Sunday Night at London Roundhouse

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Sunday Night at the London Roundhouse
Live album by Nektar
Released 1974
Recorded November 25, 1973 at London Roundhouse
Genre Progressive rock, space rock
Length 36:55
Label Bellaphon
Nektar chronology
Down to Earth
Sunday Night at the London Roundhouse
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Sunday Night at the London Roundhouse is the first live album by the English progressive rock band Nektar.

Track listing[edit]

Side 1[edit]

  1. "Desolation Valley" (9:50)
  2. "A Day in the Life of a Preacher (featuring the birth of Oh Willie)" (11:30)

Side 2[edit]

  1. "Oop's (Unidentified Flying Abstract)" (6:37)
  2. "Mundetango" (6:25)
  3. "Summer Breeze" (2:40)

2002 re-release[edit]

Disc One[edit]

  1. Crying in the Dark/King of Twilight (12:10)
  2. Desolation Valley/Waves (8:58)
  3. A Day in the Life of a Preacher (inc. The Birth of Oh Willy) (19:50)
  4. Summer Breeze (3:04)
  5. Cast Your Fate (5:42)

Disc Two[edit]

  1. Remember the Future, Part 1 (18:47)
  2. Odyssee (Ron's On) (11:15)
  3. 1-2-3-4 (12:31)
  4. Remember the Future, Part 2 (Let it Grow) (5:14)
  5. What Ya Gonna Do? (6:09)

First released on vinyl in 1974. Only two songs from the vinyl release were from the concert:

    • Desolation Valley – 8:58
    • A Day in the Life of a Preacher - featuring the birth of Oh Willie – 19:60

The following songs from the vinyl release was remastered and released as separate CD along with the rest of the songs from the live in studio jam called:
Unidentified Flying Abstract - Live at Chipping Norton 1974

    • Oop's (Unidentified Flying Abstract)
    • Mundetango
    • Summer Breeze

First time available on CD and features the complete concert. Recorded live at the Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London on November 25, 1973 by the Pye Records Mobile Studio. Engineered by Vic Maile All Tracks mixed from the original 16-track master tapes by Paschal Byrne, Roye Albrighton, and Mark Powell at the Audio Archiving Company, London in March 2002.


  • Roye Albrighton - guitar, vocals
  • Alan "Taff" Freeman - synthesizer, keyboards, vocals
  • Derek "Mo" Moore - bass, vocals
  • Ron Howden - percussion, drums, vocals, Smurds