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Van Der Graaf Generator - Pawn Hearts album

Van Der Graaf Generator - Pawn Hearts album
  • Performer Van Der Graaf Generator
  • Title Pawn Hearts
  • Country UK
  • Style Prog Rock
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  • Genre Rock
  • Size MP3 1119 mb
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Pawn Hearts is the fourth album by English progressive rock band Van der Graaf Generator, released in October 1971 on Charisma Records. The original album features just three tracks, including the side-long suite "A Plague of Lighthouse Keepers". The album was not commercially successful in the UK, but reached number one in Italy. It has since seen retrospective critical praise and was reissued on CD in 2005 with extra material.

Vital: Van der Graaf Live is the first live album by English progressive rock band Van der Graaf Generator. It was recorded 16 January 1978 at the Marquee Club in London and was released in July, one month after the band's 1978 break-up

Import, Extra Tracks, Remastered.

Pawn Hearts is a music studio album recording by VAN DER GRAAF GENERATOR (Eclectic Prog/Progressive Rock) released in 1971 on cd, lp, vinyl and/or cassette. Pawn Hearts Extra tracks · Remastered Caroline World Service 2005. Pawn Hearts by Van Der Graaf Generator (1996-01-01) Charisma. Pawn Hearts Universal 2015.

Van Der Graaf Generator's third album, Pawn Hearts was also its second most popular; at one time this record was a major King Crimson cult item due to the presence of Robert Fripp on guitar, but Pawn Hearts has more to offer than that. The opening track, "Lemmings," calls to mind early Gentle Giant, with its eerie vocal passages (including harmonies) set up against extended sax, keyboard, and guitar-driven instrumental passages, and also with its weird keyboard and percussion interlude, though this band is also much more contemporary in its focus than Gentle Giant.

Pawn Hearts is an album by the British progressive rock band Van der Graaf Generator. It was released in 1971. It is hailed as one of the masterpieces of progressive rock by many fans of the genre. The album held number 1 in Italy for 12 weeks in 1972. Differences between the European and North American releases The original vinyl release in the . and Canada (for example on Buddah Records) contained a fourth track, squeezed between "Lemmings" and "Man-Erg", which was the band's arrangement of an old BBC Radio 1 closing theme  . Pawn Hearts is an album by the British progressive rock band Van der Graaf Generator.

Complete your Van Der Graaf Generator collection.

Pawn Hearts was given the Number One slot in the Ciao 2001 magazine album chart. Our next album which will be a 'double' should be out in July. 'Pawn Hearts' was originally going to be a double album with one side of oldies done more or less live, and one side of individual pieces by Hugh, Dave and Guy".

Tracklist

A1 Lemmings
A2 Man-Erg
A Plague Of Lighthouse-Keepers
B1 Eyewitness
B2 Pictures/Lighthouse
B3 Eyewitness
B4 S.H.M.
B5 Presence Of The Night
B6 Kosmos Tours
B7 (Custard's) Last Stand
B8 The Clot Thickens
B9 Land's End
B10 We Go Now

Companies, etc.

  • Distributed By – Phonogram
  • Printed By – Αδελφοί Ν. Πιτσιλού Ο.Ε.

Credits

  • Cover – Paul Whitehead
  • Drums, Percussion, Timpani – Guy Evans
  • Electric Guitar – Robert Fripp
  • Engineer – David Hentschel, Ken Scott, Robin Cable*
  • Lead Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Slide Guitar, Electric Piano, Piano – Peter Hammill
  • Organ [Hammond E & C, Farfisa Professional], Piano, Mellotron, Synthesizer [Arp], Pedalboard [Bass Pedals], Bass Guitar, Vocals, Effects [Psychedelic Razor] – Hugh Banton
  • Photography By – Keith Morris
  • Producer – John Anthony
  • Tenor Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Other [Devices], Flute, Vocals – David Jackson

Notes

Recorded at Trident Studios, London W.1. July through September 1971
aided and abetted by Nohjindijcrackycracky.

B & C Records Ltd. 37 Soho Square, London W1

Single sleeve cover. Charisma "Mad Hatter" label.
Category on label, cover and spine
On label: Ⓟ1971 Phonogram

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout stamp side 1): 10 AA63699115 1Y 320 29 3
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout stamp side 2): 10 AA63699115 2Y //2 320 29 2
  • Rights Society: BIEM

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
CAS 1051 Van Der Graaf Generator Pawn Hearts ‎(LP, Album, Scr) Charisma CAS 1051 UK 1971
CAS 1051 Van Der Graaf Generator Pawn Hearts ‎(LP, Album, Son) Charisma CAS 1051 US 1971
6369 915 Van Der Graaf Generator Pawn Hearts ‎(LP, Album) Philips 6369 915 Australia 1972
CAS 1051 Van Der Graaf Generator Pawn Hearts ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Charisma CAS 1051 US 1972
UIGY-9679 Van Der Graaf Generator Pawn Hearts ‎(SACD, Album, RE) Virgin UIGY-9679 Japan 2015

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Lemmings (Including Cog)
Written-By – Peter Hammill
A2 Man-Erg
Written-By – Peter Hammill
A Plague Of Lighthouse Keepers
Lyrics By – Peter Hammill
Ba Eyewitness
Music By – P. Hammill*
Bb Pictures / Lighthouse
Music By – Banton*, Jackson*
Bc Eyewitness
Music By – P. Hammill*
Bd S.H.M.
Music By – P. Hammill*
Be Presence Of The Night
Music By – P. Hammill*
Bf Kosmos Tours
Music By – G. Evans*
Bg (Custard's) Last Stand
Music By – P. Hammill*
Bh The Clot Thickens
Music By – P. Hammill*, Band*
Bi Land's End (Sineline)
Music By – D. Jackson*
Bj We Go Now
Music By – Jackson*, Banton*

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – Fonogram, S.A.
  • Distributed By – Fonogram, S.A.
  • Manufactured By – COFASA
  • Printed By – FOCO, S. A.
  • Lacquer Cut At – Iberofon, S.A.
  • Designed At – Cleen Mashine Studio
  • Edited At – Fonogram, S.A.

Credits

  • Cover – Paul Whitehead
  • Drums, Timpani, Percussion, Piano – Guy Evans
  • Electric Guitar – Fripp*
  • Flute, Vocals, Tenor Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone – David Jackson
  • Lead Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Electric Piano, Piano – Peter Hammill
  • Organ [Hammond], Organ [Farfisa], Synthesizer [Arp], Bass Guitar, Vocals, Pedalboard [Bass Pedals], Electronics [Psychedelic Razor] – Hugh Banton
  • Photography – Keith Morris!*
  • Producer – John Anthony
  • Tape Op – Dave C.*, Mike*

Notes

Recorded July through September 1971

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, stamped): 850 6369915✶A✶1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, stamped): 850 6369915✶B✶1
  • Depósito Legal: M.26125-1978
  • Rights Society: SGAE
  • Other (Imp. de lujo a metálico): Permiso Num. 6421
  • Other (Back sleeve): GT. 146

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
CAS 1051 Van Der Graaf Generator Pawn Hearts ‎(LP, Album, Scr) Charisma CAS 1051 UK 1971
CAS 1051 Van Der Graaf Generator Pawn Hearts ‎(LP, Album, Son) Charisma CAS 1051 US 1971
6369 915 Van Der Graaf Generator Pawn Hearts ‎(LP, Album) Philips 6369 915 Australia 1972
CAS 1051 Van Der Graaf Generator Pawn Hearts ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Charisma CAS 1051 US 1972
UIGY-9679 Van Der Graaf Generator Pawn Hearts ‎(SACD, Album, RE) Virgin UIGY-9679 Japan 2015