Metro ‎– Metro (1976)

Metro is the debut album by the English combo of the same name, released in 1976 on Transatlantic Records. The album would be the sole release of the trio lineup fronted by singer/songwriter Duncan Browne, who resumed his solo career the following year. Tracklist: A1. Criminal World A2. Precious A3a. Overture To Flame A3b. Flame […]

Debra Laws ‎– Very Special (1981)

Very Special is the first of two solo albums recorded to date by American session vocalist Debra Laws, released in 1981 on Elektra. The album features instrumental contributions from her brothers Hubert and Ronnie Laws, who served as co-producers. Sister Eloise Laws provides backing vocals on the track “Long as We’re Together.” Tracklist: A1. “On My […]

Tomorrow – Tomorrow (1968)

Tomorrow is the homonymous, lone longplayer by the English popsike quartet that featured vocalist Keith West and guitarist Steve Howe. Released in 1968 on Parlophone, the album contains the band’s two 1967 singles, minus the b-side “Claramount Lake.” Tracklist: A1. My White Bicycle A2. Colonel Brown A3. Real Life Permanent Dream A4. Shy Boy A5. […]

Procol Harum ‎– Grand Hotel (1973)

Grand Hotel is the sixth studio album by Procol Harum, released in 1973 on Chrysalis. The release was the band’s first following the departure of guitarist Robin Trower, who is replaced here by ex-Cochise axeman Mick Grabham. Tracklist: A1. Grand Hotel A2. Toujours L’Amour A3. A Rum Tale A4. T.V. Ceasar B1. A Souvenir of […]

Racing Cars ‎– Weekend Rendezvous (1977)

Weekend Rendezvous is the second album by Welsh funk-rock band Racing Cars, released in 1977 on Chrysalis. Tracklist: A1. Swampy (Down By the River) A2. Ticking Over A3. Didn’t I Tell You A4. Clever Girl A5. Weekend Rendezvous B1. Take Me From the City B2. Standing In the Rain B3. Backwater Road B4. High and […]

Supertramp ‎– Crisis? What Crisis? (1975)

Crisis? What Crisis? is the fourth album by English symphonic-pop band Supertramp, released in 1975 on A&M. The release was the band’s second to feature the “classic” lineup that premiered on the prior year’s Crime of the Century LP. Tracklist: A1. Easy Does It A2. Sister Moonshine A3. Ain’t Nobody But Me A4. A Soapbox […]

Ian Anderson ‎– Walk into Light (1983)

Walk into Light is the first-ever solo album by veteran Jethro Tull frontman Ian Anderson. Released in 1983 amidst his embrace of hi-tech electronics, the album is a collaborative effort between the singer/flutist and Tull’s then-keyboardist Peter-John Vettese. Serving as a stylistic midway between the synth-enmeshed rusticism of The Broadsword and the Beast and the […]

Airplay ‎– Airplay (1980)

Airplay is the sole album by the namesake operative of producers/composers Jay Graydon and David Foster, recorded with assorted LA studio musicians. Released in 1980 on RCA, the album consists of 10 collaborative originals, two of which had recently been cut by associated acts Earth, Wind & Fire (“After the Love Is Gone”) and the […]

Argent ‎– Argent (1970)

Argent is the debut album by the namesake English art-rock/pop foursome, released in 1970 on Epic. Recorded a year after the band evolved from the ashes of The Zombies, the album bears some of that band’s hallmarks, as heard in the breathy, haunted vocals and smooth, frontal keyboards of “Schoolgirl” and “Dance in the Smoke.” […]

Rupert Holmes ‎– Rupert Holmes (1975)

Rupert Holmes is the second album by the namesake American composer, released in 1975 on Epic. Tracklist: A1. Too Scared To Sing A2. Brass Knuckles A3. You Burned Yourself Out A4. Deco Lady A5. I Don’t Want to Hold Your Hand B1. Rifles and Rum B2. Studio Musician B3. Everything Gets Better When You’re Drunk […]