Disraeli Gears (Deluxe Edition) (2CD)

Walmart #: 000818357
Disraeli Gears (Deluxe Edition) (2CD)
Was: $26.49
  Save $4.62
FREE shipping on orders $50 +
If your order totals $50 or more and you select Value shipping, this item and any other qualifying items ship for free!
Loading options...
Sold by Walmart.com

FREE shipping available

 on $50+ orders


Data unavailable
Data unavailable
Data unavailable
Data unavailable

Pickup not available



Want to pick up your package for free?
Walmart offers free pickup for most orders placed online - for many items as soon as today! Tell us where you are and we'll show you which Walmart stores and partner locations near you are available for package pickup.
Disraeli Gears (Deluxe Edition) (2CD)
Customers also viewed these products
Check out these related products

About this item

Important Made in USA Origin Disclaimer: For certain items sold by Walmart on Walmart.com, the displayed country of origin information may not be accurate or consistent with manufacturer information. For updated, accurate country of origin data, it is recommended that you rely on product packaging or manufacturer information.

About this item

Important Made in USA Origin Disclaimer: For certain items sold by Walmart on Walmart.com, the displayed country of origin information may not be accurate or consistent with manufacturer information. For updated, accurate country of origin data, it is recommended that you rely on product packaging or manufacturer information.

Intense Cream fans and collectors might be disappointed in the two-CD deluxe edition of Disraeli Gears for offering little in the way of previously unreleased material. There is a lot of extra stuff here, mind you, which makes it a nice expansion of the group's best and most focused album. There's the original album in both stereo and mono; two outtakes of "Lawdy Mama" and five additional demos (all seven of which previously appeared on the Those Were the Days box set); and nine 1967-1968 BBC recordings from the Disraeli Gears era (all of which appear on the BBC Sessions compilation). The only wholly previously unavailable item is an alternate version of "Blue Condition" with Eric Clapton on lead vocal, in both stereo and mono, which actually qualifies as about the least interesting track on the set. And why, pray tell, is the BBC version of "Sunshine of Your Love" -- far and away the album's most popular song -- present on BBC Sessions, but not included here? That minor complaint aside, this is a fine listen, the main album enduring as the peak of Cream's artistry, as the group blended its original blues-rock with psychedelic pop on well-written songs with a mystical tinge. Almost every song is excellent, and "Sunshine of Your Love," "Dance the Night Away," "Swalbr," "Strange Brew," and "We're Going Wrong" are all among the very best tracks the band laid down. While the extras can't match the album itself, they're all worth hearing for both historical appreciation and actual listening pleasure. The five demos are considerably rougher than the much more polished final record, but offer three songs ("Hey Now Princess," "Weird of Hermiston," and "The Clearout") that didn't make the ultimate cut. None of them really deserved to, but the vituperative "Hey Now Princess" and more whimsical "Weird of Hermiston" are interesting relics of the Jack Bruce-Pete Brown songwriting partnership, while "The Clearout" is a pretty hot instrumental that sounds like a backing track only in need of some good lyrics to make for a worthwhile album cut. Six of the nine BBC recordings are versions of songs from Disraeli Gears itself, while two ("Politician" and "Born Under a Bad Sign") would appear on their subsequent LP, Wheels of Fire, and one (the instrumental "Steppin' Out") had been previously cut by Eric Clapton in his Bluesbreakers days. In the usual BBC tradition, these nine tracks aren't up to the level of their studio counterparts, but make for worthy contrast to the better-known versions, with a certain live edge. ~ Richie Unterberger, All Music Guide

Explore this item


Record Label: CD
Digital Video Formats: CD
Performer: Cream
Street Date: 1096329600000
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 0.40 x 5.00 x 5.60 Inches
Release Date: 09/28/2004

Track Listing

1. Strange Brew (Stereo Version)
2. Sunshine Of Your Love (Stereo Version)
3. World Of Pain (Stereo Version)
4. Dance The Night Away (Stereo Version)
5. Blue Condition (Stereo Version)
6. Tales Of Brave Ulysses (Stereo Version)
7. SWLABR (Stereo Version)
8. We're Going Wrong (Stereo Version)
9. Outside Woman Blues (Stereo Version)
10. Take It Back (Stereo Version)
11. Mother's Lament (Stereo Version)
12. Lawdy Mama (Version 2)
13. Blue Condition (Alternate Version)
14. We're Going Wrong (Demo Version)
15. Hey Now Princess (Demo Version)
16. SWLABR (Demo Version)
17. Weird Of Hermiston (Demo Version)
18. Clearout (Demo Version)
19. Strange Brew (Mono Version)
20. Sunshine Of Your Love (Mono Version)
21. World Of Pain (Mono Version)
22. Dance The Night Away (Mono Version)
23. Blue Condition (Mono Version)
24. Tales Of Brave Ulysses (Mono Version)
25. SWLABR (Mono Version)
26. We're Going Wrong (Mono Version)
27. Outside Woman Blues (Mono Version)
28. Take It Back (Mono Version)
29. Mother's Lament (Mono Version)
30. Lawdy Mama (Version 1)
31. Strange Brew (BBC Recording)
32. Tales Of Brave Ulysses (BBC Recording)
33. We're Going Wrong (BBC Sessions)
34. Born Under A Bad Sign (BBC Sessions)
35. Outside Woman Blues (BBC Sessions)
36. Take It Back (BBC Sessions)
37. Politician (BBC Sessions)
38. SWLABR (BBC Session)
39. Steppin' Out (BBC Sessions)

Customer Reviews

Be the first to review this item. Share your rating and review so that other customers can decide if this is the right item for them.

Customer Q&A

Questions & Answers 0 questions

Ask a question

If you would like to share feedback with us about pricing, delivery or other customer service issues, please contact customer service directly.

Q&A tips and guidelines

Q&A Exchange Guidelines

When writing your question or answer, please follow these guidelines:

  • Do: Make sure your question is directly related to the product
  • Do: Be specific and provide as many details as possible
  • Do: Include the model number (if applicable)
  • Do: Write your question in English
  • Do Not: Include personal information (such as your full name)
  • All submitted questions and answers are subject to the terms set forth in our Terms and Conditions

We reserve the right not to post your question or answer if it contains any of the following:

  • Any information not related to the actual merchandise or topic
  • Obscenities, discriminatory language or other language not suitable for a public forum
  • Advertisements or “spam” content
  • Email addresses, physical addresses or other forms of contact information
  • Critical or spiteful comments on other questions or answers posted on the page or their authors
  • Any imagery that demonstrates incorrect use of the merchandise
  • Anything that Walmart deems to be inappropriate, at Walmart's discretion

Provide as many details as possible, including the model number (if applicable).

Remember: Don’t include personal information (such as your full name).

Preview Question

Thank you.

Questions will be checked against our question guidelines and posted within five to seven business days.

Consider these popular products

Policies & Plans

See any care plans, options and policies that may be associated with this product.

Gifting plans

Gift options are not available for this item.

Pricing policy

About our prices
We’re committed to providing low prices every day, on everything. So if you find a current lower price from an online retailer on an identical, in-stock product, tell us and we’ll match it. See more details at Online Price Match.


Returns are easy at Walmart
Not happy with a purchase? No problem. We've made returning items as easy as possible. And, most purchases can be returned for free. Learn more about our Returns Policy.