Renaissance – Ashes Are Burning (1973)

Artist Credit
John Camp Bass, Guitar, Primary Artist, Vocals
Jon Camp Bass, Guitar, Vocals
Michael Dunford Composer, Guitar, Guitar (Acoustic), Vocals
Richard Goldblatt Assistant Engineer
Annie Haslam Percussion, Primary Artist, Vocals
John Haxby Packaging
Richard Hewson Strings
Hipgnosis Cover Design, Photography
Jim McCarty Composer
Betty Thatcher Newsinger Composer
Dick Plant Engineer, Producer
Andy Powell Guitar
Renaissance Arranger, Primary Artist, Producer
Terence Sullivan Drums, Percussion, Primary Artist, Vocals
Betty Thatcher Composer
John Tout Keyboards, Primary Artist, Vocals
Chris Welch Liner Notes

With electric guitarist Andy Powell sitting in on the title track, Renaissance delivered its best, and first fully formed album, mixing Russian, French, and Indian influences in musical settings that are both lively and elegant. The title track is one of the few lengthy progressive-rock pieces of the era that holds up, and the rest of the material runs the gamut from folk (“Carpet of the Sun”) to Impressionist (“At the Harbor”), all of it hauntingly beautiful and enlivening. Reissued in 1993 by One Way Records, with excellent sound.

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