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Phil Manzanera performs the guitar instrumental "Diamond Head," which was the title track of his first solo album and was featured on 801:Live.

Album · 1974 · 10 Songs. Diamond Head Phil Manzanera.

Diamond Head (Phil Manzanera album). Diamond Head is the first studio album by the rock artist Phil Manzanera. It was released in 1975, originally on Island Records in the UK (who was handling all . recordings) and in the US on Atco Records. The sound quality on the US album was deemed to be worse than the UK album, so the UK import became a popular seller in the speciality record shops who sold Roxy Music and other UK bands.

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The name 'Diamond Head' came from a 1975 Phil Manzanera album that Tatler had a poster of in his room. The band played their first gig at High Park school hall (10 February 1977) and sold 151 tickets for a forty-minute set of their own original material. Bassist Colin Kimberley, a friend of Tatler's from primary school, joined the band in 1978 as their fourth bassist.

2007 sees Diamond Head complete a new studio album with engineer Dave 'Shirt' Nicholls. One of their strongest pieces of work to date, the album is due to be released later this year. In the meantime, the band have just embarked on an exciting European Tour that sees them taking the new material throughout the UK, Ireland, Belgium, Holland, Germany & Italy! 2016.

Diamond Head ‎(LP, Album). Diamond Head ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM, Pap). EXVP 14 CD, 7 5 2. Phil Manzanera. Diamond Head ‎(CD, Album, RE).

Diamond Head is the first studio album by the rock artist Phil Manzanera. Unlike other solo albums issued by an instrumental member of an existing band (Manzanera was Roxy Music's lead guitarist), Diamond Head featured a number of vocal songs performed by guest musicians.

All the songs were written by Manzanera, either alone or in collaboration (with Wyatt, Eno, Wetton, and MacCormick).

Diamond Head is the first solo album by Phil Manzanera, issued in 1975. It was originally issued in the UK on Island (who was handling all . recordings) and in US on Atco. The sound quality on the US album left a lot to be desired, so the UK import was a popular seller in the speciality record shops who sold Roxy Music and other UK bands. Phil Manzanera's first post-Roxy foray into solo albums is a terrific all-star affair that still holds up enormously well

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Frontera
Backing Vocals – Brian EnoBass – John WettonDrums – Paul Thompson Guitar – Phil ManzaneraVocals, Timbales, Cabasa, Backing Vocals – Robert WyattWritten-By – Manzanera*, Wyatt*
4:02
A2 Diamond Head
Bass – John WettonDrums – Paul Thompson Effects [Guitar Treatments] – Brian EnoGuitar – Phil ManzaneraStrings, Electric Piano [Fender] – Eddie JobsonWritten-By – Manzanera*
4:30
A3 Big Day
Bass – Brian Turrington, John WettonDrums – Paul Thompson Guitar, Tiple [Tiplé], Guitar [Fuzz] – Phil ManzaneraVocals – Brian EnoWritten-By – Eno*, Manzanera*
3:44
A4 The Flex
Bass – John WettonClavinet [Electric Clavinet] – Eddie JobsonCongas – Sonny AkpanDrums – Paul Thompson Guitar – Phil ManzaneraSoprano Saxophone, Alto Saxophone – Andy MackayWritten-By – Manzanera*
3:32
A5 Same Time Next Week
Bell Tree [Tree Bells] – Charles HaywardCongas – Sonny AkpanDrums – Paul Thompson Guitar – Phil ManzaneraLead Vocals – Doreen ChanterLead Vocals, Bass, Mellotron – John WettonSaxophone – Andy MackayWritten-By – Wetton*, Manzanera*
4:45
B1 Miss Shapiro
Bass – Brian TurringtonDrums – Paul Thompson Guitar, Organ, Piano, Bass, Handclaps – Phil ManzaneraHandclaps – Bill MacCormickVocals, Rhythm Guitar, Piano, Handclaps – Brian EnoWritten-By – Eno*, Manzanera*
6:40
B2 East Of Echo
Bagpipes – Ian McDonaldBass – John WettonBass [Fuzz Bass Themes] – Bill MacCormickDrums, Drums [Extra] – Paul Thompson Effects [Guitar Treatments] – Brian EnoFeaturing – Quiet SunGuitar – Phil ManzaneraKeyboards [Keyboard Themes] – Dave JarrettPercussion – Charles HaywardWritten-By – Manzanera*
5:45
B3 Lagrima
Guitar – Phil ManzaneraOboe – Andy MackayWritten-By – Manzanera*
2:27
B4 Alma
Bass – John WettonDrums – Paul Thompson Guitar, Organ, Tiple [Tiplé], Synthesizer [String], Vocals, Bass [Fuzz] – Phil ManzaneraSynthesizer – Eddie JobsonVocals – Bill MacCormickWritten-By – MacCormick*, Manzanera*
6:48

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Island Studios

Credits

  • Engineer – Rhett Davies
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Robert Ash
  • Percussion – Charles Hayward, Chyke Madu, Danny Heibs
  • Photography By – Jon Prew
  • Producer – Phil Manzanera

Notes

Recorded at Island Studios, London, December/January 1974/5.

Inner sleeve with credits and lyrics.

Second pressing on orange palm tree label with blue rim. Rear of sleeve has Polydor distribution sticker, third pressing is on Polydor.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A:): 6 ILPS 9315 A-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B:): 2 ILPS 9315 B-1

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
ILPS 9315 Phil Manzanera Diamond Head ‎(LP, Album) Island Records ILPS 9315 UK 1975
ARC-7288 Phil Manzanera Diamond Head ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM, Pap) Arcàngelo ARC-7288 Japan 2008
EXVP 14 CD, 6043 88457 5 2 Phil Manzanera Diamond Head ‎(CD, Album, RE) Virgin, Expression Records EXVP 14 CD, 6043 88457 5 2 Europe 1999
none Phil Manzanera Diamond Head ‎(10xFile, MP3, Album, RE, VBR) Virgin none Europe Unknown
2310 511 Phil Manzanera Diamond Head ‎(LP, Album, RE) Polydor 2310 511 France 1977


Phil Manzanera - Diamond Head FLAC album
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Diamond Head
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1703 mb
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Leftfield, Prog Rock
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