Air Pocket (album)

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Air Pocket
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Studio album by Roger Powell
Released January 30, 1980
Recorded 1979 at Utopia Sound Studios Woodstock, NY
Genre Rock, Art Rock, Prog-Rock
Label Bearsville Records
Producer Roger Powell
Roger Powell chronology
Cosmic Furnace
(1973)Cosmic Furnace1973
Air Pocket
(1980)
Connections to the World
(1991)Connections to the World1991

Air Pocket is the second album by American keyboardist Roger Powell released on Bearsville Records in 1980. It includes 11 tracks all written, performed, and sung by the artist, and features Todd Rundgren on ebow guitar on one track. Other credits include John Holbrook, Cleve Pozar, and Mark Styles.[1] Voted the #1 album of 1980 by a reader poll in Keyboard Magazine.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Roger Powell.

No. Title Length
1. "Lunar Plexus"  
2. "Landmark"  
3. "Air Pocket"  
4. "Windows" (Also appears on the Utopia album Oops! Wrong Planet)  
5. "Emergency Splashdown"  
6. "Morning Chorus"  
7. "March Of The Dragonslayers"  
8. "Prophecy"  
9. "Sands of Arrakis"  
10. "Dragons "N' Griffins/Mr Triscuits Theme" (Different versions appear on the Utopia albums Ra and Another Live)  
11. "Pipeline '76" (Bonus track on CD reissue)  

Personnel[edit]

  • Mark Styles – keyboards
  • John Holbrook – rhythm guitar, engineer
  • Roger Powell – synthesizer, keyboards, producer
  • Cleve Pozar – drums
  • Todd Rundgren – guitar
  • Mark Styles – keyboards
  • Produced by Roger Powell

Charts[edit]

Album - Billboard

Year Chart Position
1980 Pop Albums 203

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