Brian Eno ‎– Before And After Science

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Polydor ‎– 2310 547
Vinyl, LP, Album
Electronic, Rock
Art Rock, Avantgarde, Ambient


A1 No One Receiving
Bass, Rhythm Guitar – Paul RudolphDrums – Phil CollinsFretless Bass – Percy JonesPercussion [Agong-gong, Stick] – Rhett DaviesVoice [Voices], Synthesizer, Guitar, Percussion [Synthesized Percussion], Piano – Brian Eno
A2 Backwater
Bass – Paul RudolphDrums – Jaki LiebezeitVoice [Voices], Rhythm Guitar, Brass, Piano – Brian Eno
A3 Kurt's Rejoinder
Bass [Analogue Delay Bass] – Percy JonesDrums – Dave MattacksTimbales [Brush Timbales] – Shirley WilliamsVoice [From The Ur Sonata] – Kurt SchwittersVoice, Chorus, Piano ['Jazz Piano'], Synthesizer – Brian Eno
A4 Energy Fools The Magician
Chorus, Keyboards, Vibraphone [Vibes] – Brian EnoDrums – Phil CollinsFretless Bass – Percy JonesGuitar [Modified] – Fred Frith
A5 King's Lead Hat
Bass – Paul RudolphDrums – Andy FraserGuitar [Solo] – Robert FrippRhythm Guitar – Phil ManzaneraVoice [Voices], Percussion [Metallics], Rhythm Guitar [Rhythm Guitars], Piano [Solo] – Brian Eno
B1 Here He Comes
Bass [Basses] – Paul RudolphDrums – Dave MattacksGuitar [Guitars] – Phil ManzaneraVoice [Voices], Synthesizer [Yamaha CS80], Synthesizer [Moog], Piano – Brian Eno
B2 Julie With...
Bass, Bass [Harmonic Bass] – Paul RudolphVoice [Voices], Bells [Bell], Synthesizer [Mini-Moog], Synthesizer [CS80], Synthesizer [AKS], Piano, Guitar – Brian Eno
B3 By This River
Grand Piano, Electric Piano – Achim Rodelius*Keyboards [Bass Fender Piano] – Möbi Moebius*Vocals, Synthesizer [CS80] – Brian Eno
B4 Through Hollow Lands (For Harold Budd)
Bass – Bill MacCormickGuitar [Cascade Guitars] – Fred FrithKeyboards, Bells [Bell], Guitar [Melody Guitar], Synthesizer [Moog] – Brian EnoPerformer [Time] – Shirley Williams
B5 Spider And I
Bass – Brian TurringtonVoice [Voices], Keyboards, Synthesizer [AKS] – Brian Eno

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Original French pressing, with price code Ⓐ.
Release date 1978 according to legal deposit at Bibliothèque Nationale de France, as stated on BNF site

For a French reissue, similar except price code 'POL 350', different printiing company and no French Polydor adress on bottom left of the back cover, see Brian Eno - Before And After Science

On this recording Brian Eno plays: voices, synthesizer, guitar, synthesized percussion, piano, rhythm guitar, brass, chorus, "jazz" piano, keyboards, vibes, metallics, Yamaha CS80, Moog, bell, mini-Moog, AKS synthesizer, melody guitar.

℗ 1977 E.G. Records Ltd.
© E.G. Music LTD 1977
Fabriqué en France

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  • Price Code: Ⓐ
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, stamped): POL 2310 547 1 380 CIDIS
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, stamped): POL 2310 547 2 DU1 380 CIDIS

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