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3.27 | 13 ratings | 1 reviews | 15% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1977

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Too Much To Lose (2:47)
2. Peaceful Sundown (3:55)
3. I Sing (4:23)
4. Honey 5379 (2:37)
5. Window Of Love (3:30)
6. What It Is (2:57)
7. Don't You Know (2:58)
8. Just For Fun (4:14)
9. Hyperspace (3:43)
10. Who Are They? (6:14)
11. Your Love (3:30)

Total time 40:48

Line-up / Musicians

- Jan Hammer / synths, electric piano, Mellotron (1,11), piano (5,11), drums (1,5,7), congas (1), backing vocals, producer
- Steven Kindler / acoustic & electric violins, bass (7), cello & electric guitar (9), backing vocals
- Fernando Saunders / bass, piccolo bass, acoustic guitar & cello (3), lead (3,7,10), harmony & backing vocals
- Tony Smith / drums, lead (1,2,4-6,8) & backing vocals

Releases information

Artwork: Richard Greenberg

LP Nemperor Records ‎- PZ 35003 (1977, US)

CD Wounded Bird Records ‎- WOU 5003 (1999, US) Remastered by Jan Hammer

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JAN HAMMER Jan Hammer Group: Melodies ratings distribution

(13 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(15%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(38%)
Good, but non-essential (31%)
Collectors/fans only (8%)
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3 stars "Too Much to Lose" is such a killer opening track. A show of talents, a show of excellent songwriting, specifically unto the normal goals of a "Pop song." Right off the bat, very clearly a continuation of the slickly produced, funk-inflected second-wave(?) Fusion of JEFF BECK (culminating in h ... (read more)

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