Next (The Sensational Alex Harvey Band album)

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Studio album by The Sensational Alex Harvey Band
Released 1973
Recorded Morgan Studios in November, 1973
Genre Hard Rock
Length 35:54
Label 1973 LP released on Vertigo Records, 2002 CD reissue released on Universal International
Producer The Sensational Alex Harvey Band, Phil Wainman
The Sensational Alex Harvey Band chronology
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Next is the second album by The Sensational Alex Harvey Band. The album was released in 1973. It was released separately on CD, though it is widely available on a 2 in 1 album, the other album being their debut album Framed.

"Swampsnake" was covered by American rock band Zilch on their 1998 debut album 3.2.1..

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Alex Harvey and Hugh McKenna, except where noted. 

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "Swampsnake"   4:54
2. "Gang Bang"   4:42
3. "The Faith Healer"   7:21
Side two
No. Title Length
1. "Giddy Up a Ding Dong" (Freddie Bell, Joey Lattanzi) 3:14
2. "Next" (Jacques Brel, Mort Shuman, Eric Blau) 4:02
3. "Vambo Marble Eye" (Alex Harvey, Hugh McKenna, Zal Cleminson, Chris Glen, Ted McKenna) 4:25
4. "The Last of the Teenage Idols" (Alex Harvey, Hugh McKenna, Zal Cleminson) 7:15




  • Peter Coleman - Engineer
  • Phil Wainman - Producer
  • David Batchelor - Assistant producer, backing vocals
  • Pip Williams - Arrangements on "Swampsnake", "Gang Bang", "Next" and "The Last of the Teenage Idols"
  • Dave Field - Sleeve


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