Label: Arista - SPART 1054,Arista - 201 129 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Repress Gatefold • Country: Germany • Genre: Rock • Style: Prog Rock, Art Rock, Pop Rock, New Wave
At the time this album was conceived, interests in pyramids and so-called pyramid power was all the rage. A pyramid could be found on the back of a dollar bill, there were stories in the newspapers about the supposed magical properties of pyramids and of course, the cover of In The Lap Of The Gods - The Alan Parsons Project - Pyramid Side of the Moon.
From Hey Hey - Neil Young & The Bluenotes - This Notes For You in the past to Robots in the future, the Go On - Radination - Blind Spot step appeared logically to Eric to step further into the past and the Pyramid album followed.
Eric recalls a rumor at the time that the Russian army in the field used to keep their razor blades in a pyramid shaped box to keep them sharp and other such tall tales.
Eric, like his hero Sigmund Freud found Egyptology fascinating. Again as a child in Glasgow, the art galleries there hosted a great collection of Egyptian artifacts, mummies etc which had made a profound impression on Eric.
Pyramid Lyrics PDF. What goes up, must come down What must rise, must fall And what goes on in your life Is writing on the wall. What goes up, must come down What must stand alone? And what goes on, in your mind Is turning into stone.
How can you be so sure? How do you know what the earth will endure? And I, could easily fall from grace Then another would take my place For the chance to behold your face.
As the sun turns slowly around the sky Till the shadow of night is high The eagle will learn to fly. And the days of his life are but grains of sand As they fall from your open hand And vanish upon the land. And so, with no warning, no last goodbye In the dawn of the morning sky The eagle will rise again. I Naked Star - Various - Fear Candy 90 read Somewhere in a book, they improve all your food and your wine It said, that everything you grow in your garden would taste pretty fine Instead, all I ever get is a pain in the neck and a Yap yap yap yap yap yap yap yap.
To the times in my life when I could not bear to lose, a simple game And the least of it all was the fortune and the fame But the dream seemed to end just as soon as it had begun, was I to know?
For the last thing of all that was on my mind, was the close at the end of the show. The shadow of a lonely man, feels nobody else In the shadow of a lonely, lonely man I can see myself.
Look at me now, a shadow of the man I used to be In The Lap Of The Gods - The Alan Parsons Project - Pyramid . Produced by Alan Parsons.
Expanded Edition. Amongst this collection Caught In The Middle - Kevin Borich Express - Rock Legends bonus material, there are several examples of the magical early takes and in this re-mastered version of Pyramid, for those interested in the process, there is a unique opportunity to glimpse behind the curtain of the recording process.
This was an early version of Voyager before it became extended into the version that was used on the album. In this version, elements of the recording, particularly the orchestra, can be heard clearly which were subsequently out of necessity submerged in the mix to support the vocals.
The percussive keyboard sound on The Eagle Will Rise was a composite of some unusual traditional plucked keyboard instruments which Eric had collected and when played together, created this distinctive sound.
Often in the studio there was experimentation with songs or sections of songs to see what worked in sequence. Eric felt it sounded a little bit Pink Floyd like which appealed to Alan and seemed to match the electronics that Alan had programmed as the basis for the track. This recording was a demo attempt, but the whole idea was abandoned as there was more than enough material already on the album.
Buy CD Buy Digital Album At the time this album was conceived, interests in pyramids and so-called pyramid power was all the rage. Memories From Poe in the past to Robots in the future, the next step appeared logically to Eric to step further into the past and the Pyramid album followed. Credits 1. Expanded Edition Includes these Bonus Tracks: Amongst this collection of bonus material, there are several examples of the magical early takes and in this re-mastered version of Pyramid, for those interested in the process, there is a unique opportunity to glimpse behind the curtain of the recording process.
In The Lap In The Lap Of The Gods - The Alan Parsons Project - Pyramid The Gods Part II Backing Track Rough Mix A basic backing track of what later became the final version, it contains some impromptu musical contributions from various studio musicians which were excluded or adapted in the final version.
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