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3.00 | 12 ratings | 2 reviews | 0% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1980

Songs / Tracks Listing

1 Playing Games 3:12
2 I'm in Love With You 3:46
3 The Fly Catcher 4:11
4 You (The Game, Pt. 2) 4:37
5 Old Faces 4:10
6 Short and Sweet 6:29
7 First Thing in the Morning 3:41
8 The Unknown Soldier 3:34
9 Ten Years Ago 3:35
10 True Story 4:51

Total Time 40:59


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Line-up / Musicians

John Barrett Engineer
David Bedford Conductor, Keyboards
Haydn Bendall Engineer, Assistant, Musician
Steve Broughton Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals
Hugh Burns Guitar, Musician
Kate Bush Vocals, Musician
B.J. Cole Guitar (Steel), Musician
George Constantino Musician
Danny Dawson Engineer
David Gilmour Guitar
Don Grolnick Keyboards
Roy Harper Bass, Guitar, Keyboards, Saxophone,Vocals,Producer, Photography, Sleeve Design
Cliff Hodsdon Engineer
Neil Jason Musician
Peter Jenner Producer, Executive Producer, Assistant
Jimmy Maelen Percussion, Musician
Andy Roberts Guitar
John Tropea Assistant
Pete Wingfield Keyboards

Releases information

1980 LP Harvest 819
2001 CD Science Friction 31

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ROY HARPER The Unknown Soldier ratings distribution

(12 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(0%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(17%)
Good, but non-essential (67%)
Collectors/fans only (17%)
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)

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3 stars Trapped in time. A common occurrence for many albums recorded in the late seventies, and practically all of the eighties, for a number of reasons that include a trend to bend toward the current pop styles of the day, instrumentation, recording technics and record company interference in order ... (read more)

Report this review (#1469858) | Posted by SteveG | Saturday, September 26, 2015 | Review Permanlink

3 stars It's one of life's cruel ironies that Harper's most known and best-selling album in America is among his weaker efforts. This is Harper's first album in the 1980s, and marks a 10-year decline that (so I've heard) was arrested later. (I only know his 70s work the best.) The album is no doubt am ... (read more)

Report this review (#247054) | Posted by jude111 | Thursday, October 29, 2009 | Review Permanlink

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