CD - The War of the Worlds, Jeff Wayne Original

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Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of the Worlds retells the story of The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells. With narration by Richard Burton and the rock orchestral music of Jeff Wayne, the story is brought to life in words and music.

Originally released in the UK on 9 June 1978, it is a concept album and a rock opera. It's main format is progressive rock and string orchestra, using narration and references to carry the story and rhyming melodic lyrics that express the feelings of the various characters. The two-disc album remains a bestseller, having sold 15 million copies worldwide.