Maida Vale (album)

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Maida Vale
Live album by Van der Graaf Generator
Released June 1994
Recorded 1971, 1975 and 1976
Genre Progressive rock
Length 71:09
Label Band of Joy Records
Producer John Muir (tracks 1 and 2) and Tony Wilson (rest)
Van der Graaf Generator chronology
Time Vaults
(1982)
Maida Vale
(1994)
Present
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Maida Vale is a compilation album by Van der Graaf Generator, containing eight songs from four different recording sessions at Maida Vale Studios for BBC Radio 1 in 1971, 1975 and 1976, three of which were Peel Sessions. It was released in June 1994 on Band of Joy Records.

The versions of "When She Comes" and "Masks" found here were also released as bonus tracks on the 2005 Charisma reissue of World Record.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Peter Hammill, except where noted.

  1. "Darkness" - 7:17 (Sounds of the Seventies, 10 June 1971)
  2. "Man-Erg" - 11:00 (same)
  3. "Scorched Earth" - 9:40 (John Peel Show, 3 July 1975) (Hammill, David Jackson)
  4. "Sleepwalkers" - 8:58 (same)
  5. "Still Life" - 7:20 (John Peel Show, 1 April 1976)
  6. "La Rossa" - 10:00 (same)
  7. "When She Comes" - 8:08 (John Peel Show, 11 Nov 1976)
  8. "Masks" - 7:22 (same)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prato, Greg. "Maida Vale: The Radio One Sessions - Van der Graaf Generator | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 3 July 2011. 
  2. ^ The instruments played are taken from the album notes by Peter Hammill in the booklet of Maida Vale, cd (1994), Band of Joy Records.

External links[edit]

Page about Maida Vale at the progarchives.com