On May 15, 1981.

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On May 15, 1981, “Treshold” label released  “Long Distance Voyager”, the tenth Moody Blues album. It was recorded February 1980 – April 1981, at “Threshold Studios” and “RAK Studios”, and was produced by Pip Williams.  It was the bands’s first album to feature keyboardist Patrick Moraz who replaced co-founder Mike Pinder.

Personnel:

  • Justin Hayward– vocals, guitars
  • John Lodge– vocals, bass
  • Ray Thomas– vocals, flutes, harmonicas
  • Graeme Edge– drums
  • Patrick Moraz– keyboards
  • J. Cole– pedal steel guitar
  • Pip Williams–string arrangements
  • The New World Philharmonic – string section
  • Greg Jackman – recording engineer, mixing
  • Melvyn Abrahams – mastering
  • Cream – sleeve design, artwork

Track listing:

  1. The Voice – Justin Hayward
  2. Talking Out of Turn – John Lodge
  3. Gemini Dream – Justin Hayward, John Lodge
  4. In My World – Justin Hayward
  5. Meanwhile – Justin Hayward
  6. 22,000 Days – Graeme Edge
  7. Nervous – John Lodge
  8. Painted Smile – Ray Thomas
  9. Reflective Smile – Ray Thomas
  10. Veteran Cosmic Rocker – Ray Thomas

 

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