Profiles

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Profiles
Studio album by Nick Mason and Rick Fenn
Released 29 July 1985
Recorded Britannia Row Studios
Genre Instrumental rock
Progressive rock
Length 44:10
Label Harvest Records (UK)
Columbia Records (US)
Producer Rick Fenn and Nick Mason
Nick Mason and Rick Fenn chronology
Fictitious Sports
(1981)
Profiles
(1985)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Profiles is an album by Pink Floyd's drummer Nick Mason and 10cc's guitarist Rick Fenn, released in 1985.

Songs[edit]

It is almost entirely instrumental, save for two songs: "Lie for a Lie", featuring Pink Floyd singer and guitarist David Gilmour and Mike Oldfield's early 80s singer Maggie Reilly; and "Israel," sung by UFO keyboardist Danny Peyronel.

There was a time when we were considering it as an entirely instrumental album, but we had 'Lie for a Lie', which we wanted to go on, so we felt it needed another song to balance it out.

I've certainly enjoyed working with Rick... I think it's useful and important to change the people you work with. You get so stuck in certain patterns. You know: Roger will do this and Dave will do that and... well, you can go and make the tea, Nick!

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Malta" (Fenn/Mason) – 6:00
  2. "Lie for a Lie" (Fenn/Mason/Peyronel) – 3:16
  3. "Rhoda" (Fenn/Mason) – 3:22
  4. "Profiles Part 1/Profiles Part 2" (Fenn/Mason) – 9:58

Side two[edit]

  1. "Israel" (Fenn/Peyronel) – 3:30
  2. "And the Address" (Fenn/Mason) – 2:45
  3. "Mumbo Jumbo" (Fenn/Mason) – 3:53
  4. "Zip Code" (Fenn/Mason) – 3:05
  5. "Black Ice" (Fenn/Mason) – 3:37
  6. "At the End of the Day" (Fenn/Mason) – 2:35
  7. "Profiles Part 3" (Fenn/Mason) – 1:55

Non-album track[edit]

  1. "Lie for a Lie" (Fenn/Mason/Peyronel) (12" Mix) – 5:54

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]