Album Information & Credits
First release: 05190 on Hurdy Gurdy Records Cat No HG-6.
A CONCEPT BY MR. DOCTOR
LYRICS BY MR. DOCTOR
MUSIC BY MR. DOCTOR & EDOARDO BEATO
Music arranged by MR. DOCTOR & DEVIL DOLL
MR. DOCTOR - MAN OF THOUSAND VOICES/ORGAN/PIANO/CELESTA/ACCORDION
EDOARDO BEATO - PJANO/KEYBOARDS
ROBERTO DANI - DRUMS
KATIA GIUBBILEI - VIOLIN
RICK BOSCO - DRUMS
ALBERT DORIGO - GUITAR
BOR ZULJAN - GUITAR
JURIJ TONI - TUBA
PAOLO ZIZICH - DUET "THE MIRROR" WITH MR. DOCTOR
THE DEVIL CHORUS: conducted by MARIAN BUNIC
(Paolo Zizich/Marian Bunic/Polona Sever/Beti Roblek/Helena Pancur/Gregor
Oblak/Jure Strencan/Borut Usenik/Valentina Blazinsek/Mr. Doctor)
Recorded at Tivoli Studios, Ljubljana,
Yugoslavia (now Slovenia)
Mixed at Tivoli Studios
Produced by Mr. Doctor
Engineered by Jurij Toni
Assistant Engineer: Borut Berden
Cover concept: Mr. Doctor
Lettering: Mr. Doctor
Photos: L. Desiderio
Films: G. Paolo Fallani
Tracks: MR. DOCTOR ... 20'30"
On HURDY GURDY RECORDS Cat. No. HG-6 the following different editions exist:
ELIOGABALUS Boxed set LP:
Made exclusively for band members 10 numbered copies in amazing hard box with black velvet folder hand written lyrics, various hand made artworks & inserts. Every copy has completely different inserts.
ELIOGABALUS Gimmix LP THEATRE COVER:
Has the "theatre cover" with plastified insert promo only edition in 50 numbered
copies including various hand made artworks & inserts. Every copy
has completely different inserts.
ELIOGABALUS FAN CLUB gatefold LP DEVILS COVER:
Released by the Devil Doll Fan Club, 900 numbered copies only.
ELIOGABALUS LP THEATRE COVER:
"Standard version" with printed innersleeve
NOTE: The existence of rare whitelabel test pressing copies of ELIOGABALUS with an early mixing/mastering
made in march 1990 and rejected by Mr. Doctor is confirmed.
ELIOGABALUS CD THEATRE COVER:
"Standard version" early pressings have 8-page booklet/later
pressings include a 12-page booklet. (NOTE: the only album never released
in Slovenia: all european copies have Italian SIAE red rubber stamp and
"Made in Italy" written on the inlay card)
ELIOGABALUS CD VIOLIN PLAYERS COVER:
Cover made by the Italian Fan Club with a different 8-page booklet
also including Italian lyrics. Limited to 900 numbered copies.
On RENAISSANCE RECORDS with Cat. No. RCD-1009 the following editions exist:
Same booklet as 12-page European pressing/Picture CD.
Part of 4CD
BOX in black silk pouch with free Devil Doll patch, sticker and 12-page
booklet with Devil Doll chronology, exclusive photos and sheet music.
Page 11 is hand-inscribed by Mr. Doctor (each copy has completely
different words hand written). Limited edition 333 numbered copies.
The first 30 boxes come in a 32 x 17 x 13cm black coffin and in velvet pouch (black or violet) instead of black silk pouch.
Also one larger Coffin exists, contains the same but also includes a statue of
Dracula and comes in a carton box with Devil Doll art on it. This box was made by Renaissance.
Photos of the Devil Doll Bag.
On BELLE ANTIQUE RECORDS with Cat. No. MAR-95102 the following editions exist:
This is the original European edition, but it comes with a second
exclusive booklet and Japanese OBI.
Rarity Photos & Specific Information
(Click to see photos of each item)
Eliogabalus First Pressing CD Hurdy Gurdy
Eliogabalus Testpressing LP
Eliogabalus Gimmix Promo LP
Eliogabalus picture disc
Eliogabalus Fanclub LP release Limited to 900 copies
Eliogabalus Fanclub CD release Limited to 900 copies
Eliogabalus LP Theatre Cover
Eliogabalus RENAISSANCE RECORDS Version
Eliogabalus HURDY GURDY version
The Devil Doll Coffin Set - Limited edition
Photos of the Devil Doll Bag.