The Second Brightest Star

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The Second Brightest Star
Big Big Train The Second Brightest Star.jpg
Studio album by
Released23 June 2017
StudioEnglish Electric Studios, Aubitt Studios, Real World Studios, Sweetwater Studios, Ashwood Studios
Genre Progressive rock
Length70:28
Label English Electric
Producer Big Big Train
Big Big Train chronology
Grimspound
(2017)
The Second Brightest Star
(2017)
Grand Tour
(2019)

The Second Brightest Star is the eleventh studio album by the English progressive rock band Big Big Train. It contains a mix of new songs along with re-worked material from the band's previous two albums, Folklore and Grimspound. [1]

Contents

Track listing

The Second Brightest Star [2]
No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
1."The Second Brightest Star" David Longdon Longdon7:17
2."Haymaking" (instrumental) Rachel Hall3:24
3."Skylon"Longdon, Greg Spawton, Rikard SjöblomLongdon, Spawton, Sjöblom6:44
4."London Stone" (instrumental) Sjöblom, Danny Manners2:00
5."The Passing Widow"HallHall5:33
6."The Leaden Stour"SpawtonSpawton7:19
7."Terra Australis Incognita" (instrumental) Spawton, Manners4:19
8."Brooklands sequence"
  • "On the Racing Line"
  • "Brooklands"
SpawtonSpawton, Manners17:33
9."London Plane sequence"
  • "Turner on the Thames"
  • "London Plane"
SpawtonSpawton13:17
10."The Gentlemen's Reprise" (instrumental) Spawton3:02
Total length:70:28

Personnel

Big Big Train

Production

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References

  1. Munro, Scott (21 June 2017). "Big Big Train to release new album later this week". Prog . Retrieved 3 July 2017.
  2. The Second Brightest Star (booklet). Big Big Train. English Electric. 2017. EERCD0020.CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)