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The album was also preceded by its first single, " No Phone ", which hit number 13 on Billboard's Modern Rock Tracks chart ; the song covered the ubiquitous and privacy-invading use of cell phones, and was described by Jeremy Mahadevan of the New Straits Times as " a traditionally minimalist Cake anthem, with a killer melody and, unique to this album, fairly extensive use of synths ".
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Woolfson, a songwriter and composer, was working as a session pianist ; he had also composed material for a concept album idea based on the work of Edgar Allan Poe.
Their first album, Tales of Mystery and Imagination, including major contributions by all members of Pilot and Ambrosia, was a success, reaching the Top 40 in the US Billboard 200 chart.
The song " The Raven " featured lead vocals by the actor Leonard Whiting, and, according to the 2007 remastered album liner notes, was the first rock song to use a digital vocoder, with Alan Parsons speaking lyrics through it.
1987's Gaudi was the Project's last release, though they planned to record an album called Freudiana next.
Although the studio version of Freudiana was produced by Parsons ( and featured the regular Project backing musicians, making it an ' unofficial ' Project album ), it was primarily Woolfson's idea to turn it into a musical.
Arista's refusal to release the album had two known effects: the negotiations led to a renewed contract and the album was never released.
Tales of Mystery and Imagination was first remixed in 1987 for release on CD, and included narration by Orson Welles which had been recorded in 1975, but arrived too late to be included on the original album.
The opening instrumental was largely done away with by 1980 ; no later Project album except Eye in the Sky featured one ( although every album includes at least one instrumental somewhere in the running order ).
Her producer was present and suggested she include a version of it on her 1970 album Whales & Nightingales.
DiFranco was one of the first independent artists to own her own label, which has allowed her a considerable degree of creative freedom over the years, including, for example, providing all instrumentals and vocals and recording the album herself at her home on an analog 8-track reel to reel, and handling much of the artwork and packaging design for her 2004 album Educated Guess.
In 2010, the Australian a cappella Quartet The Idea of North was nominated for an ARIA for their seventh studio album, " Feels Like Spring ", bringing a cappella music back into pop culture.
When Heart in Motion was released in 1991, many fans were surprised that the album was so clearly one of contemporary pop music.
The album was a multi-platinum success and produced the pop hit " Lucky One " ( No. 18 pop and No. 2 AC ; No. 1 on Radio & Records ) as well as the title track ( a duet with country music star and future husband Vince Gill ) ( No. 37 pop ) and a cover of Joni Mitchell's frequently covered " Big Yellow Taxi " ( No. 67 pop ) ( in which she changed the line " And they charged the people a dollar and a half just to see em " to " And then they charged the people 25 bucks just to see em ").
Although " Takes A Little Time " was a moderate hit single, the album failed to sell like the previous two albums, which had both gone multi-platinum.
He was awarded the World Music Award for Best Selling Middle Eastern Artist three times: 1998 for album " Nour El Ain ", 2002 for album " Aktrr Wahed Byhbak 2001 " and 2007 for album " El Lillady ".
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Marc also formed a group with Black Silver called Live Black, but while five of their tracks were released on a demo CD sold at concerts, Live Black's first album has yet to be released.
The album is produced by Varsity Vocals, which also produces the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella.
In 1977, she recorded her first album titled Amy Grant, produced by Brown Bannister ( who would also produce her next 11 albums ).
That year, she also recorded a duet with singer Randy Stonehill for his Love Beyond Reason album, entitled " I Could Never Say Goodbye ", and recorded The Animals ' Christmas with Art Garfunkel.
The words, with some variations, are used in the track Jerusalem on Bruce Dickinson's album The Chemical Wedding, which also includes lines from book two of Milton.
Finn Coren also created a different musical setting for the poem on his album The Blake Project: Spring.
The duo named themselves Gemini, and a second album with more music by Björn and Benny was released in April 1987, containing the big hit " Mio My Mio "; also to be found on the soundtrack to the film Mio in the Land of Faraway, for which Andersson co-produced the music.
For a compilation album of the Glenmark duo Gemini, Andersson had Björn Ulvaeus write new Swedish lyrics for the re-recording of two old songs ; Ulvaeus also wrote new English lyrics to older Swedish language songs for opera singer Anne Sofie von Otter tribute album " I Let The Music Speak ".
He also mentioned her by name in " I Shall Be Free ", which appeared on his second album, The Freewheelin ' Bob Dylan.
A second single, " C ' mon C ' mon ", also charted in the UK Top 20 and an album, Truthdare Doubledare, released in May 1986, peaked at Nº18.
Gothic metal band Paradise Lost also covered " Smalltown Boy " as a bonus track on the digi-pack version of the Symbol of Life album.
Mehmet Barış Manço ( also spelled Boris Mancho in some European album releases ), born Tosun Yusuf Mehmet Barış Manço, ( January 2, 1943-February 1, 1999 ) was a Turkish rock singer, composer, and television producer.
In 2002, a tribute album was released under the name Yüreğimdeki Barış Şarkıları (" Peace's Songs In My Heart ", also " Peace Songs In My Heart ") featuring 15 extremely popular Turkish artists of such diverse genres as arabesque, pop and rock ( both Anatolian and western style ) demonstrating his wide range of influence.
Black Sabbath's Geezer Butler ( also of Irish descent ) wrote the lyrics to the Black Sabbath song " Sabbath Bloody Sabbath " on the album of the same name in 1973.
" Slant Magazine also gave the album three out of five stars, saying " It's Marianne Faithfull's substance-ravaged voice that comes to mind most often while listening to songs like " Honey " and " For Once in Your Life.
Her later work was more introspective in its lyrics as opposed to aggressive ; Hole's Celebrity Skin and Love's solo album, America's Sweetheart, focused more on celebrity life, Hollywood, and drug addiction, while also carrying on past themes of vanity and body image, and Nobody's Daughter was lyrically reflective of Love's past relationships and her struggle to sobriety, with the majority of its lyrics having been written while Love was in rehab in 2006.
His bands have included Watt 4 ( 1980 ), in which he played keyboards and provided voice, Craig Charles and the Beat Burglars ( 1989 ), The Sons of Gordon Gekko ( 1989 ), where he wrote lyrics and also composed tunes for the band, and The Eye ( 2000 – 01 ), with whom he released the rock album " Giving You The Eye, Live at the Edinburgh Festival ".
In 1987, Charles provided the poem track used for the opening credits of the BBC series The Marksman, which he also acted in, and the track is included on the album " The Marksman: Music from the BBC TV series ".
" In 1977 the Commodores scored a ballad hit with " Easy ", which became the group's biggest hit yet, reaching No. 4 in the U. S., followed by the funky favorite " Brick House ", also Top 5, both from their landmark album " The Commodores ", as was the utopian album favorite " Zoom ".
Since the late 1990s, Orange has also been working in conjunction with singer / songwriter Craig Deanto, and they have released an album titled Who Hears the Cries.