Voices is the fourth studio album by Murray Head. It was released in 1981. Many musicians from Fairport Convention are featured here, Richard Thompson, Simon Nicol, Dave Pegg and Dave Mattacks. Cat Stevens' guitarist Alun Davies is also playing on the album, as well as Bob Weston. Last Daze of an Empire" - 4:17. Affair Across a Crowded Room" - 4:37. On your Own Again" - 3:45. She's Doing Time on the Line" - 4:00. Chance Encounter" - 3:37.
Recorded and released in 1981, Voices predates Murray Head's commercial breakthrough, "One Night in Bangkok. This is a very English album focused on gentle, intelligent acoustic pop songs. No wonder it went by unnoticed at a time when punk rock and new wave monopolized the attention of the media. Members of Fairport Convention and Caravan accompany the singer, along with longtime collaborator Alun Davies, pop producer Rupert Hine, and guitar hero Jeff Beck.
Murray Seafield St George Head (born 5 March 1946) is an English actor and singer. Head has appeared in a number of films, including the role of Bob Elkin in the Oscar-nominated 1971 film Sunday Bloody Sunday
Murray Seafield Saint-George Head (born 5 March 1946) is an English actor and singer, most recognised for his international hit songs "Superstar" (from the 1970 rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar) and "One Night in Bangkok" (the 1985 single from the musical Chess, which topped the charts in various countries), and for his 1975 album Say It Ain't So. He has been involved in several projects since the 1960s and continues to record music, perform concerts and make appearances on television either as himself or as a character actor. Voices is a studio album by Murray Head.
Album · 1980 · 10 Songs. Released: 31 Dec 1980.
Arranged By – Alun Davies, Murray Head, Paul Samwell-Smith. Vocals – Dyan Birch (tracks: B1), Murray Head. Voice – Nicola Kerr (tracks: B2). Written-By – Murray Head.
Voices is the fourth studio album by Murray Head. Murray Head was educated at the Lycée Français Charles de Gaulle in South Kensington, London and Hampton School in Hampton, London and he attended Chiswick Polytechnic in the early 1960s. Head began writing songs as a child, and by the mid-1960s he had a London-based recording contract, with the Trinidad Singers, the song Superstar peaked at N. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1971.
Voices" is a studio album by Murray Head.
|1||Last Daze Of An Empire||4:17|
|2||Affair Across A Crowded Room||4:37|
|4||On Your Own Again||3:45|
|5||She's Doing Time On The Line||4:00|
|7||Children Only Play (Do You Remember?)||4:46|
|12||How Many Ways||4:24|
|13||Never Even Thought||5:31|
NotesVinyl replica-format CD with cardboard jacket, paper inner sleeve and a black, groove-texture disc with a replica label.
This CD is a re-issue of original album in 1980. The notice ".. was recorded in 1981..." (on OBI strip) is wrong because original album was issued in 1980.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 3700477820183
|6313 045||Murray Head||Voices (LP, Album)||Mercury||6313 045||France||1980|
|203.154 I, I-203.154||Murray Head||Voices (LP, Album)||Ariola, Ariola||203.154 I, I-203.154||Spain||1981|
|7200 045||Murray Head||Voices (Cass, Album)||Mercury||7200 045||France||1980|
|GAH108CD||Murray Head||Voices (CD, Album, RE)||Headcase||GAH108CD||UK||2001|
|6313 045||Murray Head||Voices (LP, Album)||Mercury||6313 045||Germany||1980|