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Leftoverture

a Studio release
by
Kansas

Release Year: 1976

Date Label Catalog # Comments
1976 LP
Kansas/Arranger, Producer, Jeff Glixman/Producer & Assistant Engineer, George Marino/Mastering, David Wild/Liner Notes, Suha Gur/Mastering, Howard Fritzson/Art Direction Darcy Proper/Engineer, Tom Drennon/Art Direction, David McMacken/Illustrations
Added To Proggnosis Database on: 3/2/2001 12:00:00 AM
Entry Last Updated on: 2/5/2011 10:59:00 PM by: Rob
  1. Carry on wayward son (5:13)
  2. The wall (4:47)
  3. What's on my mind (3:27)
  4. Miracles out of nowhere (6:29)
  5. Opus insert (4:26)
  6. Questions of my childhood (3:38)
  7. Cheyenne anthem (6:50)
  8. Magnum opus (8:27)
  9. Bonus live tracks CD

  10. Carry On Wayward Son
  11. Cheyenne Anthem
Kerry Livgren
Guitar, Keyboards
Steve Walsh
Organ, Synthesizer, Piano, Keyboards, Vocals, Vibraphone
Phil Ehart
Percussion, Drums
Dave Hope
Bass
Toye LaRocca
Vocals
Cheryl Norman
Vocals
Robbie Steinhardt
Violin, Viola, Vocals
Rich Williams
Guitar

Reviewed by MJBrady on 25 Aug 2001


If any album made Kansas famous, this was the one, it also marked a shift to a heavier version of the bands prior releases, songs like Carry On, and Magnum Opus, were certainly to become inspirations for a new generation of musicians, that would shape a genre called prog/metal, but this lp was not strictly heavy, as the band always showed their introspective side with ballads and acoustical interludes. When one really listens to this lp, you will hear some very insightful lyrical content, that helps paint the picture of the musical backdrop, very concept oriented, both musically and lyrically. If you are one who is only familiar with the band by virtue of radio play, go get this lp and listen all the way through, as there is no filler, and you will find that each song presents the bands diverse talent, in very differnt ways.