Heart’s ‘Dreamboat Annie’

Heart’s ‘Dreamboat Annie’ is their debut album released in the US on February 14, 1976 by Mushroom Records.

Track Listing : 1.Magic Man (Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson) – 05:28 . 2.Dreamboat Annie (Fantasy Child) (Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson) – 01:10 . 3.Crazy On You (Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson) – 04:53 . 4.Soul Of The Sea (Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson) – 06:33 . 5.Dreamboat Annie (Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson) – 02:02 . 6.White Lightning & Wine (Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson) – 03:53 . 7.(Love Me Like Music) I’Ll Be Your Song (Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson) – 03:20 . 8.Sing Child (Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson, Steve Fossen, Roger Fisher) – 4:55 . 9.How Deep It Goes (Ann Wilson) – 3:49 . 10.Dreamboat Annie (Reprise) (Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson) – 03:50

Musicians : Heart – Band . Ann Wilson – Lead Vocals, Guitar On (9), Flute On (3 – 8 – 10) . Nancy Wilson – Guitars, Backing Vocals On (2 – 3 – 5 – 6 – 7 – 8 – 9 – 10) . Roger Fisher – Guitars On (1 – 3 – 4 – 6 – 7 – 8) . Steve Fossen – Bass Except (9) . Howard Leese – Backing Vocals On (8), Guitar On (1 – 3), Percussion On (2 -7), Keyboards On (1) . Michael Derosier – Drums On (6 – 8) . Ray Ayotte – Conga On (1) Percussion On (4) . Tessie Bensussen – Backing Vocals On (2 – 3 – 5 – 10), Banjo On (2 -5) . Geoff Foubert – Backing Vocals On (2 – 3 – 5 – 7 – 10) . Jim Hill – Backing Vocals On (2 – 3 – 5 – 10) . Rob Deans – Piano On (3 – 9), Keyboards On (9 -10) . Mike Flicker – Percussion On (1 – 10) . Kat Hendrikse – Drums Except (1 – 6 – 8 – 9) . Duris Maxwell – Drums On (9) . Brian Newcombe – Basson (9) . Dave Wilson – Drums On (1)

Production : Produced By Mike Flicker . Mike Flicker – Engineer, Mixing . Rolf Hennemann – Engineer . Patrick Collins – Mastering

Arrangements : Howard Leese, Rob Deans, Mike Flicker

Recorded July–August 1975 At Can-Base Studios, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Released On February 14, 1976 (Usa) By Mushroom.

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Blogcritics
It was an auspicious first album. The music had a rawer feel than their later polished sound that would propel them to further stardom. It was hard rock with a bluesy sound mixed in. […]

Ultimate Classic Rock
The record was completely the vision of sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson. The pair demoed Dreamboat Annie‘s songs together, bonded by their natural gift for harmonies and an intuitive musical connection, and fed off of each other’s strengths […]

Classic Rock Review
It has a finger-picked acoustic intro which highlights the skills of Nancy Wilson, divergent instrumentation throughout as the acoustic makes a soft bed for the dynamic electric guitars to pierce through melodically, a good riff and hook, beautiful interludes, and a sense of mystique brought out by the chord arrangements. […]

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