I ROBOT

 

 

2007 expanded edition credits:

 

1. I Robot (6:02)

(instrumental)

Soprano Vocal - Hilary Western

Clavinet - Eric Woolfson

Projectron and SynthiA Programming - Alan Parsons

Yamaha CS10 Synth - Duncan Mackay

Cimbalom and Kantele - John Leach

Guitar - Ian Bairnson

Bass - David Paton

Drums - Stuart Tosh

The English Chorale - Choirmaster - Bob Howes

Choir arranged and conducted by Andrew Powell


2. I Wouldn't Want To Be Like You (3:22)

Vocal - Lenny Zakatek

Keyboards - Eric Woolfson

Guitars - Ian Bairnson

Bass - David Paton

Drums - Stuart Tosh

 

3. Some Other Time (4:06)

Vocals - Peter Straker, Jaky Whitren

Piano and Clavinet - Eric Woolfson

Cimbalom and Kantele - John Leach

Projectron - Alan Parsons

Guitars - Ian Bairnson

Acoustic Guitars - Ian Bairnson, David Paton

Guitars - Ian Bairnson

Bass - David Paton

Drums - Stuart Tosh

Backing Vocals - Tony Rivers, John Perry, Stuart Salver

Orchestra arranged and conducted by Andrew Powell

 

4. Breakdown (3:52)

Vocal - Allan Clarke

Wurlitzer - Eric Woolfson

Synths - Duncan Mackay

Projectron - Alan Parsons

Guitars - Ian Bairnson

Acoustic Guitars - Ian Bairnson, Alan Parsons

Bass - David Paton

Drums - Stuart Tosh

Choir - The New Philharmonia Chorus

Orchestra and choir arranged and conducted by Andrew Powell

 

5. Don't Let It Show (4:24)

Vocal - Dave Townsend

Organ - Eric Woolfson

Piccolo Trumpet - John Wallace

Guitar - Ian Bairnson

Bass - David Paton

Drums and Percussion - Stuart Tosh

Orchestra arranged and conducted by Andrew Powell

 

6. The Voice (5:23)

Vocal - Steve Harley

Projectron and Vocoder 'Voice' - Alan Parsons

Keyboards - Eric Woolfson

Guitar - Ian Bairnson

Bass - David Paton

Drums and Percussion - Stuart Tosh

Orchestra arranged and conducted by Andrew Powell

 

7. Nucleus (3:22)

Tape Loops, Projectron and Effects - Alan Parsons

Keyboards - Eric Woolfson, Duncan Mackay

Cimbalom and Kantele - John Leach

Guitar - Ian Bairnson

Bass - David Paton

Drums and Water Gongs - Stuart Tosh

The English Chorale - Choirmaster - Bob Howes

 

8. Day After Day (The Show Must Go On) (3:57)

Vocal - Jack Harris

SynthiA Sequencer Programming - Alan Parsons

Jangle Piano - Eric Woolfson

Hammond Organ - Andrew Powell

Pedal Steel Guitar - B.J. Cole

Guitar - Ian Bairnson

Bass - David Paton

Drums - Stuart Tosh

Backing Vocals - Jack Harris, David Paton, Eric Woolfson, Alan Parsons, Ian Bairnson

 

9. Total Eclipse (3:12)

The English Chorale - Choirmaster - Bob Howes

Orchestra and choir arranged and conducted by Andrew Powell

 

10. Genesis Ch.1 V.32 (3:29)

Keyboards - Eric Woolfson, Duncan Mackay

Guitars - Ian Bairnson

Acoustic Guitars - Ian Bairnson, David Paton

Bass - David Paton

Drums - Stuart Tosh

Backing Vocals - Tony Rivers, John Perry, Stuart Salver

Choir - The New Philharmonia Chorus - Choirmaster - Bob Howes

Orchestra and choir arranged and conducted by Andrew Powell

 

BONUS TRACKS (all previously unreleased)

11. Boules (I Robot Experiment) (1:59)

12. Breakdown (Early Demo of Backing Riff) (2:09)

13. I Wouldn't Want To Be Like You (Backing Track Rough Mix) (3:28)

14. Day After Day (The Show Must Go On) (Early Stage Rough Mix) (3:40)

15. The Naked Robot (10:19)

 

 

Recorded and mixed at Abbey Road Studios, London between December 1976 and March 1977

 

Thanks to David Katz, Smokey Parsons, Hazel Woolfson, Mickey Shapiro, Bob Britton, Mike King, Eric Prince, Humphrey Ocean and all at Abbey Road

 

Produced by Alan Parsons

Executive Producer - Eric Woolfson

Engineered by Alan Parsons

Assistant Engineers - Patrick Stapley, Chris Blair

 

Sleeve Concept - Eric Woolfson

Original Sleeve Design by Hipgnosis

Graphics by George Hardie

Additional Design for Expanded Edition Booklet - Mainartery

Memorabilia - with thanks to Steve Martin, Sally Seddon and Mainartery

 

Bonus tracks licensed by Woolfsongs Ltd.

 

All compositions © 1976 Woolfsongs Ltd./Careers Music Inc. Administared by BMG.

Used by permission. All rights reserved. All tracks written by Eric Woolfson and Alan Parsons except Total Eclipse written by Andrew Powell

Steve Harley and Duncan Mackay appear by courtesy of E.M.I. Records Ltd

Allan Clarke appears courtesy of Chigreen Ltd.

Peter Straker appears courtesy of Goose Productions Ltd.

 

Expanded Edition Mastered by Dave Donnelly and Alan Parsons at DNA Mastering, Studio City, California

Produced for reissue by Alan Parsons, Eric Woolfson and Jeff Magid

 

Compiled for reissue by Eric Woolfson & Haydn Bendall (for Woolfsongs Ltd.), Tim Fraser-Harding & Jeff Magid (for Sony BMG) and Alan Parsons

 

Special thanks to Tim Fraser-Harding, Haydn Bendall and Sally Seddon

 

The official Alan Parsons Project website: www.the-alan-parsons-project.com

 

Published by Woolfsongs Ltd./Careers Music Inc. (BMI). Administered by BMG

 

Original album P 1977 Arista Records Inc.

All bonus tracks P 1977, P 2007, licensed courtesy of Woolfsongs Ltd.