AT LAST . . .
VAGABONDS, KINGS, WARRIORS, ANGELS
To be released on the 5th November 2001 this is a definitive 4CD box set covering their entire career, as well as Phil Lynotts' solo career, and features many rare and unreleased tracks.
Highlights from this box are "The Farmer" their first ever release which is available for the first time in 30 years (only ever issued in Eire), "Cruising In The Lizzymobile" which was only previously available as the b-side to the German release of "Rocker" (and which was known simply as "Cruising" on the acetate and demo versions), "Try A Little Harder" a previously unreleased track from the "Fighting" album sessions, "Songs For Jimi" which was previously only available on a flexi disc from Flexipop Magazine and "Sisters Of Mercy" which is previously unreleased ""Grand Slam" demo.
The Farmer/ The Friendly Ranger At Clontarf Castle/ Remembering - Part 1/ Dublin/ Remembering - Part 2/ Things Ain't Working Out Down At The Farm/ Buffalo Gal/Sarah/ Brought Down/ Whiskey In The Jar/ Black Boys On The Corner/ Randolph's Tango/ Broken Dreams/ Vagabond Of The Western World/ Little Girl In Bloom/ Slow Blues/ The Rocker/ Here I Go Again
Cruising In The Lizzymobile/ Little Darling/ Sitamonia/ Philomenia/ Still In Love With You/ Showdown/ It's Only Money/ Rosalie/ Half Caste/ King's Vengeance/ Suicide/ Wild One/ Try A Little Harder/ Fighting My Way Back/ Jailbreak/ Romeo/ The Boys Are Back In Town/ Cowboy Song/ Emerald
Johnny/ Don't Believe A Word/ Fools Gold/ Johnny The Fox Meets Jimmy The Weed/ Massacre/ Soldier Of Fortune/Bad Reputation/Dancing In The Moonlight (It's Caught Me In Its Spotlight) -- (Live)/ Killer Without A Cause/ Warrior/ Are You Ready/ Rosalie/ Me AndThe Boys/ Parisian Walkways/ Do Anything You Want To/ Waiting For An Alibi/ Sarah/ Got To Give It Up/ Roisin Dubh (Black Rose): A Rock Legend i) Shenandoah ii) Will You Go Lassy Go iii) Danny Boy iv) The Mason's Apron/ Just The Two Of Us
Dear Miss Lonelyhearts/ Kings Call/ China Town/ Sugar Blues/ Killer On The Loose/ Don't Play Around/ Song For Jimi/ Renegade/ Hollywood (Down On Your Luck)/ Old Town/ Thunder And Lightning/ Cold Sweat/ The Sun Goes Down/ Sisters Of Mercy/ Nineteen/ A Night In The Life Of An Old Blues Singer
This 4 CD boxed set was most recently announced as:
THIN LIZZY - THE VAGABOND KING
... but apparently neither the title nor the planned artwork have met with fan approval and will be changed, yet again!!!! I don't know if this will further delay the release of the ablum from it's most recently annouced release date of September 1999, but I will be very surprised if it doesn't.
Previously known under the working title of:
VAGABONDS, KINGS, WARRIORS and ANGELS
4-CD BOXED SET
One of the 5 CDs promised for release in 1998 by Thin Lizzy Management (CMO), none of which have yet appeared, the most recent promised date of this is now September 1999.
Further details when I have them.