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Dream Gerrard - Traffic - When The Eagle Flies

Label: Island Records - CID 9273 • Format: CD Album, Stereo • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Jazz-Rock, Pop Rock, Prog Rock
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When the Eagle Flies Dream Gerrard - Traffic - When The Eagle Flies the seventh studio album released by English rock band Trafficin It was the final album released by the band until their reunion Far from Home.

The album featured Jim Capaldi on drumskeyboards and vocals; Rosko Gee on bass guitar ; Steve Winwood on guitar, keyboards, and vocals; and Chris Wood on flute and saxophone. Percussionist Rebop Kwaku Baah was fired prior to the album's completion, but his contributions are heard on two of its tracks. The album uses a Couch - Shlohmo - Shlo-Fi E.P. variety of keyboard instruments than previous Traffic albums, adding Moog to their repertoire.

When the Eagle Flies was the band's fourth consecutive studio album to reach the American Top Ten [1] and have gold album status. It was far less successful in the Takin On The Word - Racing Cars - Bring On The Night Kingdom, where it entered the charts at number 31 only to drop off the following week. Rolling Stone called the album uneven, saying that its bleak tone works superbly on "Graveyard People" and "Walking in the Wind", but elsewhere it often "turns anemic as a result of either a poorly conceived arrangement or inadequate production.

All tracks are written by Steve Winwood and Jim Capaldiexcept where indicated. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved August 9, In Dream Gerrard - Traffic - When The Eagle Flies pp. Cherry Red Records Ltd. November 7, Album reviewRolling Stone. Fantasy " " 40, Headmen " " Feelin' Alright? Book Category. Hidden categories: Webarchive template wayback links Articles with short description Articles with hAudio microformats.

Namespaces Article Talk. Views Read Edit View history. Languages Italiano Norsk nynorsk Edit links. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Progressive rock. On the Road When the Eagle Flies Far from Home Winwood, Vivian Stanshall. Total length:.


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  1. AllMusic Review by William Ruhlmann [+] In its second manifestation, Traffic displayed an affection for jazz-like improvisation over shuffling rhythms, and that tendency was never more indulged than on When the Eagle Flies. Having dispensed with the trio of session musicians who had accompanied them on tour, 6/
  2. Dec 15,  · Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Traffic - When The Eagle Flies at Discogs. Complete your Traffic collection/5().
  3. Dec 15,  · View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of When The Eagle Flies on Discogs.4/5().
  4. Released in the fall of , When the Eagle Flies was Traffic’s swan song. Since the band’s humble beginnings, Steve Winwood had taken Traffic’s music through a half-dozen radical permutations, leading with evolutionary zeal to the spacey and wide-open frontiers of The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys and Shoot Out at the Fantasy Factory.
  5. And while 'When the Eagle Flies' finds the group in an indeterminate jam reminiscent of the Dead or the Band, 'Love' is an exemplar of Traffic trying to recapture the magic, so to speak, by sounding like Traffic. To be fair, there is some magic on When the Eagle Flies. The back-to-back tracks 'Dream Gerrard'* and 'Graveyard People' make for an enjoyable seventeen minutes, and it's fun to hear Winwood /5.
  6. Dec 06,  · Having listened to and enjoying Traffic for the last 40 plus years, When the Eagle Flies, to me has to be the most mesmerising album in the whole Traffic catalog. Free spirited jazz improvisations with vocals. The center piece "Dream Gerrard" is the absolute pinnacle of Traffic /5(69).

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