Blackwater Park (band)
|Genres||Progressive rock, hard rock|
|Associated acts||Murphy Blend|
Blackwater Park was a progressive rock band from Berlin, Germany, with an English vocalist. They released only one album, Dirt Box, which included a cover of The Beatles' "For No One". The album was originally released in 1971 and re-released in 1990. The name of the band comes from the name of the gothic mansion setting of Wilkie Collins' The Woman in White. Mikael Åkerfeldt of Opeth named one of his band's albums after this band.
- Richard Routledge (vocals, guitar)
- Michael Fechner (guitar)
- Andreas Scholz (bass guitar)
- Norbert Kagelmann (drums)
Dirt Box (1971)
- "Mental Block" - 3:18
- "Roundabout" - 5:27
- "One's Life" - 3:09
- "Indian Summer" - 6:16
- "Dirty Face" - 4:30
- "Rock Song" - 8:46
- "For No One" - 3:29 (Lennon–McCartney)
(All tracks accredited to Blackwater Park unless stated)
Total Length = 36:00
- "Biography by Eduardo Rivadavia". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 25 June 2010.
- Ari Abramowitz Pockit Rockit Music Finder -2004 Page 70 " BLACKWATER PARK: Overlooked German 70s hard rock band whose one album, with its tight playing, concise writing, & strong vocals, holds its own with the best hard rock of the era. .. Best Album: Dirt Box "
- "Reading Blackwater Park: Gothicism, Narrative, and Ideology in The Woman in White." Studies in the Novel 25.3 (1993):