lørdag 30. mars 2013

Big Big Train - English Electric (Part 1)

Band: Big Big Train
Album: English Electric (Part 1)
Country: UK

Release date: September 3, 2012
Label: Self-release/English Electric Recordings
Genre: Progressive Rock
Existed since: 1990


They have just released the second installment of English Electric, which at present time do very well at top 2013 lists. This is part one, which was released last year.
They are heavily influenced by the 70's mainly english prog rock scene, n vocalist David Longdon use much of the same song techniques as Peter Gabriel did as vocalist in Genesis.
This is a well-made album filled w strong melodies.


Album musicians:
Andy Poole - bass, keyboards
Greg Spawton - guitarist, keyboards, bass, backing vocalist
Nick D'Virgilio - drums
Dave Gregory - guitar
David Longdon - vocal
Danny Manners - keyboards, double bass, piano

Guest musicians:
Abigail Trundle - cello
Andy Tillison - organ, Moog, keyboards
Ben Godfrey - cornet, trumpet, piccolo trumpet
Daniel Steinhardt - electric guitar
Dave Desmond - trombone
Eleanor Gilchrist - violin
Geraldine Berreen - violin
Jan Jaap Langereis - recorders
Jon Truscott - tuba
John Storey - euphonium, trombone
Lily Adams - backing vocals
Martin Orford - backing vocals
Rachel Hall - violin
Sue Bowran - violin
Teresa Whipple - viola
Verity Joy - backing vocals
Violet Adams - backing vocals

  1. The First Rebreather
  2. Uncle Jack
  3. Winchester From St Giles' Hill
  4. Judas Unrepentant
  5. Summoned By Bells
  6. Upton Heath
  7. A Boy In Darkness
  8. Hedgerow

Released records:
Goodbye To The Age Of Steam, 1994
English Boy Wonders, 1997
Bard, 2002
Gathering Speed, 2004
The Difference Machine, 2007
The Underfall Yard, 2009
English Electric (Part One), 2012
English Electric (Part Two), 2013

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