Script for a Jester's Tear is the debut studio album by British neo-progressive rock band Marillion, released in the United Kingdom on 13 March 1983 by EMI Records. The album reached number seven and spent 31 weeks in the UK Albums Chart, eventually achieving a platinum certificate, and produced the Top 40 single "He Knows You Know" and the Top 20 single "Garden Party".
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Script for a Jester's Tear reached number 7 in the UK charts and spent there 31 weeks, the second longest chart residency of a Marillion album. It was certified Platinum by the BPI on 5 December 1997 for sales in excess of 30. 00 copies. The album did not achieve a commercial impact in the . 175 in the Billboard 20. .Formats and reissues. The album was initially released on LP, 12" picture disc and cassette. The first CD issue appeared in 1985.
Script For A Jester's Tear". So here I am once more in the playground of the broken hearts One more experience, one more entry in a diary, self-penned Yet another emotional suicide overdosed on sentiment and pride Too late to say I love you, too late to re-stage the play Abandoning the relics in my playground of yesterday I'm losing on the swings, I'm. losing on the roundabouts I'm losing on the swings, I'm losing on the roundabouts Too much, too soon, too far to go, too late to play, the game is over The game is over
Script for a Jester's" tear was both Marillion's debut album (they'd previously release a maxi single) and their breakthrough, and it is a release which is generally held in high esteem and considered an important milestone in the history of progressive rock
Script For a Jester's Tear. Import, Extra Tracks, Remastered. Digitally remastered and expanded two CD pressing of the debut album from '80s Prog-meisters Marillion. Originally released in 1983, Script For A Jester's Tear was a dazzling display of expert musicianship, skilled songwriting and brilliant execution, bringing their love of '70s Progressive Rock into the New Wave era with successful results. Disc One contains the entire six track album while Disc Two features seven tracks including demos, B-Sides, re-recordings, etc.
The band’s debut, Script for a Jester’s Tear, is excellent proof of this recognizable sound, and other than that, an often overlooked prog classic. The bands that had so inspired Marillion were all past their prime; Floyd had released their last classic The Wall on the doorstep to the 80’s, Genesis was now steadily turning into a Collins-led pop rock band, and while King Crimson remained one of the most enduring and innovative acts of their era, even in the new decade, their dabbling into
Script for a Jester's Tear is the first album by the neo-progressive rock band Marillion, released in 1983. It reached number seven on the UK album chart and stayed on the chart for 31 weeks, the second longest chart residency of a Marillion album. The single released before the album was "Market Square Heroes", with the double B-sides "Three Boats Down from the Candy" and the 17 minute epic "Grendel".