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September 7th, 2019 13 comments

The Abominable Snowmen ( Deluxe Edition ) Vinyl LP

The deluxe edition is available to order in the UK from www.amazon.co.uk

The deluxe edition is available to order in the USA from www.amazon.com

The Exclusive edition is available to order Here.

This Deluxe Edition has White coloured vinyl.

“Something is coming. The yeti…the Yeti!” Demon Records presents a narrated full-cast TV soundtrack adventure starring Patrick troughton as the Doctor, introducing one of his most fondly remembered enemies, The Yeti! In this classic 6-part ‘lost’ Adventure, first shown on BBC TV between September and November 1967, the TARDIS materializes in the Himalayan mountains, circa 1930, where Professor traverse has been trying to track down the legendary abominable snowmen. The Doctor soon discovers that the Yeti do exist, but as the Servants of a terrible force – The great intelligence! Can the Doctor and his friends Stop it from taking over the entire world? Presented across 3 x heavyweight 180g pieces of White vinyl.

This narrated TV soundtrack evokes a classic Doctor who adventure in all its aural magnificence. The haunting sounds of the windswept Himalayas, the hypnotic chanting of Tibetan Monks, the insistent bleeping of the Yeti control devices, and the terrifying roar of the creatures themselves are all accompanied by the eerie sonics of Ron grainer & Delia derbyshire’s theme tune.

Written by mervyn haisman and Henry Lincoln, this was the yeti’s debut TV appearance, and they would soon return to menace the Doctor in another adventure. Linking narration is provided by Frazer Hines (Jamie) and the cast includes Deborah watling as Victoria, Jack watling as Professor traverse, David spenser as thonmi and wolfe Morris as padmasambhava. The film recordings of all but one episode of this story are lost from the BBC archives. Accompanying the White vinyl LPs are full episode billings, cast and credits, and eight illustrated panels form a superb, two-sided s artwork Montage. Dummedy-dum, dummedy-dum, dummedy-dum, dum-dum….


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13 comments

  • Gordon Roxburgh

    August 22nd, 2019 - 7:10pm

    Hope someone changes the back sleeve artwork from Written by David Whitaker to Written by Mervyn Haisman & Henry Lincoln!

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  • Anonymous

    August 21st, 2019 - 8:18pm

    Question. Will they fix the audio issue on episode 2. Or just try to repair it or use the version on the cd.

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    • Mrs Croot

      August 21st, 2019 - 8:33pm

      It’s been a while since I watched the recon. Can you please tell me what the issue was with the audio as I’m now curios about it?

    • Anonymous

      August 22nd, 2019 - 1:45pm

      A line was missing from the doctors examination of the yeti. They recreated it using samples of troughtons voice. Presumably they’ll just use that version. It does the job.

    • Anonymous

      August 22nd, 2019 - 4:23pm

      Chris Thompson did an recreation of the line. And it’s amazing and seamless next to troughtons

  • Gareth Pugh

    August 21st, 2019 - 12:33pm

    An even number of episodes/sides means no etching this time. But the Amazon variant sounds good. I’m guessing it will be white flecks set into a base colour like black, grey or clear. Bear in mind that if you are interested by rarity, last time (EotD) the non-Amazon version had fewer copies made (500 red for general retail, 1000 swirl for amazon). Personally I just went for the look I liked best!

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    • MJS

      August 22nd, 2019 - 12:35pm

      Same here. I’m not getting rid of them so rarity isn’t important. It’s the one that looks best wins! However, id also be happy if they did budget versions that were just plain black vinyl. Why not?

  • Mrs Croot

    August 21st, 2019 - 9:18am

    Yes! Another lost story! I really want all of the lost ones on vinyl record as it’s another way to experience them before animations are eventually done! Marco Polo would be a great next one as it’s the longest one not done. I hope they don’t waste time on surviving stories.

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    • Bryan

      August 21st, 2019 - 11:38am

      There is The War Games at 10 episode or Trial of a Timelord at 14 episodes, that are longer than Marco Polo. But I agree, that Marco , with its semi narrated soundtrack by Mark Eden originaly, would make a superb Release.

      Very Surprised YETI got brought to the fore, Rather than Cybermen or even more Daleks. It would also me interesting to get a new ,previously unreleased Soundtrack (Revelation, Ressurection, Rememberance. to finish the Davros series. Or even Frontier in Space followed By Planet.

      I wonder which to go for, as I always went for the Dalek Etching.

    • Mrs Croot

      August 21st, 2019 - 6:33pm

      Yes, but War Games and Trial are surviving stories!

    • bryan

      August 21st, 2019 - 7:55pm

      So was Tomb of the Cybermen and City of Death and Destiny of the Daleks. (both RSD) But still its Demon records, The BBC did about 20 stories on original soundtrack, that were Surviving stories

      Oh Found them

      Tomb of the Cybermen
      The Ark
      The Silurians
      The Sea Devils
      Warriors of the Deep
      The Gunfighters
      The Dominators
      The War Machines
      The Curse of Peladon
      The Monster of Peladon
      The Romans
      The Sensorites
      The Krotons
      The Mind of Evil
      The Space Museum
      Ambassadors of Death
      Horror of Fang Rock
      The Pirate Planet
      Destiny of the Daleks
      City of Death

      Goodness, I would love Fang Rock .

    • Mrs Croot

      August 21st, 2019 - 8:31pm

      True but I was talking about missing ones. That was what my comment was about to begin with! Your argument makes as much sense if I was talking about an animation.

    • Anonymous

      August 22nd, 2019 - 1:48pm

      We aren’t going to get animated versions of all of the missing stories. They’ve already confimed that.

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