Tracklist

CD 1: The Coming of the Martians
# Title Rating Length
1 The Eve of the War
4.5 9:07
2 Horsell Common and the Heat Ray
3.5 11:35
3 The Artilleryman and the Fighting Machine
3.5 10:36
4 Forever Autumn
4 7:41
5 Thunder Child
4.5 6:06
CD 2: The Earth under the Martians
# Title Rating Length
1 The Red Weed, Part 1
2.5 5:53
2 The Spirit of Man
3 11:38
3 The Red Weed, Part 2
2 5:25
4 The Artilleryman Returns
2 1:27
5 Brave New World
3 12:15
6 Dead London
3 8:35
7 Epilogue, Part 1
2:31
8 Epilogue, Part 2 (NASA)
3 1:50
9 The Spirit of Man 2009
4:17
10 The Eve of the War & Forever Autumn (medley)
5:01

Credits

CD 1: The Coming of the Martians

composer:
Jeff Wayne (musician) (tracks 1–5)
librettist:
Doreen Wayne (track 1)
lyricist:
Jeff Wayne (musician) (track 1)
Gary Osborne (tracks 4–5)
Paul Vigrass (track 4)
performer:
Richard Burton (Welsh actor, twice married to Elizabeth Taylor) (tracks 1–3, 5)
David Essex (track 3)
spoken vocals:
Richard Burton (Welsh actor, twice married to Elizabeth Taylor) (tracks 2–4)
David Essex (track 3)
vocals:
Justin Hayward (of the Moody Blues) (tracks 1, 4)
Chris Thompson (vocalist with Manfred Mann’s Earth Band) (track 5)
sampled by:
Blaze by Arsonists (1999) (track 1)
is based on:
later translated versions:
El Hijo del Trueno (track 5)
part of:
parts:
recording of:
Forever Autumn (track 4)
The Eve of the War (track 1)
Thunder Child (track 5)

CD 2: The Earth under the Martians

composer:
Jeff Wayne (musician) (tracks 1–3, 5–10, 10)
librettist:
Doreen Wayne (track 10)
lyricist:
Gary Osborne (tracks 5, 10)
Paul Vigrass (track 10)
Jeff Wayne (musician) (tracks 7–8, 10)
performer:
Richard Burton (Welsh actor, twice married to Elizabeth Taylor) (tracks 1, 7)
spoken vocals:
Richard Burton (Welsh actor, twice married to Elizabeth Taylor) (tracks 2–6)
Julie Covington (track 2)
Phil Lynott (tracks 2–3)
Jerry Wayne (track 8)
vocals:
Julie Covington (track 2)
Jennifer Ellison (track 9)
David Essex (track 5)
Phil Lynott (track 2)
Shannon Noll (track 9)
is based on:
later translated versions:
Epílogo (1ª parte) (La guerra de los mundos) (track 7)
Epílogo (2ª parte) (NASA) (La guerra de los mundos) (track 8)
Londres desolado (track 6)
Otoño para siempre (track 10)
medley including a recording of:
Forever Autumn (track 10)
The Eve of the War (track 10)
part of:
Epilogue (Jeff Wayne's The War of the Worlds) (tracks 7–8)
The Red Weed (tracks 1, 3)
parts:
recording of:
Brave New World (track 5)
Dead London (track 6)
Epilogue, Part 1 (track 7)
The Spirit of Man (tracks 2, 9)