Amazing Blondel - Blondel download album
Blondel was an album released by the band Amazing Blondel in 1973. It is the first album without the founding member John David Gladwin, and features Steve Winwood on bass, and Simon Kirke of the Free on drums. In one song (Weavers Market) the lead singer of Free and Bad Company, Paul Rodgers appears as a vocal accompanist. All tracks written by Edward Baird. Edward Baird – Vocals, guitar.
The group - reduced to a duo - in its swan song for Island Records. The album lacks the panache of their previous albums, although it also has a smoothness that makes each track a very easy listen, and the antique sensibilities are beginning to give away to more modern songwriting techniques.
Amazing Blondel – Blondel. Label: Island Records – ILPS 9257. Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, gatefold. String arrangements by Adrian Hopkins Strings led by Jack La Roche Paul Rodgers
Amazing Blondel are an English acoustic progressive folk band, containing Eddie Baird, John Gladwin, and Terry Wincott. They released a number of LPs for Island Records in the early 1970s.
AMAZING BLONDEL existed throughout the early seventies. Originally formed by John David GLADWIN, Terry WINCOTT and Eddie BAIRD after leaving another even more obscure band called METHUSELAH. Blondel' is the 5th studio album released by Amazing Blondel and it is the first album that the group produced as a duo since the group's founder John David Gladwin left the group. It would also be the last of the band's albums that would be worth listening to as a whole because their style would veer from prog folk to a more pop sound afterwards.
Album by Amazing Blondel. The Leaving Of The Country Lover. Easy Come, Easy Go. Solo. Lesson One. Festival. MusicBrainz: Blondel.
Amazing Blondel was what might be called a k band. Generally, the rock elements took a back seat to vocal harmonies and delicate arrangements in a kind of troubador style.
Blondel may refer to: Apostilb, an old unit of luminance. Blondel de Nesle (c. 1155 – 1202), French trouvère, or poet. Jean-François Blondel (1683–1756), French architect. Amazing Blondel, an English progressive folk band. Blondel (musical), a rock opera. Blondell, a surname and given name. Blondeau, a French surname. Charles Blondin (1824-1897), French acrobat.
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|A1||The Leaving Of The Country Lover||6:34|
|A2||Young Man's Fancy||5:20|
|A3||Easy Come, Easy Go||6:09|
- Record Company – Ariola Eurodisc S.A.
- Distributed By – Ariola Eurodisc S.A.
- Printed By – T.G. Hostench, S.A.
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Island Records Ltd.
- Copyright (c) – Island Music Ltd.
- Backing Vocals – Sue & Sunny (tracks: B3, B5)
- Bass Guitar – Steve Winwood
- Drums – Simon Kirke
- Harpsichord, Arranged By [String Arrangements] – Adrian Hopkins
- Producer – John Glover
- Producer, Engineer – Phil Brown*
- Strings [Strings led] – Jack La Roche
- Vocals – Paul Rodgers (tracks: B4), Sue Glover (tracks: B4), Sunny Leslie (tracks: B4)
- Vocals, Guitar, Percussion, Flute, Crumhorn, Piano – Terry Wincott*
- Written-By, Vocals, Guitar – Eddie Baird*
T.G. Hostench, S.A.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Depósito Legal: B.46693-1973
- Rights Society: B.I.E.M.
- Other (Imp. Lujo a Metálico): Permiso 6649
|ILPS 9257||Amazing Blondel||Blondel (LP, gat)||Island Records||ILPS 9257||US||1973|
|EDCD 460||Amazing Blondel||Blondel (CD, Album, RE)||Edsel Records||EDCD 460||UK||1995|
|SMAS-9339||Amazing Blondel||Blondel (LP, Album, Gat)||Island Records||SMAS-9339||Canada||1973|
|PGCAB01||Amazing Blondel||Blondel (CD, Album, S/Edition)||Island Records||PGCAB01||UK||2012|
|ILPS 9257||Amazing Blondel||Blondel (LP, Album, gat)||Island Records||ILPS 9257||UK||1973|