BARRY HAY - ONLY PARROTS, FROGS & ANGELS

BARRY HAY

ONLY PARROTS, FROGS & ANGELS

1LP
GF
IN

In the summer of 1967, Barry Hay joined the Golden Earrings. In the '70s he also made two solo albums, of which Only Parrots Frogs and Angels is the first. Especially strong tracks include the beautiful "I Want To Be With You", "Sometimes Three Times", and "Oh Lordy, I'm Gonna Try", all featuring powerful lyrics. Hay shows he's a true story teller, elevating the album to near-Rock Opera heights.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Gatefold sleeve / insert
  • First pressing of 1000 numbered copies on yellow vinyl
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Catalog # : MOVLP1279Format : 1 LP, 180 gramReleasedate : 2015-06-15
Barcode : 0602547030214Sleeve : GatefoldOriginal Release : 1972 

Side A

1. Xeña
2. Sometimes Three Times
3. Oh Lordy I'm Gonna Try

Side B

1. Roll Another Rock
2. I Want To Be With You
3. Did You Really Mean It?
4. Once Upon A Time
5. March-Xeña

Barry Hay was born in Faizabad, India to a Dutch Jewish mother and a Scottish father. He moved to the Netherlands at the age of eight to live with his mother. He lived in Amsterdam and later in The Hague.

In the summer of 1967, he joined the Golden Earrings, replacing Frans Krassenburg. Hay created the cover art for some of Golden Earring's albums. He has also made two solo albums, Only Parrots, Frogs and Angels (1972) and Victory of Bad Taste (1987).

Only Parrots Frogs and Angels is Barry Hays first solo album. Especially strong tracks include the beautiful "I Want To Be With You", "Sometimes Three Times", and "Oh Lordy, I'm Gonna Try", all featuring powerful lyrics. Hay shows he's a true story teller, elevating the album to near-Rock Opera heights.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Gatefold sleeve / insert
  • First pressing of 1000 numbered copies on yellow mixed vinyl