Burning for You

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Burning for You
Burning for you.jpg
Studio album by
Released1977
RecordedMarch 1977 (1977-03)
Genre Progressive rock
Length36:29
Label Oyster/Polydor
Producer Jeffrey Lesser
Strawbs chronology
Deep Cuts
(1975)
Burning for You
(1977)
Deadlines
(1978)
Singles from Burning for You
  1. "Back in the Old Routine"
  2. "Keep on Trying"
  3. "Heartbreaker"
Alternative Album Cover
Deep cuts burning for you.jpg
2 CD set cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
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Burning for You is the 10th studio album by English band Strawbs, with cover art by Patrick Woodroffe.

Contents

Recording

The producer of the album Jeffrey Lesser was, according to songwriter/singer Dave Cousins, "...a great engineer but didn't understand the dynamics of the band". [2] The album was intended to be the final one by the band but Cousins was persuaded to carry on when he met with Clive Davis of Arista Records. [3] The final track here "Goodbye" was meant to be his final word on his career leading the band. [4]

Track listing

Side one

  1. "Burning for Me" (Dave Cousins, John Mealing) – 4:01
  2. "Cut Like a Diamond" (Cousins, Chas Cronk) – 3:44
  3. "I Feel Your Loving Coming On" (Dave Lambert) – 2:56
  4. "Barcarole (For the Death of Venice)" (Cousins, Cronk) – 3:25
  5. "Alexander the Great" (Cousins, Lambert) – 3:59

Side two

  1. "Keep on Trying" (Cousins, Cronk) – 3:15
  2. "Back in the Old Routine" (Cousins, Cronk, Lambert) – 3:17
  3. "Heartbreaker" (Lambert) – 4:40
  4. "Carry Me Home" (Cronk) – 3:28
  5. "Goodbye (Is Not an Easy Word to Say)" (Cousins) – 3:44

Bonus track

The Japanese re-issue CD included the following track: –

  1. "Joey and Me" (Cousins)

Personnel

Additional personnel

assisted by

Recorded and mixed at Relight Studios, Hilvarenbeek, The Netherlands

Release history

RegionDateLabelFormatCatalogComment
United Kingdom 1977 Oyster stereo LP 2391 287
United States 1977Oysterstereo LPOY-1-1604
United Kingdom1977Oyster cassette 3177 287
1996Road Goes on Forever CD RGF/WCDCD 027Packaged with Deep Cuts
Japan 2003MuskratCDRATCD 4220

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References

Notes

  1. Burning for You at AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-06-20.
  2. Cousins, David "Deadlines" CD production notes, Witchworks Media, 2007
  3. Cousins, David "Deadlines" CD production notes, Witchworks Media, 2007
  4. Cousins, David "Deadlines" CD production notes, Witchworks Media, 2007