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Blonde On Blonde - Contrasts album

Blonde On Blonde  - Contrasts album
  • Performer Blonde On Blonde
  • Title Contrasts
  • Date of release 1969
  • Country UK
  • Style Prog Rock
  • Other formats AAC VOC AUD MIDI WAV MP3 XM
  • Genre Rock
  • Size MP3 1869 mb
  • Size FLAC 1915 mb
  • Rating: 4.2
  • Votes: 284

Ride With Captain Max, Blonde On Blonde - Contrasts (1969) - 03. No Sleep Blues, Blonde On Blonde - Contrasts (1969) - 06. Mother Earth, Blonde On Blonde- Contrasts 1969 - I Need My Friend, Blonde On Blonde - Contrasts (1969) - 02. Spinning wheel, а также рингтоны на звонок и все новые треки.

Blonde On Blonde (2). Contrasts ‎(LP, Album, W/Lbl). Any band who flashes onto the musical scene at the tail end of the Summer of Love with as stunning a gatefold album jacket as this, adorns themselves with with the title of Dylan’s 1966 earth changing release, and covers The Beatles’ Eleanor Rigby, had better have something masterful to say. Sadly, Blonde On Blonde where not the new Jimi Hendrix, nor were they a future image of The Incredible String Band, Cream, or even Pink Floyd. Contrasts ‎ (LP, Album). Blonde On Blonde - Contrasts 48:40. 1337records, Electric-City-Music.

Blonde on Blonde took the popular styles of the time (and one or two of their favourite bands), chucked them into a pot and pepped it up a bit - not with virtuoso playing, complicated time signatures, classical references or side-long suites (I don't even get the feel of a concept to the album, except that side 1 contrasts with. Contrasts", the band's first album, dates from 1969, and thus just about falls within the proto prog period (defined retrospectively of course). It is an album of short tracks, the longest being around 5 minutes, but the band still manage to explore some interesting and at the time adventurous styles and sounds.

Blonde on Blonde was a guitar-led psychedelic rock group from South Wales. The band was formed in Newport in 1967 by vocalist/guitarist Ralph Denyer, drummer Les Hicks, bassist/organist Richard Hopkins and guitarist/sitar player Gareth Johnson. The band was named after Bob Dylan's 1966 album of the same name.

This album has an average beat per minute of 121 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 90/194 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. BPM Profile Contrasts. Album starts at 96BPM, ends at BPM (-96), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Recent albums by Blonde on Blonde. Reflection on a Life.

Listen free to Blonde On Blonde – Contrasts (Ride With Captain Max, Spinning Wheel and more). Blonde on Blonde's 1969 album is from the period when progressive rock, or more so pop, was new and fresh.

By: Blonde On Blonde (2) (1969, Rock). Rebirth by Blonde On Blonde (2). View all albums . Contrasts. By: Blonde On Blonde (2) (1969, Rock). 1. Ride With Captain Max.


A1 Ride With Captain Max 5:24
A2 Spinning Wheel 2:49
A3 No Sleep Blues 3:23
A4 Goodbye 2:14
A5 I Need My Friend 3:14
A6 Mother Earth 5:03
B1 Eleanor Rigby 3:19
B2 Conversationally Making The Grade 4:14
B3 Regency 1:59
B4 Island On An Island 3:03
B5 Don't Be Too Long 2:36
B6 Jeanette Isabella 3:51


Issued in an outer-laminated flipback sleeve with deep grooved plum Pye labels.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout: (Runout stamp side A): NSPL 18288A.1-♢H STEREO
  • Matrix / Runout: (Runout stamp side B): NSPL 18288A.1-♢H STEREO

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
NSPL.18288 Blonde On Blonde Contrasts ‎(LP, Album) Pye Records NSPL.18288 UK 1969
8098-3003 Blonde On Blonde Contrasts ‎(8-Trk, Album) Janus Records 8098-3003 US Unknown
REP 4521-WP Blonde On Blonde Contrasts ‎(CD, Album, RE) Repertoire Records REP 4521-WP Germany 1994
NSPL.18288 Blonde On Blonde Contrasts ‎(LP, Album, W/Lbl) Pye Records NSPL.18288 UK 1969
SEECD 406 Blonde On Blonde Contrasts...Plus ‎(CD, Album, RE) See For Miles Records Ltd. SEECD 406 UK & Europe 1994