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ARCADIA SO RED THE ROSE 2010 RE-ISSUE

imageJust after Duran Duran’s popularity peaked in late 1984 and early 1985, Arcadia formed, comprising of three Duran Duran members: Simon LeBon, Nick Rhodes & Roger Taylor. Originally released in December 1985, All Music guide describe ‘So Red The Rose’ as ‘the best album Duran never made’, and features contributions by a plethora of acclaimed artists such as David Gilmour, Sting [backing vocalist on ‘The Promise’], Herbie Hancock & Grace Jones [whose spoken word can be heard on ‘The Flame’ & ‘Election Day’]. A 2010 issue UK Collectors Edition 3-disc [2CD/1DVD] set deluxe edition will be released, comprising the 9-track original album expanded with 7 Bonus Recordings; plus a Bonus CD featuring 12 rare recordings; and a Bonus DVD which follows the filming of five music videos from the album ‘So Red The Rose’ and the interesting combination of directors, locations, behind the scene footage & photographic montages come together to give a fascinating insight into the world of video production. The collection of videos including Arcadia’s first single ‘Election Day’ are shown in full, including Dean Chamberlain’s rarely seen interpretation of the song ‘Missing’).

Tracklisting / Additional Info:
CD1:
1. Election Day 5.30
2. Keep Me In The Dark 4.32
3. Goodbye Is Forever 3.49
4. The Flame 4.24
5. Missing 3.40
6. Rose Arcana 0.51
7. The Promise 7.30
8. El Diablo 6.05
9. Lady Ice 7.32

Bonus Recordings:
10. Say The Word [Theme from ‘Playing For Keeps’] – 7″ Edit [4.29]
11. She Moody And Grey, She’s Mean And Restless [4.28]
12. Election Day – Single Version [4.30]
13. Goodbye Is Forever – Single Remix [4.16]
14. The Promise – 7″ Mix [4.45]
15. The Flame – 7″ Remix [4.05]
16. Say The Word [Theme from ‘Playing For Keeps’] – Soundtrack Version [5.06]

CD TWO
1. Election Day – Consensus Mix [8.39]
2. Goodbye Is Forever – 12″ Extended Vocal Mix [6.37]
3. The Promise – Extended Version [5.35]
4. Rose Arcana – Extended [5.37]
5. The Flame – Extended Remix [7.20]
6. Say The Word [Theme from ‘Playing For Keeps’] – Extended Vocal Remix [6.30]
7. Election Day – Cryptic Cut [9.06]
8. The Promise – 12″ Mix [7.02]
9. Goodbye Is Forever – Dub Mix [5.13]
10. Say The Word [Theme from ‘Playing For Keeps’] – Extended Instrumental Remix [5.46]
11. Election Day – Early Rough Mix [8.41]
12. Flame Game – Yo Homeboy Mix [2.05]

DVD:
1. Filming ‘Election Day’ – Paris, France. September 1985.
2. Election Day – Directed by Roger Christian, Produced by Chrissie Smith [7.47]
3. Filming ‘The Promise’ – Cote D?Azur, France. December 1985.
4. The Promise – Directed by Marcelo Anciano, Produced by Ruth Orme and Martin Wyn Griffith [4.46]
5. Filming ‘Goodbye Is Forever’ – London, England. January 1986
6. Goodbye Is Forever – Directed by Marcelo Anciano, Produced by Ruth Orme [4.11]
7. Filming ‘The Flame’ – London Docklands. April 1986.
8. The Flame – Directed by Russell Mulcahy, Produced by Chrissie Smith [4.00]
9. Filming ‘Missing’ – London, England. December 1986.
10. Missing – Directed by Dean Chamberlain [3.40]

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