Wonderworld (album)

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Wonderworld
Studio album by Uriah Heep
Released June, 1974
Recorded January–March, 1974 at Musicland Studios, Munich, Germany
Genre Hard rock, heavy metal, progressive rock
Length 37:40
Label Bronze (UK)
Warner Bros. (original US release)
Chrysalis (1979 US reissue)
Producer Gerry Bron
Uriah Heep chronology
Sweet Freedom
(1973)
Wonderworld
(1974)
Return to Fantasy
(1975)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
Džuboks mixed[2]

Wonderworld is the seventh album released by British rock band Uriah Heep. It was released in 1974.

The original vinyl release was a single sleeve, with the lyrics reproduced on the inner-liner.

The album was the last to feature bass player Gary Thain, who was fired from the band in 1975, and subsequently died from a heroin overdose.

Track listing[edit]

Side 1

  1. "Wonderworld" (Ken Hensley) – 4:29
  2. "Suicidal Man" (Mick Box, David Byron, Hensley, Lee Kerslake, Gary Thain) – 3:38
  3. "The Shadows and the Wind" (Hensley) – 4:27
  4. "So Tired" (Box, Byron, Hensley, Kerslake, Thain) – 3:39
  5. "The Easy Road" (Hensley) – 2:43

Side 2

  1. "Something or Nothing" (Box, Hensley, Thain) – 2:56
  2. "I Won't Mind" (Box, Byron, Hensley, Kerslake, Thain) – 5:59
  3. "We Got We" (Box, Byron, Hensley, Kerslake, Thain) – 3:39
  4. "Dreams" (Box, Byron, Hensley) – 6:10

The 2004 Remastered version on Sanctuary UK, adds 6 unreleased tracks:

  1. "What Can I Do" (Single B-side) (Hensley)
  2. "Love, Hate and Fear" (Out-take) (Hensley)
  3. "Stone's Throw" (Out-take) (Hensley)
  4. "Dreams" (Extended Version) (Box, Byron, Hensley)
  5. "I Won't Mind" (Live) (Box, Byron, Hensley, Kerslake, Thain)
  6. "So Tired" (Live) (Box, Byron, Hensley, Kerslake, Thain)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Allmusic review". 
  2. ^ "Uriah Heep - Wonderworld". Džuboks (in Serbian) (Gornji Milanovac: Dečje novine) (3 (second series)): 23.