FAMILY ‘ ONCE UPON A TIME’ BOX WINS GRAND DESIGN AWARD AT THE PROGRESSIVE MUSIC AWARDS

The second Progressive Music Awards brought the great and the good of the prog world together in the gorgeous surrounds of Kew Gardens.

The newly renamed Storm Thorgerson Grand Design award, in remembrance of the iconic artist who passed away this April, was presented to Snapper Music’s Frederick Jude by Storm’s artistic partner Peter Curzon for the superb 14-disc Family Once Upon A Time box set.

 

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REVIEWS FOR 'ONCE UPON A TIME'

"A stupendous 14-disc box-set" THE INDEPENDENT (Five Stars)

"...a definitive portrait of this sprawling, misunderstood but highly rewarding band... ...a very fine monument to a strange band" MOJO

"The Family Jewels...Family deserve to cement their hefty contribution with such a composite artefact." RECORD COLLECTOR (Four Stars)

"..using original master tapes, it’s why fans will want this substantial boxset… ..there was no more innovative group at the time, nobody bettered Family for imaginatively corralling pop, rock, folk, R’n’B and jazz." UNCUT

"Once Upon a Time is an all encompassing expression of unconditional love"SHINDIG

"Intriguing and a bit wonderful"SHINDIG

"They've got a fantastic blend of sound, the best I've heard in a long time." JOHN LENNON

"A very fine band." ELTON JOHN

"Roger Chapman is, without doubt, one of the all-time great lead vocalists." BOB HARRIS

 

 

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Roger Chapman and Rob Townsend recently came in to the office and had a chat to project co-ordinator Ian Crockett about the boxset, the reunion gigs and the recent Classic Rock Award. Watch the interview below

 

And here is a trailer for the boxset

 

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