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GILTRAP & WAKEMAN - Ravens & Lullabies

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GILTRAP & WAKEMAN - Ravens & LullabiesFormat: CD / Cat No: EANTCD1013 / Released: 04/03/2013

Track Listing: 1. MONEYFACTURING / 2. FIONA'S SMILE / 3. FROM THE TURN OF A CARD / 4. LJW / 5. MAYBE TOMORROW / 6. WHEREVER THERE WAS BEAUTY / 7. IS THIS THE LAST SONG I WRITE? / 8. A MAYFAIR KISS / 9. ANYONE CAN FLY / 10. A PERFECT DAY / 11. CREDIT CARNIVAL / 12. ONE FOR BILLIE / 13. RAVENS WILL FLY AWAY

More information: Guitar legend Gordon Giltrap and keyboardist Oliver Wakeman (following his years of touring with YES) release their debut collaborative album 'Ravens & Lullabies'. The album which features a return for Gordon to his rock roots following a 30 year absence and Oliver's first recorded works since his departure from both Yes and Strawbs. The album has been recorded and mixed by 'Threshold' guitarist Karl Groom (who also mixed the Yes 'Live In Lyon' record which featured Oliver on keyboards).

Ravens & Lullabies sees a host of respected musicians joining Gordon and Oliver in the studio. Vocalist Paul Manzi has performed with the Oliver Wakeman Band for the last six years (appearing on the live DVD 'Coming to Town') and is the current vocalist for the rock band Arena. Steve Amadeo is an in demand Jazz/Blues/Rock session bass player, is currently performing with Blues guitarist Aynsley Lister and Johanne James has been the drummer for Threshold for the last 12 years. The album also features a special vocal appearance by Benoit David, Oliver's old band mate from Yes, on the track 'From The Turn Of A Card' written by Oliver during the Yes recording sessions of 2010.