Balboa Island (album)

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Balboa Island
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Studio album by The Pretty Things
Released May 2007
Recorded Côte Basque Studios
Genre Rock and roll, blues
Length 57:53
Label Côte Basque
Producer Mark St. John
The Pretty Things chronology
... Rage Before Beauty
(1999)... Rage Before Beauty1999
Balboa Island
(2007)
The Pretty Things/Philippe DeBarge
(2009)The Pretty Things/Philippe DeBarge2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Record Collector 5/5 stars[2]

Balboa Island, released in 2007, is the eleventh studio album by the English rock band The Pretty Things.

Track listing

  1. "The Beat Goes On" (Phil May, Frank Holland, Mark St. John) – 4:14
  2. "Livin' in My Skin" (May, Holland) – 3:57
  3. "Buried Alive" (May, Holland) – 3:36
  4. "(Blues for) Robert Johnson" (May, Holland) – 8:00
  5. "Mimi" (Dick Taylor) – 2:35
  6. "Pretty Beat" (May, Taylor, Holland, St. John) – 2:52
  7. "The Ballad of Hollis Brown" (Bob Dylan) – 6:30
  8. "In the Beginning" (May, Holland) – 4:42
  9. "Feel Like Goin' Home" (Muddy Waters) – 2:39
  10. "Freedom Song" (Traditional) – 4:46
  11. "Dearly Beloved" (May, Jon Povey) - 4:59
  12. "All Light Up" (May, Holland, St. John) - 4:30
  13. "Balboa Island" (Holland) - 4:42

Personnel

  • Phil May – Vocals
  • Dick Taylor – Lead Guitars
  • Frank Holland - Guitars, Vocals
  • Wally Waller – Bass, Guitars, Vocals
  • Jon Povey – Keyboards, Vocals
  • Skip Alan – Drums, Percussion

Studio musicians

  • Mark St. John - Ancient Trixon Drums, Vocals
  • Scarlett Wrench - Vocals
  • James Cheetham -Keyboards
  • Rupert Cobb - Trumpet
  • Duncan Taylor-Jones - Extra Vocals on "Dearly Beloved"

References

  1. ^ "Balboa Island - The Pretty Things | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2014-06-05. 
  2. ^ "Balboa Island - Record Collector Magazine". recordcollectormag.com. Retrieved 2014-06-05. 
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