Curved Air

Curved Air are an English symphonic-psych band that released four albums on Warner Bros. between 1970 and 1973, followed by two mid-decade albums on RCA Victor. They formed around the creative core of violinist Darryl Way, guitarist–keyboardist Francis Monkman, and alto vocalist Sonja Kristina. With a fluctuating rhythm section, Curved Air released the 1970–72 albums […]

Eddie Jobson

Eddie Jobson (born April 28, 1955) is an English keyboardist and violinist, best known for his stints in Curved Air, Roxy Music, and U.K. As a teen prodigy, he replaced Darryl Way in Curved Air for their 1973 release Air Cut. That same year, Roxy Music selected him as a replacement for Brian Eno. Jobson […]

Curved Air ‎– Airconditioning (1970)

Airconditioning is the debut album by English symphonic/art-rock band Curved Air, released in 1970 on Warner Bros. Tracklist: A1. “It Happened Today” (4:55) A2. “Stretch” (4:05) A3. “Screw” (4:03) A4. “Blind Man” (3:32) A5. “Vivaldi” (7:26) B1. “Hide and Seek” (6:15) B2. “Propositions” (3:04) B3. “Rob One” (3:22) B4. “Situations” (6:17) B5. “Vivaldi (With Cannons)” […]

Curved Air ‎– Second Album (1971)

Second Album is the sophomoric longplayer by English symphonic/art-rock band Curved Air, released in 1971 on Warner Bros. Tracklist: A1. “Young Mother” (5:55) A2. “Back Street Luv” (3:38) A3. “Jumbo” (4:11) A4. “You Know” (4:11) A5. “Puppets” (5:26) B1. “Everdance” (3:08) B2. “Bright Summer’s Day ’68” (2:54) B3. “Piece of Mind” (12:52) Credits: Sonja Kristina […]

Curved Air ‎– Phantasmagoria (1972)

Phantasmagoria is the third album by English symphonic/art-rock band Curved Air, released in 1972 on Warner Bros. Tracklist: A1. “Marie Antoinette” (6:20) A2. “Melinda (More or Less)” (3:25) A3. “Not Quite the Same” (3:44) A4. “Cheetah” (3:33) A5. “Ultra-Vivaldi” (2:22) B1. “Phantasmagoria” (3:15) B2. “Whose Shoulder Are You Looking Over Anyway?” (3:24) B3. “Over and […]

Curved Air – Air Cut (1973)

Air Cut is the fourth album by English symphonic-rock band Curved Air, released in 1973 on Warner Bros. The album features the violin/keyboard talents of an 18-year-old Eddie Jobson, who deputized the roles of Darryl Way and Francis Monkman for these sessions. Tracklist: A1. “The Purple Speed Queen” (3:23) A2. “Elfin Boy” (4:12) A3. “Metamorphosis” […]