- Audio CD (8 Oct. 2012)
- Deluxe Edition edition
- Number of Discs: 1
- Format: Box set, CD+DVD, Collector's Edition, Deluxe Edition, Extra tracks, Original recording remastered
- Label: Edsel
- ASIN: B008OP27NQ
- Other Editions: Audio CD | Audio Cassette | Vinyl | MP3 Download
- Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars See all reviews (63 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 70,194 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)
Levelling The Land Box set, CD+DVD, Collector's Edition, Deluxe Edition, Extra tracks, Original recording remastered
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Levelling the Land was issued in 1991 and features some of the band's most durable anthems and best-known songs in "One Way", "Liberty Song" and "Battle of the Beanfield".
This reissue contains all the b-sides gathered together for the first time, and for the first time on DVD, The Great Video Swindle, a concert filmed at Barrowlands in Glasgow, on 1st May 1992.
The booklet features a newly written note by Alan Robinson and all the lyrics.
About the Artist
Formed in Brighton in 1988, the Levellers had recorded an album for a French label before signing to China Records. Having released a new album in June 2012, the band is on tour in the UK and Europe throughout the autumn.
Top Customer Reviews
This is one of those albums! Buy it and smile, laugh, do a jig or just sit down in your couch and listen to it with your favourite tipple in your hand and breath in and replay and breath out and replay!!
At the same time they were the first band i ever saw live, at Rivermead in Reading in '93. One Way is the song for a generation, and the fact that its used every time anyone wants to show traveller types on TV proves it.
Of all the bands playing at the Feile that weekend, the ones that stood out for me were Madness, INXS and The Levellers. A few months previously, Channel 4 had broadcast a live concert by The Levellers (which I believe is the same concert included in this box set) and I had managed to catch some of it, so I was already aware that they were a great live proposition, but their performance at the Feile blew me away. Levelling The Land was the first album I bought on returning back to England.
I don't know how many albums I've listened to in my lifetime, but ever since I first bought Levelling The Land back in 1993 it has been one of my favourite albums. It's easily in my top 20, even to this day. All great albums have a number of things in common; great songwriting, passionate performance, top notch production and a wonderful flow to them. Levelling The Land has all of these in abundance and this remastered version sounds better than ever. The sound quality is a real improvement over the original cd, released back in 1991.
All eleven tracks are brilliant, so there's little point in highlighting any of them in particular. The whole album is the star of the show. However, it is worth saying one thing.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Half the tracks jump or just won't play. No return details so won't bother as it will cost me more. Not happy!Published 7 days ago by Yvonne C.
such good music ahead of their time well actually timelessPublished 9 months ago by Amazon Customer