Bill Nelson ‎– The Love That Whirls (Diary Of A Thinking Heart) / La Belle Et La Bete (Beauty And The Beast)

Mercury ‎– WHIRL 3
2 × Vinyl, LP

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The Love That Whirls (Diary Of A Thinking Heart)
A1 Empire Of The Senses
Vibraslap – Jan Nelson
A2 Hope For The Heartbeat
A3 Waiting For Voices
A4 A Private View
A5 Eros Arriving
A6 The Bride Of Christ In Autumn
B1 When Your Dream Of Perfect Beauty Comes True
B2 Flaming Desire
B3 Portrait Of Jan With Flowers
B4 The Crystal Escalator In The Palace Of God Department Store
B5 Echo In Her Eyes (The Lamps Of Oblivion)
B6 The October Man
Drums – Bogdan Wiczling
La Belle Et La Bete (Beauty And The Beast)
C1 Overture
C2 The Family
C3 Sisters And Sedan Chairs
C4 In The Forest Of Storms
C5 The Castle
C5-A The Gates
C5-B The Corridor
C5-C The Great Hall
C5-D Dreams (The Merchnat Sleeps)
C5-E Fear (The Merchant Wakes)
C6 The Rose And The Beast
C7 Magnificent (The White Horse)
C8 Beauty Enters The Castle
C8-A The Door
C8-B The Mirror
C8-C Candelabra And Gargoyles
C9 Beauty And The Beast
D1 Transition No. 1
D2 Transition No. 2
D3 The Hunt
D4 The Gift
D5 The Garden
D6 Transition No. 3
D7 Transition No. 4
D8 The Tragedy
D9 Transition No. 5
D10 The Enchanted Glove
D11 Tears As Diamonds (The Gift Reverses)
D12 The Beast In Solitude
D13 The Return Of Magnificent
D14 Transition No. 6 (The Journey)
D15 The Pavilion Of Diana
D16 Transformation No. 1
D17 Transformation No. 2
D18 The Final Curtain

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Both records have a separate catalog#:
* First record: WHIRL 1
* Second record: WHIRL 2

The Love That Whirls (Diary Of A Thinking Heart) was recorded between spring & winter 1981 at Ric-Rac Studios (Leeds) & Rockfield Studios (Monmouth).
Mastered at Trident Studios, London.

"The material on this album constitutes approximately half of the total recordings made at various intervals between April and November 1981. The remainder will hopefully appear in various forms throughout the coming months." - Bill Nelson 1982

The bonus LP La Belle Et La Bete (Beauty And The Beast) was recorded at the Echo Observatory (Yorkshire) in January 1982 for the Yorkshire Actors Company production of Jean Cocteau's film.

(p) & (c) 1982 Phonogram Ltd
Original sound recording made by Phonogram Ltd
All titles published by Nelsongs Ltd
Marketed by Phonogram

Both albums come with glossy printed inner sleeves with lyrics and notes.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Other (Cat# For Record 1): Whirl 1
  • Other (Cat# For Record 2): Whirl 2