Progarchives, the progressive rock ultimate discography




From, the ultimate progressive rock music website

Wind Seasons album cover
3.36 | 30 ratings | 5 reviews | 13% 5 stars

Good, but non-essential

Write a review
Buy WIND Music
from partners
Studio Album, released in 1971

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. What Do We Do Now (8:28)
2. Now It's Over (4:25)
3. Romance (1:35)
4. Springwind (7:10)
5. Dear Little Friend (4:17)
6. Red Morningbird (15:54)


Search WIND Seasons lyrics

Music tabs (tablatures)

Search WIND Seasons tabs

Line-up / Musicians

Steve Leistner / Lead Vocals, Harmonica, Percussion
Thomas Leidenberger / Guitars, Vocals
Andreas BŁeler / Bass, Vocals, Percussion
Lucian BŁeler / Organ, Piano, Vocals, Percussion
Lucky Schmidt / Drums, Percussion, Vibraphone, Clavinet, Piano

Releases information

CD-Reissue Second Battle

Thanks to ProgLucky for the addition
Edit this entry

WIND MP3, Free Download (music stream)

Open extended player in a new pop-up window | Random Playlist (50) | How to submit new MP3s

Buy WIND Seasons Music

Vivid Sound 2001
Audio CD$21.99 (used)

Right Now on Ebay (logo)
THE 4 SEASONS~Bye Bye Baby / Searching Wind~Philips CLEAN Vinyl 7" NOS USD $4.99 Buy It Now 3h 3m
1 day
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, Wind Concerti New CD USD $10.20 Buy It Now 1 day
NM LP~OCCIDENTAL COLLEGE~Wind Ensemble~[1964-1965 Season]~[OG 1965~ARTISAN Issue USD $11.90 Buy It Now 1 day
va Us Soft Pop Rarities Japan CD w/obi Gary Zekley Four Seasons Trade winds RMD USD $49.99 Buy It Now 2 days
Country 45 The Bellamy Brothers - Season Of The Wind / Lie To You For Your Love USD $3.00 Buy It Now 3 days
KISETSU-FU : Kisetsu-fu: Seasonal Wind LP (private pressing 1977, small toc, sm USD $175.00 Buy It Now 3 days
WIND Seasons LP German 1971 Krautrock/Prog/Psych - Reissue USD $27.99 Buy It Now 4 days
The Seasons: 20th Century Music for Wind Quintet, New Music USD $26.95 Buy It Now 4 days
VIVALDI The Four Seasons / Wind Concerti (CD 1995) Takako Nishizaki NAZOS USD $11.65 Buy It Now 4 days
FOUR 4 SEASONS: Bye Bye Baby/ Searching Wind (45) - Ships WORLDWIDE! USD $8.95 Buy It Now 5 days
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons / Wind Concerti Audio CD USD $9.23 Buy It Now 6 days
Bellamy Brothers The - Lie To You For Your Love / Season Of The Wind 45 1985 USD $0.99 Buy It Now 6 days
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, Wind Concerti by Vivaldi. USD $12.91 Buy It Now 6 days
The Bellamy Brothers-Lie To You For Your Love /Season Of The Wind-45rpm-1985-VG+ USD $1.49 Buy It Now 7 days
The Seasons: 20th Century Wind Quintet [Daniel Norman, Nigel Sjore] [BIS: BIS207 USD $38.55 Buy It Now 7 days
Rock 45 The 4 Seasons - Bye, Bye, Baby / Searching Wind On Philips Records USD $4.00 Buy It Now 7 days
THE FOUR SEASONS little boy - silver winds 7" VG VEE JAY VJ 713 Vinyl 1965 USD $14.00 Buy It Now 8 days
Unknown Artist Every Season is Special: CD-ROM for Wind CD USD $4.43 Buy It Now 10 days
The 4 Seasons-Bye Bye Baby(Baby Goodbye) / Searching Wind-45rpm-1965-VG USD $2.99 Buy It Now 12 days
Wind-Seasons German prog psych cd USD $17.99 Buy It Now 13 days
Bellamy Brothers, The - Season Of The Wind/Lie To You For Your Love (45,1985) USD $2.75 Buy It Now 13 days
The 4 Seasons TEEN 45 (PHILIPS 40260) Bye, Bye, Baby/Searching Wind VG USD $7.95 Buy It Now 15 days
WIND - SEASONS - PROG / KRAUT ROCK - NEW USD $18.98 Buy It Now 18 days
The 4 Seasons: "Bye, Bye Baby"/Searching Wind" - '65 hit - nice - plays well! USD $2.50 Buy It Now 19 days
4 Seasons Wind Concerto, New Music USD $6.53 Buy It Now 19 days
VIVALDI The Four Seasons Wind Concerti NEW CD The Four Seasons ++ FLUTE CONCERTO USD $6.39 Buy It Now 19 days
Garth Brooks Cassette Tapes Lot of 4 No Fences Beyond The Season Ropin the Wind USD $13.99 Buy It Now 20 days
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons / Wind Concerti USD $25.85 Buy It Now 21 days
45 RPM Searching Wind/Bye Bye Baby - 4 Seasons USD $10.99 Buy It Now 23 days
Symphonic Season Eastern Wind Symphony William H. Silvester Christmas CD Sealed USD $14.99 Buy It Now 24 days
SEASONS ON THE WIND presented by nature quest a adventure in nature and music USD $4.16 Buy It Now 24 days
Hubert Davis & the Season Travelers "Wind in the Willows" M/M 1980 (SEALED) USD $12.74 Buy It Now 25 days
Garth Brooks 6 CD lot Ropin' The Wind, The Chase, Beyond the Season, No Fences, USD $22.00 Buy It Now 25 days
VIVALDI_The Four Seasons Wind Concerti_used CD_ships from AUSTRALIA_A16 USD $8.94 Buy It Now 25 days
SEACOAST WIND ENSEMBLE SEALED CD - Sounds of the Season USD $24.95 Buy It Now 25 days
Bellamy Brothers Lie To You For Your Love 45 rpm Season Of The Wind Canadian Pr USD $4.99 Buy It Now 26 days
Christmas 45 Songs For Every Season - 1. I'Ll Remember April 2. Summer Wind / 3. USD $5.00 Buy It Now 27 days
VIVALDI CD The Four Seasons FLUTE WIND VIOLIN STRINGS Baroque Orchestra USD $5.70 Buy It Now 29 days
cassette - Nature Quest / Seasons on the Wind / Sealed USD $4.95 Buy It Now 29 days

More places to buy WIND music online Buy WIND & Prog Rock Digital Music online:

WIND Seasons ratings distribution

(30 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(13%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(50%)
Good, but non-essential (27%)
Collectors/fans only (10%)
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)

WIND Seasons reviews

Showing all collaborators reviews and last reviews preview | Show all reviews/ratings

Collaborators/Experts Reviews

Review by Mellotron Storm
3 stars Very much an organ driven band who put out two albums in the early seventies. I must admit i've struggled with my rating here. I love Krautrock but this album comes across more like a URIAH HEEP record at times, a band i'm not too fond of. Now it's certainly not all like that. I really like when they slow things down.The sound quality is okay but poor by todays standards. Love the pictures of the band, three of the guys have the biggest afros I think i've ever seen(haha).

"What do we Do Now" opens with organ before vocals and a full sound join in. A calm with flute after 1 1/2 minutes then it kicks back in as contrasts continue. The organ is great 6 1/2 minutes in and it's followed by a guitar solo. "Now It's Over" is my favourite. The organ floats as gentle guitar and reserved vocals join in. Very FLOYD-like. "Romance" is a short piano filled track.

"Springwind" is my second favourite. It features organ and piano early as the wind blows in. It kicks in after a minute. The vocals sound so good,different from normal. The guitar and organ are ripping it up before 6 minutes. "Dear Little Friend" features powerful organ in fact it's nasty at times. Some guitar before 3 minutes. "Red Morningbird" is the almost 16 minute closer. It's pastoral with nature sounds early. Vocals after 3 minutes then it kicks in around 5 minutes. The guitar lights it up a minute after that. Another calm then heaviness after 12 minutes. It settles once more to end it.

It's funny but the two songs I like the best sound different from all the rest. I'm giving it 3.5 stars but will continue to listen, so I may upgrade it down the road.

Review by apps79
SPECIAL COLLABORATOR Honorary Collaborator
3 stars One of the pioneers of the early 70's German progressive rock scene.They were formed in mid- 60's in Erlangen under the name Bentox and offering a beat sound.In 1969 they were renamed to Chromosom,this time they added elements from the West Coast sound in their style.By 1970 Bernd Leistner leads the band as a vocalist and the band dramatically changed its sound,now under the name Wind.Their debut ''Seasons'' was released in 1971 on the obscure low budget label +Plus+,which managed to release only three albums before closing.

''Seasons'' is a nice example of Heavy and Prog Rock mix,typical of early 70's.''What Do We Do Now'' is an alternating cut between VANILLA FUDGE Heavy Rock and smooth organ/acoustic guitar/flute passages with aggresive vocals.''Now It's Over'' is characterized by its psych organ- driven softness,while the short ''Romance'' shows evident influences from the romantic period under organ and piano sounds.''Springwind'' is a magnificent piece of heavy organ-driven prog with massive multi-vocals and slight classical influences.The flipside opens with ''Dear Little Friend'',which is strongly influenced by DEEP PURPLE filled with organ,complex guitar work and aggresive vocals,another strong track.I would expect more from the epic of the album ''Red Morningbird'',slow psychedelic start with Teutonic vocals and harmonica before the short guitar/organ Hard Rock explosion,then the mellow harmonica/organ style will return till the nice complicated end with the hard rockin' guitar riffing and the haunting vocals.

''Seasons'' is placed exactly on the line between the Hard Rock sound of the early 70's and the upcoming snowball of the Progresive Rock movement.The album and the band deserve some wider recognition for their daring sound and high levels of energy throughout the listening.Strongly recommended to fans of the new-born progressive sound around 1970...3.5 stars.

Review by b_olariu
3 stars 3.5 really

Wind was one of the bands from early '70 from Germany who had a very short career from 1970 untill 1973, they rleased 2 albums and then gone into oblivion. First album named Seasons from 1971 is a fairly decent towards great heavy prog, quite typical for that period. I like this album has some nice guitar parts and aswell some great heavy organ, imagine something a la Uriah Heep same period or germans Kin Ping Meh for example. Solid heavy prog with lots of twists and turns and a bove all some very good vocal parts. The opening track What Do We Do Now is a killer one, love it, very fine at best heavy prog with excellent vocal passages, without german accent or bad improvisations. Another highlight is the short instrumental Romance, very fine keyboards here, smooth and elegant. the rest of the pieces are also good. All in all a good debute, maybe sounding date it today, but fans of thegenre will find lot to enjoy here.3.5 stars.

Latest members reviews

4 stars This is a prog rock classic from Germany. The debut of Wind is a keyboard orientated work, heavily influenced by the first three albums of Uriah Heep. Nevertheless, they have their own sound, which is more in the underground vein, like many other albums recorded in Germany during the early 70' ... (read more)

Report this review (#299577) | Posted by DeKay | Saturday, September 18, 2010 | Review Permanlink

4 stars I had a pleasure to listen the album a long time ago. My attention was attracted by two perfect songs. First was What do we do now. The tunes were very similar to Jane music - a little bit agressive but worth listening! Second was a ballad Dear little friend, very emotional and very similar to ... (read more)

Report this review (#165505) | Posted by enkidu | Tuesday, April 1, 2008 | Review Permanlink

Post a review of WIND "Seasons"

You must be a forum member to post a review, please register here if you are not.


As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: — jazz music reviews and archives | — metal music reviews and archives