On May 29, 2001.

Grand Prix

On May 29, 1995, “Creation Records” label released “Grand Prix”, the fifth Teenage Fanclub album. It was recorded September–October 1994, at “The Manor” in Shipton-on-Cherwell, and was produced by David Bianco, Norman Blake, Gerard Love, Rayomond McGinley and Paul Quinn . “Q” magazine ranked “Grand Prix” at number 72 on its of the “100 Greatest British Albums Ever”.

Personnel:

  • Norman Blake– vocals, guitar, sleeve design
  • Gerard Love– vocals, bass, sleeve design
  • Raymond McGinley– vocals, guitar, sleeve design
  • Paul Quinn – drums, sleeve design
  • David Bianco – occasional guitar, piano, vocals
  • Dinah Beamish – cello
  • Jules Singleton – violin
  • Sonia Slany – violin
  • Jocelyn Pook – viola
  • Nigel Hitchcock– alto saxophone
  • Steve Sidwell – trumpet
  • Jamie Talbot – tenor saxophone
  • Chris White – baritone saxophone
  • Dave Barker, Chas Banks, Jim Parsons – hand claps
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Sonia Slany – arrangement
  • George Borowski – guitar maintenance
  • Marcus Tomlinson – front cover photography
  • John Andrews – cover shoot co-ordinator
  • Robert Fisher – “Grand Prix” logo designer
  • Toby Egeinick – sleeve layout

Track listing:

  1. About You – Raymond McGinley
  2. Sparky’s Dream – Gerard Love
  3. Mellow Doubt – Norman Blake
  4. Don’t Look Back – Gerard Love
  5. Verisimilitude – Raymond McGinley
  6. Neil Jung – Norman Blake
  7. Tears – Norman Blake
  8. Discolite – Gerard Love
  9. Say No – Raymond McGinley
  10. Going Places – Gerard Love
  11. I’ll Make it Clear – Norman Blake
  12. I Gotta Know – Raymond McGinley
  13. Hardcore / Ballard – Norman Blake

 

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