Jul 11, 2011

Paris - Paris (1975)

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Californian Bob Welch, better known for the wistful romanticism of such songs as "Sentimental Lady," with Fleetwood Mac, shattered any stereotyping by composing all of the hard-rocking tunes performed on the debut album by this short-lived power trio. His bandmates were former Jethro Tull bassist Glenn Cornick and former Nazz drummer Thom Mooney. After leaving Fleetwood Mac due to several uncertain years with the band's ever-changing personnel, Welch formed Paris, as well as playing on Bill Wyman's solo album, Stone Alone, in 1976. Paris' first, self-titled album sold modestly. The follow-up, released later in the year with Hunt Sales at the drum kit, did not. When the new drummer fell ill, Welch pulled the plug late in 1976. With the help of musical friends Lindsey Buckingham, Mick Fleetwood and Christine McVie, Welch got his smash hit the following year with French Kiss. It featured a hit remake of "Sentimental Lady, originally recorded for the Mac album Bare Trees back in 1972. "Ebony Eyes" and "Hot Love, Cold World" were other singles from the platinum album Welch wanted so badly and would not repeat. After Paris, Cornick left the music business for a decade, becoming sales manager with a food company.
1. Religion
2. Black Book
3. Starcage
4. Beautiful Youth
5. Nazarene
6. Narrow Gate (La Porte Etroite)
7. Solitaire
8. Breathless
9. Rock Of Ages
10. Red Rain

Robert Welsh - guitar, vocal (Fleetwood Mac)
Glenn Cornick - bass, keyboard (Jethro Tull)
Thom Mooney - drums (Nazz)



Eric said...

Great album,I have on orig. vinyl & a copy of this cd.
Those that don't know be sure to checkout.

Anonymous said...

great post

VaTAga said...

Год тому назад (13 июля) я написал в своём блоге на ли.ру:
"Paris - один из самых интригующих проектов 1975 года. В состав этого супер-проекта вошли Роберт Уэлч (Robert Welch) - бывший гитарист Fleetwood Mac, бас-гитарист Гленн Корник (Glenn Cornick) - экс- Jethro Tull, ударник Том Муни (Thom Mooney) из Nazz, а на соло наяривал сам блистательный Берни Марсден (Bernie Marsden). Почти все исполнено в духе ледзеппелиновской "Black Dog". Но альбом (одноименный)... провалился. Слишком много было шедевров в том году. Сейчас я переслушал этот альбом (пока только в записи) и решил обязательно его приобрести в надлежащем качестве. Очень он мне по душе".
До сих пор не достал "фирму" или хотя бы лицензионное переиздание. А очень хочется.

Anonymous said...

I love Robert Welch and his work.
Grateful thanks for providing marvellous rock music.

I do own all of RW.

What's the pass ? hfzoso@web.de

hanalex said...

Pass: hanalex

El Isabelino said...

Didn't notice this one. Would it be to much to ask for this one too? Whenever you can, no hurry. Thanks & saludos.

Anonymous said...

Would you be so kind to re-post this great album ??

hanalex said...

Re-uploaded, look here: