Illuminations (Wishbone Ash album)

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Illuminations
Illuminations (Wishbone Ash album - cover art).jpg
Studio album by Wishbone Ash
Released 1996
Genre Hard Rock
Producer Andy Powell and Roger Filgate
Wishbone Ash chronology
Live in Geneva
(1995)
Illuminations
(1996)
Trance Visionary
(1996)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Illuminations is the 17th studio album from rock band Wishbone Ash recorded during 1995. It features a brand new version of the band with founding member Andy Powell along with new members Tony Kishman, Roger Filgate and Mike Sturgis. It is the first Wishbone Ash studio album since Strange Affair five years earlier.

To fund the album's production, founding member Andy Powell reached out to friends and family via the Internet.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Andy Powell and Roger Filgate except where noted.

  1. "Mountainside" – 6:02
  2. "On Your Own" (Powell, Filgate, Ted Turner) – 5:32
  3. "Top of the World" (Powell, Filgate, Tony Kishman) – 6:38
  4. "No Joke" – 6:48
  5. "Tales of the Wise" – 10:03
  6. "Another Time" (Powell, Filgate, Kishman) – 5:25
  7. "A Thousand Years" (Filgate, Kishman) – 4:07
  8. "The Ring" – 4:36
  9. "Comfort Zone" – 4:27
  10. "Mystery Man" (Filgate) – 4:30
  11. "Wait Out the Storm" (Powell, Filgate, Andy Pyle) – 3:46

Bonus Track[edit]

  1. "The Crack of Dawn"

Personnel[edit]

  • Andy Powell – lead vocals on "No Joke", background vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, mandolin
  • Roger Filgate – background vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, lap steel, bass, Taurus bass pedals, keyboards
  • Mike Sturgis – drums
  • Tony Kishman – lead vocals except "No Joke", background vocals
Additional personnel
  • Mark Templeton – keyboards
  • Mike Mindel – keyboards
  • Paul Avgerinos – background vocals, keyboards, welding

References[edit]

  1. ^ Boldman, Gina. Illuminations at AllMusic