Burning for You

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For the song by Blue Öyster Cult, see Burnin' for You.
Burning for You
Studio album by Strawbs
Released 1977
Recorded March 1977
Genre Progressive rock
Length 36:29
Label Oyster Records (UK)
Producer Jeffrey Lesser
Strawbs chronology
Deep Cuts
(1975)
Burning for You
(1976)
Deadlines
(1977)
Singles from Burning for You
  1. "Back in the Old Routine"
  2. "Keep on Trying"
  3. "Heartbreaker"
Alternative Album Cover
2 CD set cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

Burning for You is a studio album by English band Strawbs, with cover art by Patrick Woodroffe.

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Burning for Me" (Dave Cousins, John Mealing) – 4:01
  2. "Cut Like a Diamond" (Cousins, Chas Cronk) – 3:44
  3. "I Feel Your Loving Coming On" (Dave Lambert) – 2:56
  4. "Barcarole (For the Death of Venice)" (Cousins, Cronk) – 3:25
  5. "Alexander the Great" (Cousins, Lambert) – 3:59

Side two[edit]

  1. "Keep on Trying" (Cousins, Cronk) – 3:15
  2. "Back in the Old Routine" (Cousins, Cronk, Lambert) – 3:17
  3. "Heartbreaker" (Lambert) – 4:40
  4. "Carry Me Home" (Cronk) – 3:28
  5. "Goodbye (Is Not an Easy Word to Say)" (Cousins) – 3:44

Bonus track[edit]

The Japanese re-issue CD included the following track: -

  1. "Joey and Me" (Cousins)

Personnel[edit]

  • Dave Cousins - vocals (1-10) (- lead vocals 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 10) acoustic guitar (2-4, 6-8)
  • Dave Lambert - lead guitar (1-6, 8-10), vocals (3-9) (- lead vocals 3, 6, 7, 8, 9), acoustic guitar (5, 8), acoustic lead guitar (7)
  • Chas Cronk - bass (1-10), vocals (3, 4, 6, 7), acoustic guitar (7)
  • Rod Coombes - drums (1-3, 5-10)
Additional personnel
  • Robert Kirby - piano (1-3), synthesizer (1-3), orchestral arrangement (1-3, 9), electric piano (4, 6, 9), Mellotron (4-6, 8), clavinet (8), acoustic guitar (7)
  • John Mealing - piano (7, 9, 10), synthesizer (3-5, 8), Mellotron (3), harpsichord (1, 2), tubular bells (3), organ (4), orchestral arrangement (10)

Recording[edit]

  • Jeffrey Lesser – Producer and engineer

assisted by

  • Robin Freeman

Recorded and mixed at Relight Studios, Hilvarenbeek, The Netherlands

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog Comment
United Kingdom 1977 (1977) Oyster stereo LP 2391 287
United States 1977 (1977) Oyster stereo LP OY-1-1604
United Kingdom 1977 (1977) Oyster cassette 3177 287
1996 (1996) Road Goes on Forever CD RGF/WCDCD 027 Packaged with Deep Cuts
Japan 2003 (2003) Muskrat CD RATCD 4220
United Kingdom 2006 (2006) Witchwood Media CD

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Burning for You at AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-06-20.