In the War Zone: Book One Part 2
This virtual album side contains tracks 6 through 8, which connect into the Red Shift Suite. The sliding cursor is a virtual tonearm. The Red Shift Suite started out in '81 as a scrawled timeline that mapped out the sequence and proportion of the musical sections. For a handful of outings in '83 and '84, The PreAmble was the band's opening number and The Post Mortem was the closer. A bomb casing wore a Reagan mask but plans for a pantomime submarine never materialized. Back then, as always, the USSR was working to impose a red shift anywhere they could. A different sort of red shift occurred in 2016. Put on your man-pants.