O Zambezi

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O Zambezi
Dragon - O Zambezi album art.jpg
Studio album by Dragon
Released September 1978
Genre rock, pop
Length 37:55
Label Portrait Records
Producer Peter Dawkins
Dragon chronology
Running Free
(1977)Running Free1977
O Zambezi
(1978)
Dragon's Greatest Hits Vol. 1
(1979)Dragon's Greatest Hits Vol. 11979
Singles from O Zambezi
  1. "Are You Old Enough?"
    Released: 21 August 1978
  2. "Still in Love with You"
    Released: October 1978

O Zambezi is the fifth studio album by Australian-New Zealand popular rock band, Dragon. It was produced by Peter Dawkins and was released in September 1978 on vinyl and re-released on CD in 1988.[1] The album peaked at number 3 on the Australian Kent Music Report which remains the band's highest charting album in that country.

In October 2010, the album was listed in the book, 100 Best Australian Albums.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "O Zambezi" (Robert Taylor) - 4:30
  2. "Still in Love with You" (Paul Hewson) - 3:24
  3. "Are You Old Enough?" (Paul Hewson) - 4:07
  4. "Politics" (Jenny Hunter-Brown, Robert Taylor, Todd Hunter) - 3:58
  5. "Reach the Top" (Marc Hunter, Robert Taylor) - 4:04
  6. "Civilization" (Paul Hewson) - 3:59
  7. "Midnight Groovies" (Paul Hewson) - 3:19
  8. "One Look Across the Water" (Robert Taylor) - 3:16
  9. "Company" (Jenny Hunter-Brown, Todd Hunter) - 3:55
  10. "Burn Down the Bridges" (Marc Hunter) - 3:23

Charts[edit]

Chart (1978/79) Position
Australian Kent Music Report[3] 3
New Zealand Albums (RMNZ)[4] 17

Personnel[edit]

  • Bass Guitar, Vocals – Todd Hunter
  • Drums – Kerry Jacobson
  • Keyboards, Vocals – Paul Hewson
  • Lead Guitar, Vocals – Robert Taylor
  • Lead Vocals – Marc Hunter
  • Violin [Vitar] – Richard Lee

Production

  • Management – Sebastian Chase
  • Photography By – Graeme Webber
  • Producer – Peter Dawkins
  • Remix – Howard Steele
  • Engineer – Ric Curtin
  • Engineer [2nd Engineer, Remix] –Tim Dennen
  • Arranged By [Strings], Conductor [Strings] – Adrian Scott
  • Cover – Ian McCausland

References[edit]

  1. ^ Holmgren, Magnus; Miller, Chuck. "Dragon". Passagen.se. Australian Rock Database (Magnus Holmgren). Archived from the original on 22 October 2013. Retrieved 5 May 2014. 
  2. ^ O'Donnell, John; Creswell, Toby; Mathieson, Craig (October 2010). 100 Best Australian Albums. Prahran, Vic: Hardie Grant Books. ISBN 978-1-74066-955-9. 
  3. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992. St Ives: Australian Chart Book. p. 94. ISBN 0-646-11917-6.  N.B. The Kent Report chart was licensed by ARIA between mid-1983 and 19 June 1988..
  4. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Dragon – O Zambezi". Hung Medien. Retrieved 23 June 2017.