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Bill NelsonThe Love That Whirls (Diary Of A Thinking Heart) / La Belle Et La Bête (Beauty And The Beast)

Label:Mercury – WHIRL 3, Mercury – Whirl 3
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo
Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo
Country:UK
Released:
Genre:Rock, Stage & Screen
Style:Soundtrack, Synth-pop, Experimental, Ambient

Tracklist

The Love That Whirls (Diary Of A Thinking Heart)
A1Empire Of The Senses
VibraslapJan Nelson
A2Hope For The Heartbeat
A3Waiting For Voices
A4A Private View
A5Eros Arriving
A6The Bride Of Christ In Autumn
B1When Your Dream Of Perfect Beauty Comes True
B2Flaming Desire
B3Portrait Of Jan With Flowers
B4The Crystal Escalator In The Palace Of God Department Store
B5Echo In Her Eyes (The Lamps Of Oblivion)
B6The October Man
DrumsBogdan Wiczling
La Belle Et La Bête (Beauty And The Beast)
C1Overture
C2The Family
C3Sisters And Sedan Chairs
C4In The Forest Of Storms
The Castle
C5-AThe Gates
C5-BThe Corridor
C5-CThe Great Hall
C5-DDreams (The Merchant Sleeps)
C5-EFear (The Merchant Wakes)
C6The Rose And The Beast
C7Magnificent (The White Horse)
Beauty Enters The Castle
C8-AThe Door
C8-BThe Mirror
C8-CCandelabra And Gargoyles
C9Beauty And The Beast
D1Transition No. 1
D2Transition No. 2
D3The Hunt
D4The Gift
D5The Garden
D6Transition No. 3
D7Transition No. 4
D8The Tragedy
D9Transition No. 5
D10The Enchanted Glove
D11Tears As Diamonds (The Gift Reverses)
D12The Beast In Solitude
D13The Return Of Magnificent
D14Transition No. 6 (The Journey)
D15The Pavilion Of Diana
D16Transformation No. 1
D17Transformation No. 2
D18The Final Curtain
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Credits

  • Artwork [Cover Artwork]Bill Nelson, David Claridge
  • Composed By, Performer, Recorded By, Producer, Keyboards [Casio MT 30], Synthesizer [Casio VL-1], Synthesizer [Mini-Moog], Synthesizer [ARP Omni String Machine], Marimba, Autoharp [Chordharp], Drum Machine [Roland TR808], Effects [Fostex 3050 Digital Delay], Effects [Eventide 910 Harmonizer], Effects [Marshall Time Modulator], Effects [MXR Phase 100]Bill Nelson (tracks: C1 to D18)
  • EngineerBill Nelson (tracks: A1 to B6), John Leckie (tracks: A1 to B6), Mick Robson (tracks: A1 to B6), Pat Moran (tracks: A1 to B6), Ted Sharp (tracks: A1 to B6)
  • Lacquer Cut ByRays*
  • Liner NotesBill Nelson
  • Mastered ByBill Nelson (tracks: A1 to B6), Ray Staff (tracks: A1 to B6)
  • Photography BySheila Rock
  • Written-By, Music By, Lyrics By, Performer, ProducerBill Nelson (tracks: A1 to B6)

Notes

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 Bête (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 or matte printed inner sleeves with lyrics and notes.

Some copies include A4 black & white double-sided printed insert containing fan club info and mail order merch form.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Other (Cat# For Record 1): Whirl 1
  • Other (Cat# For Record 2): Whirl 2
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): Whirl 1A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): Whirl 1B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C label): WHIRL 2A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D label): WHIRL 2B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout variant 1): WHIRL 1 A//2▽420 V 11 6 RAYS
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout variant 1): WHIRL 1 B//2▽420 V 11 8 RAYS
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C runout variant 1): WHIRL 2 A//2▽420 V 11 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D runout variant 1): WHIRL 2 B//1▽420 V 11 2
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout variant 2): WHIRL 1 A // 1 ▽ 420 V 1 1 1 RAYS
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout variant 2): WHIRL 1 B // 1 ▽ 420 V 1 1 2 RAYS
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C runout variant 2): WHIRL 2 A // 1 ▽ 420 V 1 1 3 RAYS
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D runout variant 2): WHIRL 2 B // 1 ▽ 420 V 1 1 3
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout variant 3): WHIRL 1 A // 2 ▽ 420 V 1 1 5 RAYS
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout variant 3): WHIRL 1 B // 2 ▽ 420 V 1 1 4 RAYS
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D runout variant 3): WHIRL 2 A // 1 ▽ 420 V 1 1 6 RAYS
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D runout variant 3): WHIRL 2 B // 1 ▽ 420 V 1 1 5

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The Love That Whirls (Diary Of A Thinking Heart) (LP, Album)MercuryWHIRL 3UK1982
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The Love That Whirls (Diary Of A Thinking Heart) (2×LP, Album)Passport RecordsPD 7002Canada1982
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The Love That Whirls (Diary Of A Thinking Heart) (2×LP, Album)PVC Records, Cocteau RecordsPVC 101US1982
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The Love That Whirls (Diary Of A Thinking Heart) (LP, Album)PVC Records, PVC RecordsPVC-101, PVC 101US1982
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The Love That Whirls (Diary Of A Thinking Heart) (Cassette, , Dolby)PVC RecordsPVCC-101USA & Canada1982

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  • ashey1's avatar
    ashey1
    Hearing Florence – Vineyard in When Your Dream Of Perfect Beauty Comes True but it could just be me.
    • Toco2009's avatar
      Toco2009
      I would absolutely not give this double album more than 2-3 stars there's only one Good track here, «Flaming desire». Lp 2 , is another side of him, soundtracks ,not from films, but theatre, Fun for the actors , I guess, really boring to listen to. He made Several «soundtracks» , avoid Them!

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