Man in the Moon (Nektar album)

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Man in the Moon
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Studio album by Nektar
Released 1980
Studio Briar Book Studies, Bernardsville, New Jersey and Essex Studios, London, 1980
Genre Progressive rock, Hard rock[1]
Length 40:19
Label Ariola
Producer Roye Albrighton, Rupert Hine
Nektar chronology
More Live Nektar in New York
(1978)More Live Nektar in New York1978
Man in the Moon
The Prodigal Son
(2001)The Prodigal Son2001
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars [1]

Man in the Moon is the eighth studio album by Nektar and was originally released in 1980 as a German only release. This album continues the commercial hard rock with elements of progressive rock explored on their previous effort Magic is a Child. This album features the return of founding member Roye Albrighton. The album was expanded to include previously unreleased tracks and re-issued by Voiceprint in Europe.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "Too Young to Die" 4:20
2. "Angel" 3:31
3. "Telephone" 3:44
4. "Far Away" 3:21
5. "Torraine" 5:28
Side two
No. Title Length
6. "Can't Stop You Now" 4:22
7. "We" 4:41
8. "You're Alone" 4:09
9. "Man in the Moon" 6:43
Voiceprint bonus tracks
No. Title Length
10. "Impossible Years" (Too Young to Die Original Mix) 4:16
11. "Straight Jacket" 3:48


  • Roye Albrighton - Guitar, lead vocals
  • Carmine Rojas - bass, backing vocals
  • Allan "Taff" Freeman - keyboards, backing vocals
  • David Prater - drums, percussion


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