10cc – Deceptive Bends (1977)

Deceptive Bends is the fifth album by English art-pop band 10cc. Preceded by the departure of co-founders Kevin Godley and Lol Creme, the songs on this album are performed by the remaining duo of Graham Gouldman and Eric Stewart with help from drummer Paul Burgess and assorted studio personnel. Released in April 1977, the album was preceded by the Dec. 1976 single “The Things We Do for Love,” which became a transatlantic smash for the band.

A1. “Good Morning Judge” (3:00)

A2. “The Things We Do for Love” (3:36)
A3. “Marriage Bureau Rendezvous” (4:09)
A4. “People in Love” (3:50)
A5. “Modern Man Blues” (5:36)
B1. “Honeymoon with B Troop” (2:50)
B2. “I Bought A Flat Guitar Tutor” (1:49)
B3. “You’ve Got a Cold” (3:39)
B4. “Feel the Benefit: a) Reminisce and Speculation b) A Latin Break c) Feel the Benefit” (6:55)

Eric Stewart — lead guitar, writer, recording engineer, mixing, lead vocals, piano, Moog, backing vocals, slide guitar, organ, electric piano, guitar, whistle, maracas, electric guitar
Graham Gouldman — bass guitar, writer, lead guitar, electric guitar, tambourine, backing vocals, string bass, hand claps, acoustic guitar, lead vocals, harmony vocals, Dobro, organ, triangle, guiro, 12 string guitar, autoharp
Paul Burgess — drums, tambourine, piano, cabasa, hand claps, gong, sound effects, conga, triangle, bell tree, roto toms, wood block, vibraphone, a-go-go bells, congas, claves
Del Newman — strings
Jean Alain Roussel — keyboards
Tony Spath — piano, oboe

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