Marillion - The Thieving Magpie (La Gazza Ladra)
Label: EMI - CDS 7914632 • Format: 2x, CD Album • Country: Netherlands • Genre: Electronic, Rock, Pop • Style: Classic Rock, Prog Rock, Symphonic Rock
It was named after the introductory piece of classical music the band used before coming on stage during the Clutching at Straws tour —, the overture to Rossini 's opera La gazza ladrawhich translates as "The Thieving Magpie". The album was released shortly after singer Fish 's departure from the band and before Steve Hogarth 's arrival and was intended to document the "Fish years". It complements the Marillion - The Thieving Magpie (La Gazza Ladra) Chattanooga Choo Choo - Various - Special CD 59 - Country live album Real to Reel insofar as there are no overlaps.
The Thieving Magpie is not a continuous live recording, but a compilation of tracks recorded at different times and places, with audible gaps between them and different moods on the individual tracks. However, the double vinyl version does include the first side of the UK number one concept album Misplaced Childhood The CD and cassette version includes the full album, as well as the track " Freaks " — originally the b-side to " Lavender ", it was used as the lead single for The Thieving Magpie peaking at no.
The album was produced by Christopher "Privet" Hedge, who had been Marillion's sound engineer from early on in their career. The cover was designed by regular Marillion contributor Mark Wilkinsonwho went on to work for Fish.
The front part contains photorealistic airbrushed renderings of the band members. The back cover features characters found on the covers of Marillion - The Thieving Magpie (La Gazza Ladra) previous albums, i. The inside of the vinyl gatefold sleeve consists of a rather blurred photograph of the band on stage, circa InEMI Japan released a "vinyl replica" edition, i. The track listing, however, is the same as on the original 2CD version.
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