Down to Earth (Nektar album)

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Down To Earth
Down to Earth (Nektar album) coverart.jpg
Studio album by Nektar
Released October 1974
Recorded March - April, 1974
Studio Chipping Norton Studio, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England
Genre Progressive rock
Length 37:05
Label Bacillus
Producer Peter Hauke, Nektar
Nektar chronology
Sunday Night at London Roundhouse
(1974)
Down To Earth
(1974)
Recycled
(1975)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link

Down to Earth is the fifth album from English progressive rock band Nektar.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Nektar.

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "Astral Man" 3:13
2. "Nelly the Elephant" 4:54
3. "Early Morning Clown" 3:23
4. "That's Life" 6:51
Side two
No. Title Length
5. "Fidgety Queen" 4:06
6. "Oh Willy" 4:01
7. "Little Boy" 3:04
8. "Show Me the Way" 5:57
9. "Finale" 1:36

Personnel[edit]

  • Roye Albrighton- guitar, lead vocals
  • Mick Brockett - lights
  • Allan "Taff" Freeman - keyboards, backing vocals
  • Ron Howden - drums, percussion
  • Derek "Mo" Moore - bass, backing vocals

Guests:

  • P. P. Arnold - backing vocals
  • Phil Brown - bass tuba
  • Robert Calvert - ringmaster
  • Ron Carthy - 2nd trumpet
  • Kenneth Cole - backing vocals
  • Steve Gregory - tenor saxophone
  • Butch Hudson - 1st trumpet
  • Chris Mercer - baritone & tenor saxophones
  • Chris Pyne - trombone
  • Stephen Wick - tuba
  • Dieter Dierks - special effects
  • Chipping Norton Mandies - choir (2-9)

Production[edit]

  • Produced By Peter Hauke & Nektar
  • Recorded & Engineered By Barry Hammond

External links[edit]