Renaissance

Renaissance are an English rock band that released eleven studio albums between 1969 and 1983. The original concept behind the name — a fusion of multi-century folksiness and ivory-laden classicism — was expanded and modernized over the years, culminating with the neon-powered, precision-fueled trio lineup of the early 1980s. They formed from the ashes of […]

Renaissance ‎– Renaissance (1969)

Renaissance is the debut album by the English symphonic-folk quintet of the same name, released in 1969 on the Island and Elektra labels. Tracklist: A1. Kings & Queens (10:56) A2. Innocence (7:07) B1. Island* (5:58) B2. Wanderer (4:02) B3. Bullet (11:20) 7″ version b/w The Sea Credits: Louis Cennamo — bass Jim McCarty — percussion, […]

Shoot

Shoot were an English art-pop/folk band that released the album On the Frontier on EMI in 1973. The project was headed by Yardbirds/Renaissance alumnus Jim McCarty, who would subsequently surface in Illusion. Drummer Craig Collinge hailed from Manfred Mann Chapter Three and Third World War while guitarist/vocalist Dave Green recorded two prior albums with symphonic-rockers […]