Lucifer's Friend (album)

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Lucifer's Friend
Lucifer's Friend (album) coverart.jpg
Studio album by Lucifer's Friend
Released 1970[1]
Recorded November 1970[1]
Genre
Length 40:32 (Original LP) , 53:02 (with bonus tracks)
Label Germany: Philips (original release)
Repertoire (1990 reissue)
Vertigo (2010 reissue)
US: Billingsgate
Producer Herbert Hildebrandt
Lucifer's Friend chronology
Lucifer's Friend
(1970)
Where the Groupies Killed the Blues
(1972)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Lucifer's Friend is the first studio album by the hard rock band Lucifer's Friend, released in 1970.

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Ride the Sky" (Hesslein, Lawton) 2:55
  2. "Everybody's Clown" (Rietenbach, Horns, Docker, Hecht, Hesslein) 6:12
  3. "Keep Goin'" (Horns, Docker, Hecht, Hesslein) 5:26
  4. "Toxic Shadows" (Docker, Hesslein) 7:00

Side two[edit]

  1. "Free Baby" (Horns, Lawton, Hecht, Hesslein) 5:28
  2. "Baby You're a Liar" (Rietenbach, Horns, Docker, Hecht, Hesslein) 3:55
  3. "In the Time of Job When Mammon Was a Yippie" (Horns, Docker, Hecht, Hesslein) 4:04
  4. "Lucifer's Friend" (Rietenbach, Horns, Hildebrandt-Winhauer, Hecht, Hesslein) 6:12

Bonus tracks from the 1990 re-release[edit]

  1. "Rock 'n' Roll Singer" (Hesslein, Lawton) 4:21
  2. "Satyr's Dance" 3:17
  3. "Horla" (Rietenbach, Horns, Docker, Hecht, Hesslein) 2:52
  4. "Our World Is a Rock 'n' Roll Band" (Becker, Docker) 3:20
  5. "Alpenrosen" (Horns, Bornhold, Hecht, Hesslein) 3:53

Bonus tracks from the 2010 re-release[edit]

  1. "Horla" (Rietenbach, Horns, Docker, Hecht, Hesslein) 2:53
  2. "Lucifer's Friend" (Radio Edit) (Rietenbach, Horns, Hildebrandt-Winhauer, Hecht, Hesslein) 3:43

Personnel[edit]

Musicians[edit]

  • John Lawton – lead vocals
  • Peter Hesslein – lead guitars, vocals, percussion
  • Peter Hecht – organ, piano, French horn (on "Ride the Sky")
  • Dieter Horns – bass, vocals
  • Joachim Rietenbach – drums, percussion[2]

Production[edit]

  • Günther Zipelius – engineer
  • Henning Ruete, Horst Andritschke – mixing
  • Juligan Studio – photography and cover design
  • Herbert Hildebrandt-Winhauer – producer
  • Lucifer's Friend – co-producer

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Guarisco, Donald A. "Lucifer's Friend - Lucifer's Friend | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 9 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "Lucifer's Friend - Lucifer's Friend at Discogs". discogs.com. Retrieved 31 July 2015. 

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