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Jimmy Page first composed his original score for Kenneth Anger’s film ‘Lucifer Rising’ at his (then) residence, Boleskine House, in November 1973. The 24-minute piece was rejected by Anger and very soon achieved legendary status, with many poor quality vinyl bootlegs emerging during the rest of the decade and beyond.
In 1987, Page’s ‘Lucifer Rising’ soundtrack was released in 12-inch, blue vinyl format in a limited edition of 1000 numbered copies — apparently without either Page or Anger being consulted. The release was accompanied by a publicity flyer which attributed the project to “Boleskine House Records” under the supervision of one “Frater Zardoz”, aka: Chris Dietler, a member of the O.T.O. who (despite claiming to have permission/authorisation to launch the project) was subsequently expelled from the Crowley-based organization for his unauthorised actions.
In 2006, the original soundtracks to Kenneth Anger’s films were released in remastered form on a CD entitled: ‘Anger Rising’.