Bard (album)

Last updated
Bard
Big Big Train Bard.jpg
Studio album by
Released2002 (2002)
RecordedMuscliff & Nomansland, September, 2000-December, 2001
Genre Progressive rock, post-rock
Length67:27
Label Treefrog
Producer Andy Poole
Big Big Train chronology
English Boy Wonders
(1997)
Bard
(2002)
Gathering Speed
(2004)

Bard is the third studio album by the English progressive rock band, Big Big Train. It was released in 2002 by Treefrog Records. It is the only one of their early albums that the band decided not to re-release, and as such it is currently out-of-print.

Contents

Track listing

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."The Last English King"Spawton5:50
2."Broken English"Spawton, Poole, Hogg14:09
3."This is Where We Came In"Spawton5:22
4."Harold Rex Interfectus Est"Spawton1:02
5."Blacksmithing"Spawton3:03
6."Malfosse"Spawton0:53
7."Love is Her Thing"Spawton3:50
8."How the Earth From This Place Has Power Over Fire"Spawton1:53
9."A Short Visit to Earth"Spawton6:18
10."For Winter"Spawton, Poole16:47
11."A Long Finish"Spawton8:20

Personnel

Guest musicians

Related Research Articles

<i>Somewhere Far Beyond</i> 1992 studio album by Blind Guardian

Somewhere Far Beyond is the fourth studio album by German power metal band Blind Guardian. It was released in 1992 and produced by Kalle Trapp. The cover artwork was created by Andreas Marschall, who also drew the artwork for other Blind Guardian's releases. The album saw the band creating its own original sound, while still employing most of their speed/power metal techniques.

<i>Jericho</i> (The Band album) 1993 studio album by The Band

Jericho is the eighth studio album by Canadian-American rock group the Band. Coming seventeen years after their "farewell concert", it was released in 1993 and was the first album to feature the latter-day configuration of the group, as well as their first release for the Rhino subsidiary Pyramid Records.

<i>Arch Allies: Live at Riverport</i> 2000 live album by Styx and REO Speedwagon

Arch Allies is a live album recorded by REO Speedwagon and Styx at Riverport Amphitheatre in Maryland Heights, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis. It was released on September 26, 2000, by Sanctuary Records, and a single DVD was also released on November 7, 2000.

<i>Beyond the Valley of the Murderdolls</i> 2002 studio album by Murderdolls

Beyond the Valley of the Murderdolls is the debut studio album of Horror punk band Murderdolls. It was released in 2002 by Roadrunner Records. The album reached number 40 on the UK Albums Chart, and sold 100,000 copies in the U.S.

<i>Whipped!</i> 1992 studio album by Faster Pussycat

Whipped! is Faster Pussycat's third album, released in 1992 by Elektra Records.

<i>Eighteen Visions</i> (album) 2006 studio album by Eighteen Visions

Eighteen Visions is the eponymous fifth studio album by Eighteen Visions that was released on July 18, 2006. It was the band's only album released on Epic Records. This album saw the band take a step away from its metalcore roots in favor of a new, more melodic tone. Some countries have added two bonus tracks. One is taken from a Truskill records compilation called "Trustkill Takeover Volume II". The second is a re-recorded version of the track "Prelude To An Epic" from their album Until the Ink Runs Out. The album has sold around 100,000+ copies in the U.S. The album peaked at #74 in the U.S. Billboard chart.

<i>Johnny Cash Is Coming to Town</i> 1987 studio album by Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash Is Coming to Town is the 73rd album by American country singer Johnny Cash, released in 1987, and his first for Mercury Records. It was re-released in 2003, paired with Boom Chicka Boom on a single CD. "Sixteen Tons" was previously a hit for Tennessee Ernie Ford, "The Big Light" is an Elvis Costello song from his album King of America, released the previous year and "Let Him Roll" is from Guy Clark's debut, Old No. 1. The album reached #36 on the country charts, while the only released single, "The Night Hank Williams Came to Town", peaked at #43.

<i>Hat Trick</i> (America album) 1973 studio album by America

Hat Trick is the third studio album by the American folk rock trio America, released on Warner Bros. Records in 1973. It peaked at number 28 on the Billboard album chart; it failed to go gold, whereas the group's first two releases had platinum sales. The album produced the single, "Muskrat Love", which reached number 67 on the Billboard singles chart and number 11 on the adult contemporary chart. That song would become a much bigger hit for Captain & Tennille three years later.

<i>Highlights: The Very Best of Yes</i> 1993 compilation album by Yes

Highlights: The Very Best of Yes is a 1993 best of collection by progressive UK rock band Yes.

<i>Heads or Tales</i> 1983 studio album by Saga

Heads or Tales is the fifth studio album by the Canadian progressive rock band Saga and was originally released in 1983. The album was the second of the band's to be produced by Rupert Hine. Although it did not receive the commercial success of the previous collaboration between the band and Hine, both "The Flyer" and "Cat Walk" became respectable radio hits for the band with the album eventually securing gold status in Canada (50,000) and Germany (250,000). A third single from the album, "Scratching the Surface", making a regular appearance in the band's concert line-up during the late-1990s and 2000s as a piano solo played by singer Jim Gilmour during a break by the other band members. The song reached #45 in the Canadian Singles charts, April 1984.

<i>Odd Fellows Rest</i> 1998 studio album by Crowbar

Odd Fellows Rest is the fifth album by American sludge metal band Crowbar, released on July 7, 1998 via Mayhem Records. It was re-released on August 24, 1999 via Spitfire Records, featuring a bonus track.

<i>Big Life</i> (album) 1987 studio album by Night Ranger

Big Life is the fourth studio album by Night Ranger, released in 1987. It featured the single "The Secret of My Success", which was written for the 1987 film of the same name starring Michael J. Fox. The single flopped, stalling outside the Top 40, peaking at #64. It was a top twenty hit on the Mainstream Rock charts though, hitting number 12 and was one of the most played videos in the spring of 1987 on MTV. "Hearts Away" was the second single/video and peaked at #90 on the Hot 100 chart. The third single/video, "Color of Your Smile" failed to chart in the U.S. at all.

<i>Edge of Forever</i> 1999 studio album by Lynyrd Skynyrd

Edge of Forever is the tenth studio album by Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd. released in 1999, it is the last album to feature Leon Wilkeson before his death in 2001.

<i>Big Blue Ball</i> 2008 studio album by Big Blue Ball (Peter Gabriel and Various Artists)

Big Blue Ball is an album by multiple artists which "grew from 3 recording weeks" at Peter Gabriel's Real World Studios in the summers of 1991, 1992, and 1995. It is Peter Gabriel's fourteenth album project overall.

<i>Greatest Hits</i> (The Moody Blues album) 1989 compilation album by The Moody Blues

Greatest Hits is a compilation album by the progressive rock band the Moody Blues, released in 1989. The band recorded new versions of "Isn't Life Strange" and "Question" with orchestration by the London Symphony Orchestra. The arrangements were overseen by Anne Dudley, who also produced the recordings with Justin Hayward and John Lodge. The album was re-released as The Story of the Moody Blues – Legend of a Band in 1990 to coincide with the release of the documentary of the same name.

<i>Greatest Hits</i> (The Doobie Brothers album) 2001 greatest hits album by The Doobie Brothers

Greatest Hits is a 2001 compilation album by the Doobie Brothers. Its 20 songs appear in chronological order of original release, except for their debut single "Nobody" being placed at track 7 because it was reissued in 1974 to greater chart success than its original release. Greatest Hits peaked at number 142 on the US Billboard 200 and it also peaked at number 45 on the UK Albums Chart.

<i>Twilight Dementia</i> 2010 live album by DragonForce

Twilight Dementia is the first live album by English power metal band DragonForce, released in Japan on 8 September 2010, the United Kingdom on 13 September and in the United States on September 14. The album was recorded in November and December 2009 during the United Kingdom leg of the Ultra Beatdown world tour, across nineteen different shows. The album features songs from all the band's previous albums. It is the last overall release to feature ZP Theart as the lead vocalist.

<i>What I Was Made For</i> 2005 studio album by Big Daddy Weave

What I Was Made For is the fourth studio album by the American contemporary Christian music band Big Daddy Weave. This was their third release with a major label in Fervent Records. It was released on July 26, 2005. This album charted on the following Billboard's charts on August 13, 2005: No. 14 on Christian Albums, and No. 17 on Top Heatseekers.

<i>III</i> (Sahg album) 2010 studio album by Sahg

III is the third studio album by the Norwegian hard rock band Sahg, released on August 23, 2010, under the Norwegian record label Indie Recordings.

<i>Grimspound</i> (album) 2017 studio album by Big Big Train

Grimspound is the tenth studio album by the English progressive rock band Big Big Train. Released on 28 April 2017, it was recorded at English Electric Studios, produced by Big Big Train, and mixed and mastered at Aubitt Studios by Rob Aubrey.

References