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This collaboration belongs in any Strawbs fan's collection - the first new Dave Cousins songs recorded for 11 years. Very much focussed on Dave's songs, with instrumental interludes written by Rick, which amplify the melodic themes in the songs.

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Rick Wakeman: keyboards
Dave Cousins: vocals, guitar, dulcimer, banjo
Ric Sanders: violins
Mac McGann: tipple
Chas Cronk: bass
Tony Fernandez: drums

Track listing

  1. The Young Pretender (Cousins/Wakeman)
  2. Hummingbird (Cousins/Wakeman)
  3. So Shall Our Love Die (Cousins)
  4. Steppes (Wakeman)
  5. October To May
  6. Ice Maiden (Wakeman)
  7. Higher Germanie (Trad. arr. Cousins/Wakeman)
  8. Stone Cold Is The Woman's Heart (Cousins)
  9. Crie De Coeur (Wakeman)
  10. All In Vain (Cousins/Wakeman)
  11. Can You Believe (Cousins/Leon/Webb)
  12. Via Bencini (Wakeman)
  13. Forever Ocean Blue (Cousins)


CD (UK):. Attractive CD packaging, with cover painting by Alina Bencini, Rick Wakeman's lady. Full colour booklet with all the lyrics and a number of photos.

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