Harmonium (Harmonium album)

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Harmonium
Studio album by Harmonium
Released 20 February 1974
Recorded 4–10 January 1974
Genre Folk rock
Length 47:08
Label PolyGram
Producer Bob Morten
Harmonium chronology
Harmonium
(1974)
Si on avait besoin d'une cinquième saison
(1975)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars (link)

Harmonium was the eponymous debut album by Québécois band Harmonium released in 1974. It was their most folk driven album, and features the song that made them famous "Pour un instant". It features nowhere near as exotic instrumentation as on their later albums, mostly sticking to simple guitar and bass arrangements, with occurrences of drums on a few songs.

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Harmonium" (Serge Fiori, Michel Normandeau) – 6:36
  2. "Si doucement" (Fiori) – 4:25
  3. "Aujourd'hui, je dis bonjour à la vie" (Fiori) – 5:44
  4. "Vieilles courroies" (Fiori, Normandeau) – 5:47
  5. "100,000 raisons" (Fiori, Normandeau) – 3:42
    • Not on the original vinyl, it was introduced in the reedited CD.

Side two[edit]

  1. "Attends-moi" (Fiori, Normandeau) – 4:40
  2. "Pour un instant" (Fiori, Normandeau) – 3:21
  3. "De la chambre au salon" (Fiori) – 5:43
  4. "Un musicien parmi tant d'autres" (Fiori) – 7:05

Personnel[edit]