Phonographic Copyright (p) – A&M Records
Published By – Rondor Music
Record Company – Ariola Eurodisc GmbH
Distributed By – Ariola
Printed By – Mohndruck Reinhard Mohn OHG
Engineered At – Trident Studios
Mixed At – Trident Studios
Engineered At – Morgan Studios
Mixed At – Morgan Studios
Recorded At – St Giles’ Cripplegate
Producer, Arranged By – Rick Wakeman
Technician [Keyboards & Amplification Set Up By] – Claude Johnson Taylor, John Cleary, Michael Tait (2), Philip Hepple
Recorded between February and October, 1972.
All songs published by Rondor Music.
Custom built Hammond C-3 Organ, RMI Electric Piano & Harpsichord, 2 x Mini-Moog Synthesizer, Mellotron 400-D (Brass/Strings/Flutes), Mellotron 400-D (Vocals/Sound Effects/Vibes), Steinway 9’ Grand Piano, Frequency Counter, Custom Mixer.
In addition to the above instruments a Thomas Goff Harpsichord and ARP Synthesizer were used. All sounds put through two Steoreo Leslies, Fender Duel Showman Amp & two JBL Cabinets. Also used a custom built Oscillator, Fuzz & Wahwah Pedal and Binson Echo Unit. The organ on ‘Jane Seymour’ was recorded at St. Giles, Cripplegate.
Hymn at the end of ‘Anne Boylen’ which is 'The Day Thou Gavest Lord Hath Ended’.
„This album is based around my interpretations of the musical characteristics of the wives of Henry VIII. Although the style may not always be in keeping with their individual history, it is my personal conception of their characters in relations to keyboard instruments.”
℗ 1972 A&M Records
Made in Germany
Initial German release denotes cat# 86 560 IT
Barcode and Other Identifiers
Rights Society: GEMA
Matrix / Runout (Label Side A): C 86 560 A-1 Made in Germany
Matrix / Runout (Label Side B): C 86 560 B-1 Made in Germany