For the first time, all THEMES albums by PSYCHIC TV released together, in a sumptuous, embossed box set. The music itself was designed not only as soundtrack but also for subsequent use by Initiates of The Temple Ov Psychick Youth in their rituals as Functional music intended only to aid in the process of making things happen. It is a practical tool. Thee essential collection of rare, archive and modern PTV ritual / esoteric musick! Each CD is presented in it's own matt laminate, spot-varnished mini-LP sleeve. The box also includes a 28-page booklet of rare photos and essays. "Themes" was originally released in 1982 as a limited bonus LP with the first 5000 copies of the legendary PSYCHIC TV album "Force The Hand Of Chance". Musicians: Stan Bingo, Peter Christopherson (Coil, Throbbing Gristle, Soisong), Genesis P-Orridge, and David Tibet (Current 93). "Themes 2" was originally released on LP in 1985 by Temple Records and subsequently reissued as an extended CD version by Cold Spring in 1997. Musicians: Genesis P-Orridge, Alex Fergusson, John Gosling (Zos Kia, Coil, Mekon). `Themes 2` is presented here as a 2 CD set, including the full vinyl version - plus the original `Unclean` 12" and it`s two B side tracks that were recorded in the same sessions. "Themes 3" was originally released on LP in 1986 by Temple Records and is presented here for the first time on CD, completely remastered. Musicians: Genesis P-Orridge, John Gosling (Zos Kia, Coil, Mekon), Mark Sangerman, Monte Cazazza. `Themes 3` is presented here as a 2 CD set, with an unheard version performed in Boston, US by Genesis P-Orridge and John Gosling. "Themes 4" is a brand new Psychic TV album, recorded by the late partner of Genesis P-Orridge, Lady Jaye and Psychic TV. Compiled by Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Ryan Martin and Bryin Dall. Musicians: Lady Jaye Breyer P-Orridge, Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Larry Thrasher, Bryin Dall.
Themes: 1. Part I | 2. Part II | 3. Part III | 4. Part IV | 5. Part V | 6. Part VI | 7. Part VII | 8. Part VIII
Themes 2: 1. Themes 2 Part One | 2. Themes 2 Part Two | 3. Themes 2 Part Three | 4. Unclean | 5. Mirrors | 6. Unclean Monks
Themes 2 - A Prayer For Derek Jarman: 1. The Loops Of Mystical Union | 2. Elipse Of Flowers | 3. Mylar Breeze (Parts 1 And 2) | 4. Mylar Breeze (Part 3) | 5. Prayer For Derek | 6. Rites Of Reversal
Themes 3: 1. Culture | 2. News | 3. Drama | 4. Nature | 5. Science | 6. Implant | 7. Analgesia | 8. Catalepsy | 9. Reverie | 10. Placebo | 11. Induction
Themes 3 - CD2: 1. Culture | 2. News | 3. Drama | 4. Nature | 5. Science | 6. Implant | 7. Analgesia | 8. Catalepsy | 9. Reverie | 10. Placebo | 11. Induction
Themes 4 Lady Jaye: 1. I'm Making A Mirror | 2. I Like The Holidays! (A Children's Story) | 3. Gobbledegook | 4. Mother Jack (A Children's Story) | 5. Candy Factory | 6. I Love You, I Know | 7. This Is The Final War