Alan Parsons Project, The - The Turn Of A Friendly Card album
The Turn of a Friendly Card is the fifth studio album by the British progressive rock band The Alan Parsons Project, released in 1980 by Arista Records. The title piece, which appears on side 2 of the LP, is a 16-minute suite broken up into five tracks, with the five tracks listed as sub-sections. The Turn of a Friendly Card spawned the hits "Games People Play" and "Time", the latter of which was Eric Woolfson's first lead vocal appearance. All songs written and composed by Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson.
Produced and Engineered by Alan Parsons Executive Producer – Eric Woolfson Mastering Consultant – Chris Blair Recorded Between 1979 and 1980. at Acousti Studio, Paris, France; Orchestra and Choir Recorded at Arco Studio, Munich, Germany The Orchestra Of The Munich Chamber Opera c/o Eberhard Schoener, Leader Sandor Farcas, Orchestra coordinator Curtis Briggs. It was always intended that this piece would become the opening fanfare for the album, but it was later butted up to the main part of May Be A Price To Pay and became a part of that track. Nothing Left To Lose (Basic Backing Track). We have included three aspects of ‘Nothing Left to Lose’ which in a way is an anatomy of a recording.
The Turn of a Friendly Card. The Alan Parsons Project. The Turn of a Friendly Card Tracklist. 1. May Be a Price to Pay Lyrics.
And they think it will make their lives easier For God knows up till now it's been hard But the game never ends when your whole world depends On the turn of a friendly card No the game never ends when your whole world depends On the turn of a friendly card. The Turn Of A Friendly Card" lyrics provided for educational purposes and personal use only.
With two of the Alan Parsons Project's best songs, the lovely ballad "Time" and the wavy-sounding "Games People Play," The Turn of a Friendly Card remains one of this group's most enjoyable albums. Parsons' idea, the subject of the album's six tracks, centers around the age-old temptation of gambling and its stranglehold on the human psyche. On "Games People Play," vocalist Lenny Zakatek sounds compelling and focused, giving the song a seriousness that aids in realization of the album's concept. As in every Parsons album, an instrumental is included, in this case an interesting number aptly titled "The Gold Bu. Like most of the band's instrumentals, its flow and rhythm simulate the overall tempo and concept of the album, acting as a welcome interlude. Although short, The Turn of a Friendly Card is to the point and doesn't let down when it comes to carrying out its idea.
Parsons' own group, The Alan Parsons Project, as well as his subsequent solo recordings, have also been successful commercially. Alan Parsons Symphonic Project, Live in Colombia. Live in Colombia is a live concert performance by the Alan Parsons Symphonic Project and released on double CD, triple vinyl and as a DVD on 27 May 2016 on the earMUSIC label. It peaked at in March 1981 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart as well as on Cash Box. It appears on the album The Turn of a Friendly Card and was sung by Lenny Zakatek. Gold bug (disambiguation). A gold bug is a person who is bullish on gold and related investment products, and or supports the use of the gold standard. Gold bug or Goldbug may also refer to