The Prospect Before Us

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The Prospect Before Us
Prospect Before Us.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 1977
RecordedSound Techniques and Olympic
GenreFolk, British folk rock
LabelEMI Harvest
ProducerAshley Hutchings, Simon Nicol
The Albion Dance Band chronology
Battle of the Field
(1976)
The Prospect Before Us
(1977)
Rise Up Like the Sun
(1978)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[1]

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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ McDonald, Steven. "The Albion Dance Band – The Prospect Before Us". AllMusic.