On the anniversary of late member Eric Woolfson’s birth, we return to a radio favorite and then go deeper into the legacy of the Alan Parsons Project.
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Traveling far afield of Green’s regular gig with Alan Parsons, this album is about visceral emotions.
‘I’ve heard people say that': Alan Parsons addresses Lady Antebellum’s ‘rip off’ of ‘Eye in the Sky’
Does the sun in their eyes make some of the lies worth believing?
The surprise, really, isn’t how much this sounds like classic-era Joy Division. Electric Litany has made a quick name for itself with its synthy, melancholic etherealism. It’s the presence at the boards of one Alan Parsons. Yes, of Pink Floyd and “Eye in the Sky” fame.
Prog Collective with Colin Moulding, John Wetton, Peter Banks, Billy Sherwood, others – Epilogue (2013)
The second Prog Collective project holds a series of intrigues for fans of Yes, as still more final recordings from the late Peter Banks surface. Another track features a partial reunion of the Relayer-era lineup
‘Special meaning, now and forever': New Prog Collective features more final recordings from Yes’ Peter Banks
Billy Sherwood, fresh off a stint in the reconstituted Alan Parsons Project, has completed work on Epilogue — the second Prog Collective effort. Parsons will be featured on this new album, as well as several current and former members of Yes.
Something Else! Interview: Steven Wilson on classic ’70s sounds, prog’s rebirth and his amazing new album
When neo-progger Steven Wilson says he loves the texture and scope of music from the 1970s, he doesn’t just mean classic recordings by the likes of King Crimson, Pink Floyd and Jethro Tull. He means all of it — ABBA, jazz, the Bee Gees, all of it.
When Steven Wilson decided he wanted to give his retro-cool new solo project the spacious, complex sound of his favorite classic rock albums, he knew who to ring up: Alan Parsons. Even if they’d never met before.
‘The band were actually watching Mary Poppins': Engineer Alan Parsons hilarious take on the Pink Floyd/Wizard of Oz phenonenon
Count Alan Parsons, engineer on Pink Floyd’s legendary Dark Side of the Moon, as another in the long line of skeptics when it comes to syncing the album up with “The Wizard of Oz.”
The stereotype stands to this day: John Lennon wrote the rockers, Paul McCartney the love songs. But the Abbey Road track “Oh! Darling” challenged this notion by having McCartney write and sing the blues.