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Renaissance - A Song For All Seasons album

Renaissance  - A Song For All Seasons album
  • Performer Renaissance
  • Title A Song For All Seasons
  • Date of release 1978
  • Country UK
  • Style Symphonic Rock, Prog Rock, Pop Rock
  • Other formats ASF ADX MP1 APE TTA WMA DXD
  • Genre Rock
  • Size MP3 1218 mb
  • Size FLAC 1831 mb
  • Rating: 4.9
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A Song for All Seasons is the eighth studio album by the English progressive rock band Renaissance, released in 1978. It marked the return of electric guitars to the band's music after several years of absence. Northern Lights" from the album reached the top ten on the UK Singles Chart and is the band's only UK chart single. A shortened recording of "Back Home Once Again" was used as the theme song for the short-lived 1977 British TV series The Paper Lads.

Novella is the seventh studio album by the English progressive rock band Renaissance, released in 1977. Due to the bankruptcy of the band's UK label BTM, this album was released in the USA some months before its UK release, leading to a number of UK fans importing copies. At the time of this original issue, Sire was distributed in the USA by ABC Records; the cover featured unique artwork by Pamela Brown different from that which would be used for its subsequent UK issue.

A Song for All Seasons is a music studio album recording by RENAISSANCE (Symphonic Prog/Progressive Rock) released in 1978 on cd, lp, vinyl and/or cassette.

Band Name Renaissance. Album Name A Song for All Seasons. 8. A Song for All Season.

A Song For All Seasons is the eighth studio album of Renaissance and was released in 1978. The line up on the album is Annie Haslam, Michael Dunford, John Tout, Jon Camp and Terence Sullivan. The album has also the participation of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

The next to last album by Renaissance as a full-time, ongoing group, A Song for All Seasons was a courageous effort in its time, wearing its classically based progressive rock colors proudly on its sleeve amid the punk and new wave booms that were sweeping across the musical landscape. Vocalist Annie Haslam and pianist John Tout generated some memorably beautiful moments, ably supported by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and rry Rabinowitz.

A Song For All Seasons 09. Northern Lights 10. Day Of The Dreamer 1. The next to last album by Renaissance as a full-time, ongoing group, A Song for All Seasons was a courageous effort in its time, wearing its classically based progressive rock colors proudly on its sleeve amid the punk and new wave booms that were sweeping across the musical landscape.

Album by Renaissance. Opening Out. Day of the Dreamer. Closer Than Yesterday. Kindness (at the End). Back Home Once Again. A Song for All Seasons. MusicBrainz: A Song for All Seasons. this site: A Song for All Seasons. ProgArchives: A Song for All Seasons.

Tracklist

A1 Opening Out
A2 Day Of The Dreamer
A3 Closer Than Yesterday
A4 Kindness (At The End)
B1 Back Home Once Again
B2 She Is Love
B3 Northern Lights
B4 A Song For All Seasons

Companies, etc.

  • Published By – Warner Bros. Music Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Bleu Disque
  • Published By – Novella Music
  • Recorded At – Advision Studios
  • Recorded At – CTS Studios
  • Recorded At – Trident Studios
  • Mixed At – Advision Studios
  • Mastered At – Trident Studios
  • Manufactured By – WEA Records Ltd.
  • Distributed By – WEA Records Ltd.
  • Printed By – Robor Ltd.

Credits

  • Acoustic Guitar [6 And 12 String], Electric Guitar – Michael Dunford
  • Arranged By – Harry Rabinowitz (tracks: B2)
  • Arranged By [Musical Arrangments] – Renaissance
  • Arranged By [Orchestral Arrangements] – Louis Clark (tracks: A1 to B1, B3, B4)
  • Bass [Basses], Bass [Pedals], Electric Guitar, Lead Vocals – Jon Camp
  • Conductor – Harry Rabinowitz
  • Design [Album], Photography By – Hipgnosis
  • Drums, Percussion – Terence Sullivan*
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Barry Kidd, Declan O'Doherty, Dick Plant, Steve Short
  • Keyboards – John Tout
  • Lead Vocals – Annie Haslam
  • Leader [Orchestra] – Barry Griffiths
  • Mastered By – EG*
  • Orchestra – The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Producer, Engineer – David Hentschel

Notes

Comes with a brown lyric inner sleeve.

Some issues come with a poster.

℗ & © 1978 except track B1 ℗ 1977.

Recorded November '77 - January '78.

This album is dedicated to Alexander Hentschel.

This issue differs from another issue with the same number because it has a different label.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Runout variant 1): K 56460 A EG W - 1
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Runout variant 1): K 56460 B EG W - 1
  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Runout variant 2): S-41 K 56460 A 2 EG
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Runout variant 2): S-42 K 56460 B 2 EG
  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Runout variant 3): S-40 K 56460 A 2
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Runout variant 3): S-39 K 56460 B 2 EG
  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Runout variant 4): S-41 K 56460 A 2 EG
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Runout variant 4): S-28 K 56460 B 2 EG

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
K 56460 Renaissance A Song For All Seasons ‎(LP, Album) Warner Bros. Records K 56460 UK 1978
WB 56 460 Renaissance A Song For All Seasons ‎(LP, Album) Warner Bros. Records WB 56 460 Europe 1978
SRK 6049 Renaissance A Song For All Seasons ‎(LP, Album, Win) Sire SRK 6049 US 1978
S 90.016 Renaissance A Song For All Seasons ‎(LP, Album) Warner Bros. Records S 90.016 Spain 1978
SRK 6049 Renaissance A Song For All Seasons ‎(LP, Album) Sire SRK 6049 US 1978