Water Bearer

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Water Bearer
Water Bearer cover.jpg
Studio album by Sally Oldfield
Released 1978
Recorded May 1978
Genre Electric folk, progressive rock
Length 42:37
Label Bronze
Producer Sally Oldfield
Sally Oldfield chronology
Water Bearer
(1978)
Easy
(1979)

Water Bearer is the début studio album by British singer-songwriter Sally Oldfield, released in 1978.

The song "Mirrors" was released as a single, and reached #19 in the UK charts.[1]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Sally Oldfield. Quotations in "Songs Of The Quendi" by J. R. R. Tolkien.[2]

Side 1[edit]

  1. "Water Bearer" — 6:25
  2. "Songs of the Quendi" — 12:46
    • "Night Theme"
    • "Wampum Song"
    • "Nenya"
    • "Land of the Sun"
  3. "Mirrors" — 3:29 (This track, also released as a single, is missing from some versions[3])

Side 2[edit]

  1. "Weaver" — 3:38
  2. "Night of the Hunter's Moon" — 3:26
  3. "Child of Allah" — 3:19
  4. "Song of the Bow" — 3:37
  5. "Fire and Honey" — 2:30
  6. "Song of the Healer" — 3:19

Personnel[edit]

Also:

  • Art Direction - Martin Poole
  • Engineer - Ashley Howe, Dave Grinstead, Mark Dearnley
  • Mixed By - Ashley Howe, Sally Oldfield
  • Mixed By (Assistant) - John Gallen, Julian Cooper
  • Photography - Paul Wakefield
  • Typography - Mike Pratley
  • Writer, Arranger and Producer - Sally Oldfield

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sally Oldfield's Water Bearer - Review by Ken Levine". progarchives.com. Retrieved 9 December 2010. 
  2. ^ "Sally Oldfield - Water Bearer". discogs.com. Retrieved 9 December 2010. 
  3. ^ "Sally Oldfield - Water Bearer, Bronze 26-447-XOT Netherlands, 1978". discogs.com. Retrieved 6 March 2017. 

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