|Merchants of Light|
|Live album by|
|Released||27 July 2018|
|Recorded||29, 30 September and 1 October 2017|
|Venue||Cadogan Hall, London|
|Genre||Progressive rock, new prog|
|Producer||Big Big Train|
|Big Big Train chronology|
Merchants of Light is the second live offering by Big Big Train and is based on the autumn 2017 Concerts at Cadogan Hall, London.It was recorded across three dates 29, 30 September and 1 October 2017, then first released on 27 July 2018.
The setlist is made up of 16 tracks and these are drawn from the latest four albums of the band, The Underfall Yard, English Electric, Folklore and Grimspound.The release of the 2 CD album was preceded by a single of the track "Swan Hunter" a few days before the full live album.
The three scheduled shows again sold out.
The review rather effusively states that the shows and recording is
full of brilliant photos, a perfect setlist and spectacular sound
|1.||"Folklore Overture"||Manners / Longdon||02:22|
|6.||"Meadowland"||Sjoblom / Longdon / Spawton||03:45|
|7.||"A Mead Hall in Winter"||Sjoblom / Longdon / Spawton||15:30|
|1.||"Experimental Gentlemen Part Two"||Spawton||06:03|
|2.||"Swan Hunter"||Longdon / Spawton||06:55|
|4.||"The Transit of Venus Across the Sun"||Spawton||07:47|
|5.||"East Coast Racer"||Spawton / Manners||16:04|
|6.||"Telling the Bees"||Longdon||05:41|
|8.||"Drums and Brass"||D’Virgilio||05:05|
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