Ocean (Eloy album)

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Ocean
Studio album by Eloy
Released 1977
Recorded Sep-Oct, 1977 at Sound-N-Studio, Cologne[1]
Genre Space rock
Progressive rock
Length 43:53
Label EMI Electrola
Producer Frank Bornemann[2]
Eloy chronology
Dawn
(1976)
Ocean
(1977)
Live
(1978)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[3]

Ocean was the sixth album released by the German progressive rock band Eloy. It was released in 1977 and is considered by many their finest album,[4][5] a classic of the genre in Germany. It sold 200,000 copies, doing better than Genesis or Queen on the German charts.[6]

Track listing[edit]

  • All songs written by Eloy. Lyrics by Rosenthal.
Side One
  1. "Poseidon's Creation" - 11:38
  2. "Incarnation of Logos" - 8:25
Side Two
  1. "Decay of Logos" - 8:15
  2. "Atlantis' Agony at June 5th - 8498, 13 p.m. Gregorian Earthtime" - 15:35

Personnel[edit]

  • Frank Bornemann - Lead Vocals, All Electric, Acoustic, and Effect Guitars
  • Klaus-Peter Matziol - Vocals, Thunderbird and Fender Fretless Bass Guitars
  • Detlev Schmidtchen - Hammond Organ, Mini-Moog and ARP Synthesizers, Mellotron, RMI Keyboard Computer, Xylophone, Angelic Voices
  • Jürgen Rosenthal - Sonor Genuine Rosewood Drums, Paiste Cymbals, Timbales, Roto-Toms, Temple Blocks, Kettle-Drums, Tubular Bells, Morse Key, Voice, Triangles, Paper and Flute

Production[edit]

  • Arranged & produced by Eloy
  • Engineered by Georgi Nedeitschev

References[edit]

  1. ^ from Eloy's official site - http://www.eloy-music.de/disco/1977.htm
  2. ^ "allmusic ((( Ocean > Credits )))". www.allmusic.com. Retrieved 2009-05-03. 
  3. ^ Couture, François (2011). "Ocean - Eloy | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 25 June 2011. 
  4. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/r36621/review
  5. ^ http://www.vintageprog.com/eee2.htm#elo
  6. ^ from Eloy's official site - http://www.eloy-music.de/histo.htm