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4.19 | 21 ratings | 3 reviews | 33% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1977

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. My Lady C (5:24)
2. The Journey (5:43)
3. Vanishing Dream (4:16)
4. Creatures Of The Night (5:59)
5. Princess Aura (8:28)
6. Rain Dance (7:29)
7. Better Days (7:23)

Total time 44:42

Line-up / Musicians

- Pepi Lemer / voice
- Brian Miller / acoustic & electric pianos, synth
- Dave Tidball / tenor & soprano saxes
- Jeff Clyne / bass
- Paul Robinson / drums, percussion

Releases information

Artwork: Michael Priddle

LP Gull ‎- GULP 1022 (1977, UK)

CD Air Mail Archive ‎- AIRAC-1663 (2012, Japan) Remastered by Yoshiro Kuzumaki

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TURNING POINT Creatures Of The Night ratings distribution

(21 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(33%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(43%)
Good, but non-essential (24%)
Collectors/fans only (0%)
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Review by Warthur
4 stars Jeff Clyne and Brian Miller's post-Isotope project produced this debut album for the Gull label, which is mostly known these days for having been Judas Priest's home for their first two albums. No metal here though - instead, jazz fusion in the school of Return To Forever is the order of the day, along with wordless vocals from Pepi Lemer in a voice-as- instrument style reminiscent of many Canterbury groups. (Indeed, the band would support National Health on some concerts during their brief existence). It's a solid album which, naturally, sank like a stone in the commercial environment of the time, but thank goodness groups like this were defying fashion and continuing to carve out a space for progressive music in a time when the industry had decided to largely turn its back on this sort of thing.

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4 stars TURNING POINT were a British Jazz-Rock/Fusion band of the late 1970's with two albums to their credit:- "Creatures of the Night" (1977) and "Silent Promise" (1978). They emerged from the remnants of another short-lived Jazz-Rock/Fusion band by the name of Isotope. Turning Point are closely assoc ... (read more)

Report this review (#2340251) | Posted by Psychedelic Paul | Thursday, March 5, 2020 | Review Permanlink

5 stars Including two members of UK fusion band Isotope (Jeff Clyne and Brian Miller), Turning Point released two albums (1977, 1978) on the same label (Gull). Without the "fire and fury" of Gary Boyle's guitar (wonderful though it was) Turning Point offered us melodic jazz/fusion in the same area as Ian ... (read more)

Report this review (#2236738) | Posted by fenman | Tuesday, July 9, 2019 | Review Permanlink

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