Egg (album)

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Egg
Studio album by Egg
Released 13 March 1970
Recorded October 1969 (Landsdowne Studios, Trident Studios)
Genre Progressive rock
Length 40:30
Label Deram
Producer Egg
Egg chronology
Egg
(1970)
The Polite Force
(1971)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Classic Rock 2/5 stars[2]

Egg is the 1970 debut album of British prog rock band Egg.

Track listing[edit]

The album was originally released on vinyl by Deram.[3]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Bulb" (Peter Gallen) – 0:09
  2. "While Growing My Hair" (Clive Brooks, Mont Campbell, Dave Stewart) – 3:53
  3. "I Will Be Absorbed" (Brooks, Campbell, Stewart) – 5:10
  4. "Fugue in D Minor" (Bach) – 2:46
  5. "They Laughed When I Sat Down at the Piano…" (Brooks, Campbell, Stewart) – 1:17
  6. "The Song Of McGillicudie The Pusillanimous (Or Don't Worry James, Your Socks Are Hanging In The Coal Cellar With Thomas)" (Brooks, Campbell, Stewart) – 5:07
  7. "Boilk" (Brooks, Campbell, Stewart) – 1:00

Side two[edit]

  1. "Symphony No. 2" (Brooks, Campbell, Stewart) – 22:26
    • Movement 1
    • Movement 2
    • Blane
    • Movement 4

2004 re-issue[edit]

The album was re-issued on CD in February 2004 by Eclectic Discs. Remastered from the original tapes, the re-issue has three bonus tracks, including both sides of the band's first and only single ("Seven Is a Jolly Good Time"/"You Are All Princes") and "Movement 3" from "Symphony No. 2", which was omitted from the original LP due to copyright difficulties.

The track listing is as follows:

  1. "Bulb" – 0:09
  2. "While Growing My Hair" – 4:02
  3. "I Will Be Absorbed" – 5:11
  4. "Fugue in D Minor" – 2:49
  5. "They Laughed When I Sat Down at the Piano…" – 1:21
  6. "The Song of McGillicudie the Pusillanimous (or don't worry James, your socks are hanging in the coal cellar with Thomas)" – 5:07
  7. "Boilk" – 1:04
  8. "Symphony No. 2" – 23:58
    • Movement 1
    • Movement 2
    • Blane
    • Movement 3
    • Movement 4
  9. "Seven Is a Jolly Good Time" – 2:47
  10. "You Are All Princes" – 3:45

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ DeGagne, Mike. "Egg Egg review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-12-06. 
  2. ^ Henderson, Paul (February 2005). "Egg 'Egg'". Classic Rock 76. London, UK: Future Publishing Ltd. p. 102. 
  3. ^ "Egg (2) - Egg (LP, Album) at Discogs". www.discogs.com. Retrieved 2010-03-05. 

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