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Focus - Focus II album

Focus  - Focus II album
  • Performer Focus
  • Title Focus II
  • Date of release 1971
  • Country Netherlands
  • Style Symphonic Rock, Prog Rock
  • Other formats DTS DMF XM VOC AIFF MIDI MPC
  • Genre Rock
  • Size MP3 1883 mb
  • Size FLAC 1959 mb
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Votes: 235

Moving Waves (also known as Focus II) is the second studio album from the Dutch rock band Focus, released in October 1971 on Imperial Records. Following the departure of Martin Dresden and Hans Cleuver in 1970, the band recruited Cyril Havermans on bass and Pierre van der Linden on drums and proceeded to work on new material. The album includes "Hocus Pocus", the group's most successful single, and "Eruption", a 23-minute track based on the opera Euridice by Jacopo Peri.

Outside the Netherlands 'Focus II' was released with the title 'Moving Waves'. Recorded in Sound Techniques and Morgan Studios London between: April 13th and May 14th 1971. Cover back and label read 4:35 as tracktime for 'Hocus Pocus', but it is actually 6:35. Matrix, Runout (Side A, Etched): 5C 056-24385A HM16. Matrix, Runout (Side B, Etched): 5C 056-24385B HM19.

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if you don't recall Focus, I suspect you're too young to know better or too old with suspicious memory loss. Album art work is provided by another legend Roger Dean (Yes, Asia, et al). But it's hardly his best work, being quite angular and unfocused. Nevertheless, though founder Thijs van Leer and Focus II drummer Pierre van der Linden are both a little shorter and wider, overall, Focus is in fine form. X, fundamentally, is recognizable Focus.

The outer case is just for protecting goods. scratches and discoloration on the case can not be the reason for exchanging or returning). Unit Photocard : Random 1p out of 2p (Separately). If you purchase an album + poster set, one album and one poster each will be delivered. If you choose the poster tube option, the poster will be shipped in the tube case and if not, it will be folded and shipped. One poster tube can be used for up to 5 posters.

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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Hocus Pocus
A2 Le Clochard (Bread)
A3 Janis
Written-By [Middlepart] – Thijs Van Leer
A4 Moving Waves
Lyrics By – Inayat Khan*
A5 Focus II
Concept By [Basical Idea] – Thijs Van Leer
B.1a Orfeus
B.1b Answer
B.1c Orfeus
B.2a Answer
B.2b Pupilla
B.2c Tommy
B.2d Pupilla
B.3a Answer
B.3b The Bridge
B.4a Euridice
B.4b Dayglow
B.4c Endless Road
B.5a Answer
B.5b Orfeus
B.5c Euridice

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  • Made By – EMI (Australia) Limited
  • Distributed By – EMI (Australia) Limited


  • Engineer – Jerry Boys
  • Producer – Mike Vernon
  • Written-By – Jan Akkerman (tracks: A2, A3), Thijs Van Leer (tracks: A1, A4, A5, B.1a to B.2b, B.2d to B.4b, B.5a to B.5c)

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
5C 054-24385 Focus Focus II ‎(LP, Album) Imperial 5C 054-24385 Netherlands 1971
1C 072-24 385 Focus Focus II ‎(LP, Album, RE) EMI 1C 072-24 385 Germany 1977
5C 038-24385, 5N 038-24385 Focus Focus II ‎(LP, Album, RE, RP) Bovema Negram, Bovema Negram 5C 038-24385, 5N 038-24385 Netherlands Unknown
RB 66.188 Focus Moving Waves ‎(CD, Album, RE) Red Bullet RB 66.188 Netherlands 2001
X2-13060 Focus Moving Waves ‎(CD, Album, Unofficial) I.R.S. Records X2-13060 Russia Unknown