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THE LANSDOWNE TAPES
From Spice To Uriah Heep - Transition 1969 - 1971

Previously unreleased recordings from 1969 to 1971
Released in July 1993
UK: Red Steel RPM115 (cd, re-release: Red Steel RMCCD 1994)
US: Viceroy VIN6015-2 1994 (cd)

1. BORN IN A TRUNK (Box/Byron) 3.47 *
from sessions 1969 recorded as "Spice"
2. SIMON THE BULLET FREAK (Hensley) 3.28
single b-side from Salisbury sessions 1971, alternate version
3. HERE AM I Hensley) 8.14
out-take from Salisbury sessions 1971
4. MAGIC LANTERN (Box/Byron) 8.32 *
from sessions 1969 recorded as "Spice"
5. WHY (Box/Byron/Newton/Hensley) 11.20
out-take from Look At Yourself sessions 1971, 11.18 min. version
6. ASTRANAZA (Box/Byron) 4.46 *
from sessions 1969 recorded as "Spice"
7. WHAT’S WITHIN MY HEART (Hensley) 5.26
out-take from Look At Yourself sessions 1971d
8. WHAT SHOULD BE DONE (Hensley) 4.28
alternate version of a song from Look At Yourself 1971
9. LUCY BLUES (Box/Byron) 5.10
alternate version of a song from Very 'Eavy ... Very 'Umble 1970
10. I WANT YOU BABE (Box/Byron) 5.42 *
from sessions 1969 recorded as "Spice"
11. CELEBRATE (Bonner/Gordon) 4.26 *
from sessions 1969 recorded as "Spice"
12. SCHOOLGIRL (Box/Byron) 3.25 *
from sessions 1969 recorded as "Spice"
13. BORN IN A TRUNK [instrumental version] (Box/Byron) 4.02 *
from sessions 1969 recorded as "Spice"
Bonus track:
14. LOOK AT YOURSELF (Hensley) 3.20
alternate single edit of a song from Look At Yourself 1971
Unlisted track:
15. DREAMMARE (Newton) 1.10

intro only of song from Very 'Eavy ... Very 'Umble 1970

* = Spice track

Line-ups:
Tracks 1, 4, 6 & 10 - 13: Vocals - David Byron, Guitar - Mick Box, Bass - Paul Newton, Drums - Alex Napier (Keyboards where present - Colin Wood)
Track 9: Vocals - David Byron, Guitar - Mick Box, Bass - Paul Newton, Drums - Nigel Olsson, Keyboards - Ken Hensley
Tracks 2, 3 & 7: Vocals - David Byron, Guitar - Mick Box, Bass - Paul Newton, Drums - Keith Baker, Keyboards - Ken Hensley
Tracks 5, 8 & 14: Vocals - David Byron, Guitar - Mick Box, Bass - Paul Newton, Drums - Iain Clark, Keyboards - Ken Hensley

Original sound recordings made by Bronze Records Ltd., issued under license from Castle Copyrights Ltd.
CD compilation, research and sleeve notes by: ROBERT M. CORICH for Red Steel Procudtions Ltd. Additional sleeve notes by ROGER DOPSON and SIMON ROBINSON
1 - 13 initial production by GERRY BRON, Engineered by PETER GALLEN
1 - 13 post production by ROBERT M. CORICH
14: produced by GERRY BRON, Engineered by PETER GALLEN
1 - 13 Mixed by ROBERT M. CORICH and IAN HERRON at Studio 125, Sussex
CD mastering performed by Nick Watson at SRT, Cambridgeshire, England

A remastered 2-cd expanded edition was released in 2002

The Lansdowne Tapes
original release

The Lansdowne Tapes 2
1994 re-release (same as US cover)