Progarchives.com Homepage
Forum Home Forum Home > Progressive Music Lounges > Prog Bands, Artists and Genres Appreciation
  New Posts New Posts RSS Feed: Question about the band Focus
  FAQ FAQ  Forum SearchSearch  Calendar   Register Register  Login Login

Question about the band Focus

 Post Reply Post Reply
Author
Message Reverse Sort Order
Prog_Traveller View Drop Down
Forum Senior Member
Forum Senior Member
Avatar

Joined: May 29 2005
Location: Bucks county PA
Online Status: Offline
Posts: 1071
Post Options Post Options   Quote Prog_Traveller Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Topic: Question about the band Focus
    Posted: December 09 2012 at 22:54
Yep, that sounds about right. It seems to me that Focus is the name of the album. They probably did that in order to confuse people.Confused
Back to Top
Moogtron III View Drop Down
Forum Senior Member
Forum Senior Member
Avatar
VIP Member

Joined: April 26 2005
Location: Belgium
Online Status: Offline
Posts: 9270
Post Options Post Options   Quote Moogtron III Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 08 2012 at 07:35
Originally posted by Anthony

Originally posted by The Doctor

I don't know for sure, but I always assumed it was the Akkerman/Van Leer 85 album that was not counted as an official Focus album.

This. Officially it's an album by Thijs van Leer and Jan Akkerman, not by Focus, despite "Focus" being the title of the album.

Yes, I'm convinced now that this is the right answer.
Back to Top
richardh View Drop Down
Prog Reviewer
Prog Reviewer
Avatar

Joined: February 18 2004
Location: United Kingdom
Online Status: Offline
Posts: 10085
Post Options Post Options   Quote richardh Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 08 2012 at 02:42
It seems a little odd that they only have 10 official studio albums over 40 years. I love 8 and 9 but not so much the latest although its okay and might grow on me.
Back to Top
Anthony View Drop Down
Forum Senior Member
Forum Senior Member
Avatar

Joined: April 08 2006
Location: Netherlands
Online Status: Offline
Posts: 769
Post Options Post Options   Quote Anthony Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 07 2012 at 16:03
Originally posted by The Doctor

I don't know for sure, but I always assumed it was the Akkerman/Van Leer 85 album that was not counted as an official Focus album.

This. Officially it's an album by Thijs van Leer and Jan Akkerman, not by Focus, despite "Focus" being the title of the album.
Future prosperity lies in the way you heal the world with love
(Introitus - The hand that feeds you)
Back to Top
The Doctor View Drop Down
Special Collaborator
Special Collaborator
Avatar
Honorary Collaborator

Joined: June 23 2005
Location: The Tardis
Online Status: Offline
Posts: 7918
Post Options Post Options   Quote The Doctor Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 07 2012 at 15:45
I don't know for sure, but I always assumed it was the Akkerman/Van Leer 85 album that was not counted as an official Focus album.
"PA = LOL^WTF" - Me, with help on this equation from Pat (Padraic).
Back to Top
Moogtron III View Drop Down
Forum Senior Member
Forum Senior Member
Avatar
VIP Member

Joined: April 26 2005
Location: Belgium
Online Status: Offline
Posts: 9270
Post Options Post Options   Quote Moogtron III Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 07 2012 at 15:32
Maybe they don't count "Ship Of Memories": I understood from the reviews on this site that that is an album containing rest tracks, left overs.
Back to Top
Prog_Traveller View Drop Down
Forum Senior Member
Forum Senior Member
Avatar

Joined: May 29 2005
Location: Bucks county PA
Online Status: Offline
Posts: 1071
Post Options Post Options   Quote Prog_Traveller Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 07 2012 at 15:03
The new album by Focus is called X (as in ten). However, this is the eleventh album to have the name Focus on it. Are the band not counting the Focus Con Proby album or the Akkerman and Thijs Van Leer album from 1985? Does anyone know for sure?
Back to Top
 Post Reply Post Reply

Forum Jump Forum Permissions View Drop Down

Bulletin Board Software by Web Wiz Forums® version 9.69
Copyright ©2001-2010 Web Wiz

This page was generated in 0.156 seconds.