Waking and Dreaming

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Waking and Dreaming
Orleans - Waking and Dreaming.png
Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 1976 (1976-08)
StudioThe Sound Factory
(Hollywood, California)
GenreSoft rock
Length39:35
LabelAsylum
ProducerChuck Plotkin
Orleans chronology
Let There Be Music
(1975)
Waking and Dreaming
(1976)
Forever
(1979)
Singles from Waking and Dreaming
  1. "Still the One"
    Released: August 1976
  2. "Reach"
    Released: 1977
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]

Waking and Dreaming is the fourth studio album by American pop rock band Orleans. It was released on August 1976 by Asylum Records. The album reached number 30 on Billboard's Top LPs & Tape chart and spawned the singles "Still the One" (number five) and "Reach" (number 51). This would be the last album with John Hall.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks are written by John Hall and Johanna Hall, except where noted.

Side one
No.TitleLength
1."Reach"4:20
2."What I Need"4:42
3."If I Don't Have You"4:03
4."Waking and Dreaming"6:20
5."Sails"2:06
Side two
No.TitleLength
6."Still the One"3:53
7."The Bum" (writer: Wells Kelly)2:31
8."Golden State"3:38
9."The Path"3:52
10."Spring Fever" (writers: Marilyn Mason, Larry Hoppen)4:10

Personnel[edit]

  • John Hall – electric guitar (1-4, 6, 7, 9, 10), lead vocals (1-5, 8, 9), backing vocals (6, 7, 10) , acoustic guitar (5, 8), synthesizer (5)
  • Larry Hoppen – electric piano (1, 5, 6, 10), backing vocals (1, 3, 5, 7, 9), lead vocals (2, 4, 6, 10), electric guitar (2, 4, 6, 7), organ (1, 3, 9), synthesizer (3), clavinet (10)
  • Lance Hoppen – bass (all tracks), backing vocals (all but 8), synthesizer (8)
  • Wells Kelly – drums (1, 2, 4, 7, 9, 10), backing vocals (1-4, 6, 9, 10), piano (3, 8), percussion (9), lead vocals (7), lead electric guitar (7), organ (4), tambourine (6)
  • Jerry Marotta – drums (all but 5), percussion (5, 9), congas (1), backing vocals (10)
additional personnel

Charts[edit]

Chart (1976) Peak
position
Canada Top Albums/CDs (RPM)[3] 34
Dutch Albums (Album Top 100)[4] 17
US Billboard 200[5] 30

References[edit]

  1. ^ Viglione, Joe. "Waking and Dreaming – Orleans". AllMusic. Retrieved May 4, 2018.
  2. ^ https://www.discogs.com/it/Orleans-Waking-And-Dreaming/release/1013500
  3. ^ "Top RPM Albums: Issue 5114A". RPM. Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved May 4, 2018.
  4. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Orleans – Waking and Dreaming" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved May 4, 2018.
  5. ^ "Orleans Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved May 4, 2018.