Tag Archives: English Electric

On December 15, 2008.

On December 15, 2008, “English Electric” label released “The Underfall Yard”, the sixth Big Big Train album.

Personnel:

  • Nick D’Virgilio– drums, backing vocals
  • David Longdon – lead vocals, flute, keyboards, guitars
  • Andy Poole – bass, keyboards
  • Gregory Spawton – keyboards, guitars, bass
  • Dave Gregory– guitars, electric sitar
  • Francis Dunnery– guitar
  • Jem Godfrey– synthesizer solos
  • Rich Evans – cornet
  • Dave Desmond – trombone
  • Jon Foyle – cello
  • Nick Stones – french horn
  • Jon Truscott – tuba

Track listing:

All tracks by Gregory Spawton.

  1. Evening Star
  2. Master James of St. James
  3. Victorian Brickwork
  4. Last Train
  5. Winchester Diver
  6. The Underfall Yard

 

 

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On April 28, 2017.

On April 28, 2017, “English Electric” label released “Grimspound”, the tenth Big Big Train studio album. It was recorded 2016 – 2017, at “English Electric Studios”, “Aubitt Studios”, “Real World Studios”, “Sweetwater Studios” and “Ashwood Studios”, and was produced by Nick D’Virgilio, Dave Gregory, Rachel Hall, David Longdon, Danny Manners, Andy Poole, Rikard Sjöblom and Greg Spawton.

Personnel:

  • Nick D’Virgilio– backing and co-lead vocals, drums, percussion
  • Dave Gregory– electric guitars
  • Rachel Hall – backing and co-lead vocals, violin, viola, cello
  • David Longdon– lead and backing vocals, flute, piano, electric guitars, mandolin, banjo, lute, celesta, synthesisers, percussion
  • Danny Manners – keyboards, double bass
  • Andy Poole – backing vocals, acoustic guitar, keyboards
  • Rikard Sjöblom – backing vocals, keyboards, electric guitar
  • Greg Spawton – bass guitar, bass pedals
  • Judy Dyble– vocals
  • Philip Trzebiatowski – cello
  • Rachel Hall – string arrangements
  • Rob Aubrey – mixing, mastering

Track listing:

  1. Brave Captain – David Longdon
  2. On the racing Line – Danny Manners, Greg Spawton
  3. Experimental Gentlemen – Greg Spawton
  4. Meadowland – Greg Spawton, Rikard Sjöblom, David Longdon
  5. Grimspound – David Longdon, Greg Spawton
  6. The Ivy Gate – David Longdon
  7. A Mead Hall in Winter – Greg Spawton, Rikard Sjöblom, David Longdon
  8. As the Crow Flies – Greg Spawton

On May 27, 2016.

On May 27, 2016, “English Electric” label released “Folklore”, the ninth Big Big Train studio album. It was recorded in 2016, at “English Electric Studios”, “Aubitt Studios”, “Real World Studios”, “Sweetwater Studios”, “Ashwood Studios”, “Regal Lane Studios”, and was produced by Danny Manners, David Longdon, Rachel Hall, Rikard Sjöblom, Nick D’Virgilio, Greg Spawton, Andy Poole and Dave Gregory.

Personnel:

  • David Longdon- lead and backing vocals, flute, acoustic guitar, mandolin, percussion
  • Danny Manners – keyboards, double bass
  • Rachel Hall – violin, voila, cello, backing vocals
  • Rikard Sjöblom – keyboards, guitars, accordion, backing vocals
  • Nick D’Virgilio- drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Greg Spawton – acoustic guitar, bass guitar, bass pedals, backing vocs
  • Andy Poole – acoustic guitar, mandolin, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Dave Gregory– guitars

Track listing (CD release):

  1. Folklore – David Longdon
  2. London Plane – Greg Spawton
  3. Along the Ridgeway – Greg Spawton
  4. Salisbury Giant – Greg Spawton
  5. The Transit of Venus Across the Sun – Greg Spawton
  6. Wassail – David Longdon
  7. Winkie – David Longdon
  8. Brooklands – Greg Spawton
  9. Telling the Bees – David Longdon