SPIDER - The Complete Anthology (2012)
Spider were a British rock band from Liverpool, England, that formed in 1976. The band, who were often compared to Status Quo, offered an upbeat sound, which was described as boogie rock. Spider released three albums in the 10 years they were together, titled Rock 'n' Roll Gypsies (1982) Rough Justice (1984) and Raise the Banner (For Rock 'n' Roll) (1986). The band split in 1986.
Superb value 4CD, 52 track clam-shell box set featuring just about everything ever recorded by Merseyside Boogie legends Spider Includes the bands two National Chart albums "Rock N Roll Gypsies" and "Rough Justice" plus the ultra-rare "Raise The Banner" (making it's debut on CD) Each album comes complete with relevant bonus tracks / B-sides Disc 4 "The Early Years" has the bands Independent released singles all of which are highly prized and expensive collector's items amongst NWOBHM fans. Includes the UK hit singles 'Here We Go Rock N Roll' and 'Why D'Ya Lie To Me' Classic Rock journalist Dave Ling, a long-time fan of the band, has written an in-depth biography for the informative and detailed 20 page booklet which has been designed by Spider bassist Brian Burrows Completely remastered by Tim Turan - Spider have never looked or sounded better!
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