1984 (Rick Wakeman album)

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1984
1984 Charisma.jpg
Cover to the standard edition of the album
Studio album by Rick Wakeman
Released June 1981
Recorded February 23, 1981 (1981-02-23)-April 14, 1981 (1981-04-14); Morgan Studios, London
Genre Progressive rock
Length 45:36
Label Charisma, Griffin (US 1991)
Producer Rick Wakeman
Rick Wakeman chronology
Rhapsodies
(1979)
1984
(1981)
Rock 'n' Roll Prophet
(1982)
Alternative cover
Re-release cover
Singles from 1984
  1. "Julia"
    Released: July 1981
  2. "Robot Man"
    Released: November 1981
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

1984 is a 1981 solo concept album by British keyboardist Rick Wakeman, based on the classic novel Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell. Tim Rice penned the lyrics.

Track listing[edit]

Source: Discogs:[2]

Side One
No. Title Lead Vocals Length
1. "1984 Overture / Wargames" Chaka Khan 10:57
2. "Julia" Chaka Khan 4:45
3. "Hymn" Jon Anderson 3:13
4. "The Room (Brainwash)"   4:16
Side Two
No. Title Lead Vocals Length
1. "Robot Man" Chaka Khan & Kenny Lynch 3:55
2. "Sorry"   3:18
3. "No Name" Steve Harley 3:06
4. "Forgotten Memories"   2:57
5. "Proles" Tim Rice 3:32
6. "1984"   6:28

Personnel[edit]

Equipment[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1984 Overview". Allmusic. Retrieved 29 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "1984 Information". Discogs. Archived from the original on 13 May 2011. Retrieved 29 April 2011.