Excellent addition to any prog-rock music collection
ELP returned from an extended hiatus in 1977, sweetly oblivious to the fact that progressive rock was on the decline. Many bought the double-elpee set just the same (temporarily forgetting the substantial investment that Welcome Back was) to find that “Works Volume 1” was in fact three sides of solo music fused together with a token “band” side at the end. No doubt it’s this sort of tinkering with the affection of fans that resulted in the backlash against the band in later years.
Welcome Back…to the show that never ends! Rock legends Emerson, Lake and Palmer in their spectacular 25th anniversary concert at The Royal Albert Hall. This video captures the excitement and nostalgia of a superb concert performance, which includes favorites from ELP's classic gold and platinum albums plus new material. Songs include: Welcome Back, Tarkus, Knife Edge, Paper Blood, Creole Dance, From the Beginning, Lucky Man, Honky Tonk Train Blues, Romeo and Juliet, Pirates, Pictures at an Exhibition, Fanfare for the Common Man.