Year of the Cat -Deluxe-
Deluxe three CD + DVD edition. This 45th Anniversary edition of this special album includes a complete, previously unreleased concert recorded at the Paramount Theater, Seattle in October 1976 on the YEAR OF THE CAT tour over two CDs and a new mix of the track 'Belsize Blues', recorded at Abbey Road Studios in September 1975. This limited edition boxed set also features an illustrated 68-page book with a new essay featuring an interview with Al Stewart and a facsimile promotional poster and a set of four postcards. Digitally remastered and expanded edition of Year Of The Cat, the legendary 1976 album by Al Stewart. Recorded in the early months of 1976 at Abbey Road studios, Year Of The Cat was the seventh album by Stewart and was the second album on which he collaborated with the celebrated producer Alan Parsons. The record was an album of immense musical inventiveness and creativity and was a triumph both in terms of Al Stewart's songwriting and the stunning and sophisticated production by Alan Parsons. Featuring such classic songs as 'On the Border', 'Lord Grenville', 'Midas Shadow', 'If It Doesn't Come Naturally, Leave It', 'One Stage Before' and the classic title track. Year Of The Cat was a major commercial and critical success on it's release, reaching the US Billboard Top Five and was a European hit, eventually earning platinum disc status in the USA by March 1977. The single "Year of the Cat" was also a Top Ten hit in the States and was a Top 40 hit single in the UK, establishing Al Stewart as a major artist.