vinyl are AA 6830 140 1Y 1 670 1, 2, 3, and 4.

Annotation last modified on 2012-09-24 01:30 .

Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
A1 Watcher of the Skies
8:04
A2 The Musical Box
11:00
B1 Get ’em Out by Friday
9:50
12" Vinyl 2
# Title Rating Length
A1 Supper’s Ready
23:45
B1 Hogweed
8:30
B2 The Knife (Leiceator)
10:00

Credits

12" Vinyl 1

co-producer:
John Burns (engineer/producer for Genesis) (tracks A1–B1)
Genesis (English rock band) (tracks A1–B1)
composer:
Tony Banks (track B1)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (track B1)
Steve Hackett (track B1)
Mike Rutherford (track B1)
Peter Gabriel (track B1)
lyricist:
Peter Gabriel (track B1)
writer:
Tony Banks (tracks A1–A2)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (tracks A1–A2)
Steve Hackett (tracks A1–A2)
Mike Rutherford (tracks A1–A2)
Peter Gabriel (tracks A1–A2)
recorded at:
Genesis at De Monfort Hall (1973-02-25) (tracks A1–B1)
publisher:
Bienstock Publishing Company (tracks A1–B1)
Carlin (tracks A2–B1)
Carlin Music Corporation (tracks A1, B1)
Stratsong Ltd (track A2)
Quartet Music Inc. (1971) (track A2)
Quartet Music Inc. (1972 –) (tracks A1, B1)
mixed at:
Island Studios (London) in London, England, United Kingdom (tracks A1–B1)
recorded at:
De Montfort Hall in Leicester, England, United Kingdom (1973-02-25) (tracks A1–B1)
is based on:
F Sharp (track A2)
Manipulation (track A2)
live recording of:
Get ’em Out by Friday (1973-02-25) (track B1)
The Musical Box (1973-02-25) (track A2)
Watcher of the Skies (1973-02-25) (track A1)

12" Vinyl 2

co-producer:
John Burns (engineer/producer for Genesis) (tracks B1–B2)
Genesis (English rock band) (tracks B1–B2)
composer:
Tony Banks (track B2)
Anthony Phillips (UK / ex-Genesis) (track B2)
Mike Rutherford (track B2)
Peter Gabriel (track B2)
lyricist:
Peter Gabriel (track B2)
writer:
Tony Banks (tracks A1–B1)
Phil Collins (of Genesis) (tracks A1–B1)
Steve Hackett (tracks A1–B1)
Mike Rutherford (tracks A1–B1)
Peter Gabriel (tracks A1–B1)
recorded at:
Genesis at De Monfort Hall (1973-02-25) (tracks A1, B2)
Genesis at Free Trade Hall (1973-02-24) (track B1)
publisher:
Bienstock Publishing Company (tracks A1–B2)
Carlin Music Corporation (tracks A1–B2)
Jonjo Music Co Ltd (track B1)
Quartet Music Inc. (track B2)
Stratsong Ltd (tracks B1–B2)
Quartet Music Inc. (1971) (track B1)
Quartet Music Inc. (1972 –) (track A1)
mixed at:
Island Studios (London) in London, England, United Kingdom (tracks B1–B2)
recorded at:
De Montfort Hall in Leicester, England, United Kingdom (1973-02-25) (tracks A1, B2)
live recording of:
Supper’s Ready (track A1)
The Return of the Giant Hogweed (1973-02-24) (track B1)
The Knife (1973-02-25) (track B2)
parts:
Lover’s Leap (track A1)
Willow Farm (track A1)
Apocalypse in 9/8 (track A1)

Release Group

Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/29050 [info]
Wikidata: Q1429430 [info]