Surprise ‎– Assault on Merryland (1977)

Assault on Merryland is an album by American symphonic/art-rock band Surprise, released in 1977 on Carousel Records.

A1. “Eve of the Assault / Merryland” (7:41)
A2. “The Acrobat Between the Stars” (6:13)
A3. “Palace of King Ferris” (3:31)
A4. “Tyrangatang” (5:32)
B1. “Dance the Tarantella” (3:39)
B2. “Tournament of Love” (4:30)
B3. “March of the Squatamaudars” (2:39)
B4. “A Day Without the Light” (4:55)
B5. “The Wonderful Sunshiner / Grand Finale” (6:51)

Artwork [Cover Art] – Phil Timper
Concept By – Blair Blake, Rick Bess
Design [Booklet Design] – Geoff Logsdon
Drums, Timpani, Chimes [Orchestra Bells], Gong [Gongs], Triangle [Triangles], Guiro [Gyro] – Dave Kelly
Electric Guitar [Electric Guitars], Bass Guitar, Twelve-String Guitar [Acoustic 12-String Guitar] – Rick Bess
Engineer [Assistant Engineer], Other [Vocal Coach] – Chuck Sabatino
Executive Producer [1995] – Geoff Logsdon
Layout [Artwork Preparation] – Blair Blake
Liner Notes [A Technical Note] – Geoff Logsdon
Lyrics By [All Lyrics Written By] – Blair Blake
Music By [All Music Composed By] – Rick Bess
Organ [Hammond Organ], Grand Piano, Synthesizer [Mini Moog, Moog Taurus Bass Pedals, Arp String Ensemble], Celesta [Celeste] – Blair Blake
Photography By [Digital Imaging] – Kayce Baker
Producer – Bill Schulenberg, Surprise
Remastered By [1995] – Benny Quinn
Text By [Story Written By] – Blair Blake
Vocals, Flute, Trumpet, Piccolo Flute – Mark Biehl

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