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Gentle Giant

Artist
TypeStudio Full-length
Released
GenresProgressive Hard Rock
LabelsVertigo Records
Length37:00
Ranked#6 for 1970 , #531 all-time
Reviews :  0
Comments :  1
Total votes :  1
Rating :  95 / 100
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Gentle Giant Information

Track listing (Songs)

Title Length Rating Votes
1. Giant 6:24 - 0
2. Funny Ways 4:23 - 0
3. Alucard 6:01 - 0
4. Isn't it Quiet and Cold? 3:53 - 0
5. Nothing at All 9:08 - 0
6. Why Not? 5:31 - 0
7. The Queen 1:40 - 0

Line-up (Members)

  • Gary Green : Lead Guitar, 12 String Guitar (2, 4), Backing Vocals
  • Kerry Minnear : Hammond Organ (1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7), Minimoog (3, 5, 7), Mellotron (1, 6), Electric (3), Acoustic (2, 5) and Honky-tonk (4) Piano, Tympani (tracks 1, 3), Xylophone (4), Vibraphone (3), Cellos (2), Bass (2), Backing and Lead (3, 6) Vocals
  • Derek Shulman : Lead (1, 2, 3, 5, 6) and Backing Vocals, Bass (4)
  • Phil Shulman : Trumpet (1, 2, 3, 6, 7), Alto (3) and Tenor (5) Saxophones, Descant (6), Treble (6) and Tenor (6) Recorder, Backing and Lead (2, 3, 4, 5) Vocals
  • Ray Shulman : Bass (1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7), Electric (5, 6, 7) and Acoustic (5) Guitar, Violins (2, 4), Triangle (2), Backing Vocals
  • Martin Smith : Drums (tracks 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7), Brushed Snare Drum (track 4)

Guest / session musicians

  • Paul Cosh : Tenor Horn (1)
  • Claire Deniz : Cello (4)
Additional notes
"Alucard" is Dracula, spelled backwards.

Gentle Giant Comments

 (95/100)
This, Acquiring the Taste, Three Friends = Holy Trinity.

Gentle Giant Discography

Album title Type Released Rating Votes Reviews
(1970) Studio 95 1 0
(1971) Studio - 0 0
(1972) Studio - 0 0
(1972) Studio - 0 0
(1973) Studio - 0 0
(1974) Studio - 0 0
(1975) Studio - 0 0
(1976) Studio - 0 0
(1977) Live - 0 0
(1977) Studio - 0 0
(1978) Studio - 0 0
(1980) Studio - 0 0