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In November 1974.

In November 1974, “Island” label released “Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy)”, the second Brian Eno album. It was recorded in September 1974, at “Island Studios” in London, and was produced by Brian Eno.

Personnel:

  • Brian Eno– vocals, electronics, snake guitar, keyboards
  • Phil Manzanera– guitar, production assistance
  • Brian Turrington – bass guitar, piano
  • Freddie Smith – drums
  • Robert Wyatt– percussion, backing vocals
  • Portsmouth Sinfonia– strings
  • Randi and the Pyramids – chorus
  • The Simplistics – chorus
  • Andy Mackay– brass
  • Phil Collins– drums
  • Polly Eltes – vocals
  • Peter Schmidt– oblique strategies, album cover art
  • Rhett Davies– engineering
  • Robert Ash – engineering assistance
  • Denny Bridges (AIR) – audio engineering
  • Jon Walls (AIR) – engineering assistance
  • Nicholas Pearson – special aide
  • Bill Kelsey – special equipment
  • Simon Heyworth – mastering
  • David Hill – Ampex ATR 2Ch Tape playback with ARIA electronics
  • John Bonis – typography, lettering

Track listing:

All tracks by Brian Eno, except where noted.

  1. Burning Airlines Give You So Much More
  2. Back in Judy’s Jungle
  3. The Fat Lady of Limbourg
  4. Mother Whale Eyeless
  5. The Great Pretender
  6. Third Uncle – Brian Eno, arranged by Brian Turrington
  7. Put a Straw Under Baby
  8. The True Wheel – Brian Eno, Phil Manzanera
  9. China My China
  10. Taking Tiger Mountain
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In November 1975.

In November 1975, “EG” label released “Discreet Music”, the fourth Brian Eno studio album. It was recorded May – September 1975, at Brian Eno’s studio and “Trident Studios” in London and was produced by Brian Eno.

Personnel:

  • Brian Eno– synthesizer, keyboards,photography
  • Gavin Bryars– arranger, conductor
  • The Cockpit Ensemble – performer
  • Simon Heyworth – mastering
  • Peter Kelsey – engineer
  • John Bonis – cover design
  • Andrew Day – redesign

Track listing:

  1. Discreet Music – Brian Eno
  2. Three Variations on the Canon in D Majorby Johann Pachelbel
  • Fullness of Wind
  • French Catalogues
  • Brutal Ardour