War of the Worlds is the debut studio album by Jeff Wayne, retelling the story of The War of the Worlds by HG Wells, released September 6, 1978. A concept album, its main format is progressive rock and string orchestra, using narration and leitmotifs to carry the story via rhyming melodic lyrics that express the feelings of the various characters. The two-disc album remains a bestseller, having sold millions of records around the world.
2LP - Remastered reissue of the 1978 original double LP. Includes the original double gatefold with 16 page booklet containing lyrics, full script, original paintings and credits.