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Time Considered As A Helix Of Semi-Precious Stones The BBC Sessions 1979 - 1984

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The album was a collection of studio recordings made specifically to be aired on BBC Radio. Until 1988, restrictions were in place that limited the amount of commercial records that could be broadcast on the BBC to just five hours per day. As a result, bands had to reproduce their music in the BBC's own studios. Disc jockey John Peel became known for having these types of recordings on his show, and they became known as "Peel Sessions."

Time Considered... features songs from the early part of the Comsat Angels' career, up through 1985's 7 Day Weekend. Not all tracks were taken from John Peel broadcasts; some came from the shows of other DJs: Richard Skinner, Kid Jensen, Janice Long, Bruno Brookes and Graham Bannerman.