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The Alan Parsons Project

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London, England (1975 – 1990)

The Alan Parsons Project was a British rock group active from 1975 until 1990, founded by Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson both from London, England. The group is based on a number of regular group members such as Stuart Elliot and Ian Bairnson, complemented with varying lead vocals such as Colin Blunstone (the Zombies), Chris Rainbow and Gary Brooker (Procol Harum). The group is well known for its concept albums, which cover themes such as Edgar Allan Poe, Gaudi, and Freud.

Eric Woolfson wrote most of the music and lyrics while Alan Parsons overviewed the production process. Prior to starting his Project, Parsons worked as an engineer with names such as The Beatles(Abbey Road, the Get Back roofttop concert) and Pink Floyd (Dark Side of the Moon, Atom Heart Mother).

Since the 1990s Alan Parsons has been performing live shows, touring all over the world, but without Eric Woolfson.

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  • Le1gh

    Eye in the Sky: http://youtu.be/uRI79KSkDGg

    15 Nov 7:07pm Reply
  • admirari

    Eye In The Sky

    18 Sep 6:59pm Reply
  • EbbaOzolins

    The Alan Parsons Project is so special, in the way that you can't exactly put their music on shuffle. Every album has a particular sound, a particular flow; a specific story exists for every album, and if you hear just one track, well, you've got to hear them all - in order. [2] Well said!

    2 Sep 11:41am Reply
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    30 Apr 6:09am Reply
  • aleksei-say

    Eye In The Sky

    7 Apr 9:00am Reply
  • astolphos

    The first half of Tales of Mystery and Imagination are the best four songs they've ever cut. Breathtaking orchestral rockers all, accessible and addictive. And they're adapted from Edgar Allan Poe short stories, if you needed another reason to listen.

    14 Mar 4:57am Reply
  • Windserenade

    Amazing group.

    12 Mar 10:54pm Reply
  • Pauzer

    I like the comment below me. They're really pretty cool yep. Lots of sounds that you can identify in other music from their era, but at the same time, they don't have a distinctive sound. Really good.

    8 Mar 11:47pm Reply
  • Rissacakes

    The Alan Parsons Project is so special, in the way that you can't exactly put their music on shuffle. Every album has a particular sound, a particular flow; a specific story exists for every album, and if you hear just one track, well, you've got to hear them all - in order. I've come to love this group so much this past year.

    21 Feb 7:10am Reply
  • sidney_adv

    Clássica!

    18 Feb 8:52pm Reply
  • Slim_rafa

    aloka, todo trablhado no futurismo, art roc chicoso.

    30 Jan 5:13am Reply
  • MusicMagic77

    >> Check out Freudiana too :-))

    20 Jan 11:00pm Reply
  • nathfn

    time é incrível

    14 Jan 11:00pm Reply
  • ofiucoco

    this is engineering of sound, musical geniuses

    10 Jan 12:26am Reply
  • KonigxTiger

    This band will always remind me Austin Powers...

    1 Jan 6:23pm Reply
  • ali_brasil

    pipeline,,,fantastic,,thanx alan and eric,you're both amazing

    1 Sep 2013 Reply
  • Walwynwalwyn

    This was a band that never really came to the forefront of my attention. Though I have and liked Vulture Culture from the 1980s, but I never saw the band's albums in the record shops. Since digitizing my library I've bought Gaudi, Ammonia, Tales, Robot, and Eye.

    20 Aug 2013 Reply
  • karish12

    But the game never ends when your whole world depends On the turn of a friendly card The Alan Parsons Project - The Turn Of A Friendly Card !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    17 Aug 2013 Reply
  • jhvtdi

    Wow, right now i Robot has exactly 100,000 listeners

    16 Jul 2013 Reply
  • Assedor

    This respected group has always sought to extract a diverse and deep sound. They have always been adventurous in the choice of material, and in the philosophical approach to the music. They produce a great impression of a mixture of artistry and power of influence. It makes sense to have them for your own collection.

    14 Jul 2013 Reply
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