Big Big Train have announced the release of a new live album entitled Merchants Of Light. The new set with be released on July 27 and preceded by the single, “Swan Hunter,” on July 13.
The album was recorded at the three-time Prog Award winners’s shows at London’s Cadogan Hall last year and will be released as a triple vinyl box set and as a two CD digipack. Download and streaming versions will also be available. The album includes the best performance of each song played at the band’s sold out Cadogan Hall, London shows which took place in the autumn last year.
The single features a live recording of “Swan Hunter” and a 2018 remix of the studio version of the song which originally featured on the English Electric album. The single also includes two previously unreleased tracks: a new version of Seen Better Days which features Tim Bowness on vocals alongside Big Big Train’s singer, David Longdon, and a live studio recording of Summer’s Lease.
The tracklisting for the album:
A Mead Hall In Winter
Experimental Gentlemen Part Two
The Transit Of Venus Across The Sun
East Coast Racer
Telling The Bees
Drums And Brass