The Sound of The Shadows

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The Sound of The Shadows
The Sound of The Shadows UK.jpg
Studio album by The Shadows
Released 12 July 1965 (1965-07-12) [1]
Recorded 1965
Genre Rock
Length 39:14
Label EMI
The Shadows chronology
Dance with The Shadows
(1964)Dance with The Shadows1964
The Sound of The Shadows
Shadow Music
(1966)Shadow Music1966
Alternate cover.
Stereo re-release cover
Stereo re-release cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars [2]

The Sound of The Shadows is the fourth rock album by British instrumental (and sometimes vocal) group The Shadows, released in 1964 through EMI Records.[2] The album was re-released by Capitol Records of Canada in stereo (as opposed to the original mono) on 4 October 1965.[3]

The photograph for the alternative cover was taken outside EMI House in London in 1964, by staff photographer Tony Leigh. It was originally used as the inside cover of the Cliff Richard album Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
1."Brazil"Ary Barroso, Bob Russell2:23
2."The Lost City"Russ Ballard2:54
3."A Little Bitty Tear" (Lead vocal by Hank Marvin)Hank Cochran2:29
4."Blue Sky, Blue Sea, Blue Me"John Rostill, Bruce Welch5:27
5."Bossa Roo"John Rostill, Bruce Welch3:07
6."Five Hundred Miles" (Lead vocal by Bruce Welch, Hank Marvin & John Rostill)Sonny West2:40
7."Cotton Pickin'"Perry Ford, Tony Hiller2:17
Total length:21:17
Side two
1."Deep Purple"Peter DeRose, Mitchell Parish2:21
2."Santa Ana"Jerry Lordan, Petrina Lordan2:30
3."The Windjammer"John Rostill2:45
4."Dean's Theme"Hank Marvin, John Rostill2:57
5."Breakthru'"Geoffrey Taggart2:03
6."Let It Be Me" (Lead vocal by Hank Marvin, Bruce Welch & John Rostill)Gilbert Bécaud, Manny Curtis, Pierre Delanoë2:58
7."National Provincial Samba"John Rostill, Bruce Welch2:23
Total length:17:57




Chart Year Peak
UK Albums Chart 1965 4[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Shadows, The - The Sound Of The Shadows (Uk,1965,33Sx 1736,ALBUM)". Retrieved 24 June 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Eder, Bruce. The Sound of The Shadows at AllMusic. Retrieved 24 June 2011.
  3. ^ "The Capitol 6000 website - The 6000 Series Of 33 1/3 rpm Vinyl Discs". Retrieved 24 June 2011. 
  4. ^ "Shadows, The - The Sound Of The Shadows (Vinyl, LP, Album) at Discogs". Retrieved 24 June 2011.