MARS

REHEARSAL TAPES AND ALT-TAKES NYC 1976 - 1978 (IMPROVED SEQUENCE)

MARS - REHEARSAL TAPES AND ALT-TAKES NYC 1976 - 1978 152347
Format:
1 LP
Release:
08.07.2022
Label:
IMPROVED SEQUENCE
Kat.-Nr.:
152347
Barcode:
5056321658456
Before No Wave there was China and after China there was MARS. For the first time on vinyl the complete 'Rehearsal Tapes and Alt - Takes NYC 1976 - 1978', an incredible document from this era.

The rehearsal tapes are a chronological record of the 3 years of Mars' existence, the first year of which was spent forming their sound and musical identity, starting out with a lineup of upright piano, bass, acoustic guitar and percussion before going electric with guitars, bass and drums.

This 3XLP includes the complete: Summer '76 - Piano Sessions, June '77 - China To Mars, December '77 - 11000 Volts, No New York Alt.

Takes, July '78 - Scorn, November '78 - NN End
 
  • Tracklisting
  • 1.1. SUMNER PIANO SOLO
  • 1.2. PALE BLUE EYES
  • 1.3. CRY
  • 1.4. LEATHER JACKET (GUITAR - JODY HARRIS)
  • 1.5. LOOK AT YOU
  • 1.6. CRAZY LIKE YOU
  • 1.7. CRY
  • 1.8. 3E
  • 1.9. PLANE SEPARATION
  • 1.10. CATS
  • 1.11. DON'T BE SO SENSITIVE
  • 1.12. 11000 VOLTS
  • 1.13. 11000 VOLTS
  • 1.14. CATS
  • 1.15. 3E
  • 1.16. 11000 VOLTS JAM
  • 1.17. HELEN FORSDALE (LP TAKE ROUGH MIX)
  • 1.18. PUERTO RICAN GHOST (2 TAKES DRUMS AND VOCALS)
  • 1.19. PUERTO RICAN GHOST (2 TAKES FULL)
  • 1.20. HAIRWAVES (SEVERAL CONTINUOUS TAKES)
  • 1.21. TUNNEL (LP TAKE ROUGH MIX)
  • 1.22. R T M T
  • 1.23. CAIRO
  • 1.24. CAIRO
  • 1.25. SCORN
  • 1.26. TUNNEL
  • 1.27. HAIRWAVES
  • 1.28. UNTITLED MYSTERY (TAPE CUTS OFF)
  • 1.29. N N END
  • 1.30. SCORN
  • 1.31. MONOPOLY - 2 TAKES
  • 1.32. IMMEDIATE STAGES OF THE EROTIC