Retroglide (album)

Retroglide (album)

Infobox Album |
Name = Retroglide
Type = Album
Artist = Level 42


Released = September 18, 2006 (UK)
Recorded = 2004-2005
Genre = Rock
Label = W14/Universal Music Group
Producer = Mark King, Level 42
Reviews =
Last album = "Forever Now" (1994)
This album = "Retroglide" (2006)
Next album = "..."
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"Retroglide" (released 18 September 2006) was a studio album by the British rock/pop/fusion group Level 42. It was released over a decade after their previous album. It is a mix of electronica with Level 42's traditional blend of funk and pop. The album is notable for featuring songs written by Boon Gould, the band's original guitarist (whose guitar is featured on "Ship") and bassist/vocalist Mark King.

The album cover was designed by [http://www.grapheteer.co.uk/ Alan Brooks] who previously did the sleeves for the 1983 singles of "The Chinese Way" and "Out Of Sight Out Of Mind". The sleeve depicts a futuristic updated version of the band's Princess logo, who was first pictured on Level 42's self titled debut album in 1981, which although not credited was inspired by the figure of Maria of the 1927 film, "Metropolis".

Tracklisting CD

All songs were written by Mark King and Rowland Charles Gould.

#"Dive Into The Sun" – 4:03
#"Rooted" – 5:31
#"The Way Back Home" – 6:55
#"Just For You" – 4:49
#"Sleep Talking" – 5:01
#"Retroglide" – 4:47
#"All Around" – 4:58
#"Clouds" – 4:32
#"Hell Town Story" – 4:55
#"Ship" A – 5:09
#"All I Need" B – 4:00
*A — Featuring Boon Gould - guitar solo
*B — UK bonus track.

Digital Downloads

*The Way Back Home (Radio Edit)

Credits

*Mark King – Bass / Percussion / Vocals
*Gary Husband – Drums
*Nathan King – Guitars / Vocals
*Mike Lindup – EVP88 Keyboards / Vocals
*Lyndon Connah – Keyboards
*Sean Freeman – Saxes
*Boon Gould – Guitar solo on ‘Ship’

Links

* [http://www.level42.com/retroglide Level 42 Retroglide]
* [http://www.ultimatelevel42.com/media/cds_list.php?mastertable=groups&masterkey1=105 Retroglide on UltimateLevel42]


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