UPP - This Way Upp album
Title: This Way Upp
Style: Soft Rock, Rhythm & Blues, Funk
Date of release: 1976
Size MP3: 1503 mb
Size FLAC: 1608 mb
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Upp was the debut self-titled album of the British rock/jazz fusion band Upp, which was released in 1975. The album was recorded at Escape Studios, Kent. The opening track, "Bad Stuff," showcases charismatic guitar playing by Jeff Beck.
UPP – This Way. 레이블: Epic – KE 34177. Design – Paula Scher. Drums – James Copley. Engineer – Barry Rudolph, John Mills (2), John Sands (2), Steve Levine. Engineer – Dick "Tom-Tom" Palmer. Engineer – Armen Steiner, Matt Hyde (6). Guitar – David Bunce. Guitar – Jeff Beck (tracks: B4, B5).
UPP – This Way Upp. Label: Epic – EPC S 81322. Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Test Pressing, White Label. Plain white labels on which are written in biro:- A side: IAN COPELAND THIS WAY UPP B side: UPP - THIS WAY UPP. In plain white LP sleeve.
The album’s real interest is in the polite freakiness of Clark’s array of cutting-edge keyboards, nodding back to the band’s prog pasts. Beck was a less frequent visitor for 1976’s This Way. Recording moved from Kent to LA, and the sound to slickly conventional, string-laden disco, only nodding back to prog with propulsive, jazzy instrumental There’s Still Hope. There wasn’t, so they split. Classic Rock Newsletter.
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Their Second Album, "This Way Upp" Displays Much the Same Style Though is Free of the Mellotron. Both These Albums Are Being Releases for the First Time on One CD and Will Provide a Welcome Asset to Fans of 70's Fusion and of Course the Jeff Beck Completist.
Upp was a British rock-jazz fusion band, active in the 1970s. The group was originally going to be called 3 UPP, and consisted of Stephen Amazing (bass guitar), Andy Clark (keyboards) and Jim Copley (drums). David Bunce (guitar) joined on guitar for the second album. Stephen Amazing, aka Steve Fields prior to his career in Clark Hutchinson in his teenage years, used to play bass guitar in a band called 'The Kinetics', and also, at times, in another band called 'The Abstracts'. Upp released its next album a year later, titled This way Upp. Beck again produced this album and played guitar solos on "Dance Your Troubles Away" and "Don't Want Nothing to Change. This album was recorded at CBS Studios, London. The group backed Beck on the 1970s BBC One special Four Faces of Guitar, which also featured Julian Bream.
Universal Production Partners . UPP), Prague, Czech Republic.
|A1||Never Gonna Turn My Back On You||8:40|
|B1||Dance Your Troubles Away||2:06|
|B2||I Don't Want Nothing (To Change)||3:32|
|B4||There's Still Hope||3:13|
|B5||Get To The Bottom||3:17|
- Arranged By, Producer – Christopher Bond
- Backing Vocals – Christy Thompson*, Jeanie Arnold
- Bass [Electric & Mutron] – Stephen Amazing*
- Concertmaster – Jimmy Getzoff*
- Drums – James Copley*
- Engineer – Armen Steiner*, Matt Hyde , Dick "Tom-Toms" Palmer*
- Engineer [Assitant] – Barry Rudolph, John Mills , John Sands , Steve Levine
- Guitar – David Bunce, Jeff Beck (tracks: B1, B2)
- Keyboards, Lead Vocals – Andy Clark
- Percussion, Vibraphone – Gary Coleman
- Soloist, Saxophone – Tom Scott
- Written-By – Clark*, Copley*, Field*
NotesLength of tracks entered as on labels as they appear different timings to the ones given on back cover.
Tracks have different sequencing to the UK release.
|EPC 81322||UPP||This Way (LP, Album)||Epic||EPC 81322||UK||1976|
|KE 34177||UPP||This Way (LP, Album)||Epic||KE 34177||Canada||1976|
|PE 34177||UPP||This Way Upp (LP, Album, Promo)||Epic||PE 34177||US||1976|
|EPC S 81322||UPP||This Way Upp (LP, Album, TP, W/Lbl)||Epic||EPC S 81322||UK||1976|
|SICP 5857||UPP||This Way (CD, Album, Ltd, RE)||Epic||SICP 5857||Japan||2018|