Evensong (album)

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Studio album by Amazing Blondel
Released 1970
Recorded Island Studios
Genre Baroque pop
Length 33:53
Label Island ILPS 9136
Producer Paul Samwell-Smith
Amazing Blondel chronology
The Amazing Blondel
Fantasia Lindum
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Evensong was the second album released by the band Amazing Blondel. It featured the style of music which they described as "pseudo-Elizabethan/Classical acoustic music sung with British accents".

By this time, the band were touring Britain extensively as part of a package of artists supporting major bands such as Free, and their contrasting style coupled with bawdy anecdotes between songs found favour with rock audiences.

The gatefold album cover shows the band in the cloisters of Lincoln Cathedral holding period instruments, while the interior lists credits and lyrics for the songs surrounding a photograph of the band in performance.

Track listing[edit]

All songs credited to Gladwin, except where specified.

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Pavan"   3:20
2. "St. Crispin's Day"   2:28
3. "Spring Season"    
4. "Willowood"   3:22
5. "Evensong"   3:10
6. "Queen of Scots" Baird 1:40
Side two
No. Title Length
1. "Ploughman" 3:05
2. "Old Moot Hall" 2:38
3. "Lady Marion's Galliard" 3:44
4. "Under the Greenwood Tree" 3:15
5. "Anthem" 2:52