Header

ALIVE 1990

Curved Air

Eclectic Prog


From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

Curved Air Alive 1990  album cover
3.63 | 10 ratings | 3 reviews | 0% 5 stars

Write a review
Buy CURVED AIR Music
from Progarchives.com partners
Live, released in 2000

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Twenty Years On - Intro (4:11)
2. It Happened Today (5:31)
3. Stretch (4:20)
4. Hide And Seek (7:02)
5. Marie Antoinette (7:05)
6. Melinda (More Or Less) (4:14)
7. Situations (5:43)
8. Young Mother (7:09)
9. You Know (3:34)
10. propositions (5:15)
11. Vivaldi (10:00)
12. Everdance (4:16)
13. Back Street Luv (4:26)

Total Time: 72:58

Lyrics

Search CURVED AIR Alive 1990 lyrics

Music tabs (tablatures)

Search CURVED AIR Alive 1990 tabs

Line-up / Musicians

- Sonja Kristina / vocals, acoustic guitar
- Francis Monkman / guitars, keyboards, sequencers
- Florian Pilkington-Miksa / drums, percussion
- Darryl Way / violin, keyboards

Special Guest:
- Rob Martin / bass on "Vivaldi"

Releases information

Mystic Records #MYS CD 141
Re published by Membran Music Ltd (Noble Price series) with the title "Live 1990" and total different artwork in 2005 (223174-205)

Thanks to ProgLucky for the addition
and to mandrakeroot for the last updates
Edit this entry

CURVED AIR MP3, Free Download (music stream)


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

Buy CURVED AIR Alive 1990 Music


Second AlbumSecond Album
Import
Wea Int'l 2008
Audio CD$3.43
$10.52 (used)
Air CutAir Cut
Import · Remastered
Repertoire 2006
Audio CD$8.14
$6.40 (used)
PhantasmagoriaPhantasmagoria
Import
REPERTOIRE 2011
Audio CD$8.46
$7.21 (used)
Best of Curved AirBest of Curved Air
Import
Repertoire 2008
Audio CD$9.10
$12.92 (used)
Air ConditioningAir Conditioning
Import
Wea Int'l 2008
Audio CD$3.43
$10.52 (used)
AirWaves - Live At The BBC Remastered / Live At The Paris TheatreAirWaves - Live At The BBC Remastered / Live At The Paris Theatre
Cleopatra 2012
Audio CD$8.26
$7.96 (used)
North StarNorth Star
Import
Imports 2014
Audio CD$12.01
$8.98 (used)
Midnight WireMidnight Wire
Import
Repertoire 1999
Audio CD$6.60
$4.97 (used)
Live AtmosphereLive Atmosphere
Import
Ais 2012
Audio CD$14.30
$21.35 (used)
Alive 1990Alive 1990
Import [Generic] 2000
Audio CD$30.43
$14.98 (used)
Right Now on Ebay (logo)
CAMEL the single factor JAPAN mini lp SHM CD PETER BARDENS GENESIS CURVED AIR SS US $29.99 Buy It Now 45m 33s
Curved Air - Air Conditioning - Stunning Prog debut - CD in Ex condition US $1.59 [0 bids]
4h 17m
DARRYL WAY`S WOLF Night Music (Deram) Curved Air RARE UK 74` 1st Pressing MINT- US $40.08 Buy It Now 5h 18m
The Best of Curved Air: Retrospective Anthology 1970-2009 * by Curved Air... US $10.71 Buy It Now 5h 39m
Curved Air - Air Conditioning (Mini Lp Sleeve) [CD New] US $39.99 Buy It Now 5h 53m
Curved Air-LIVE-Lp-1w1w-SML119-1975-zal13570-laminated sleeve US $16.02 [0 bids]
6h 44m
Curved Air-phantasamagoria-Lp-a2b2-k46158-1972 US $16.02 [0 bids]
6h 48m
Curved Air-midnight wire-Lp-a1e b2e-BTM1005-1975 US $16.02 [0 bids]
6h 51m
Curved Air: Second Album ~ VG CD (Feb-2002, Collectors' Choice (USA) #CCM-159-2) US $11.01 Buy It Now 7h 17m
Lost Broadcasts - CURVED AIR New & Sealed DVD-STANDARD Free Shipping US $20.02 Buy It Now 8h 11m
Curved Air: Air Cut LP - Germany US $17.50 Buy It Now 9h 2m
Curved Air Live on BTM Records VG+ Jacket VG+ US $12.84 Buy It Now 9h 8m
Curved Air 7 It Happened Today /What Happens When You B US $7.49 Buy It Now 9h 47m
PROG ROCK/ Curved Air - Phantasmagoria (LP) US $9.99 Buy It Now 11h 53m
CURVED AIR BEST OF LP RAREFIRST & ONLY PRESSING 1976 WB UK HTF OOP FANNY US $5.00 Buy It Now 12h 30m
SOUNDS 1972 NOV 4 ELTON JOHN SLADE FACES CURVED AIR US $24.03 Buy It Now 13h 50m
curved air-air cut-1973 LP WB UK IMPORT G/F PECKO PORKY-eddie jobson-sonja-VG+ US $13.99 Buy It Now 15h 23m
CURVED AIR - AIRCUT "SEALED" 8 TRACK TAPE US $17.78 Buy It Now 18h 37m
FRUITY Vinyl LP- RY COODER, CURVED AIR, GRATEFUL DEAD,ALICE COOPER,FACES, US $43.27 Buy It Now 22h 14m
Curved Air : Live CD (2008) US $22.45 Buy It Now 1 day
Curved Air - Live 2011 (NEW CD) US $12.41 Buy It Now 1 day
Curved Air - Midnight Wire (NEW CD) US $12.41 Buy It Now 1 day
Curved Air SECOND ALBUM Back Street Luv REPERTOIRE New Sealed CD US $11.99 Buy It Now 1 day
Terry Riley: A Rainbow In Curved Air, , New US $8.74 Buy It Now 1 day
Terry Riley "A Rainbow In Curved Air" Avant Garde LP Columbia MS 7315 US $14.99 [0 bids]
1 day
Curved Air ?Phantasmagoria Japan CD US $24.99 Buy It Now 1 day
CURVED AIR PHANTASMAGORIZ LP WHITE LABEL PROMO SHRINK NMINT plus PROMO INSERT US $16.99 Buy It Now 1 day
CURVED AIR - PHANTASMAGORIA [DIGIPAK] - NEW CD US $9.65 Buy It Now 1 day
Curved Air Lovechild Cassette Brand New Sealed british rock US $8.95 Buy It Now 1 day
Curved Air Lovechild Cassette Brand New Sealed british rock US $8.95 Buy It Now 1 day
CURVED AIR - AIR CUT - WARNER BROS RECORDS LP US $8.00 Buy It Now 1 day
1972 Curved Air LP " Phantasmagoria " orig. New Zealand Warner Brothers pressing US $13.15 Buy It Now 1 day
CURVED AIR Phantasmagoria LP 1972 Warner Bros. VG+ promo US $16.99 Buy It Now 1 day
JAPAN MINI LP CD CURVED AIR PHANTASMAGORIA US $44.99 Buy It Now 1 day
CURVED AIR - "Live" LP 1975 1st US PROMO PRESS - BTM 5001 -- RARE!! US $19.88 Buy It Now 1 day
Curved Air JAPAN 3 titles Mini LP CD SS + PROMO Airconditioning BOX SET US $114.99 Buy It Now 1 day
Curved Air - Live CD US $16.81 Buy It Now 2 days
Curved Air(Vinyl LP 1st Issue)The Best Of-Warner-K 36015-UK-NM/NM US $24.03 Buy It Now 2 days
CURVED AIR - Air Cut LP Miniature CD NEW $2.99 S/H US $21.99 Buy It Now 2 days
Curved Air - Air Conditioning 2012 (NEW CD) US $12.41 Buy It Now 2 days
Curved Air - Air Conditioning (Replica (NEW CD) US $14.81 Buy It Now 2 days
TERRY RILEY - RAINBOW IN CURVED AIR / POPPY NOGOOD NEW CD US $12.34 Buy It Now 2 days
Darryl Way's Wolf:2 CD+Canis Lupus Promo Box Japan Mini-LP New (curved air Z US $145.00 Buy It Now 2 days
CURVED AIR - AIR CONDITIONING - CCM01482 US $86.90 Buy It Now 2 days
CURVED AIR ~ LIVE ** 1975 UK 1st DERAM LP US $1.99 [2 bids]
2 days
Curved Air Poster 1971 US $8.82 [0 bids]
2 days
PIANO ONE EDDIE JOBSON JOACHIM KUHN ERIC WATSON 1985 LP EX US PROG UK CURVED AIR US $4.99 [0 bids]
2 days
Jethro Tull on Magazine Cover King Crimson Soft Machine Curved Air Henry Cow US $12.02 Buy It Now 2 days
TERRY RILEY A Rainbow In Curved Air 1969 Vinyl LP NM US $19.99 Buy It Now 2 days
VG++ Air Conditioning Curved Air WB WS 1903 Green Label LP US $19.99 Buy It Now 2 days
CURVED AIR "PHANTASMAGORIA" ALBUM & TOUR DATES ADVERT 15X12" US $19.24 Buy It Now 2 days
CURVED AIR "Best Of" LP 1976 Warner Bros UK K 36015 Progr Rock NM Vinyl US $10.50 Buy It Now 2 days
1975 - CURVED AIR & CLIMAX BLUES BAND - UK Tour Dates - Press Advert Poster Size US $14.41 Buy It Now 2 days
1975 - CURVED AIR - Midnight Wire - Press Advertisment - Poster Size US $14.41 Buy It Now 3 days
CURVED AIR-Air Conditioning CD Very Good US $7.18 Buy It Now 3 days
CURVED AIR Second Album CD NEW US $9.54 Buy It Now 3 days
CURVED AIR Live LP 7 Track Red/white Label Design Matrix 1w/1w (sml1119) UK Dera US $19.99 Buy It Now 3 days
CURVED AIR Second Album LP 8 Track Fold Out Sleeve But Small Tear And Creasing T US $20.20 Buy It Now 3 days
Curved Air - SUPER RARE - DELETED Nude Sleeve + Hebrew Israeli Israel Made LP US $1,199.99 Buy It Now 3 days
TERRY RILEY A Rainbow In Curved Air LP 2 Track/sides Solid Orange Label Stereo M US $45.56 Buy It Now 3 days
Curved Air/Airconditioning (West Germany) PSYCH/PROG US $24.99 Buy It Now 3 days
CURVED AIR-LIVE AT THE BBC-UK CD 1995-MINT US $11.21 Buy It Now 3 days
Curved Air / Vivaldi /1971 Warner Bros 7" single / EX+ US $11.21 Buy It Now 3 days
BUXTON POP FESTIVAL ADVERT 15X7" STEPPENWOLF, CURVED AIR US $11.22 Buy It Now 3 days
Curved Air / Phantasmagoria / LP / Signed US $6.99 [0 bids]
3 days
Curved Air-Second Album UK prog psych cd US $12.99 Buy It Now 3 days
CURVED AIR LIVE UK STEREO FIRST PRESSING 1W/1W DERAM PROG PSYCH ROCK US $22.43 Buy It Now 3 days
CURVED AIR Live CD & DVD Set ATMOSPHERE Concert Performance Show - QJ G13 US $8.32 [2 bids]
3 days
CURVED AIR- Air Conditioning - Vinyl LP 1970 US $6.40 [0 bids]
3 days
CURVED AIR Curved Air Live GP-146 LP Ah5177 US $7.99 [0 bids]
3 days
CURVED AIR "NM WAX" Curved Air Live GP-146 OBI LP Ah7068 US $7.99 [0 bids]
3 days
CURVED AIR " BACK STREET LUV " Or.UK DERAM EX+ COND.IN Or. SL. US $3.13 Buy It Now 3 days
PROMO WHITE LABEL CURVED AIR JAPAN OBI LIVE US $79.99 Buy It Now 3 days
CURVED AIR - PHANTASMAGORIA - MINT - CD US $9.95 Buy It Now 3 days
Curved Air Live 1975 LP vinyl record BTM Prog Psych Promo Sonja Kristina US $11.99 Buy It Now 3 days
CURVED AIR - LIVE [CURVED AIR] [CD] [1 DISC] [5013929716728] - NEW CD US $15.28 Buy It Now 3 days
Curved Air - Airborne Germany CD US $21.59 Buy It Now 3 days
Curved Air - Air Conditioning CD US $15.79 Buy It Now 3 days
CURVED AIR"THE BEST OF"UK LP ORIG;EX COND;76;FEM VOCALS US $16.03 Buy It Now 3 days
CURVED AIR-AIR CUT-JAPAN ISSUE +OBI iii US $69.99 Buy It Now 3 days
CURVED AIR-PHANTASMAGORIA-JAPAN ISSUE +OBI iii US $74.99 Buy It Now 4 days
Curved Air - Phantasmagoria RARE DIFFERENT Mispressed ! Israeli Israel 1972 LP US $52.49 Buy It Now 4 days
Curved Air / Live / Darryl Way / Sonja Kristina / Monkman / UK 1st LP / EX+ US $24.03 Buy It Now 4 days
CURVED AIR BACK STREET LOVE warner bros 71 uk 45 US $3.19 Buy It Now 4 days
Airwaves: Live at the BBC by Curved Air CD Nov-2012 Cleopatra Stewart Copeland US $12.99 Buy It Now 4 days
CURVED AIR Air Cut K46224 LP AH0249 US $9.99 [0 bids]
4 days
Darryl Way-Concerto for Electric Violin UK Island prog lp Curved Air solo US $4.99 [0 bids]
4 days
Terry Riley - A Rainbow In Curved Air 1971 UK LP CBS US $9.60 [1 bids]
4 days
CURVED AIR, Air Cut (UK) LP US $11.95 Buy It Now 4 days
CURVED AIR - LIVE NEW CD US $19.53 Buy It Now 4 days
Curved Air - Live (Live Recording, 2002) US $9.60 Buy It Now 4 days
TERRY RILEY-A RAINBOW IN CURVED AIR-CBS Masterworks MS 7315 Near Mint US $9.50 [0 bids]
US $19.50 Buy It Now
4 days
DARRYL WAY'S WOLF Canis Lupus RARE JAPANESE IMP Darryl Way CURVED AIR US $19.99 Buy It Now 4 days
CURVED AIR AIRBORNE BTM UK 1976 orig lp sonja kristina terry riley prog psych US $29.00 Buy It Now 4 days
Stretch - Why Did You Do It? 5" cd ep 1985 Elmer Gantry Velvet Opera Curved Air US $29.90 Buy It Now 4 days
CURVED AIR-LIVE LP Printed in Korea US $9.99 Buy It Now 4 days
CURVED AIR Air Conditioning JAPAN CD PROMO WPCR-12548 OBI / Special Package US $31.50 Buy It Now 4 days
Curved Air - Midnight Wire [CD New] US $12.84 Buy It Now 4 days
Curved Air - Airconditioning CD US $14.41 Buy It Now 5 days
Curved Air single from 1971, "Back Street Luv", Warner Bros K 16092 US $2.40 [0 bids]
5 days

More places to buy CURVED AIR music online Buy CURVED AIR & Prog Rock Digital Music online:
  • AmazonMP3: Search for CURVED AIR DRM-Free MP3 Downloads @ AmazonMP3 (USA Only) | AmazonMP3 (UK Only)

CURVED AIR Alive 1990 ratings distribution


3.63
(10 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(0%)
0%
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(50%)
50%
Good, but non-essential (40%)
40%
Collectors/fans only (10%)
10%
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)
0%

CURVED AIR Alive 1990 reviews


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

Collaborators/Experts Reviews

Review by erik neuteboom
PROG REVIEWER
4 stars What's the connection between the next musicians: Eddie Jobson, Stewart Copeland, Ian Mosley and John Etheridge? Well , the all were members from the legendary Curved Air! Here's the classic line up featuring Sonja Kristina, Francis Monkman, Florian Pilkington- Miksa, Darryl Way and special guest Rob Martin (bass on "Vivaldi"), sixteen years after they had played together for the last time. The music from Curved Air is eccentric progrock, not really in the vein of ELP, Yes, King Crimson, Gentle Giant or Pink Floyd. Apart from the first track "Twenty years on" (biting wah-wah guitar) the sound quality is good. During the other 12 songs Curved Air showcases their unique sound and great skills: powerful vocals and great electric violin play in "It happened today", a swinging rhythm and rock & roll with again wah-wah drenched guitar and powerful vocals in "Stretch", rock & roll meets classic in "Hide and seek", a beautiful folky climate in "Melinda" (Jobson-like violin and acoustic guitar), more Jobson-like violin and exciting keyboards in "Young mother", great interplay between electric violin and electric guitar and a long violin improvisation (including a Four Seasons interpretation) in a 10 minutes version of "Vivaldi" and a catchy rhythm featuring haunting vocals and sparklin keyboards in "Everdance". This reunion gig prooves what a great (often overlooked) progrock band Curved Air was. THIS CD IS A GOOD START TO DISCOVER THEM!

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

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

WARNING: Forum software upgrade in progress, login function maybe affected for some users during that time.

Send comments to erik neuteboom (BETA) | Report this review (#38554) | Review Permalink
Posted Tuesday, July 05, 2005

Review by kev rowland
SPECIAL COLLABORATOR Crossover Team
3 stars As may be guessed from the title, this was a reunion album from 1990. It was sixteen years since they had played together, but this CD captures Sonja Kristina, Darryl Way, Francis Monkman and Florian Pilkington-Miksa in full flight. Original bassist Rob Martin even makes a guest appearance on "Vivaldi". This is definitely a case of give the crowd what they want, with the songs coming from the first three Curved Air albums. They close with "Back Street Luv", and it is almost a shame that this is the song that most people know them for, as I have always felt that "Melinda (More Or Less)" is the highlight, although the ten-minute long "Vivaldi" is also a classic. If you are a fan then this is an album that you cannot live without. They had a sound all of their own, and while it does sound dated, it is still an album that I enjoyed hearing.

Feedback #60, Oct 2000

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

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

WARNING: Forum software upgrade in progress, login function maybe affected for some users during that time.

Send comments to kev rowland (BETA) | Report this review (#146855) | Review Permalink
Posted Thursday, October 25, 2007

Review by Slartibartfast
PROG REVIEWER
4 stars It happened when?

There are a couple of mysteries about this album. Hmm, Curved Air, band of mysteries. The first one comes with the CD booklet. My version shows a ceiling fan and a patch in the lower right corner with a fighter plane that says "Live 1990" at the top and "the HIDE & SEEK tour '99" at the bottom. Well, the liner notes really clear things up seeing as how there are no liner notes. Not even any credits for the band. So I pop it in and to my horror, it's a really crappy bootleg. The first track is called Twenty Years On. It's the only track that isn't from the past. Might actually be cool except for the crappy sound quality. Then, it breaks into It Happened Today, and I am about to shut it off and go listen to something else when it finally slides quickly into a respectable sound quality for a live recording. Mystery number two is did they not get the tape running soon enough and then have to patch the beginning with something taken from a bootleg?

Well, whenever or wherever or whatever it happened, it happened to go quite well. The quality of the recording and the performance for the rest of the show is quite good. These songs don't sound as old as their age.

As best as I've been able to find out, it's a reunion of most of the first lineup of the band. To be certain the presence of a few key members is obvious. Sonja Kristina is in excellent form. I'm surprised that someone who sings with such a strong vocal style still sings so well after a few years, if not better than she did in the past. Darryl Way's violin playing has only gotten finer over the years and together they both breathe new life into these songs. I haven't seen Francis Monkman doing anything post Sky, he certainly takes advantage of the new keyboard technology, which again helps give these old tunes a new feel.

I feel the need to say something nice about the other musicians as well. Curved Air's first drummer , Florian Pilkington-Miksa is back. I'm not aware of him doing any projects post CA. Certainly have no complaints about his performance here. Who's playing bass is anybody's guess. I see a credit for Rob Martin playing bass on Vivaldi on this site and that's it.

I haven't heard the live at the BBC Curved Air concert(s) CD, but I do have the Live from 1975 (performed in December 1974, I know this thanks to good liner notes, are you actually trying to sell the damn thing?, I think we all know the answer...). This one's much better despite its flaws, and not a bad assortment of selections from their first three studio albums, to boot.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

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

WARNING: Forum software upgrade in progress, login function maybe affected for some users during that time.

Send comments to Slartibartfast (BETA) | Report this review (#169651) | Review Permalink
Posted Saturday, May 03, 2008

Latest members reviews

No review or rating for the moment | Submit a review

Post a review of CURVED AIR "Alive 1990 "

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

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

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

WARNING: Forum software upgrade in progress, login function maybe affected for some users during that time.

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

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — the ultimate jazz music virtual community | MetalMusicArchives.com — the ultimate metal music virtual community


Server processing time: 1.27 seconds