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Lucifer's Friend - Banquet album

Lucifer's Friend - Banquet album
  • Performer Lucifer's Friend
  • Title Banquet
  • Date of release 1974
  • Style Jazz-Rock, Prog Rock, Classic Rock
  • Other formats AU MOD MP4 VOC AIFF AHX AUD
  • Genre Jazz / Rock
  • Size MP3 1813 mb
  • Size FLAC 1753 mb
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Votes: 837

Banquet is the fourth album by German progressive rock band Lucifer's Friend, released in 1974. By this time there was no hard rock sound, it was now strictly progressive rock mixed with jazz fusion. The song "Our World Is a Rock 'n' Roll Band" was the opening track on some versions (. version) of the original LP release, but the only CD releases to date do not include this track, which can instead be found as a bonus track on the Repertoire Records CD release of their self-titled debut.

Banquet ‎(LP, RE, RM). Repertoire Records. Banquet ‎(LP, Album, TP). Passport Records.

On Banquet, Lucifer's Friend finally pulled together the many different elements to their sound (prog, soul, jazz, hard rock) into one cohesive and totally distinctive style. This time out, the primary focus of the album is epic prog numbers with complex instrumentation that go through a variety of surprising and ambitious changes in their arrangements.

With "BANQUET" LUCIFER'S FRIEND fourth offering,the band no doubt succeeded in captivating anyone with bold,daring listening tastes.

Lucifer's Friend is a German hard rock band, formed in Hamburg in 1970 by guitarist Peter Hesslein, singer John Lawton, bassist Dieter Horns, keyboardist Peter Hecht, and drummer Joachim Reitenbach. The group was an early practitioner of heavy metal and progressive rock; they also incorporated elements of jazz and fusion into their music, especially in their fourth album Banquet of 1974.

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Band Name Lucifer's Friend. Music StyleHard-Rock. Members owning this album1. Re-Issue in 1994 by Repertoire Records.

a mix of everything that's good about the 70's. The best example of this is the opener Spanish Galleon which is also the best song in the album, Lawton's powerful vocals, the energetic horns, the fast guitar, the catchy chorus in the end or the excellent synth solo that closes the song, every moment manages to be just perfect

Artists Lucifer's Friend Banquet. Banquet Lucifer's Friend. This album has an average beat per minute of 101 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 76/130 BPM).


A1 Our World Is A Rock 'N' Roll Band
A2 Spanish Galleon (Cont.)
B1 Spanish Galleon (Concl.)
B2 Thus Spoke Oberon
C1 Thus Spoke Oberon (Concl.)
C2 High Flying Lady Goodbye
C3 Sorrow (Cont.)
D1 Sorrow (Concl.)
D2 Dirty Old Town

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Phonogram GmbH


℗1974 Phonogram GmbH

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
6360 618 Lucifer's Friend Banquet ‎(LP, Album) Vertigo 6360 618 Germany 1974
IMS 7017 Lucifer's Friend Banquet ‎(CD, Album, RE) Repertoire Records IMS 7017 Germany 1994
REP 2314 Lucifer's Friend Banquet ‎(LP, RE, RM) Repertoire Records REP 2314 UK 2016
REPUK 1274 Lucifer's Friend Banquet ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) Repertoire Records REPUK 1274 UK & Europe 2015
IMS 7017 Lucifer's Friend Banquet ‎(CD, Album, RE, Unofficial) Repertoire Records IMS 7017 Russia 2017