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Rise Up Like the Sun

The Albion Band: Rise Up Like the Sun (Harvest SHSP 4092)

Rise Up Like the Sun
The Albion Band

Harvest SHSP 4092 (LP, UK, March 1978)
EMI CDEMS 1460 / 0777 7 80058 2 7 (CD, UK, 1992)
Fledg'ling Records FLED 3040 (CD, UK, May 30, 2003)
BGO Records BGOCD 1130 (CD, UK, December 2, 2013)

The Albion Band: Rise Up Like the Sun (EMI CDEMS 1460)
The Albion Band: Rise Up Like the Sun (Fledg'ling FLED 3040)

Heritage (1977-92)
The Albion Band

EMI Plus 5762712 (CD, UK, July 2001)

The Postman's Knock / La Sexte Estampie Real
The Albion Band
Harvest HAR 5128 (single, UK, June 1977)

The Albion Band: Heritage (EMI Plus 5762712)
The Albion Band: Pain and Paradise (Harvest HAR 5175)

Poor Old Horse / Ragged Heroes
The Albion Band
Harvest HAR 5156 (single, UK, May 1978)

Pain and Paradise / Lay Me Low
The Albion Band
Harvest HAR 5175 (single, UK, January 1979)

Album produced by Joe Boyd and John Tams;
Engineered by Vic Gamm;
Recorded at Olympic No. 1 and Sound Techniques Studios in October 1977;
Mixed at CBS Studios;
Cover painting by Josh Partridge;
Photography by Pete Vernon;
Art direction by Dave Anstey

Musicians

Pete Bullock, synthesiser, piano, clarinet, baritone saxophone, organ;
Michael Gregory, drums, nakers, tambourine;
Ashley Hutchings, electric bass;
Dave Mattacks, drums, tambourine;
Simon Nicol, vocals, electric guitars, acoustic guitar;
Philip Pickett, shawms, bagpipes, curtals, trumpet;
Ric Sanders, violin, violectra;
John Tams, vocals, melodeon;
Graeme Taylor, electric guitar, acoustic guitar

with guests:
Julie Covington, Pat Donaldson, Richard Thompson, chorus vocals [2, 4b, 11];
Kate McGarrigle, vocals [6], chorus vocals [2, 4b, 11];
Linda Thompson, vocals [12], chorus vocals [2, 4b, 11];
Andy Fairweather-Low, chorus vocals [1-2, 5];
Martin Carthy, chorus vocals [1-2, 5, 8];
Viola Wills, chorus vocals [10];
Dave Bristow, synthesiser [3a]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Ragged Heroes (3.20)
  2. Poor Old Horse (Roud 3724) (6.18)
  3. Afro Blue / Danse Royale (4.52)
  4. Ampleforth / Lay Me Low (5.44)
  1. Time to Ring Some Changes (2.51)
  2. House in the Country (Roud 2499) (3.07)
  3. The Primrose (3.19)
  4. Gresford Disaster (Roud 3089) (10.49)

The CD re-release has four extra tracks, three of them from Albion Band singles:

  1. The Postman's Knock (Roud 13177) (single) (2.38)
  2. Pain and Paradise (single) (3.04)
  3. Lay Me Low (single B-side; different mix from track 4) (2.53)
  4. Rainbow over the Hill (previously unreleased) (3.18)

Tracks 1, 10 John Tams;
Tracks 2, 7, 8 trad. arr. Albion Band;
Track 3 Mongo Santamaria / anon. arr. Albion Band;
Track 4 trad. arr. Pete Bullock / arr. John Tams;
Tracks 5, 12 Richard Thompson;
Track 6 Maggie Stewart / arr. Albion Band;
Track 8b Ric Sanders;
Track 11 trad. arr. John Tams