This is the Netherlands release of Eloy's Colours album, their ninth album, originally eleased in 1980.
The album: "ELOY - Colours FOC " was produced by: Frank Bornemann and Eloy
Frank Bornemann a multi-talent singer, guitarist, music producer and sound engineer from Germany. Founder of the Horus Sound Studio in Hannover, Germany and best known as lead singer in the German Progressive Rock/Space Rock band "ELOY". During the 1980s he has worked on albums for bands like: Czakan, Eloy, Heaven's Gate, Scanner, Sodom , Steeler and others.
Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Jan Nemec
Jan Němec Bocek a German Sound Engineer and Producer who has engineered (during the 1980s) while working at the Horus Sound Studio Berlin, he has engineered and/or produced around three dozen of Heavy Metal albums.
This album was recorded at: Horus Sound Studio
Horus Sound Studio is located in Hannover, Germany and has been the recording and sound mix studio for sound engineers like: Tommy Newton, Jan Nemec, Tommy Hansen. During the 1980s this studio has been used by bands like: Celtic Frost, Helloween, Rage, Sodom, Victory and many others
Album cover Illustration: Winfried Reinbacher
Progressive Rock / Space Rock
Harvest – 1A 062-45936
Gatefold / Fold Open Cover
Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram
Eloy is a German progressive rock band that was formed in 1969. The band's name was inspired by the science-fiction novel "The Time Machine" by H.G. Wells, and they quickly gained a following for their blend of rock, electronic, and classical music.
Eloy's early albums, such as "Eloy" (1971) and "Inside" (1973), were heavily influenced by the psychedelic rock of the late 1960s, with lengthy tracks featuring extended instrumental sections and dreamy, atmospheric soundscapes. However, as the band's lineup stabilized and their sound evolved, they began to incorporate more progressive and electronic elements, with albums such as "Floating" (1974) and "Dawn" (1976) marking a turning point in their career.
In the late 1970s and early 1980s, Eloy released a series of concept albums that further cemented their reputation as one of the most ambitious and innovative bands in the progressive rock genre. Albums such as "Ocean" (1977), "Silent Cries and Mighty Echoes" (1979), and "Planets" (1981) explored themes of science fiction, space travel, and environmentalism, and featured complex musical arrangements that drew on a wide range of influences.
Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, Eloy continued to release albums that blended progressive rock, electronic music, and symphonic elements, with highlights including "Ra" (1988) and "The Tides Return Forever" (1994). However, the band's popularity waned during this period, and they were never able to achieve the same level of commercial success as some of their contemporaries.
Despite this, Eloy remains an influential and highly regarded band in the world of progressive rock. Their innovative use of electronic and symphonic elements, their ambitious concept albums, and their skilled musicianship continue to inspire new generations of musicians and fans. While the band's lineup has changed over the years, founder Frank Bornemann has remained a constant presence, and his vision and musical direction have guided Eloy through decades of evolution and experimentation.
Electrola Harvest 1C 064-45 936 , 1980 , Germany
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Harvest – 1A 062-45936 , 1980 , Netherlands
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