Label: Air Mail Archive - AIRAC-1389 • Series: Ian Gillan Paper Sleeve Collection • Format: CD Album, Reissue, Remastered • Country: Japan • Genre: Rock • Style: Hard Rock
Future Shock is the fourth studio album by the British hard rock band Gillan. Released by Virgin Whompt Out On You - Tony Joe White - Black And Whiteit reached number 2 in the UK album chart; this would remain the band's highest placing. The title is taken from Alvin Toffler 's book Future Shock.
The original vinyl LP had a gatefold sleeve, with centre Fiddle-Faddle - Leroy Anderson - Leroy Anderson Conducts Leroy Anderson. Cover painting is by Alan Daniels for Young Artists. In the album was re-released in CD format again on the Virgin label.
The revised track listing featured several bonus tracks:. In the album was re-released in CD format again on the Edsel label. This has retrospective comments by Ian Gillan and the original artworkplus pictures of various single picture sleeves. The revised track listing, similar to the release, had the following bonus tracks:. In August a new collectors edition of the album was released on vinyl. The release was produced as a inch hardback book, with all the lyrics, Dont Want The Truth - Gillan - Future Shock , photos and art from the original.
The records themselves are housed in black holders within the book, each in a special bag with sleeve notes detailing the story of the album. The discs were pressed at 45 rpm for clarity of sound. This edition was limited to just 1, copies. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Official Charts Company. Retrieved 19 May Media Control Charts. Retrieved 25 May British Phonographic Industry.
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