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Colin Blunstone

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In the 60’s, Colin Blunstone was the lead singer of The Zombies, a band that developed a distinctive, jazzy sound, in which his soft, laid-back, almost hesitant voice was offset against the equally soft, but flexible and pointy instruments of organ, drum, and bass.

The Zombies disbanded. In the early 70’s, Blunstone re-emerged as a solo act, and scored several major hits. The music featured rhythm guitar now and ranged from string arranged melodies, to , to American . The Zombies were never far away; for instance, “Andorra”, written by co-Zombies Rod Argent and White, is a remake of “Time of the Season”.

One Year” was his first solo album.

In the late 70’s Colin lent his voice to The Alan Parsons Project, a logical progression from his solo work, as can be heard in a song such as “Old And Wise”.

Colin is currently touring and recording again with Rod Argent, another founder member of the Zombies, performing both new material and hits from their joint and solo careers.

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  • livesfordanger

    ♡ loveliest voice ever ♡

    29 Oct 2013 Reply
  • PhoenixBloom

    Ooooohhh sooo good, beautiful voice.

    17 Sep 2013 Reply
  • ElectricSoul921

    He has one of the best voices ever, especially in his solo career

    19 Mar 2013 Reply
  • gsnoorky

    Great voice--whistful, spooky--in very good ways! I've been wondering about Colin for quite some time--also, Russ Ballard. I knew that Rod had been a session keyboard player for quite awhile. Argent had a number of interesting LPs before "Hold Your Head Up" hit the charts in '76.... Humm--chop! King Crimson--they were insane--especially Fripp! They were quite memorable when I saw them live--excellent axeman....

    30 Jun 2012 Reply
  • kajinkle

    You know, "As Far As I Can See..." wasn't that bad an album people made it seem. His voice was enough to please me, I guess. haha

    26 Mar 2012 Reply
  • chopper777

    Limited range my a*se. Have you not heard the last note of "Say You Don't Mind"?

    17 Mar 2012 Reply
  • ElectricSoul921

    One Year is such a great album. Should have been bigger.

    6 Jan 2012 Reply
  • MyPrincePadraic

    Come to NYC pleeeeeeeease!!

    24 Dec 2011 Reply
  • Admiralbjorn

    Brilliant voice

    19 Dec 2011 Reply
  • nanjamonja

    They do: at the show I saw, they played a great rock version of Say You Don't Mind among others.

    29 Sep 2010 Reply
  • StDionysus

    Since they play Argent songs at these Zombies' show, they should play stuff from One Year.

    16 Sep 2010 Reply
  • rayzilla

    Colin is adorable, saw the Zombies in July and he was having a blast just waving at the audience hahaa

    16 Sep 2009 Reply
  • TTones

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gO5gmGhEXCA

    11 Jul 2009 Reply
  • mmmmlowell

    greatest voice ever.

    9 Jul 2009 Reply
  • pogopatterson

    Limited Range? Don't think so.

    8 May 2009 Reply
  • girl_from_oz

    his new album is excellent

    2 Apr 2009 Reply
  • polly_t

    My son very kindly bought me Colin's new album, "The Ghost Of You And Me" for Mothering Sunday. I'm just now aquainting myself with the tracks and liking what I hear :) I adore "One Year" and hope this new album comes close.

    22 Mar 2009 Reply
  • nacho_pickles

    When I saw him here with The Zombies he would stand onstage with his eyes closed with a distant look on his face, tapping his left foot and clicking his fingers while keeping his arms glued to his sides. It was almost as if he had forgotten he was onstage for five minutes. It was intense.

    19 Mar 2009 Reply
  • squeezewhiz

    nice voice, but limited range.

    3 Nov 2008 Reply
  • RedWolverine

    Good song; great voice deserves better than the mediocre production it's wasted on though.

    22 Oct 2008 Reply
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