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Gong - Expresso II

Gong - Expresso II
Performer: Gong
Genre: Jazz
Title: Expresso II
MP3 album size: 2661 mb
FLAC album size: 2441 mb
Style: Jazz-Rock, Fusion
Country: Germany
Catalog number: 25 856 XOT
Label: Virgin

Tracklist


1Golden Dilemma
Bass, Written-By – Hansford RoweCongas – Francois CausseDrums, Xylophone – Pierre MoerlenGuitar – Bon LozagaMarimba – Mireille BauerVibraphone – Benoit Moerlen
4:52
2Boring
Bass – Hansford RoweCongas – Francois CausseDrums, Timpani, Bells [Tubular] – Pierre MoerlenMarimba, Written-By – Mireille BauerVibraphone – Benoit MoerlenViolin – Darryl Way
6:22
3Heavy Tune
Bass – Hansford RoweDrums, Glockenspiel, Vibraphone, Written-By – Pierre MoerlenGuitar [Lead] – Mick TaylorGuitar [Rhythm] – Allan HoldsworthMarimba – Mireille BauerVibraphone – Benoit Moerlen
6:22
4Soli
Bass, Written-By – Hansford RoweCongas – Francois CausseDrums – Pierre MoerlenGuitar – Allan HoldsworthSoloist [Vibraphone] – Benoit MoerlenVibraphone – Mireille Bauer
7:37
5Sleepy
Bass – Hansford RoweCongas – Francois CausseDrums – Pierre MoerlenGuitar – Allan HoldsworthGuitar [Rhythm] – Bon LozagaVibraphone, Marimba, Percussion – Benoit MoerlenVibraphone, Written-By – Mireille BauerViolin – Darryl Way
7:18
6Three Blind Mice
Bass – Hansford RoweCongas – Francois CausseDrums – Pierre MoerlenVibraphone, Bells [Tubular], Glockenspiel, Claves, Xylophone, Written-By – Benoit MoerlenVibraphone, Marimba – Mireille Bauer
4:50

Versions


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
2473 742Gong Expresso II ‎(LP, Album)Virgin2473 742France1978
CDV 2099Gong Expresso II ‎(CD, Album, RE)VirginCDV 2099EuropeUnknown
AB 4204Pierre Moerlen's Gong Expresso II ‎(LP, Album)AristaAB 4204Canada1978
VIL 12099Gong Expresso II ‎(LP, Album)VirginVIL 12099Italy1978
CDV 2099, 260 765-217Gong Expresso II ‎(CD, Album, RE)Virgin, VirginCDV 2099, 260 765-217EuropeUnknown

Credits


  • Design [Sleeve Design], Art DirectionSplash Studio
  • EngineerNick Bradford
  • Executive-ProducerGraham Lawson
  • Photography BySheila Rock
  • ProducerGong
  • Producer, EngineerJohn Wood

Notes


Green/red labels

Barcodes


  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Label Code: LC 3098
  • Price Code: XOT
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, Runout, stamped): 25856 A - 1 / 78 S
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, Runout, stamped): 25856 B - 1 / 78 S

Companies


  • Distributed By – Ariola
  • Recorded At – Pye Studios
  • Recorded At – Matrix Studios
  • Mixed At – Britannia Row Studios
  • Mastered At – Trident Studios
  • Pressed By – Sonopress

Video

Album


Expresso II is the eighth studio album released under the name Gong and the de facto second album by Pierre Moerlen's Gong. It released in February 1978. Although the album was issued by Virgin Records under the Gong name for contractual reasons, and the name Pierre Moerlen's Gong. Expresso II finds Pierre Moerlen's Gong at their peak. Like their previous studio release, Gazeuse, the album is instrumental, the music is very polished, the sound very clean. Vibes and xylophone dominate on this album, somewhat reminiscent of the sound Zappa achieved through Ruth Underwood on One Size Fits All just three years earlier. The first two tracks, Heavy Tune and Golden Dilemma, are the highlights here, partially due to the fact that the rest of the cuts all blend together and sound quite similar. Expresso II is a jazz related rock music album recording by GONG released in 1978 on CD, LPVinyl andor cassette. GONG - Expresso II. Jazz music community with review and forums. Album Name Expresso II. Type Album. Released date 1978. Labels Virgin Records Arista EMI Records. Music StyleJazz Rock. Members owning this album5. Heavy Tune. Golden Dilemma. 레코드판과 CD를 쇼핑하여 Gong 컬렉션을 완성해보세요. Expresso II Cass, Album. ATC 4204. Expresso II. Gong - Expresso II 1978. To favorites 6 Download album. Listen album. Pierre Moerlen's Gong albums. Songs in album Gong - Expresso II 1978. Gong - Heavy Tune. Gong - Golden Dilemma. Gong - Sleepy. Gong - Soli. Gong - Boring. Expresso II is a music studio album recording by GONG Canterbury SceneProgressive Rock released in 1978 on cd, lp, vinyl andor cassette. Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music13. Listen free to Gong Expresso II Heavy Tune, Golden Dilemma and more. 6 tracks 37:21. Following the departure of Didier Malherbe after Gazeuse, only Pierre Moerlen remained from the classic Radio Gnome trilogy line-up. Virgin continued to market the band as Gong, but once released from Virgin, the band were formally re-labelled as Pierre Moerlen's Gong. Allan Holdsworth, Mick Taylor and Darryl Way are among the guest musicians that supplement the core of the band. This album is also Hansford Rowe's debut on bass, but the last appearance by Mireille Bauer who first appeared on. Gong Expresso. Gong alumni Francois Causse, Benoit Moerlen and Hansford Rowe plus HRIII guitarist Julien II is ranked 47,277th in the overall chart, 4,812th in the 1970s, and 494th in the year 1978. This album is rated in the top 25 of all albums on
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