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Tanx + Zinc Alloy

T.Rex

Tanx + Zinc Alloy

T.Rex

Tanx + Zinc Alloy

Release information

Release information

Label: Edsel • Format: CD, DVD & Blu-ray • Date: 10/03/2014 Cat#: BLN500240 • Barcode: 5014797890589 • Genre: Rock Sub Genre: Glam Rock

Track Listing

  1. Tenement Lady
  2. Rapids
  3. Mister Mister
  4. Broken-Hearted Blues
  5. Shock Rock
  6. Country Honey
  7. Electric Slim And The Factory Hen
  8. Mad Donna
  9. Born To Boogie
  10. Life Is Strange
  11. The Street And Babe Shadow
  12. Highway Knees
  13. Left Hand Luke And The Beggar Boys
  1. Children Of The Revolution
  2. Jitterbug Love
  3. Sunken Rags
  4. Solid Gold Easy Action
  5. Xmas Riff
  6. 20th Century Boy
  7. Free Angel
  8. Pepsi Jingle
  9. Mister Motion
  10. The Street & Babe Shadow
  11. Free Angel
  12. Rapids
  13. Life Is Strange
  14. Mister Mister
  15. Jitterbug Love 44
  16. Country Honey
  17. Highway Knees
  18. Mad Donna
  19. Electric Slim & The Factory Hen [alias You Got The Look]
  20. Left Hand Luke
  21. Free Angel [alternate version]
  22. Fast Blues – Easy Action
  23. Sunken Rags [solo acoustic version]
  24. Xmas Fan Club Flexi [full version]
  1. Venus Loon
  2. Sound Pit
  3. Explosive Mouth
  4. Galaxy
  5. Change
  6. Nameless Wildness
  7. Teenage Dream
  8. Liquid Gang
  9. Carsmile Smith And The Old One
  10. You've Got To Jive To Stay Alive – Spanish Midnight
  11. Interstellar Soul
  12. Painless Persuasion v. The Meathawk Immaculate
  13. The Avengers (Superbad)
  14. The Leopards Featuring Gardenia And The Mighty Slug
  1. The Groover
  2. Midnight
  3. Truck On (Tyke)
  4. Sitting Here
  5. Satisfaction Pony
  6. Black Jack
  7. Squint Eye Mangle
  8. Geraldine & The Mighty Slug
  9. Change [solo electric]
  10. The Avengers (Superbad) [solo electric]
  11. Galaxy
  12. Carsmile Smith & The Old One
  13. Spanish Midnight
  14. Sitting There/Here
  15. Look To Your Soul
  16. Gardenia & The Mighty Slug
  17. Groover [solo acoustic]
  18. Truck On (Tyke) [solo acoustic with Gloria]
  19. Saturday Night
  20. Dance In The Midnight
  21. Down Home Lady
  22. Saturation Syncopation
  23. Delanie
  24. All My Love
  25. Hope You Enjoy The Show
  26. Saturday Night [alternate version]
  27. Interview [radio January 1974]
  1. Children Of The Revolution [Top Of The Pops]
  2. Solid Gold Easy Action [Top Of The Pops]
  3. Mad Donna [Cilla Black Show]
  4. The Groover [Promo film]
  5. Teenage Dream [Top Of The Pops]
  6. Children Of The Revolution [Promo film]
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About this release

This 80 page 12×12 hardback book includes:

  • 4 x CDs and 1 x DVD
  • “Tanx” and “Zinc Alloy” and the contemporary singles remastered by producer Tony Visconti
  • Demos and outtakes
  • Brand new liner notes by Tony Visconti and acknowledged expert Mark Paytress
  • Plus photographs of ‘Tanx’ and ‘Zinc Alloy’ period 7” singles from around the world, previously unpublished photos, sheet music and press cuttings

Preceded by some of Bolan’s most fondly-remembered singles, “Children Of The Revolution”, “Solid Gold Easy Action” and the classic “20th Century Boy”, 1973’s Tanx was the first T. Rex album to make full use of the ever-expanding range of studio gadgets. And while the album represented a new musical departure, several tracks maintained a direct link to the old sound. Hit singles “The Groover” and “Truck On (Tyke)” preceded Zinc Alloy, which was released in March 1974, and included the follow-up hit “Teenage Dream”. The results of listening to black radio

CD1 – TANX: the 2014 re-master by Tony Visconti and Ted Jensen
CD2 – TANX period A- and B-sides: 2014 re-masters by Tony Visconti and Ted Jensen (tracks 1-7), Demos and Outtakes (tracks 8-24)
CD3 – ZINC ALLOY: the 2014 re-master by Tony Visconti and Ted Jensen
CD4 – ZINC ALLOY period A- and B-sides: 2014 re-masters by Tony Visconti and Ted Jensen (tracks 1-5), Big Carrot Singles (tracks 6-7), Demos and Outtakes (tracks 8-27)
DVD – TV Performances and Promo Films