Album Details

Various artists
Banks, Peter: Two sides of Peter Banks

1973
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This album is more of a collaboration between Banks and Jan Akkerman than a true Peter Banks solo album. Akkerman has co-writing credits on most of the tracks, and even full credit for the acoustic guitar ballad "Beyond the Loneliest Sea". The interaction of the two guitarists makes this album stand out — they're both good on their own, and they're great together. The first half of the disc (the original "side one" of the vinyl) consists of a continuous suite of songs, with composed sections and repeated themes alternating with solos and jams. Side two is mostly made up of the lengthy jam entitled "Stop That!". The impressive list of musicians include Phil Collins, Steve Hackett and John Wetton.

Year
1973
Label
Sovereign Capitol
Manufactured
USA
Media
Vinyl LP
Release No.
SMAS-11217
Musicians
Peter Banks (electric and acoustic guitar, keyboards)
Jan Akkerman (guitars)
Ray Bennett (bass)
Phil Collins (drums)
Steve Hackett (electric guitar)
Mike Hough (drums)
John Whetton (bass)
Producer
Peter Banks
Engineer
Geoff Young
Studio
Advision studios
Tracks
Visions of the King (Banks/Akkerman)
The White House Vale (Banks)
(a) On the Hill
(b) Lord of the Dragon
Knights (Banks)
(a) The Falcon
(b) The Bear
Battles (Banks/Akkerman)
Knights (Reprise) (Banks)
Last Eclipse (Banks/Akkerman)
Beyond the Loneliest Sea (Akkerman)
Stop That! (Banks/Akkerman)
Get Out of My Fridge (Banks/Akkerman)