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The Alan Parsons Project - Eye In The Sky flac album
  • Performer The Alan Parsons Project
  • Title Eye In The Sky
  • Date of release 1982
  • Style Pop Rock
  • Other formats AHX VQF MIDI XM ASF WMA APE
  • Genre Rock
  • Size MP3 1738 mb
  • Size FLAC 1698 mb
  • Rating: 4.9
  • Votes: 299

Eye in the Sky is the sixth studio album by English rock band The Alan Parsons Project, released in June 1982 by Arista Records. Songs on this album are in a number of different styles, from cool and funky to lyrical and heavily orchestrated.

Produced by Alan Parsons Executive Producer – Eric Woolfson Engineered by Alan Parsons Assistant Engineer –Tony Richards Recorded and mixed at Abbey Road Studios, London An Analog multitrack recording mixed to Sony 1610 digital format. Thanks to David Rockberger, Don Cohn, Lee Blackman, Jack Quinn, Leonard Green, George Bozier, Jack Galloway, Mike Howard, Aron Misan, George Hamer, Chris Blair, Ken Townsend and the Abbey Road brigade and especially to Smokey, Hazel and Bob Buziak for their patience and understanding. AP I often worked at home on writing instrumental tracks that could be programmed and subsequently imported into the Studio environment, where Eric and I would work on them together with the studio band.

Produced by Alan Parsons & Eric Woolfson. Album Eye In The Sky. Eye in the Sky Lyrics. Don't think sorry's easily said Don't try turning tables instead You've taken lots of chances before But I ain't gonna give anymore Don't ask me That's how it goes 'Cause part of me knows what you're thinking. I am the eye in the sky Looking at you I can read your mind I am the maker of rules Dealing with fools I can cheat you blind And I don't need to see any more to know that I can read your mind, I can read your mind. Don't leave false illusions behind Don't cry cause I ain't changing my mind So find another fool like before Cause I ain't gonna live anymore believing Some of the lies while all of the signs are deceiving.

The Alan Parsons sound was never more fully realized than when he sang lead. I nearly wish that Eric had helmed every track, though I am fully aware Mr. Parsons would not agree. There's a lot to making that sound. Eye in the Sky, their sixth studio album, is probably the Project's second best album exceeded only by I Robot. Eye in the Sky peaked at on the album chart. One single, "Psychobabble" peaked at on the chart. Another single "You're Gonna Get Your Fingers Burned" peaked at on the singles chart. The album opens with the instrumental "Sirius" which is one of their very best creations. Eye in the Sky" really sets the theme of the album; "Big Brother is watching yo. "Children of the Moon" is an average song

Speaking about both last year, Alan Parsons said audiophiles will be pleased to know that there is a brand new . Surround Sound mix, which I am extremely pleased with incidentally, and also a Hi Def stereo version taken from the original analog stereo master tape which was recorded simultaneously alongside the digital mix. This new blu-ray audio (interesting to note that Sony are persevering with the ‘High Fidelity Pure Audio’ moniker, which seems to have been all but forgotten by Universal) will be issued on 3 August 2018. This album will be amazing in . Reply.

The Alan Parsons Project, which was strictly a studio group at the time, used various members on lead vocals; Woolfson would usually record a guide vocal and Alan Parsons, who was also the group's producer, would decide whose voice best suited the song. In later years, Parsons toured with a band and sang this song during performances. In some ways, this is an extension of The Alan Parsons Project's previous album The Turn of a Friendly Card, which deals with gambling. The instrumental track "Sirius" opens the album and leads into "Eye In The Sky," but unlike some of the Pink Floyd tracks that radio stations played together, "Sirius" was usually dropped when "Eye In The Sky" got airtime. Sirius" later came into its own as a jock jam when the Chicago Bulls started using it as introduction music in Michael Jordan's rookie year.

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Eye in the Sky provided the Alan Parsons Project with their first Top Ten hit since 1977's I Robot, and it's hard not to feel that crossover success was one of the driving forces behind this album. The Project never shied away from hooks, whether it was on the tense white funk of "I Wouldn't Want to Be Like You" or the gleaming pop hooks of "Games People Play," but Eye in the Sky was soft and smooth, so smooth that it was easy to ignore that the narrator of the title track was an ominous omniscient who spied. And, unlike I Robot or The Turn of a Friendly Card, it is possible to listen to Eye in the Sky and not dwell on the larger themes, since they're used as a foundation, not pushed to center stage. What does dominate is the lushness of sound, the sweetness of melody: this is a soft rock album through and through, one that's about melodic hooks and texture.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Sirius (Instrumental) 1:48
A2 Eye In The Sky
Lead Vocals – Eric Woolfson
4:33
A3 Children Of The Moon
Lead Vocals – David Paton
4:49
A4 Gemini
Lead Vocals – Chris Rainbow
2:09
A5 Silence And I
Lead Vocals – Eric Woolfson
7:17
B1 You're Gonna Get Your Fingers Burned
Lead Vocals – Lenny Zakatek
4:19
B2 Psychobabble
Lead Vocals – Elmer Gantry
4:50
B3 Mammagamma (Instrumental) 3:34
B4 Step By Step
Lead Vocals – Lenny Zakatek
3:52
B5 Old And Wise
Lead Vocals – Colin Blunstone
4:52

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Arista Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Woolfsongs Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Careers Music, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Arista Records, Inc.

Credits

  • Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar – Ian Bairnson
  • Arranged By [Orchestra And Choir], Conductor [Orchestra And Choir] – Andrew Powell
  • Bass – David Paton
  • Chorus Master – Bob Howes*
  • Contractor [Orchestral] – George Hamer
  • Coordinator, Mastered By [Production Co-ordinator & Mastering Consultant] – Chris Blair
  • Drums, Percussion – Stuart Elliot*
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Tony Richards
  • Executive-Producer – Eric Woolfson
  • Keyboards, Written-By – Alan Parsons, Eric Woolfson
  • Photography By – Keith W. Lehman
  • Producer, Engineer, Programmed By [Fairlight Programming] – Alan Parsons
  • Saxophone – Mel Collins
  • Sleeve – APB , Colin Chambers , Hipgnosis
  • Vocals – The English Chorale

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 7822-18290-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): AL 9599SA-TV1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): AL 9599SB-TV1
  • Label Code (Side A runout etched): AL 9599(AL 9599SA)
  • Label Code (Side B runout etched): AL 9599(AL 9599SB)

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
AL 9599, AL9599 The Alan Parsons Project Eye In The Sky ‎(LP, Album, Foi) Arista, Arista AL 9599, AL9599 US 1982
AL 9599 The Alan Parsons Project Eye In The Sky ‎(LP, Album, Emb) Arista Records AL 9599 US 1982
I-204666 The Alan Parsons Project Eye In The Sky ‎(LP, Album, Lam) Arista I-204666 Spain Unknown
204 666 The Alan Parsons Project Eye In The Sky ‎(LP, Album, Emb) Arista 204 666 UK 1982
610 004 The Alan Parsons Project Eye In The Sky ‎(CD, Album) Arista 610 004 Germany 1983

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Sirius (Instrumental) 1:48
A2 Eye In The Sky
Lead Vocals – Eric Woolfson
4:33
A3 Children Of The Moon
Lead Vocals – David Paton
4:49
A4 Gemini
Lead Vocals – Chris Rainbow
2:09
A5 Silence And I
Lead Vocals – Eric Woolfson
7:17
B1 You're Gonna Get Your Fingers Burned
Lead Vocals – Lenny Zakatek
4:19
B2 Psychobabble
Lead Vocals – Elmer Gantry
4:50
B3 Mammagamma (Instrumental) 3:34
B4 Step By Step
Lead Vocals – Lenny Zakatek
3:52
B5 Old And Wise
Lead Vocals – Colin Blunstone
4:52

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Abbey Road Studios – 204 666
  • Mixed At – Abbey Road Studios – 204 666

Credits

  • Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar – Ian Bairnson
  • Arranged By [Orchestra, Choir], Conductor [Orchestra, Choir] – Andrew Powell
  • Bass – David Paton
  • Chorus Master – Bob Howes*
  • Contractor [Orchestral] – George Hamer
  • Coordinator [Production Co-ordinator, Mastering Consultant] – Chris Blair
  • Drums, Percussion – Stuart Elliot*
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Tony Richards
  • Executive-Producer – Eric Woolfson
  • Keyboards, Written-By – Eric Woolfson
  • Photography By – Keith W. Lehman
  • Producer, Engineer, Keyboards, Programmed By [Fairlight], Written-By – Alan Parsons
  • Saxophone – Mel Collins
  • Sleeve – Colin Chambers , Hipgnosis
  • Vocals – The English Chorale

Notes

The album was recorded and mixed in Abbey Road Studios (London, UK).
The digital master was recorded on the Sony PCM 1610 system.
Distributed by the Ariola group of companies.
Made In Germany

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Label Code: LC 3484
  • Rights Society: MCPS
  • Matrix / Runout: A 204666 A-2
  • Matrix / Runout: B 204666 B-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A (stamped)): 20466 A-2 Made in Germany
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B (stamped)): 20466 A-2 Made in Germany

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
AL 9599, AL9599 The Alan Parsons Project Eye In The Sky ‎(LP, Album, Foi) Arista, Arista AL 9599, AL9599 US 1982
AL 9599 The Alan Parsons Project Eye In The Sky ‎(LP, Album, Emb) Arista Records AL 9599 US 1982
I-204666 The Alan Parsons Project Eye In The Sky ‎(LP, Album, Lam) Arista I-204666 Spain Unknown
204 666 The Alan Parsons Project Eye In The Sky ‎(LP, Album, Emb) Arista 204 666 UK 1982
610 004 The Alan Parsons Project Eye In The Sky ‎(CD, Album) Arista 610 004 Germany 1983

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