Jeff Wayne

Jeff Wayne's War Of The Worlds

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Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of the Worlds is the debut album by Jeff Wayne, retelling the story of The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells. It was released in the UK on 9 June 1978. A concept album and a rock opera, its main format is progressive rock and string orchestra, using narration and leitmotifs to carry the story and rhyming melodic lyrics that express the feelings of the various characters. The two-disc album remains a bestseller, having sold 15 million copies worldwide. In 2018, it was named the 32nd best-selling studio album of all time in the UK.

Disc 1
The Coming Of The Martians 20:48
The Eve Of The War
Horsell Common And The Heat Ray
The Coming Of The Martians 24:29
The Artilleryman And The Fighting Machine
Forever Autumn
Thunder Child
Disc 2
The Earth Under The Martians 25:13
The Red Weed (Part 1)
The Spirit Of Man
The Red Weed (Part 2)
The Earth Under The Martians 24:42
Brave New World
Dead London
Epilogue (Part 1)
Epilogue (Part 2) (NASA)