Tracklist

Hybrid SACD (CD layer) 1: The Coming of the Martians
# Title Rating Length
1 The Eve of the War
4.5 9:07
2 Horsell Common and the Heat Ray
3.5 11:36
3 The Artilleryman and the Fighting Machine
3.5 10:36
4 Forever Autumn
4 7:44
5 Thunder Child
4.5 6:06
Hybrid SACD (CD layer) 2: The Earth Under the Martians
# Title Rating Length
1 The Red Weed, Part 1
2.5 5:53
2 The Spirit of Man
3 11:38
3 The Red Weed, Part 2
2 5:25
4 The Artilleryman Returns
2 1:27
5 Brave New World
3 12:15
6 Dead London
3 8:35
7 Epilogue, Part 1
2:31
8 Epilogue, Part 2 (NASA)
3 1:50
Hybrid SACD (SACD layer) 3: The Coming of the Martians
# Title Rating Length
1 The Eve of the War (5.1 mix)
9:07
2 Horsell Common and the Heat Ray (5.1 mix)
11:36
3 The Artilleryman and the Fighting Machine (5.1 mix)
10:36
4 Forever Autumn (5.1 mix)
7:44
5 Thunder Child (5.1 mix)
6:06
Hybrid SACD (SACD layer) 4: The Earth Under the Martians
# Title Rating Length
1 The Red Weed, Part 1 (5.1 mix)
5:53
2 The Spirit of Man (5.1 mix)
11:38
3 The Red Weed, Part 2 (5.1 mix)
5:25
4 The Artilleryman Returns (5.1 mix)
1:27
5 Brave New World (5.1 mix)
12:15
6 Dead London (5.1 mix)
8:35
7 Epilogue, Part 1 (5.1 mix)
2:31
8 Epilogue, Part 2 (NASA) (5.1 mix)
1:50
CD 5: The Remixes: 1979-2005
# Title Rating Length
1 ULLAdubULLA (Papa Ootzie remix)
3:11
2 The Eve of the War (Hybrid's Fire in the Sky mix)
4:39
3 Forever Autumn (N-Trance remix)
3:31
4 Horsell Common and the Heat Ray (Max Mondo remix)
3:49
5 The Spirit of Man (Spirit of Dub) (Tom Frederikse / Gaëtan Schurrer remix)
5:49
6 The Eve of the War (Hani remix)
4:17
7 The Artilleryman and the Fighting Machine (Max Mondo remix)
3:51
8 Brave New World (Todd Terry remix)
3:12
9 Forever Autumn (Dark Autumn Dub) (Tom Frederikse / Gaëtan Schurrer remix)
4:07
10 The Red Weed (Mister JoyBoy remix)
3:23
11 The Spirit of Destiny (The Parson Versus Palene) (Cassidy / Langan / Wayne remix)
4:59
12 The Eve of the War (1980 disco Steve Thompson remix)
4:49
13 The Spirit of Man (Max Mondo remix)
5:17
14 The Eve of the War (Ben Liebrand remix)
3:51
15 Brave New World (Dario G remix)
5:10
16 Dead London (Mister JoyBoy remix)
5:06
17 The Eve of the War Versus Animal and Man (Forrest / Schurrer / Wayne remix)
5:53
CD 6: The Coming of the Martians... Revisited
# Title Rating Length
1 The Four Narrators (opening passage)
0:45
2 The Eve of the War (original unused intro)
0:55
3 The Eve of the War (early band take)
4:15
4 The Eve of the War (stripped down mix)
4:05
5 The Eve of the War
0:50
6 'That' Laugh
0:50
7 Out-takes (from Horsell Common and the Heatray) 1
0:15
8 Out-takes (from Horsell Common and the Heatray) 2
0:11
9 Out-takes (from Horsell Common and the Heatray) 3
1:56
10 Horsell Common and the Heatray (early version)
4:42
11 Out-takes (from Horsell Common and the Heatray) 4
0:44
12 The Heatray Versus the Jangle Piano (Martian Versus Man)
1:20
13 The Artilleryman and the Fighting Machine (early band take, featuring original unused intro)
4:06
14 Richard Burton Out-take
0:17
15 Lego Toys (original 1969 TV commercial)
0:32
16 Forever Autumn (original 1972 version)
2:55
17 Bar Count - Under Attack (from Forever Autumn)
1:29
18 Forever Autumn (early version)
4:57
19 Bar Count Continues (from Forever Autumn)
0:26
20 Paperboys (original unused out-takes) 1
0:44
21 Paperboys (original unused out-takes) 2
0:14
22 Paperboy Shouts and Panicking Crowd (original unused out-takes from Forever Autumn) 1
0:26
23 Paperboy Shouts and Panicking Crowd (original unused out-takes from Forever Autumn) 2
0:27
24 ''Ugly Brutes!'' and ''See Them!'' (original unused out-takes from Forever Autumn) 1
0:10
25 Forever Autumn (early version)
4:00
26 Thunder Child (early version)
3:52
27 Thunder Child (later version)
2:51
28 The Four Narrators (The Earth Belonged to the Martians)
0:26
29 The Four Narrators (The Red Weed)
0:25
30 The Red Weed (early version)
4:28
31 Unused Out-take (from The Red Weed)
1:21
32 The Red Weed (original unused parts) 1
0:49
33 The Red Weed (original unused parts) 2
1:04
34 Jeff's ''Worth a Listen'' Red Weed Alternative
0:23
35 Original 75" Radio Commercial
1:16
CD 7: The Earth Under the Martians... Revisited
# Title Rating Length
1 Parson Nathaniel (2005 revisited version)
4:17
2 The Spirit of Man (early version with unused acting parts)
1:52
3 The Spirit of Man (early version guide vocals)
5:08
4 The Spirit of Man (Jerry, Doreen & Phil acting out-takes)
1:02
5 The Spirit of Man (alternative version)
0:48
6 "Are You Ready Jeff?" (acting out-takes from The Spirit of Man) 1
1:28
7 "Are You Ready Jeff?" (acting out-takes from The Spirit of Man) 2
0:55
8 The Spirit of Man
1:07
9 The Spirit of Man (out-takes, including original unused script) 1
0:32
10 The Spirit of Man (out-takes, including original unused script) 2
0:27
11 The Spirit of Man (out-takes, including original unused script) 3
1:27
12 The Spirit of Man (Beth & Parson out-takes, including original unused script)
0:52
13 The Spirit of Man (out-takes, including original unused script) 4
0:40
14 The Spirit of 'Mayan' (Parson outtakes)
4:32
15 The Spirit of Man (Beth is killed)
1:02
16 The Spirit of Man (Beth is killed - original out-take)
0:20
17 The Spirit of Man (guitar solo)
1:13
18 'Outcries' (from The Spirit of Man)
0:46
19 The Spirited Man (strings and acoustic guitar alternative)
2:48
20 The Spirit of Man (Beth out-takes) 1
0:34
21 The Spirit of Man (Beth out-takes) 2
0:35
22 The Spirit of Man (Beth out-takes) 3
0:30
23 The Spirit of Man (Beth out-takes) 4
0:26
24 The Spirit of Man (Beth out-takes) 5
0:18
25 The Spirit of Man (Beth out-takes) 6
0:15
26 The Spirit of Guitars (guitars and strings from The Spirit of Man)
0:47
27 Tea for Two: Jerry & Phil's Late Night Cabaret
0:49
28 Parson Nathaniel Scream Out-takes (from The Spirit of Man) 1
2:27
29 Parson Nathaniel Scream Out-takes (from The Spirit of Man) 2
2:09
30 Original Parson Scream Out-takes
0:34
31 Original Spanish Parson Scream Out-takes
0:25
32 German Journalist and Parson Out-takes
0:40
33 Spanish Journalist and Parson Scream Out-take
0:42
34 "And There Was Nothing I Could Do to Prevent It" (out-takes and master)
0:37
35 Parson Nathaniel (original unused song)
6:06
36 "Less Piano and More Air, Please!"
0:47
37 The Artilleryman Returns (with unused parts)
1:33
38 The Artilleryman's Out-takes (from Brave New World) 1
0:29
39 The Artilleryman's Out-takes (from Brave New World) 2
0:25
40 The Artilleryman's Out-takes (from Brave New World) 3
0:53
41 Brave New World (early piano demo)
3:42
42 Brave New World (early band take)
4:43
43 The Artilleryman's "I've Got a Plan!" Out-takes (from Brave New World)
0:35
44 Brave New World (acoustic alternative)
1:18
45 Brave New World (alternative version)
2:23
46 The Spanish Artilleryman's Plan (from Brave New World)
3:02
47 Acting Out-takes (from Brave New World) 1
0:24
48 Acting Out-takes (from Brave New World) 2
0:23
49 Acting Out-takes (from Brave New World) 3
0:23
50 Acting Out-takes (from Brave New World) 4
0:19
51 Acting Out-takes (from Brave New World) 5
1:14
52 Original 40" Radio Commercial
0:43
53 Regressing Bar Count
0:46
CD 8: The Earth Under the Martians... Revisited
# Title Rating Length
1 Dead London (early version, featuring original piano demo)
3:53
2 Dead London (early band run-through)
6:32
3 Murderous Out-takes (from Dead London) 1
1:07
4 Murderous Out-takes (from Dead London) 2
0:23
5 Bar Count (from Dead London)
0:25
6 Breathless Out-take (from Dead London)
0:43
7 Epilogue 1 (early band take)
5:04
8 The Four Narrators (epilogue)
0:25
9 Unused Alternative NASA Epilogue Out-takes 1
1:01
10 Unused Alternative NASA Epilogue Out-takes 2
0:45
11 Unused Alternative NASA Epilogue Out-takes 3
0:22
12 NASA Epilogue Spanish Version
1:51
13 Spanish Narrator Out-takes 1
1:01
14 Spanish Narrator Out-takes 2
1:25
15 Spanish Narrator Out-takes 3
0:22
16 Spanish Narrator Out-takes 4
0:37
17 Original Narration and Acting Parts (Unabridged): The Eve of the War
1:37
18 Original Narration and Acting Parts (Unabridged): The Falling Star
2:13
19 Original Narration and Acting Parts (Unabridged): Horsell Common and the Heat Ray
2:37
20 Original Narration and Acting Parts (Unabridged): The Fighting Begins
0:56
21 Original Narration and Acting Parts (Unabridged): The Artilleryman and the Fighting Machine
3:56
22 Original Narration and Acting Parts (Unabridged): The Exodus from London
2:17
23 Original Narration and Acting Parts (Unabridged): The Thunder Child
1:12
24 Original Narration and Acting Parts (Unabridged): The Red Weed
1:57
25 Original Narration and Acting Parts (Unabridged): How I Fell in With the Parson
2:30
26 Original Narration and Acting Parts (Unabridged): The Days of Imprisonment
1:46
27 Original Narration and Acting Parts (Unabridged): What We Saw From the Ruined House
2:13
28 Original Narration and Acting Parts (Unabridged): The Artilleryman and the Brave New World
6:33
29 Original Narration and Acting Parts (Unabridged): Dead London
4:36
30 Original Narration and Acting Parts (Unabridged): The Epilogue
1:09
31 Original Narration and Acting Parts (Unabridged): NASA Epilogue
0:45
DVD-Video 9: Deconstructing Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of the Worlds
# Title Rating Length
1 Deconstructing Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of the Worlds
1:33:16

Credits

Hybrid SACD (CD layer) 1: The Coming of the Martians

composer:
Jeff Wayne (musician) (tracks 1–5)
librettist:
Doreen Wayne (track 1)
lyricist:
Jeff Wayne (musician) (track 1)
Gary Osborne (tracks 4–5)
Paul Vigrass (track 4)
performer:
Richard Burton (Welsh actor, twice married to Elizabeth Taylor) (tracks 1–3, 5)
David Essex (track 3)
spoken vocals:
Richard Burton (Welsh actor, twice married to Elizabeth Taylor) (tracks 2–4)
David Essex (track 3)
vocals:
Justin Hayward (of the Moody Blues) (tracks 1, 4)
Chris Thompson (vocalist with Manfred Mann’s Earth Band) (track 5)
sampled by:
Blaze by Arsonists (1999) (track 1)
is based on:
later translated versions:
El Hijo del Trueno (track 5)
part of:
parts:
recording of:
Forever Autumn (track 4)
The Eve of the War (track 1)
Thunder Child (track 5)

Hybrid SACD (CD layer) 2: The Earth Under the Martians

composer:
Jeff Wayne (musician) (tracks 1–3, 5–8)
lyricist:
Gary Osborne (track 5)
Jeff Wayne (musician) (tracks 7–8)
performer:
Richard Burton (Welsh actor, twice married to Elizabeth Taylor) (tracks 1, 7)
spoken vocals:
Richard Burton (Welsh actor, twice married to Elizabeth Taylor) (tracks 2–6)
Julie Covington (track 2)
Phil Lynott (tracks 2–3)
Jerry Wayne (track 8)
vocals:
Julie Covington (track 2)
David Essex (track 5)
Phil Lynott (track 2)
is based on:
later translated versions:
Epílogo (1ª parte) (La guerra de los mundos) (track 7)
Epílogo (2ª parte) (NASA) (La guerra de los mundos) (track 8)
Londres desolado (track 6)
part of:
Epilogue (Jeff Wayne's The War of the Worlds) (tracks 7–8)
The Red Weed (tracks 1, 3)
recording of:
Brave New World (track 5)
Dead London (track 6)
Epilogue, Part 1 (track 7)
The Spirit of Man (track 2)

Hybrid SACD (SACD layer) 4: The Earth Under the Martians

composer:
Jeff Wayne (musician) (tracks 1–3, 5–8)
lyricist:
Gary Osborne (track 5)
Jeff Wayne (musician) (tracks 7–8)
is based on:
later translated versions:
Epílogo (1ª parte) (La guerra de los mundos) (track 7)
Epílogo (2ª parte) (NASA) (La guerra de los mundos) (track 8)
Londres desolado (track 6)
part of:
Epilogue (Jeff Wayne's The War of the Worlds) (tracks 7–8)
The Red Weed (tracks 1, 3)
recording of:
Brave New World (track 5)
Dead London (track 6)
Epilogue, Part 1 (track 7)
The Spirit of Man (track 2)

CD 5: The Remixes: 1979-2005

additional programming:
Gaëtan Schurrer (tracks 1, 4)
James Cassidy (track 1)
Pete Smith (UK producer) (track 1)
Paul Chivers (track 1)
composer:
Jeff Wayne (musician) (tracks 1–10, 12–16)
engineer:
Pete Smith (UK producer) (tracks 1, 4)
lead vocals:
Justin Hayward (of the Moody Blues) (track 3)
librettist:
Doreen Wayne (tracks 2, 6, 12, 14)
lyricist:
Jeff Wayne (musician) (tracks 2, 6, 12, 14)
Gary Osborne (tracks 3, 8–9, 15)
Paul Vigrass (tracks 3, 9)
mixer:
James Cassidy (track 1)
Pete Smith (UK producer) (track 4)
producer:
Jeff Wayne (musician) (tracks 1, 4)
remixer:
Tom Frederikse (tracks 5, 9)
Hani (track 6)
Ben Liebrand (track 14)
N‐Trance (track 3)
Gaëtan Schurrer (tracks 5, 9)
Todd Terry (track 8)
Steve Thompson (producer) (track 12)
spoken vocals:
Richard Burton (Welsh actor, twice married to Elizabeth Taylor) (track 2)
spoken vocals [Martians]:
Lewis MacLeod (track 1)
is based on:
later translated versions:
La víspera de la guerra (tracks 2, 6, 12, 14)
Londres desolado (track 16)
Mundo nuevo y desafiante (tracks 8, 15)
Otoño para siempre (tracks 3, 9)
part of:
parts:
Trap (Excerpt From Eve of the War) (tracks 2, 6, 12, 14)
recording of:
Brave New World (tracks 8, 15)
Dead London (track 16)
Forever Autumn (tracks 3, 9)
The Eve of the War (tracks 2, 6, 12, 14)
The Red Weed (track 10)
The Spirit of Man (tracks 5, 13)
ULLAdubULLA (track 1)

CD 6: The Coming of the Martians... Revisited

composer:
Jeff Wayne (musician) (tracks 2–5, 16, 18, 25–27, 30)
librettist:
Doreen Wayne (tracks 2–5)
lyricist:
Jeff Wayne (musician) (tracks 2–5)
Gary Osborne (tracks 16, 18, 25–27)
Paul Vigrass (tracks 16, 18, 25)
is based on:
later translated versions:
El Hijo del Trueno (tracks 26–27)
La víspera de la guerra (tracks 2–5)
Otoño para siempre (tracks 16, 18, 25)
part of:
parts:
recording of:
Forever Autumn (tracks 16, 18, 25)
The Eve of the War (tracks 2–5)
The Red Weed (track 30)
Thunder Child (tracks 26–27)

CD 7: The Earth Under the Martians... Revisited

composer:
Jeff Wayne (musician) (tracks 2–5, 8, 12, 15–17, 41–42, 44–45)
lyricist:
Gary Osborne (tracks 41–42, 44–45)
later translated versions:
El párroco Nathaniel / El espíritu del Hombre (tracks 2–5, 8, 12, 15–17)
Mundo nuevo y desafiante (tracks 41–42, 44–45)
part of:
Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of “The War of the Worlds” (tracks 2–5, 8, 12, 15–17, 41–42, 44–45)
partial recording of:
The Spirit of Man (tracks 12, 15–16)
recording of:
Brave New World (tracks 41–42, 44–45)
The Spirit of Man (tracks 2–5, 8, 17)

CD 8: The Earth Under the Martians... Revisited

composer:
Jeff Wayne (musician) (tracks 1–2)
is based on:
later translated versions:
Londres desolado (tracks 1–2)
part of:
recording of:
Dead London (tracks 1–2)