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Always Never The Same

a Studio release

Release Year: 1998

Date Label Catalog # Comments
1998 CD River North 161384
Added To Proggnosis Database on: 10/10/2003 12:00:00 AM
Entry Last Updated on: 2/5/2011 10:51:00 PM by: Rob
  1. Eleanor Rigby (3:22)
  2. Dust in the wind (4:01)
  3. Preamble (3:25)
  4. Song for America (9:17)
  5. In your eyes (4:31)
  6. Miracles out of nowhere (6:28)
  7. Hold on (4:18)
  8. The sky is falling (7:51)
  9. Cheyenne anthem (7:31)
  10. Prelude and introduction (4:53)
  11. The wall (5:29)
  12. Need to know (3:59)
  13. Nobody's home (6:01)
Phil Ehart
Billy Greer
Bass & Vocals
Robby Steinhardt
Vocals & Violin
Steve Walsh
Vocals & Keyboards
Richard Williams
Electric & Acoustic Guitar
London Symphony Orchestra

Reviewed by Eric on 20 Jan 2004

Following in the steps of The Moody Blues on the live circuit, Kansas jumped across the ocean to Abbey Road studios to record this album of old favorites with orchestra which included a ‘not too bad’ version of The Beatles Eleanor Rigby and other gems from the Kansas catalog.
This CD is quite nice in spots and the orchestra adds to songs that to be honest, had become stale over two and a half decades of ‘classic rock’ radio and multiple plays on my own stereo system. While not something I play very often, it is a refreshing listen from time to time and far more interesting than Power or In The Spirit Of Things.