Pendragon's

Pendragon Logo

Toff Records


Nick Barrett Peter Gee Fudge Smith Clive Nolan
Nick Barrett Peter Gee Fudge Smith Clive Nolan

"A band that plays songs that are over ten minutes long and the lyrics contain words other than boogie". [Magazine quote C.1985] And that is the path Pendragon have taken ever since.

Pendragon are what you might call a late developer; formerly known as Zeus Pendragon [no one seems to really know the significance of the Zeus part] the band formed in Gloucestershire in 1977 and although they were constantly touring, it wasn't enough to get them a record contract.  In 1982, Pendragon stumbled upon a like-minded band called Marillion who were apparently getting a fair amount of media attention with this kind of "unfashionable music" (now called evolutive rock [progressive new generation]). The strange thing was, that although much of the media hated it , the fans loved it as if it were part of their very souls.

Pendragon started to get noticed. They were asked to play at the 1983 READING ROCK FESTIVAL in front of 30,000 people, they then got a session on the BBC FRIDAY ROCK SHOW and Marillion's manager started up a record label called ELUSIVE RECORDS and signed up Pendragon . Europe started to happen for Pendragon too, the band now tour in countries such as, France, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, Italy, Holland and Poland as well as getting excellent media reaction from the likes of Q MAG UK, RADIO VERONICA HOLLAND, ROCK AND FOLK MAGAZINE FRANCE, ROCK HARD GERMANY, and stacks of others.  Standing at the front of a recent new wave of interest in this kind of music, Pendragon started up their own record label, TOFF RECORDS which now handles all Pendragon releases. The real turning point for Pendragon and their record label, Toff, was in the release of the album simply entitled THE WORLD which takes the listener on a journey of musical fantasy and dreams, rich with melody and drama . The World was produced by Tony Taverner [who's worked with ELP, Hall and Oates, Jeff Beck ,etc.] and the stunning cover artwork was done by SIMON WILLIAMS who recently did the covers for the EMI Classic Experience releases.

Recorded at their own new 24 track studio, the next album was THE WINDOW OF LIFE and was released on November 8th 1993. With the release of The Window Of Life Pendragon reached new heights, it was their best selling album to date in the shortest period of time and was becoming widely known as the best Pendragon album so far, both with the public and the European music press.  That was until.......THE MASQUERADE OVERTURE came along!   The Masquerade has once again shown Pendragon beat all previous records with the sales of this classic album.

Now there is no stopping the unstoppable!


Toff Records Logo

 

Available Now!!!

Pendragon/Masquerade 20 ....import double CD $15.99
Pendragon/Masquerade 20 ....import DVD $14.99

Pendragon/Masquerade 20 ....import double CD $15.99

It’s almost here!  All the hard work has been done and we now have news of the DVD recorded on the MO20 Tour in 2016.  It’s being released as a DVD and also as a 2 CD digi-pack.  A totally new film crew for this DVD gives it a very different feeling to those previously filmed in Katowice, you can really get a sense of the joy on stage, we’re so pleased that it comes across as we all had a lot of fun on this tour.  It’s the first DVD with Jan-Vincent Velazco, and we have Verity Smith and Christina Booth on backing vocals so the whole thing has a very new and positive vibe!

 

 


Also Available from Pendragon

Pendragon/Acoustically Challenged ....import CD $18.99

Pendragon/Acoustically Challenged

Pendragon are releasing probably their most unusual live release to date! An acoustic album recorded at Radio 3 Warsaw, Poland on the 2001 Not Of This World tour.   This acoustic album, called Acoustically Challenged highlights the strength of Pendragon simply as a three peice of 2 acoustic guitars, 1 piano and vocals! Acoustically Challenged shows Pendragon are masters of the catchy song from the Irish folk lilt of The Pursuiit Of Excellence to the Latin/Jazz feel of Alaska and Dark Summers' Day.  This Cd also includes an acoustic version of the Peter Gee song Unspoken Words which is only available on Peter's extremely rare Heart Of David solo album. 58 minutes of music plus bonus multi media features.

Pendragon/Believe ....import CD $11.99

Pendragon/Believe ....import CD $11.99

NEW MADFISH EDITION OF 2005 ALBUM!  Pendragon formed in 1978 and over the past 30 odd years have built up a fanatical fanbase around the world, releasing 8 albums along with countless EPs, live and mini-albums.  The band have recently returned with their new album, Passion, which was hailed by Classic Rock Prog as 'an album that has both verve and real panache.'  Passion was released on the new Madfish label (a division of Snapper Music) and Madfish are now in the process of releasing new editions of albums from throughout the band's back catalogue. This series continues with Believe, the 2005 album that was originally released on the band's own Toff's Records.  This new edition features a 16 page booklet and comes packaged in a slipcase.

Pendragon/Concerto Maximo ....DVD + double CD $35.99

Pendragon/Concerto Maximo ....DVD + double CD $35.99

Neo-prog-rock giants' outstanding come-back! Shortly after the release of their latest album "Pure," undoubtedly one of the most noteworthy prog-rock releases of the year 2008, the legendary Pendragon once more visited the Wyspianski Theater in Katowice, Poland, to celebrate the band's 30th anniversary. With their outstanding performance, possibly one of the best the Polish audience had ever had a chance to witness, and with their line-up strengthened by the addition of a new drummer Scott Higham (also known from his past cooperation with Clive Nolan on the project Caamora), the band surely proved that they're still a formidable force on the prog-rock scene! This special limited edition digipak with 2CD features the recording of the band's outstanding performance in Wyspianski Theatre. The DVD features 150 minutes of Pendragon live.  Also included are interviews and plenty of behind-the-scenes footage.    English neo-progressive rock band Pendragon, a mainstay of the genre, celebrates its 30th anniversary by performing live in Poland. Also included are interviews and plenty of behind-the-scenes footage, photo gallery and more!  Also available is a special limited edition of "Concerto Maximo" DVD with 2 bonus audio CDs with songs recorded during the gig at the theater. Limited to 3000 copies.

Pendragon/The History 1984-2000 ....import CD $18.99

Pendragon/The History 1984-2000

This superb new collection from Pendragon features selections from throughout their history.  Packaged in an elegant digipack, this CD includes new acoustic performances of The King of the Castle and Paintbox specially recorded for this album, a CD-ROM video performance of The Last Waltz and a 12 page booklet detailing the complete history of the band.

Pendragon/Kowtow ....import CD $11.99

Pendragon/Kowtow ....import CD $11.99

New Madfish Edition of the 1988 album with new artwork and 3 bonus tracks!   Pendragon formed in 1978 and over the past 30-odd years have built up a fanatical fanbase around the world, releasing 8 albums along with countless EPs, live and mini-albums.  The band returned last year with their new album, Passion, which was hailed by Classic Rock Prog as 'an album that has both verve and real panache.'   Passion was released on the new Madfish label (a division of Snapper Music) and Madfish are now in the process of releasing new editions of albums from throughout the band's back catalogue. This series continues with Kowtow, the 1988 album that was originally released on the band's own Toff Records.  This new edition features new artwork, 3 bonus tracks not available on previous editions of the album, a 12 page booklet and comes packaged in a jewel case with slipcase.  BONUS TRACKS - The Millstream Sessions:  Time For A Change+ (3.56), The Mask +(3.51), I Walk The Rope + (4.28).

Pendragon/Live...At Last and More ....import DVD-NTSC $21.99

Pendragon/Live...At Last and More  DVD

Finally Pendragon are releasing a full concert DVD! This is the first Pendragon concert to become available on DVD, and is something that the band's army of fans have been asking about for sometime. The footage was originally filmed in Krakow, Poland on the band's 1996 Masquerade Overture Tour. The video contains all the band's live classics, such as The Last Man On Earth, Masters Of Illusion and Back In The Spotlight. The concert was filmed and recorded at Studio Leg, which is a top notch TV studio, so the picture is television quality, and the whole thing is made extremely exciting by the use of "mobile" crane cameras giving the impression of constant change and movement. Pendragon have made a video here that could easily stand up against anything that a major band have made!  DVD includes live show with 12 tracks plus one bonus video 'Red Shoes'. The menu features band history, band member profiles, discography, art gallery, interview, photo gallery, desktop images and web sites. Dolby digital surround 5.1.

Pendragon/The Men Who Climb Mountains ....import CD $19.99

Pendragon/The Men Who Climb Mountains ....import CD $20.99

Recorded at Thin Ice Studios 'Men Who Climb Mountains' is the band's tenth studio album and first with new drummer, Craig Blundell, following the departure of Nick Igham plus it has female vocalist of Riff's Bar 'Tiggy' York guesting.

Pendragon/Not Of This World ....import CD $11.99

Pendragon/Not Of This World ....import CD $11.99

New Madfish edition of the 2001 album featuring bonus tracks.   Pendragon formed in 1978 and over the past 30-odd years have built up a fanatical fanbase around the world, releasing 8 albums along with countless EPs, live and mini-albums.  The band have recently returned with their new album, Passion, which was hailed by Classic Rock Prog as 'an album that has both verve and real panache.'   Passion was released on the Madfish label (a division of Snapper Music) and Madfish are now in the process of releasing new editions of albums from throughout the band's back catalogue. This series continues with Not Of This World, the 2001 album that was originally released on the band's own Toff Records.  This new edition features a 16 page booklet and comes packaged in a jewel case with slipcase.

Pendragon/Out of Order Comes Chaos ....double CD $17.99

Pendragon/Out of Order Comes Chaos ....double CD $17.99

The legendary Pendragon return with their brand new live release! The subtle beauty of Pendragon's music, exquisite set list (also including songs from the latest, very well received album "Passion"), the band's unstoppable energy,- all these things make for a one of a kind experience and nothing less than what you've come to expect from such neo-prog-rock titans as Pendragon!

Pendragon/Out of Order Comes Chaos ....DVD $19.99
Pendragon/Out of Order Comes Chaos ....Blu-Ray $20.99

Pendragon/Out of Order Comes Chaos ....DVD $19.99

A brand new DVD release by the legendary neo-prog-rock band Pendragon recorded in Wyspianski Theatre, Poland, in April 2011. The exquisite set list includes songs from their latest, very well received album "Passion" as well as classics from their catalog. Bonus features: interview with Nick Barrett, "...Some of the Chaos" video documenting the band's life on tour, "...Some of the Order" video featuring behind the scenes footage filmed on the day of the DVD recording. Also includes: fully animated menu, discography, photo gallery, biography and desktop images.

Pendragon/Passion ....import CD + DVD $18.99

Pendragon/Passion ....import CD + DVD $15.99

Pendragon's recent studio album, 2008's Pure was named Album of the Year by Classic Rock Society and described by Classic Rock magazine as 'Pendragon's finest hour so far without a doubt' and they return in April with their new album Passion.   Passion promises to build on the exciting foundations created by Pure and further expand the band's sound, following and profile.  Frontman Nick Barrett explains: "Our new album is again another step forward for us musically, the mixes sound amazing. There has been so much activity since Pure and there are a lot of new fans now and but I really think Passion will reach even more new fans too."  The album, which will be packaged in a deluxe digibook, is accompanied by a DVD featuring a behind-the-scenes 'Progumentary' filmed by the band themselves while recording the album.

Pendragon/Past and Presence ....import DVD $29.99
Pendragon/Past and Presence ....import DVD + 2 CD $39.99

Pendragon/Past and Presence

Almost thirty years ago Julian Baker asked Nick Barrett if he fancied setting up a band and so set off a chain of events that have rollercoastered their way through the decades.  Celebrating the 21st Anniversary of the release of The Jewel, Pendragon members past and present reunite and come together to play a very special concert in Katowice, Poland.  The fun and excitement at this incredible concert is obvious when you watch.  It is contagious and gives you a terrific insight as to how Pendragon have remained so very popular with fans and musicians alike for over 21 years.   Includes bonus footage with 3 extra songs with Nigel Harris on drums, interview with Nick and John Barnfield plus rehearsals.

Pendragon/Pure ....import CD $18.99

Pendragon/Pure ....import CD + DVD $14.99

Pendragon formed in 1978 and over the past 30-odd years have built up a fanatical fanbase around the world, releasing 8 albums along with countless EPs, live and mini-albums.  The most recent of these was 2008s Pure which was named Album Of The Year by Classic Rock Society and described by Classic Rock magazine as 'Pendragon's finest hour so far without a doubt.'

Pendragon/The Window of Life ....import CD $11.99

Pendragon/The Window of Life ....import CD $11.99

New Madfish edition of this 1993 album with bonus tracks. Pendragon formed in 1978 and over the past 30 odd years have built up a fanatical fanbase around the world, releasing 8 albums along with countless EPs, live albums and mini-albums. The band have recently returned with their new album, Passion, which was hailed by Classic Rock Prog as 'an album that has both verve and real panache.' Passion was released on the new Madfish label (a division of Snapper Music) and Madfish are now in the process of releasing new editions of albums from throughout the band's back catalogue. This series continues with The Window of Life, the 1993 album that was originally released on the band's own Toff Records. The Madfish edition of the album also includes the 1994 EP Fallen Dreams and Angels. This new edition also features a 16 page booklet.

Pendragon/The World ....import CD $12.99

Pendragon/The World ....import CD $12.99

Pendragon formed in 1978 and over the past 30-odd years have built up a fanatical fanbase around the world, releasing eight albums along with countless EPs, live and mini-albums.  The band returned in 2012 with their new album, Passion, which was hailed by Classic Rock Prog as 'an album that has both verve and real panache.'   Passion was released on the new Madfish label (a division of Snapper Music) and Madfish are now in the process of releasing new editions of albums from throughout the band's back catalogue. "The World" Madfish edition of their 1991 album with a bonus track!  This series continues with The World, the 1991 album that was originally released on the band's own Toff Records. This edition features the bonus track 'Sister Bluebird' and is packaged in a jewel case with slip case.

 


Order Now!
Back to Third Contact  | | On to White Dove

 

Artist Shop Home Page| |Search Engine
FAQ| |Text Catalog| |Imports| |Newsletter Updates
Overstock Sale| |Gift Certificates| |IRC Page| |Links| |E-Mail