COLIN BLUNSTONE: LA STORIA DEL ROCK

Nato nel 1945 inglese nei primi anni ’60 è il cantante dei Zombies, formazione beat. Dopo lo scioglimento bella band, ricomincia come solista in arte Neil McArthur. Tra in 1970 e 1978 fa buoni successi commerciali incidendo ben 5 album, la sua musica un buon rock ritmico e puro. Il disco ” One year”  ottiene grande soddisfazioni di critica e di pubblico durante i suoi concerti. Partecipa come cantante in alcuni album di Alan Parson e collabora con il suo compagno Rod Argent ( anche lui ex Zombies). Negli ultimi anni, compare in vari gruppi, migliorata la qualità musicale.

Discography

Singles

  • “Mary, Won’t You Warm My Bed” / “I Hope I Didn’t Say Too Much Last Night” – Epic EPC7095 (1971)
  • “Caroline, Goodbye” / “Though You Are Far Away” – Epic EPC7520 (October 1971)
  • “Say You Don’t Mind” / “Let Me Come Closer” – Epic EPC7765 (January 1972) (UK
  • “I Don’t Believe In Miracles” / “I’ve Always Had You” – Epic EPC8434 (October 1972) (UK
  • “How Could We Dare To Be Wrong” / “Time’s Running Out” – Epic EPC1197 (February 1973) (UK
  • “Wonderful” / “Beginning” – Epic EPC1775 (September 1973)
  • “It’s Magical” / “Summersong” – Epic EPC2413 (May 1974)
  • “When You Close Your Eyes” / “Good Guys Don’t Always Win” – Epic EPC4576
  • “Planes” / “Dancing In The Dark” – Epic EPC4752 (November 1976)
  • “Beautiful You” / “It’s Hard to Say Goodbye” – Epic EPC5009 (February 1977)
  • “Lovin’ and Free” / “Dancing in the Dark” – Epic EPC5199 (April 1977)
  • “I’ll Never Forget You” / “You Are The Way For Me” – Epic EPC6320 (May 1978)
  • “Ain’t It Funny” / “Who’s That Knocking?” – Epic EPC6535 (July 1978)
  • “Photograph” / “Touch And Go” – Epic EPC6793 (November 1978)
  • “What Becomes of the Brokenhearted” (with Dave Stewart) / “There Is No Reward” (non Blunstone B-side) – Stiff Broken 1 (1980) (UK
  • “Miles Away” / “Excerpts From Exiled” (non Blunstone B-side) – Panache PAN1 (September 1981)
  • “The Tracks of My Tears” / “Last Goodbye” – PRT 7P236 (April 1982) (UK
  • “Touch” / “Touch” (instrumental) – PRT 7P64 (February 1983)
  • “Where Do We Go From Here?” / “Helen Loves Paris” – Sierra FED22 (May 1986)
  • “She’s Not There” / “Who Fires The Gun” – Sierra FED27 (October 1986)
  • “Cry an Ocean” / “Make It Easy” – IRS IRM151 (May 1988)
  • “She’s Not There” (club mix) – Timecode 64 W/ Colin Blunstone – Dancetrax (1993)

As Neil MacArthur

  • “She’s Not There” / “World of Glass” – Deram DM225 (January 1969)
  • “Don’t Try to Explain” / “Without Her” – Deram DM262 (June 1969)
  • “It’s Not Easy” / “12:29” – Deram DM275 (December 1969)

Albums

  • One Year (1971)
  • Ennismore (1973)
  • Journey (1974)
  • Planes (1976)
  • Never Even Thought (1978)
  • Late Nights In Soho (1979)
  • Sings His Greatest Hits (1991)
  • Echo Bridge (1995)
  • Live at the BBC (1997)
  • The Light Inside (1998)
  • Out of the Shadows (with Rod Argent) (2002)
  • As Far as I Can See (with Rod Argent as The Zombies) (2004)
  • Live at the Bloomsbury Theatre, London (with Rod Argent as The Zombies) (2005)
  • Greatest Hits +Plus (rerecordings of hit songs throughout his career plus new songs) (2006)
  • Odessey And Oracle 40th Anniversary Concert (Original Zombies members reunion) (2008)
  • The Ghost of You and Me (2009)

Guest appearances

  • The Alan Parsons Project – Pyramid (1978) – “The Eagle Will Rise Again”
  • Mike Batt – Tarot Suite (1979) – “Losing Your Way in the Rain”
  • Iva TwydellDuel (1982) (backing vocals)
  • The Alan Parsons Project – Eye in the Sky (1982) – “Old and Wise” (
  • Keats – Keats (1984)
  • The Alan Parsons Project – Ammonia Avenue (1984) – “Dancing on a Highwire”
  • The Alan Parsons Project – Vulture Culture (1985) – “Somebody Out There”
  • Don Airey – K2 (1989) – “Julie”
  • Nadieh – No Way Back (1989) – “Splendid Morning” (duet)
  • The Bolland Project – Darwin (The Evolution) (1991) – “The Way Of The Evolution”, “Emma My Dear”
  • Just Like a Woman soundtrack (1992) – “Politics of Love”
  • Heineken Night of the Proms ’93 – “She’s Not There”
  • Duncan Browne – Songs Of Love And War (1995) – “Misunderstood”, “Love Leads You”, “I Fall Again”
  • Steve Hackett – Watcher Of The Skies : Genesis Revisited (1997) – “For Absent Friends”
  • Mike Batt – Keep The Aspidistra Flying (1998) – “Tiger In The Night”
  • Mike Batt with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra – Philharmania (1998 – released only in Germany) – “Owner of a Lonely Heart”
  • Alan Parsons – The Time Machine (1999) – “The Ignorance Is Bliss”
  • Sir John Betjeman & Mike Read – Words & Music (2000) – “Peggy”, “In Memory”
  • Edward Rogers – Sunday Fables (2004) – “Make It Go Away” (backing vocals)

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