Trying to Burn the Sun

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Trying to Burn the Sun
Studio album by Elf
Released June 1975
Recorded January-April 1975
Genre Hard rock
Blues-rock
Symphonic rock
Length 36:22
Label MGM Records
Producer Roger Glover
Elf chronology
Carolina County Ball
(1974)
Trying to Burn the Sun
(1975)
The Gargantuan
(1978)
Ronnie James Dio chronology
Carolina County Ball
(1974)
Trying to Burn the Sun
(1975)
Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow
(1975)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Trying to Burn the Sun is the third and final album released by American rock group Elf, released in 1975.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Dio and Soule. 

No. Title Length
1. "Black Swampy Water"   3:43
2. "Prentice Wood"   4:37
3. "When She Smiles"   4:54
4. "Good Time Music"   4:30
5. "Liberty Road"   3:22
6. "Shotgun Boogie"   3:07
7. "Wonderworld"   5:03
8. "Streetwalker"   7:07

Personnel[edit]

The Band[edit]

Additional Musicians[edit]

  • Helen Chappelle, Barry St. John, Liza Strike: Additional Vocals
  • Mountain Fjord Orchestra: Strings

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anderson, Jason. Trying to Burn the Sun at AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-06-18.