View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Gatefold Vinyl release of Cucumber Castle on Discogs. Label: Polydor - • Format: Vinyl Album, LP Gatefold • Country: Germany • Genre: Pop • Style: Ballad/5(30). View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Cucumber Castle on Discogs. Label: Polydor - ,Abigail Music Ltd. - • Format: Vinyl Album, LP • Country: UK • Genre: Pop • Style: Ballad/5(4). Feb 25, · Bee Gees = ビー・ジーズ* Bee Gees = ビー・ジーズ* - Cucumber Castle = キューカンバー・キャッスル (CD, Album, Ltd, RE, Pap) Reprise Records: WPCR /5(31).
Their long-reaching influence extended past sales figures and saw their sound and style mirrored in acts as disparate as Justin Timberlake and of Montreal. The group was also music's most successful brother act. The three of them gravitated toward music, encouraged by their father, who saw his sons at first as a diminutive version of the Mills Brothers.
The three Gibb brothers made their earliest performances at local movie theaters in Manchester insinging between shows. The family moved to Australia inresettling in Brisbane. Now known as the Brothers Gibb -- with Barry writing songs -- they attracted the attention of a Album) DJ, and eventually got their own local television show.
It was around this time that they took on the name the Bee Gees for Brothers Gibb. The trio was astoundingly popular in the press and on television, but actual hit records eluded them. By latethey'd decided to return to England -- which, thanks Album) the Beatles, was now the center of the world for rock and popular music.
The trio was signed by Stigwood upon their arrival, and began shaping their sound in the environment of Swinging London. Barry and Robin Gibb alternated the lead vocal spot, harmonizing together and with Maurice. Barry played rhythm guitar, while Maurice played bass, piano, organ, and Mellotron, among other instruments.
Their first English recording, "New York Mining Disaster ," an original by the group with a haunting melody and a strangely surreal, almost psychedelic ambience, was released in mid and made the Top 20 in England and America.
They had successful follow-ups with "Holiday" and "To Love Somebody," the latter actually written for Otis Redding to record, and "Massachusetts," which topped the U. After Bee Gees' 1st, the Gibb brothers took over producing their own records. It was easy, amid the sheer beauty of their recordings, to overlook the range of influences that went into their sound, which came from a multitude of sources, including American country music and soul music.
At this point in their history, they were most comfortable deconstructing elements in the singing and harmonies of black American music and rebuilding them in their style. Inthe trio LP up in a dispute involving the Odessa album. A lushly orchestrated double LP, it was their most ambitious recording to date, but they were unable to agree on which song would be the single, and Robin walked out.
Without a group to promote it, the Odessa album never sold the way it might have, even with a hit, "First of May. They came back on a high note with two dazzling songs: the soulful "Lonely Days," the group's first number one hit in America; and the achingly lyrical "Morning of My Life," which proved so popular with fans that the group was still doing it in concert decades later. Their success began to ebb, however, after another huge international hit with "How Can You Mend a Broken Heart" in Their fortunes continued in reverse during with Life in a Tin Can and the single "Saw a New Morning" -- despite a move to America and a heavy promotional push, the song never made the Top 40 and the album stalled out.
The trio was falling into a deep creative and commercial hole. Rescue came from a suggestion by Eric Clapton that they try recording at Criteria Studios in Miami, Florida, where he had just cut an album. The Bee Gees took his advice and came back with Mr. Naturalproduced by Arif Mardin. And spearheading the new sound was Barry Gibb, The Chance Of Love - Bee Gees - Cucumber Castle (Vinyl, who, for the first time, sang falsetto and discovered that he could delight audiences in that register.
In the process, the disco era in America was born -- Saturday Night Fever, as an album and a film, supercharged the phenomenon and broadened its audience by tens of millions, with the Bee Gees at the forefront of the music.
From that moment on, Cucumber Castle sank from view, Barry and Maurice had already gone their separate ways and it seemed like it was curtains for the Bee Gees. Then unexpectedly, Barry and Robin starting talking again, the three brothers reunited in the back half of and the trio stormed back to the upper reaches of the US charts with their biggest Stateside hits, Lonely Days and How Can You Mend A Broken Heart.
A contender for being the most convincing rock song the Gibbs ever recorded, Who Knows What A Room Is is a swaggering wall of sound ditty with falsetto ad-libs that predate Nights On Broadway by a full six years. Songs like this are just too good to be sitting hidden away and I pray one day for a repackaged Cucumber Castle with this song — as well as the easier to find Tomorrow, Tomorrow and Sun In My Morning — as bonus tracks.
Either way, LP Castle should no longer be relegated to the likes of a minor footnote in the overall tale of the Bee Gees. Hi Tim Who could have said it better? Not me! A re-release, including more unreleased songs from this era would be great.
Would be a great boxset, but who is going to release it? It seems nobody is interested in releasing the old material and I feel that waiting will make a release even less interesting as we all grow older, at least me as a sixties Bee Gees fan.
Thank for this report, love it! Bee Gees are the most better songwriters and singers for the all times. Here in Brazil, Cucumber Castle was a great success.
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Cucumber Castle is the seventh studio album by the Bee Gees, released in April It was produced by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb, and Robert lasbattnarposerbe.reureiranpatchcontdamrecavegekaci.co consists of songs from their television special of the same name, which was named after a song on their album Bee Gees' 1st. Cucumber Castle is the only Bee Gees album not to feature any recorded contributions from Robin Gibb, as he had Genre: Folk rock, country folk. Bee Gees, Barry* & Maurice Gibb: Bee Gees, Barry* & Maurice Gibb - Songs Of Cucumber Castle (LP, Album) Polydor, Bertelsmann Club, Polydor, Bertelsmann Club: 92 . Cucumber Castle, the album, is that record, and it's very good, indeed. There are some good songs here that don't really sound all that different than the music that came before. Songs such as Then you left me, The Lord, The chance of love, If I only had my mind on something else, IOIO, and Sweetheart all carry that unmistakable Bee Gees sound /5(52).
Bee Gees - Cucumber Castle - Vinyl LP Record Album - Atco SD $ Bee Gees - 2 Years On - Original Germany Import LP Record - Excellent Vinyl.
Cucumber Castle () is the only Bee Gees record to not feature Robin Gibb, who, at the time, was working on a solo album. The name “Cucumber Castle” should be familiar to Bee Gees’ fans: it’s also the title of a song on Bee Gees 1st and the name of their television special. The hour-long comedy, originally aired on the BBC, featured brothers Barry and Maurice Gibb as the two. Cucumber Castle, an Album by Bee Gees. Released in on Atco (catalog no. SD ; Vinyl LP). Genres: Baroque Pop, Pop Rock.
Apr 15, · Either way, Cucumber Castle should no longer be relegated to the likes of a minor footnote in the overall tale of the Bee Gees. The Gibbs obvious love of American music manifested into one of the most cohesive albums the group ever made, and one that retrospectively gives clues as to why their career-defining mids R&B overhaul was not as out.
Bee Gees - Cucumber Castle - Vinyl LP Record Album - Atco SD $ Bee Gees - 2 Years On - Original Germany Import LP Record - Excellent Vinyl. Apr 15, · Either way, Cucumber Castle should no longer be relegated to the likes of a minor footnote in the overall tale of the Bee Gees. The Gibbs obvious love of American music manifested into one of the most cohesive albums the group ever made, and one that retrospectively gives clues as to why their career-defining mids R&B overhaul was not as out.
Jun 06, · I was checking up on future Bee Gees reissue plans over at "Gibb Songs". I clicked on the hyperlink and this is the first part of what I saw. "It looks like it's all over. There is still loose talk about the reissues series continuing, but not in , and Robin has made no move to release the album he recorded in
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