CURVED AIR

 

Albums recorded by Curved Air, including release dates and UK & US
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No

TITLE

RELEASED

1

Airconditioning

11/70

2

Second Album

09/71

3

Phantasmagoria

04/72

4

Air Cut

04/73

5

Live

02/75

6

Midnight Wire

10/75

7

Airborne

05/76

8

Lovechild

08/90

9

Live At The BBC [aka The BBC Sessions]

03/96

10

Alive 1990 [aka Live 1990]

07/00

11

Reborn - Classic Curved Air Revisited

06/08

12

Retrospective [compilation]

06/10

13

Live Atmosphere

11/12

14

North Star

03/14

15

Tapestry Of Propositions (live, Curved Air Rarities Series Volume 1)

08/16

16

Curved Space & Infinity (Curved Air Rarities Series Volume 2)

11/16


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1) AIRCONDITIONING

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It Happened Today
Stretch
Screw
Blind Man
Vivaldi

Hide And Seek
Propositions
Rob One
Situations
Vivaldi (With Cannons)






Sonja Kristina
Rob Martin
Francis Monkman

Florian Pilkington-Miksa
Darryl Way

Producer:

Vocals
Bass
Guitar, Organ, Piano, Mellotron,
Harpsichord, Synthesiser
Drums
Violin, Keyboards, Backing Vocals

Mark Edwards

 

Originally issued in the UK as a picture disc, limited to 10,000 copies and subsequently re-issued as a normal LP

2) SECOND ALBUM

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Young Mother
Back Street Luv
Jumbo
You Know
Puppets

Everdance
Bright Summer's Day '68
Piece Of Mind

UK LP


US LP




Ian Eyre
Sonja Kristina
Francis Monkman
Florian Pilkington-Miksa
Darryl Way


Producer:

Bass
Vocals
Guitar, Keyboards, Synthesiser
Drums
Violin, Piano (Track 5),
Backing Vocals

Colin Caldwell, Curved Air

3) PHANTASMAGORIA

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Marie Antoinette
Melinda (More Or Less)
Not Quite The Same
Cheetah
Ultra-Vivaldi

Phantasmagoria
Whose Shoulder Are You Looking Over Anyway?
Over And Above
Once A Ghost, Always A Ghost






Jean Akers
Colin Caldwell
Paul Cosh
Doris the Cheetah
Alan Gout
Sonja Kristina
Mal Linwood-Ross
Francis Monkman

George Parnaby
David Purser
Chris Pyne
Florian Pilkington-Miksa
Frank Ricotti
Steve Saunders
Crispian Steele-Perkins
Annie Stewart
Jim Watson
Darryl Way

Mike Wedgwood



Producer:

Percussion
Percussion
Trumpet
Vocals (Track 4)
Trombone
Vocals, Guitar (Track 2)
Percussion
Guitar, Keyboards,
Percussion (Tracks 8,9)
Trumpet
Trombone
Trombone
Drums, Percussion (Track 9)
Xylophone, Vibes
Trombone
Trumpet
Flute (Track 2)
Trumpet
Violin, Keyboards (Tracks 1,3),
Tubular Bells & Melon (Track 1)
Bass, Guitar (Tracks 6,9),
Percussion (Tracks 6,9),
Backing Vocals

Colin Caldwell, Curved Air

4) AIR CUT

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The Purple Speed Queen
Elfin Boy
Metamorphosis
World

Armin [instrumental]
UHF
Two-Three-Two
Easy






Kirby Gregory
Eddie Jobson


Sonja Kristina
Jim Russell
Mike Wedgwood

Producer:

Guitar, Bass (Track 4), Backing Vocals
Violin, Synthesiser, Mellotron, Piano,
Organ, Harpsichord (Track 2),
Backing Vocals (Track 6)
Vocals, Guitar
Drums, Percussion
Bass, Guitar, Vocals

Martin Rushent

5) LIVE

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It Happened Today
Marie Antoinette
Back Street Luv
Propositions

Young Mother
Vivaldi
Everdance






Phil Kohn
Sonja Kristina
Francis Monkman
Florian Pilkington-Miksa
Darryl Way

Producer:

Bass
Vocals
Guitar, Organ, Synthesiser
Percussion
Violin, Keyboards, Backing Vocals

David Hitchcock

 

Recorded live at The University, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales and The Polytechnic, Bristol, Avon, England in December 1974

6) MIDNIGHT WIRE

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Woman On A One Night Stand
Day Breaks My Heart
The Fool
Pipe Of Dreams

Orange Street Blues
Dance Of Love
Midnight Wire






Stewart Copeland
Derek Damain
Mick Jacques
Sonja Kristina
John Perry
Darryl Way
Peter Wood

Producer:

Drums
Backing Vocals (Track 3)
Guitar
Vocals
Bass
Violin
Keyboards

Ron Albert, Howard Albert

7) AIRBORNE

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Desiree
Kids To Blame
Broken Lady
Juno
Touch Of Tequila

Moonshine
Heaven (Never Seemed So Far Away)
Hot And Bothered
Dazed






Stewart Copeland
Jack Emblow
Mick Jacques
Sonja Kristina
Henry Lowther
Robin Lumley
Tony Reeves
Frank Ricotti
Bob Sargeant
Alan Skidmore
Darryl Way

Producer:

Drums
Accordion (Track 3)
Guitar
Vocals
Trumpet (Track 8)
Piano (Track 3)
Bass, Keyboards
Congas, Vibraphone
Organ (Tracks 1,2)
Saxophone (Track 8)
Violin, Keyboards

Curved Air (Track 9),
Dennis MacKay (Tracks 1-8)

8) LOVECHILD

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Exsultate Jubilate [instrumental]
Lovechild
Seasons [instrumental]
The Flasher [instrumental]

Joan [instrumental]
The Dancer
The Widow
Paris By Night [instrumental]






Thordur Arnason
Kirby Gregory
Eddie Jobson
Sonja Kristina
John O'Hara
Florian Pilkington-Miksa
Jim Russell
Mike Wedgwood

Producer:

Guitar (Tracks 1-3,5-8)
Guitar (Track 4)
Keyboards (Tracks 2-8), Violin
Vocals, Guitar
Keyboards (Track 1)
Drums (Tracks 1-3,5-8)
Drums (Track 4)
Bass (Tracks 1-3,5-8)

Clifford Adams

 

Originally recorded in July 1973 but not released until 1990

9) LIVE AT THE BBC (aka THE BBC SESSIONS)

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Vivaldi
Propositions/What Happens When You Blow Yourself Up?
It Happened Today
Young Mother In Style
Situations
Blind Man
Thinking On The Floor
Stretch
Stark Naked
Woman On A One Night Stand
Midnight Wire
Hot 'n' Bothered
The Fool






Stewart Copeland
Ian Eyre
Mick Jacques
Sonja Kristina
Rob Martin
Francis Monkman
Florian Pilkington-Miksa
Tony Reeves
Darryl Way

Producer:

Drums (Tracks 9-13)
Bass (Tracks 4-8)
Guitar (Tracks 9-13)
Vocals
Bass (Tracks 1-3)
Guitar, Keyboards (Tracks 1-8)
Drums (Tracks 1-8)
Bass (Tracks 9-13)
Violin, Vocals

John Walters (Tracks 1-3),
John Muir (Tracks 4-6),
Frances Line (Tracks 7-8),
Mike Appleton (Tracks 9-13)

 

Tracks recorded for the BBC:
Tracks 1-3 BBC Studios on 10 November 1970
Tracks 4-5 BBC Studios on 5 January 1971
Tracks 6-8 BBC Studios on 9 March 1971
Tracks 9-13 The Paris Theatre, London, England on 29 January 1976

10) ALIVE 1990 [aka LIVE 1990]

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Twenty Years On (Intro)
It Happened Today
Stretch
Hide And Seek
Marie Antoinette
Melinda (More Or Less)
Situations
Young Mother
You Know
Propositions
Vivaldi
Everdance
Back Street Luv

Alive 1990


Live 1990




Sonja Kristina
Rob Martin
Francis Monkman
Florian Pilkington-Miksa
Darryl Way


Producer:

Vocals, Guitar (Track 6)
Bass (Track 11)
Bass, Guitar, Keyboards
Percussion
Violin, Keyboards,
Backing Vocals (Track 13)

Francis Monkman

 

Recorded live at The Town and Country Club 2, London, England on 23 September 1990

11) REBORN - CLASSIC CURVED AIR REVISITED

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Stretch
Back Street Luv
Marie Antoinette
It Happened Today
Screw
Melinda More Or Less
Hide And Seek
Midnight Wire
Elfin Boy
Young Mother
Coming Home
The Fury
Vivaldi
Back Street Luv, Dance Remix






Sonja Kristina
Rob Martin
Francis Monkman
Florian Pilkington-Miksa
Darryl Way

Producer:

Vocals
Bass
Guitar, Keyboards
Drums, Percussion
Violin, Vocals

Darryl Way

12) RETROSPECTIVE

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It Happened Today
Screw
Blind Man
Hide And Seek
Rob One
Young Mother
Back Street Luv
Jumbo
Puppets
Piece Of Mind
Whose Shoulder Are You Looking Over Anyway?
Melinda (More Or Less)
Over And Above






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The Purple Speed Queen
Elfin Boy
Metamorphosis
Easy
The Dancer
Dance Of Love
Love Child
Woman On A One Night Stand
Desiree
Broken Lady
Marie Antoinette
Vivaldi
Lambent Spire [Sonja Kristina with MASK]
Space In Between [Sonja Kristina with MASK]
Beloved [Sonja Kristina with MASK]

13) LIVE ATMOSPHERE

 
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CD
Atmospheric Overture (Intro)
Marie Antoinette
Propositions
Easy
Hide And Seek
Screw
Phantasmagoria
Melinda
Everdance
Back Street Luv
Stretch
It Happened Today
Atmospheric Overture (Outro)

Bonus DVD
Atmospheric Overture And Armin - A Collage
Curved Air 'Live Atmosphere Tour 2010/2011'






Chris Harris
Sonja Kristina
Kit Morgan
Robert Norton
Florian Pilkington-Miksa
Paul Sax

Producer:

Bass, Backing Vocals
Vocals
Guitar
Keyboards
Drums
Violin

 

Recorded live during the Atmosphere tour in 2010 and 2011

14) NORTH STAR

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Stay Human
Time Games
Puppets
Images And Signs
Interplay
Spider
Magnetism
Colder Than A Rose In Snow
Spirits In The Material World
Old Town News
Situations
Chasing Cars
Young Mother
Across The Universe






Kirby Gregory
Chris Harris
Sonja Kristina
Robert Norton
Florian Pilkington-Miksa
Paul Sax

Producer:

Guitar
Bass, Electric Upright Bass
Vocals
Keyboards
Drums
Violin

Beric Wickens

15) TAPESTRY OF PROPOSITIONS

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Propositions
Norway Improv
St Albans Improv
Hull Improv
Edinburgh Improv
Kinross Improv
Wimbourne Improv
Wolverhampton Improv
London Improv
Milton Keynes Improv
Eastney Improv
Ilminster Improv
St Ives Improv
Poole Improv
Shoreham Improv
Norway Improv
Propositions (Reprise)






Kirby Gregory
Chris Harris
Sonja Kristina
Robert Norton
Florian Pilkington-Miksa
Paul Sax

Producer:

Guitar
Bass
Vocals (Tracks 1,17)
Keyboards
Drums
Violin

Robert Norton

16) CURVED SPACE & INFINITY

 
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CD One: Curved Space
Towards Tomorrow
Sea Of Tranquillity
Baghdad Café/Return To Calvary/Towards Infinity
Sol Y Sombra
Harp Riff
Free Tibet
Blue Yonder Blues
Playin' Away
Rose

CD Two: Infinity
Elevation
Labyrinth
Expansions
Aphelion
Megalith
Celestial Dance






Kirby Gregory
Rob Martin
Francis Monkman
Robert Norton
Florian Pilkington-Miksa

Producer:

Guitar (Tracks 10-15)
Bass (Tracks 1-9)
Guitar (Tracks 1-9)
Keyboards (Tracks 10-15)
Drums