‘George Harrison’ is his eighth eponymous studio album recorded in 1978 with Steve Winwood, Eric Clapton and Gary Wright as guests and released on February 20, 1979 by Dark Horse.
Track Listing : 1.Love Comes To Everyone (George Harrison) – 04:36 . 2.Not Guilty (George Harrison) – 03:35 . 3.Here Comes The Moon (George Harrison) – 04:48 . 4.Soft-Hearted Hana (George Harrison) – 04:03 . 5.Blow Away (George Harrison) – 04:00 . 6.Faster (George Harrison) – 04:46 . 7.Dark Sweet Lady (George Harrison) – 03:22 . 8.Your Love Is Forever (George Harrison) – 03:45 . 9.Soft Touch (George Harrison) – 03:59 . 10.If You Believe (George Harrison, Gary Wright) – 02:55
Musicians : George Harrison – Vocals, Guitars, Dobro, Mandolin, Sitar, Bass On (6) . Andy Newmark – Drums . Willie Weeks – Bass . Neil Larsen – Electric Piano, Piano, Minimoog . Ray Cooper – Percussion . Steve Winwood – Polymoog, Harmonium, Minimoog, Backing Vocals . Emil Richards – Marimba . Gayle Levant – Harp . Eric Clapton – Guitar Intro On (1) . Gary Wright – Oberheim On (10)
Production : Produced By George Harrison, Russ Titelman . Lee Herschberg – Engineer . Phil Mcdonald – Engineer . Kumar Shankar – Engineer
Arrangements : Del Newman
Recorded March–November 1978 At Fpshot, Oxfordshire; Air Studios, London.
Released On February 20, 1979 By Dark Horse.
Take that large chunk of ballads near the end of the album, the last four songs, that is (actually, an absolute majority of the songs on here are ballads, which isn’t all that enlightening). They’re all nice-sounding and all, but they all seem rehashed from past glories. […]
Adrian’s Album Reviews
This album is too light, too un-weighty and too middle of the road to be taken as anything other than a solid, average to good effort from the quiet one. – See more at: http://www.adriandenning.co.uk/george.html#sthash.zT4qb5Jy.dpuf […]
I truly love all the songs on this album, but in this case, the single choice was correct, because “Blow Away” is a darned strong song. Take it on whatever spiritual level you want to, but it’s a beautiful track about coming out of depression. […]