Paternoster - Die Ersten Tage: The First Days (LP)
The Never Before Issued Soundtrack from Austrian Prog-Psych Masters Paternoster.
Before releasing their lone self-titled debut album, one of the most rare rock records to be released in Europe in the 1970s, Paternoster provided the soundtrack for a film that could only have been made while the psychedelic movement was still in its first wave.
The group’s first recordings presented here are the soundtrack for Herbert Holba’s 1971 hippie sci-fi film Die Ersten Tage (The First Days), screened at the Berlin International Film Festival, and interestingly played on Austrian TV in August of that year. The material issued here is the genesis of Paternoster and set the stage for the release of one of the world’s great rock albums with their self-titled debut the following year.
The music has been painstakingly transferred directly from master tapes, never before released in any form. The extensive, photo-filled booklet documents the history of the band, Holba’s film, and how psychedelic rock and film collided in Vienna’s 70s underground.The package also includes a download card for WAV files with bonus tracks, including the band’s demos for their masterpiece album, and the entire Die Ersten Tage film.
I Wanna Bring You Down (Demo)
Not Like You (Demo)
Stop These Lines (Demo)
Old Danube (Demo)
The Pope Is Wrong (Demo)
Mammoth Opus O (Demo)
Old Danube (Reprise - Demo)
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