Blue Angel (Strawbs album)

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Blue Angel
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Released2003
RecordedOctober 2002 (2002-10)
Genre Progressive rock
Length55:58
Label Witchwood
Producer Dave Cousins, Brian Willoughby, Chas Cronk
Strawbs chronology
Tears and Pavan
(2002)
Blue Angel
(2003)
Déjà Fou
(2004)
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Blue Angel is the 15th studio album by English band Strawbs. It was the first Strawbs album in 12 years to contain new material and featured several different line-ups of musicians from past Strawbs eras. Welsh folk-singer Mary Hopkin featured on many tracks, continuing a working partnership established by Dave Cousins and Brian Willoughby on their album The Bridge, from which several of the tracks on this album are drawn.

Contents

The track "Blue Angel" is a rearrangement of the track which appears on Dave Cousins' first solo album Two Weeks Last Summer . "Lay Down" is a re-recorded version of the hit single from Bursting at the Seams . "Sealed With a Traitor's Kiss" is a rearrangement of a track which appears on 1978 studio album Deadlines . The bonus track is the original 1979 version - also released as a single - of a track which later appeared on the 1991 studio album Ringing Down the Years .

Track listing

  1. "Blue Angel" (Dave Cousins) – 11:13
    "Divided"
    "Half Worlds Apart"
    "At Rest"
  2. "Oh So Sleepy" (Cousins) – 3:44
  3. "Further Down the Road" (Cousins) – 3:25
  4. "There Will Come the Day" (Cousins, Don Airey) – 6:05
  5. "Strange Day Over the Hill" (Cousins) – 3:56
  6. "Cry No More" (Cousins, Brian Willoughby) – 3:18
  7. "The Plain" (Cousins) – 5:48
  8. "Do You Remember" (Cousins, Willoughby) – 3:12
  9. "Rhythm of the Night" (Cousins) – 3:19
  10. "Morning Glory" (Cousins) – 4:52
  11. "Sealed With a Traitor's Kiss" (Cousins) – 2:57
  12. "Lay Down" (Cousins) – 4:09

Bonus track

  1. "The King" (Cousins) – 2:38

Personnel

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Recording

Release history

RegionDateLabelFormatCatalog
United Kingdom 2003Witchwood CD WMCD2008

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