Middle Earth (album)

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Middle Earth
Studio album by Bob Catley
Released 26 March 2001[1]
Recorded Startrack Studios, Manchester
GH Production Studios, Rossall
The Viper Room, Oldham,
United Kingdom, 2000
Genre Hard rock
Length 56:00
Label Frontiers Records
Producer Gary Hughes
Bob Catley chronology
Middle Earth
When Empires Burn
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Metal Archives (4.3/10)[2]
MelodicRock.com (9.4/10)[3]
HeavyHarmonies 8/10 stars[4]

Middle Earth is the third solo studio album by Bob Catley, released by Frontiers Records in 2000.

The album draws upon J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings for inspiration.[5] The original title for the album given to the music press was Lord of the Rings.[6]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Gary Hughes.

  1. "The Wraith of the Rings" — 7:05
  2. (i) "The Fields That I Recall" — 0:00
    (ii) "Emissary" — 0:00
    (iii) "The Fields That I Recall (Reprise)" — 8:02
  3. "City Walls" — 6:11
  4. "Against the Wind" — 5:15
  5. (i) "Where You Lead I'll Follow" — 0:00
    (ii) "Stormcrow and Pilgrim" — 0:00
    (iii) "Where You Lead I'll Follow (Reprise)" — 8:47
  6. "Return of the Mountain King" — 6:40
  7. "The End of Summer (Galadriel's Theme)" — 5:51
  8. "This Gallant Band of Manic Strangers" — 3:46
  9. "The Fellowship" — 4:23


Additional Musicians[edit]

  • Tracey Hitchings — vocals (on "Against the Wind")


  • Produced by Gary Hughes
  • Mixing by Audu Obaje
  • Engineered by Audu Obaje, Kirk Podmore, Vinny Burns and Gary Hughes


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