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Rick Wakeman

Release Year: 1983

Date Label Catalog # Comments
Charisma Records in 1983 on vinyl. Original film score of the 1982 world cup
Reissued in 2006 by Music Fusion on CD (MFVP123CD)
Distributed by MVDAudio
Added To Proggnosis Database on: 9/15/2007 12:00:00 AM
Entry Last Updated on: 10/23/2016 1:36:00 PM by: DBSilver
  1. International flag (2:12)
  2. The dove (opening ceremony) (2:36)
  3. Wayward spirit (3:20)
  4. Latin reel (theme from G'olé) (2:44)
  5. Red island (5:04)
  6. Spanish holiday (2:43)
  7. No possibla (2:54)
  8. Shadows (3:38)
  9. Black pearls (2:52)
  10. Frustration (3:10)
  11. Spanish montage (2:46)
  12. G'olé (2:54)

Rick Wakeman
Keyboards, Korg, Sequencial Circuits, Yamaha Grand Piano


Jackie McAuley: acoustic guitar
Mitch Dalton: acoustic guitar

Tony Fernandez: drums

Reviewed by Marc on 20 Sep 2007

This is a nice one by Rick Wakeman. A movie score for the 1982 Football World Cup. Probably for this reason, Wakeman's emphasis is more on mood than it is on technical performance. Still Wakeman being Wakeman, he does crank it up a bit on more than a few occasions, but it is much mellower cd than what he usually offered us in the eighties.

There is somewhat of a Charriots of Fire feel to this music (two movie scores on a sport related subject by a well known keyboardist), even though Wakeman always rocks a bit more than Vangelis.

If you are a fan of Rick Wakeman, G'ole! is certainly a must have in your cd collection.

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