Argus (album)

album by Wishbone Ash

Argus is the third studio album by British rock band Wishbone Ash. It was released on 28 April 1972 on Decca and MCA Records.[3] It is the band’s most popular album and got up to number 3 on the UK Albums Chart in 1972.

Studio album by
Released28 April 1972
RecordedDe Lane Lea Studios, London, England
January 1972
GenreProgressive rock, folk rock, hard rock
ProducerDerek Lawrence
Wishbone Ash chronology
Live From Memphis
Wishbone Four
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
SputnikMusic5/5 stars [2]

Track listing change

Music by Wishbone Ash, lyrics by Martin Turner, except "Time Was" by Ted Turner & Martin Turner, "Leaf and Stream" by Steve Upton.

Side one
No. TitleLead vocals Length
1. "Time Was"  T. Turner, M. Turner 9:42
2. "Sometime World"  M. Turner, A. Powell 6:55
3. "Blowin' Free"  M. Turner, A. Powell, T. Turner 5:18
Side two
No. TitleLead vocals Length
1. "The King Will Come"  M. Turner, A. Powell 7:06
2. "Leaf and Stream"  M. Turner 3:55
3. "Warrior"  M. Turner, A. Powell 5:53
4. "Throw Down the Sword"  M. Turner, A. Powell 5:55

First reissue extra tracks change

Music by Wishbone Ash;
Lyrics by Martin Turner.

  1. "No Easy Road" – 3:36

Extra tracks from their Live From Memphis promotional EP change

All songs composed by Wishbone Ash.

  1. "Jail Bait" – 4:57
  2. "The Pilgrim" – 10:10
  3. "Phoenix" – 17:05

2007 deluxe edition change

Disc One
  1. "Time Was"
  2. "Sometime World"
  3. "Blowin' Free"
  4. "The King Will Come"
  5. "Leaf and Stream"
  6. "Warrior"
  7. "Throw Down the Sword"
  8. "No Easy Road"
  9. "The Pilgrim" (live in Memphis 1972)
  10. "Phoenix" (live in Memphis 1972)
Disc Two
  1. "Time Was" (BBC in concert session 1972)
  2. "Blowin' Free" (BBC in concert session 1972)
  3. "Warrior" (BBC in concert session 1972)
  4. "Throw Down the Sword" (BBC in concert session 1972)
  5. "King Will Come" (BBC in concert session 1972)
  6. "Phoenix" (BBC in concert session 1972)
  7. "Blowin' Free" (BBC session 1972)
  8. "Throw Down The Sword" (BBC session 1972)

References change

  1. Argus at AllMusic
  2. "Wishbone Ash - Argus (album review ) - Sputnikmusic". Retrieved 15 September 2018.
  3. "Argus - Wishbone Ash | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2019-10-31.