This definitive compilation comprises 38 tracks that span the years from 1969 to 2006. They represent the most productive eras of the group and this 'must have' double CD set includes their best known songs from a plethora of fine albums, including 'Magna Carta', 'Seasons', 'Songs From Wasties Orchard' and 'Lord Of The Ages'. All the songs have been expertly remastered. The first CD was previously released in 1991, but has recently been difficult to obtain. The second album is a new compilation. Informative CD liner notes include an in-depth interview with singer/songwriter Chris Simpson, who describes the evolution of Magna Carta and the inspiration behind many of the songs. The CD cover is by the legendary Roger Dean.
Coming back from an extended business trip, Frank discovers that his girlfriend Janie is now working at a new resort hotel where the owner has given her a permanent place to stay, as well as other gifts, in exchange for her affections. In the course of fighting over this development, tensions between Frank and Janie escalate out of control until he is holding her hostage in a standoff with the police. As the negotiators try to talk Frank into giving himself up, the desperate man feels himself being pushed further and further into a corner.
Walter (Lázaro Ramos) is a middle class man who promises his wife Solange (Fernanda Machado) to get the birthday cake for their daughter. What could be a simple job turns out very complicated as Walter is faced with numerous unusual situations along the way. While trying to deal with the distrust of his boss and transit system in rainy São Paulo, he sees his life take an unexpected turn on the way home.