Let There Be Music

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Let There Be Music
Orleans Let There Be Music.jpg
Studio album by Orleans
Released March 1975 (1975-03)
Recorded September–October 1974
Genre Soft rock
Length 37:14
Label Asylum
Producer Chuck Plotkin
Orleans chronology
Orleans II
(1974)
Let There Be Music
(1975)
Waking and Dreaming
(1976)
Singles from Let There Be Music
  1. "Let There Be Music"
    Released: 1975
  2. "Dance with Me"
    Released: 1975

Let There Be Music is the third album from the soft rock band Orleans, the first album on Asylum Records. The album spawned two hit singles, including the title cut, which peaked at #55 on May 24–31, 1975, and "Dance With Me", which peaked at #6 on October 18, 1975, on the Billboard Singles Chart.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by John Hall and Johanna Hall except noted.

  1. "Fresh Wind" - 3:21
  2. "Dance With Me" - 3:20
  3. "Time Passes On" - 3:35
  4. "Your Life My Friend" - 3:14
  5. "Let There Be Music" (Larry Hoppen, Johanna Hall) - 4:04
  6. "Business As Usual" - 4:12
  7. "Cold Spell" - 4:18
  8. "Ending Of A Song" (Larry Hoppen, Marilyn Mason) - 3:19
  9. "Give One Heart" - 4:03
  10. "You've Given Me Something" - 3:48

Personnel[edit]

  • John Hall - guitars, lead and backing vocals, mandolin, percussion, electric piano (6)
  • Larry Hoppen - guitars, lead and backing vocals, keyboards, synthesizers, melodica, trumpet, bass (2)
  • Lance Hoppen - bass (all but 2), backing vocals
  • Wells Kelly - drums, backing vocals, percussion