TITANIC's self-titled Dutch export 12" vinyl LP album is a sought-after classic. With its mesmerizing tracks, it delivers a nostalgic and captivating experience, making it a prized possession for vinyl enthusiasts and fans of timeless rock music. This web page has photos of album covers, inner sleeves, record labels together with production details, musicians and track-listing.


TITANIC - Self-Titled Dutch ExporT 12" Vinyl LP Album front cover https://vinyl-records.nl

Collector Notes:

Titanic a group composed of four Norwegians and one Englishman who have travelled all over Europe and as fas as Israel before settling down in Paris.

Music Genre:

Norwegian Progressive Rock

Collector's info:

Strings arranged by William Sheller
Album cover has a short biography on each band member

Album Production Information:

Produced by William Sheller, Jean-Jacques Souplet

Record Label Information:

CBS S 64104

Media Format:

12" Full-Length Vinyl LP 
Album weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

1970 Made in Holland for export to Germany and France
Band Members and Musicians on: Titanic S/T Self-titled
    Titanic Band-members:
  • Kenny Aas
  • Kjell Asperud
  • John Lorck
  • Janne Loseth
  • Roy Robinson
Track Listing of: Titanic S/T Self-titled
    Side One:
  1. Searchin'
  2. Love is Love
  3. Mary Jane
  4. Cry for a Beatle
    Side Two:
  1. Something on my Mind
  2. Firewater
  3. Schizmatic Mind
  4. I See No Reason


Front Cover Photo Of TITANIC - Self-Titled Dutch ExporT 12" Vinyl LP Album


TITANIC - Self-Titled Dutch ExporT 12" Vinyl LP Album front cover https://vinyl-records.nl

 Note: The photos on this page are taken from albums in my personal collection. Slight differences in color may exist due to the use of the camera's flash. Images can be zoomed in/out ( eg pinch with your fingers on a tablet or smartphone ).

Photo Of The Back Cover TITANIC - Self-Titled Dutch ExporT 12" Vinyl LP Album


TITANIC - Self-Titled Dutch ExporT 12" Vinyl LP Album back cover

Close up of Side One record's label TITANIC - Self-Titled Dutch ExporT 12" Vinyl LP Album

"Titianic" CBS Walking Eye Logo around Center Hole Record Label Details: CBS S 64104 ℗ 1970 Sound Copyright

"Titianic" CBS Walking Eye Logo around Center Hole Record Label Details: CBS S 64104 ℗ 1970 Sound Copyright

The Titanic Saga: From Oslo to France - The Journey of a Norwegian Prog Rock Band

TITANIC Band Description:

In the realm of rock history, few bands have experienced a transformation as dramatic and geographically sprawling as Titanic. This Norwegian prog rock outfit, which would go on to achieve international recognition, had its humble beginnings in Oslo in the mid-1960s. However, the story of Titanic isn't merely about a band's evolution; it's a tale of transcending borders and boundaries to craft a unique musical legacy.

The Birth of Titanic in Oslo

Titanic's journey commenced under the moniker "Beatnicks". Founded in 1965 in Oslo, Norway, Beatnicks were initially a local band enjoying a fair share of success within the Norwegian music scene. However, destiny had something grander in store for this ensemble. It wasn't long before Beatnicks underwent a significant transformation.

The English Connection: Roy Robinson

The turning point for Beatnicks came when Roy Robinson, an Englishman from Manchester, joined the band. Robinson's powerful and soulful vocals added a new dimension to the group's sound. His presence marked the beginning of a profound metamorphosis for the band.

The Transition to Titanic

Beatnicks adopted the name "Titanic", which was undoubtedly symbolic of the remarkable journey they were about to embark upon. Titanic began to develop a unique sound characterized by intricate compositions, complex arrangements, and thought-provoking lyrics. Their music resonated with fans who appreciated the fusion of rock and progressive elements.

Leaving Home: The Paris Sojourn

As Titanic's music evolved, so did their aspirations. They realized that to achieve greater recognition and success, they needed to venture beyond the borders of Norway. In 1970, Titanic made a bold move by relocating to France, France. This decision was emblematic of their commitment to their craft and their willingness to explore new horizons.

France offered Titanic a diverse and vibrant music scene, providing ample opportunities for exposure and collaboration. The band's distinctive sound found an appreciative audience in the heart of Europe. They began to perform at renowned venues, gaining traction and acclaim on the continent.

Crafting Their Legacy

Throughout their career, Titanic released several albums that showcased their musical prowess and artistic evolution. Notable among these is their eponymous album "Titanic" (1970) .

As they continued to release albums and tour extensively, Titanic solidified their reputation as a prominent act in the progressive rock scene of the early 1970s.

The Legacy Endures

Though Titanic may not be a household name today, their impact on the progressive rock genre and their journey from Oslo to France remains an intriguing and inspirational story. Their willingness to embrace change, explore new musical frontiers, and transcend national boundaries exemplifies the essence of rock 'n' roll - the pursuit of artistic expression without constraints.

The saga of Titanic, from a modest start in Oslo to their transformation into a progressive rock powerhouse in France, serves as a testament to the boundless possibilities that await those who dare to dream and create.