The Prospect Before Us

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For the ballet, see The Prospect Before Us (ballet).
The Prospect Before Us
Prospect Before Us.jpg
Studio album by The Albion Band
Released February 1977
Recorded Sound Techniques and Olympic
Genre Folk electric folk
Label EMI Harvest
Producer Ashley Hutchings, Simon Nicol
The Albion Band chronology
Battle of the Field
(1976)
The Prospect Before Us
(1977)
Rise Up Like the Sun
(1978)

The Prospect Before Us is a folk/rock album by the Albion Dance Band which was recorded in 1976.

The album was produced by Ashley Hutchings and Simon Nicol and was engineered by Vic Gamm. It was recorded at Sound Techniques Studio and Olympic (including live dances at Olympic), London. There are several instrumental tracks. The album cover was designed by Dave Dragon, based on an idea by Pete Scowther.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Uncle Berhard's"/"Jenny Lind" (instrumental)
  2. "The Hunt Is Up"
  3. "Varsoviana" (instrumental)
  4. "Masque" (instrumental)
  5. "Huntsman's Chorus"
  6. "Minuet" (instrumental)
  7. "Wassail Song"
  8. "Picking of Sticks"/ "The Old Mole" (instrumental)
  9. "Merry Sherwood Rangers" (live version)
  10. "La Sextie Estampe Real" (instrumental)
  11. "I Wish I was Single Again"
  12. "The Whim" (instrumental)
  13. "Hopping Down in Kent"
  14. "Horse's Brawl" (instrumental)
  15. "On Christmas Night All Christians Sing" (The Sussex Carol)
  16. "Merry Sherwood Rangers" (studio version)

Personnel[edit]