Category: Classic Rock


  1. Tygorr says:
    The Idle Race were a cult rock group from Birmingham, England in the late s. They are best known for the material released while Jeff Lynne was a member. Rhythm guitarist Dave Pritchard, bass guitarist Greg Masters and drummer Roger Spencer were the core of a band initally known as Billy King and the Nightriders, then later known as Mike Sheridan and the Nightriders and briefly as just The.
  2. Goltiramar says:
    The debut album by this unjustly overlooked band is a piece of classic British psychedelia that transcends its origins. Most British bands trying to achieve a psychedelic sound in those days simply played softly and sang in a very effete and poetic manner -- the Idle Race, by contrast, play hard here and don't sound effete so much as just cheerfully trippy, a lot like the Beatles of "Penny 8/
  3. Kazijin says:
    The Birthday Party was quasi-concept album from and the first album by The Idle Race led by Jeff Lynne - pre The Move. It’s an ambitious album exploring different new ways in pop/rock and it did receive good reviewa by critics at its time. Commercially, though, it /5(4).
  4. Mikakora says:
    Jan 06,  · Artist: The Idle Race Album: The Birthday Party Track #: /13 Lyrics: She had a birthday yesterday she cried Took off her glasses let her hair down cried She told them all .
  5. Goltirg says:
    Work continued throughout the year on the Idle Race's debut album, the group commuting in from Birmingham to London on Sundays, when they were granted free studio time at Advision. The resulting album, The Birthday Party, was released in October of that year. Lynne and Wood's mutual respect and friendship deepened.
  6. Babar says:
    Find album release information for The Birthday Party - The Idle Race on AllMusic. CD: The Birthday Party [Bonus Tracks] Retro Records Find album release information for The Birthday Party - The Idle Race on AllMusic AllMusic. New Releases. Featured New Releases 8/
  7. Sharr says:
    Dec 02,  · Provided to YouTube by Parlophone UK Follow Me Follow · The Idle Race Back To The Story ℗ Parlophone Records Ltd, a Warner Music .
  8. Taulmaran says:
    Buy The Birthday Party [ Gram Vinyl] (LP) by The Idle Race (LP $). Amoeba Music. Ships Free in the U.S.
  9. Juzil says:
    this is the best reissue of this album on cd ever as this contains both the mono & stereo versions of the lp itself as well as a couple of single B sides as well as alternative versions of great mono tracks like follow me follow & lucky man, disc two is great as that consists of the stereo version of the birthday party record and on disc two they even throw in the alternative version of 5/5(4).

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