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UNICORN

Slow Dancing: The Recordings 1974-1979 4CD Remastered & Expanded

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  • 31040
  • UNICORN
  • CD
  • HARDROCK
  • 21.08.2020
A 4 CD REMASTERED CLAMSHELL BOXED SET FEATURING THREE STUDIO ALBUMS & A DISC OF PRE-VIOUSLY... more

A 4 CD REMASTERED CLAMSHELL BOXED SET FEATURING THREE STUDIO ALBUMS & A DISC OF PRE-VIOUSLY UNRELEASED ARCHIVE RECORDINGS BY LEGENDARY BRITISH BAND UNICORN MADE BETWEEN 1974 & 1979


• INCLUDING THE ALBUMS “BLUE PINE TREES”, “TOO MANY CROOKS” & “ONE MORE TOMORROW”

• WITH 19 PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED TRACKS

• FEATURING & PRODUCED BY DAVID GILMOUR (OF PINK FLOYD)

• WITH ILLUSTRATED BOOKLET & ESSAY


Esoteric Recordings is pleased to announce the release of a new 4 CD clamshell boxed set that gathers together three albums and an additional disc of previously unreleased archive material by the legendary British band UNICORN: “SLOW DANCING – THE RECORDINGS 1974 – 1979”.


Unicorn recorded their first album in 1971 for the Transatlantic label, but by 1973 they began an association with DAVID GILMOUR of PINK FLOYD who was taken with the band’s musical approach and American West Coast musical influences, vocal harmonies and very English lyrics. Gilmour was to produce their next album, BLUE PINE TREES. Featuring a line-up of Kenny Baker (guitar, keyboards, vocals), Pete Perryer (Drums, lead vocals) Pat Martin (bass, vocals) and Kevin Smith (lead guitar, mandolin) , “Blue Pine Trees” was released on the Charisma label in 1974 and was produced by David Gilmour, who also featured on Pedal Steel Guitar and guitar on several tracks. In 1976 the band signed with EMI’s Harvest label and recorded their next album TOO MANY CROOKS. David Gilmour produced the album once again and also featured as a musician on several tracks. The album included the song NO WAY OUT OF HERE which Gilmour would cover on his first solo album in 1978. ONE MORE TOMORROW, was the band’s final album and was released in 1977.


Although Unicorn would continue until 1979, the band didn’t record another new album.
“SLOW DANCING – THE RECORDINGS 1974 – 1979” gathers together the albums BLUE PINE TREES, TOO MANY CROOKS & ONE MORE TOMORROW, all with additional bonus tracks and features an additional CD with 19 previously unreleased studio and live archive recordings, selected by Unicorn’s Pat Martin. The set also features an illustrated booklet and essay and is a fine tribute to one of Britain’s most unique bands.

TRACK LISTING

DISC ONE
BLUE PINE TREES
1. ELECTRIC NIGHT
2. SLEEP SONG
3. AUTUMN WINE
4. RAT RACE
5. JUST WANNA HOLD YOU
6. HOLLAND
7. NIGHTINGALE CRESCENT
8. THE FARMER
9. IN THE GYM
10. BLUE PINE TREES
BONUS TRACKS
11. OOH MOTHER
12. VOLCANO
13. THE BALLAD OF JOHN AND JULIE (BBC SESSION 1974)
14. BOG TROTTER
15. OOH MOTHER (SINGLE VERSION)
16. I’LL BELIEVE IN YOU (THE HYMN)
17. TAKE IT EASY


DISC TWO
TOO MANY CROOKS
1. WEEKEND
2. FERRY BOAT
3. HE’S GOT PRIDE
4. KEEP ON GOING
5. TOO MANY CROOKS
6. BULLSEYE BILL
7. DISCO DANCER
8. EASY
9. NO WAY OUT OF HERE
10. IN THE MOOD
BONUS TRACKS
11. SO FAR AWAY
12. WEEKEND
(LIVE RADIO STUDIO SESSION 1975)
13. FERRY BOAT
(LIVE RADIO STUDIO SESSION 1975)
14. HE’S GOT PRIDE
(LIVE RADIO STUDIO SESSION 1975)
15. NO WAY OUT OF HERE
(LIVE RADIO STUDIO SESSION 1975)
16. DISCO DANCER (SINGLE VERSION)


DISC THREE
ONE MORE TOMORROW
1. HAVE YOU EVER SEEN THE RAIN
2. NEW SHOES
3. SLOW DANCING
4. GET ALONG FINE
5. BRITISH RAIL ROMANCE
6. ERIC
7. ONE MORE TOMORROW
8. SO HARD TO GET THROUGH
9. I’M ALRIGHT (WHEN I’M WITH YOU)
10. THE NIGHT
11. THE WAY IT GOES
12. MAGNOLIA AVENUE
BONUS TRACKS
13. GIVE AND TAKE
14. NOTHING I WOULDN’T DO
15. IN THE MOOD
16. KEEP ON GOING
(LIVE RADIO STUDIO SESSION 1975)
17. RIO DE JANEIRO
18. DON’T TELL ME I KNOW
19. ALL CRAZY PEOPLE
DISC FOUR
ARCHIVE RECORDINGS
PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED
1. COME A LONG WAY
2. BILLY THE KID
3. THE MAN IN ME
4. HOLD ON
5. LOVING YOU
6. DON’T TURN AWAY
7. THIS OLD WORLD
8. THE SWEETER LIFE
9. LOOK INTO YOUR MIRROR
10. BONEY FINGERS (LIVE IN THE USA 1974)
11. CORRINA CORRINA (LIVE IN THE USA 1974)
12. NASHVILLE WEST (LIVE IN THE USA 1974)
13. LENNY DEE
14. IN THE GYM (LIVE BBC RADIO)
15. GET ALONG FINE (ALTERNATE VERSION)
16. MAN IN THE FOG
17. YOU ANGEL YOU
18. ONE MORE TOMORROW (DEMO)
19. TELL ME STRAIGHT

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