Ocean (Eloy album)

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Ocean
Eloy Ocean.jpg
Studio album by Eloy
Released 1977
Recorded September-October, 1977 at Sound-N-Studio, Cologne[1]
Genre Space rock, progressive rock
Length 43:53
Label EMI Electrola
Producer Frank Bornemann[2]
Eloy chronology
Dawn
(1976)
Ocean
(1977)
Live
(1978)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[3]

Ocean was the sixth album released by the German progressive rock band Eloy. It was released in 1977 and is considered by many their finest album,[4][5] a classic of the genre in Germany. It sold 200,000 copies, doing better than Genesis or Queen on the German charts.[6]

Track listing[edit]

  • All songs written by Eloy. Lyrics by Rosenthal.
Side One
  1. "Poseidon's Creation" - 11:38
  2. "Incarnation of Logos" - 8:25
Side Two
  1. "Decay of Logos" - 8:15
  2. "Atlantis' Agony at June 5th - 8498, 13 p.m. Gregorian Earthtime" - 15:35

Personnel[edit]

  • Frank Bornemann - Electric, acoustic and processed guitars, lead vocals
  • Klaus-Peter Matziol - Gibson Thunderbird and Fender Fretless basses, backing vocals
  • Detlev Schmidtchen - Mini-Moog and ARP synthesizers, Mellotron, RMI keyboard computer, angelic voices, Hammond organ, xylophone
  • Jürgen Rosenthal - Sonor Genuine Rosewood drums, voice, Paiste cymbals, timbales, Roto-Toms, temple blocks, kettle drums, tubular bells, morse key, triangles, paper, flute

Production[edit]

  • Arranged and produced by Eloy
  • Engineered by Georgi Nedeitschev

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Archived February 7, 2005, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Ocean - Eloy | Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-09-13. 
  3. ^ François Couture. "Ocean - Eloy | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-09-13. 
  4. ^ François Couture. "Ocean - Eloy | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-09-13. 
  5. ^ "LP Reviews E (Continued)". Vintageprog.com. Retrieved 2015-09-13. 
  6. ^ [2] Archived April 8, 2005, at the Wayback Machine.