Third Eye (Monsoon album)

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Third Eye
Studio album by Monsoon
Released 1983 (1983)
Recorded 1982
Genre synth-pop, world fusion, raga rock
Length 39:06
Label The Mobile Suit Corporation
Producer Hugh Jones and Steve Coe
Singles from Third Eye
  1. "Ever So Lonely"
  2. "Shakti (The Meaning Within)"
  3. "Tomorrow Never Knows"
  4. "Wings of the Dawn (Prem Kavita)"
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Third Eye is a studio album by Monsoon.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Wings of the Dawn (Prem Kavita)" (Steve Coe, Martin Smith, Jhalib) – 3:56
  2. "Tomorrow Never Knows" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) – 4:01
  3. "Third Eye and Tikka T.V." (Coe) – 2:53
  4. "Eyes" (Coe, Smith) – 3:41
  5. "Shakti (The Meaning of Within)" (Coe) – 4:04
  6. "Ever So Lonely" (Coe) – 6:12
  7. "You Can't Take me With You" (Coe, Smith) – 3:04
  8. "And I You" (Coe) – 3:28
  9. "Kashmir" (Coe, Smith) – 4:00
  10. "Watchers of the Night" (Coe, Smith) – 3:47

Monsoon featuring Sheila Chandra[edit]

In 1995, the album was re-released under the above title with the following extra tracks:

  1. "Indian Princess" – 3:20
  2. "Sunset over the Ganges" – 3:16
  3. "Ever So Lonely (Hindi Version)" – 5:55
  4. "Wings of the Dawn (Prem Kavita) (Hindi Version)" – 4:02
  5. "Ever So Lonely (Ben Chapman Remix)" – 6:24
  6. "Ever So Lonely (Ben Chapman Instrumental Remix)" – 6:21

Personnel[edit]

with

  • Dari Mankoo – sitar
  • Clem Alford – sitar
  • Jhalib – tabla, Indian percussion

Guest musicians

on "Kashmir"

  • Richard Bragg – mandolin
  • Norman Bragg – mandolin
  • Deepak Khazanchi – santoor
  • Chris Hunter – flute
  • Punita Gupta – sitar

on "Tomorrow Never Knows"

Recording[edit]

Recorded at Rockfield Studios, Wales
Additional recording and mixing at Sarm Studios, London

  • Hugh Jones and Steve Coe – producer
  • Hugh Jones – engineer
  • Stuart Bruce – assistant engineer (Sarm Studios)
  • Julian Mendelsohn – assistant engineer (Sarm Studios)

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
United Kingdom 1983 (1983) The Mobile Suit Corporation stereo LP MOBIL 1
United Kingdom 1983 (1983) Great Expectations LP PIPLP 001
Netherlands 1983 (1983) Mercury LP 812 897-1
France 1988 (1988) Great Expectations CD PIPCD 001
United States 1995 (1995) Mercury CD as Monsoon featuring Sheila Chandra 314 526 527-2

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