|01 Jun 1985||EMI||2||LP|
|01 Dec 2017||CD, LP (2017 Remastered release)|
Marillion recorded Misplaced Childhood at Hansa Tonstudio in Berlin, Germany during the spring of 1985. It is a concept record with two continuous pieces of music, where the song cycle explores themes of lost love, lost childhood, and more.
Upon release it was an immediate success, topping the U.K. album chart and earning platinum status. The album included three big hits: “Kayleigh” (#2), “Lavender” (#5), and “Heart Of Lothian” (#29).
In 2017 a Deluxe Edition: 4 CD+ Bluray with Steven Wilson at the helm remixing was released. This version is listed separately as a box set/compilation.