Over the Top (Cozy Powell album)

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Over the Top
Studio album by Cozy Powell
Released 1979
Recorded Central Sound Studios, Manchester, Townhouse Studios, London
Genre Instrumental rock
Length 44:28
Label Polydor
Producer Martin Birch
Cozy Powell chronology
Over the Top
(1979)
Tilt
(1981)

Over The Top is an album by British rock drummer Cozy Powell. It was Powell's first solo album, and it featured many well-known musicians playing alongside him.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Theme One" (George Martin) – 3:36
  2. "Killer" (Don Airey) – 7:16
  3. "Heidi Goes to Town" (Cozy Powell, Airey) – 2:57
  4. "El Sid" (Bernie Marsden) – 5:09
  5. "Sweet Poison" (Max Middleton) – 8:24
  6. "The Loner" (Dedicated to Jeff Beck) (Middleton) – 4:50
  7. "Over The Top" (Airey, Powell, Pyotr Tchaikovsky) – 8:39
  8. "Dance With The Devil" (bonus track) - 3:37

Personnel[edit]

Album credits[edit]

Produced and engineered by Martin Birch. Mastered by Ian Cooper of Utopia Sounds
Tape ops Lou Broglia and Alan Douglas.
Recorded at Central Sound and Track 2 at The Town House, London.
Mixed at The Town House.
All tracks arranged by Don Airey.
Photography: Bob Carlos Clarke
Art Direction and artwork: Ian Murray/Acrobat Design Ltd.
Cover concept: Cozy Powell
Max Middleton appears courtesy of Epic Records.
Gary Moore appears courtesy of MCA Records.
Bernie Marsden appears courtesy of United Artists Records
Cozy Powell appears courtesy of Swindon Town Football Club.
Thanks to: Roger Glover, Neil Murray, Tchaikovsky, Terry Yeardon and Silverstone.
Co-ordination: Bobby Adcock (LFC)
Management: Bruce Payne
Mr Powell's drums by Yamaha, his cymbals by Paiste.
This album was recorded without a safety net.
Lyrics enclosed. (This statement was tongue-in-cheek, as Over the Top is an all-instrumental album)