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Jon And Vangelis - Short Stories album

Jon And Vangelis - Short Stories album Performer: Jon And Vangelis
Title: Short Stories
Style: Synth-pop, Ambient
Country: UK
Size MP3: 1233 mb
Size FLAC: 1966 mb
Rating: 4.7

Short Stories is the debut album by Jon and Vangelis, the collaborative effort between Jon Anderson of the progressive rock band Yes and electronic music pioneer Vangelis. This was not the first time that the two had worked together: Vangelis had auditioned to be Rick Wakeman's replacement in Yes in 1974, but the role was given to Patrick Moraz. In 1975, Jon Anderson sang on "So Long Ago So Clear" from Heaven and Hell.

Short Stories ‎ (LP, Album). Jon & Vangelis - I Hear You Now 3:13. Jon & Vangelis - Curious Electric 6:40. Jon and Vangelis - Bird Song 1:28. Jon and Vangelis - The Road 4:32.

Jon Anderson played harp on the Vangelis album: "Opera Sauvage" (1979) In 1980 Jon Anderson started recording again with Vangelis and in the summer of 1980 Jon & Vangelis released there first album: 'Short Stories'. Jon Anderson also contributed (vocals) on de Vangelis album "See You Later" (1980) in two songs: Suffocation" and "See You Later". Holland and Topographic Music Limited and Warner Bros. Lyrics taken from sleeve of LP. Curious electric lyrics.

Jon & Vangelis - 1980 - Short Stories – 07. Thunder. Jon & Vangelis - 1980 - Short Stories – 05. Far Away In Baagad. Jon & Vangelis - 1980 - Short Stories – 01. Curious Electric. Jon & Vangelis - 1980 - Short Stories – 06 Love Is. One More Time.

The pair returns to that song's successful formula of combining Anderson's otherworldly voice with Vangelis' pithy melodies in a few spots on their debut together, notably for the popular single "I Hear You Now" (which recalls Vangelis' "To the Unknown Man") and the middle section of "Far Away in Bagaad. Otherwise, Short Stories favors amorphous arrangements that feature wisps of melody and little more (a style that has its precedent on Yes' Tormato rather than their own solo work to date)

Band Name Jon And Vangelis. Album Name Short Stories. Released date January 1980. Music StyleProgressive Rock. Members owning this album6. 2. Each and Everyday.

Short Stories is the 1980 debut album by Jon and Vangelis. Exclusive discount for Prime members. Sample this album Artist (Sample). The Jon Anderson Short Stories album is one of his best. Typical dreamlike sounds and atmospherics. The songs are top notch-it has been years since I had this album,and to listen to it again is just as good.

Chronicles is an album produced by Jon and Vangelis, released by Polydor in 1994. I Hear You Now (5:11). He Is Sailing (6:48). Short Stories (1980). The Friends of Mr Cairo (1981). Private Collection (1983). The Best of Jon and Vangelis (1984). The Living Tree (2010). Better Late Than Never (2015).

Features Song Lyrics for Jon And Vangelis's Short Stories album. Jon And Vangelis - Short Stories Album Lyrics. 1. A Play Within A Play Lyrics.


1 Curious Electric 6:40
2 Each & Everyday • Bird Song 5:07
3 I Hear You Now 5:11
4 The Road 4:31
5 Far Away In Baagad 8:02
6 Love Is • One More Time 6:17
7 Thunder 2:13
8 A Play Within A Play 7:02

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Nemo Studios
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Polydor International GmbH


  • Acoustic Guitar – Raphael Preston
  • Arranged By, Producer – Vangelis
  • Composed By – Jon Anderson, Vangelis
  • Design – Vangelis
  • Design [Compact Disc] – John Mazzacco
  • Engineer – Raphael Preston
  • Graphics – Alwyn Clayden
  • Instruments [All] – Vangelis
  • Photography By – Veronique Skawinska
  • Vocals – Jon Anderson


Released in a standard Jewel Case with a 4-page foldout booklet.

Recorded at Nemo Studios, London, England, 1979.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 422-800027-2 5
  • SPARS Code: AAD
  • Other (Back Cover): 0501
  • Other (Disc Label): Made in USA
  • Mastering SID Code: ifpi LP7612
  • Matrix / Runout: 800 027-2 01
  • Mould SID Code: none

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
POLD 5030, 2442 169 Jon And Vangelis* Short Stories ‎(LP, Album) Polydor, Polydor POLD 5030, 2442 169 UK 1980
800 027-2 Jon And Vangelis* Short Stories ‎(CD, Album, RE, Unofficial) Polydor 800 027-2 Russia Unknown
478 940-9, 00602547894090 Jon & Vangelis Short Stories ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM, Dig) UMC, UMC 478 940-9, 00602547894090 UK & Europe 2017
2220172, 2383 565 Jon And Vangelis* Short Stories ‎(LP, Album) PGP RTB, Polydor 2220172, 2383 565 Yugoslavia 1980
none Jon & Vangelis Short Stories (Remastered) ‎(10xFile, WAV, Album, RM) Polydor none 2017