From the Album of the Same Name

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From the Album of the Same Name
Pilot - Pilot.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 1974
GenrePop Rock, Soft Rock, Glam Rock
Length44:10
LabelEMI
ProducerAlan Parsons[1]
Pilot chronology
From the Album of the Same Name
(1974)
Second Flight
(1975)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[2]

From the Album of the Same Name is the 1974 debut album by Pilot, containing the international hit "Magic".[3] The album was initially released in 1974 by EMI, and later re-released on CD by EMI Japan in 1990 and by C-Five (Chapter Five) Records, in 1991.

Ian Bairnson plays guitar on this album but, at the time, was not a group member. He joined the group, officially, after it had been recorded. Richard Hewson made the orchestral arrangements.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by David Paton and Billy Lyall.

No.TitleLength
1."Just a Smile"3:17
2.""Magic""3:06
3."Lucky for Some"3:15
4."Girl Next Door"4:03
5."Lovely Lady Smile"3:40
6."Sooner or Later"4:15
7."Don't Speak Loudly"4:44
8."Over the Moon"3:44
9."Never Give Up"3:56
10."High Into the Sky"3:18
11."Auntie Iris"1:49
12."Sky Blue"5:25

Bonus tracks (2009 remaster)[edit]

The album was remastered in 2009 with the following bonus tracks:

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
13."Pamela" (as Scotch Mist)" 3:14
14."Magic (original version)" 3:06
15."Just Let Me Be"(Paton/Lyall)3:49
16."Auntie Iris"(Paton/Lyall)1:49

Personnel[edit]

Pilot[edit]

Additional personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Backstage Pass: Pilot's David Paton is still making 'Magic'". 13 February 2010.
  2. ^ "From the Album of the Same Name - Pilot - Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
  3. ^ "High Flyers - Record Collector Magazine". recordcollectormag.com.

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