Be Bop Deluxe has reissued their sophomore 1975 studio release “Futurama” as a limited 3 CD + 1 DVD NTSC-0 deluxe box set. Re-mastered from the original tapes, the se contains all new 2019 stereo and 5.1 mixes by Stephen W Tayler. Previously unreleased out-take from the album sessions and BBC Radio In Concert performance from May 1975 plus a rare John Peel Show session from March 1975. Also included are a previously unreleased 1975 Harvest Records promotional video for Maid in Heaven and a session for BBC TV’s “Old Grey Whistle Test” show from July 1975. Additionally there is fan extras such as a facsimile poster for Futurama, replica track sheets, and postcards.
Futurama is the first album by the band to feature Bill Nelson, Charlie Tumahai and Simon Fox, The record was produced by Roy Thomas Baker and represented a giant leap forward in creativity for both the band and Bill Nelson. It was recorded in the first two months of 1975 at Rockfield studios, with a few sessions taking place at SARM studios in London, and now has been reissued in audiophile quality with surround sound audio.
Re-Scheduled for release May 31, 2019.
3 CD + 1 DVD NTSC-0 with both new 2.0 &5.1 mixes limited edition box set .