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Manfred Mann's Earth Band - The Roaring Silence album download

Manfred Mann's Earth Band - The Roaring Silence album download
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The Roaring Silence is the seventh studio album by English rock band Manfred Mann's Earth Band. It was released on 27 August 1976, by Bronze Records in the UK and by Warner Bros. Records in the US. Like other Earth Band albums, this includes material by other composers.

The Roaring Silence is an album released in 1976 by Manfred Mann's Earth Band. Blinded by the Light", which reached number one in Billboard's Hot 100, is a cover version of a track by Bruce Springsteen; "Questions" is based on the main theme of Franz Schubert's Impromptu in G flat Major; "Starbird" takes its theme from Igor Stravinsky's ballet The Firebird. This album also marked the arrival of vocalist/guitarist Chris Hamlet Thompson.

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The reason that The Roaring Silence became Manfred Mann's Earth Band's best-selling album may have been because of both Bruce Springsteen-penned singles, but its instrumental makeup, by way of Mann's keyboard manipulation coupled with Chris Thompson's chiseled singing, had just as much of an affect. Blinded By the Light" and "Spirit in the Night" gave the band hits at both ends of the Top 40 spectrum, with "Blinded" going to number one while the g "Spirit in the Night" edged in at number 40 six months later.

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A1 Blinded By The Light
Written-By – Bruce Springsteen
A2 Singing The Dolphin Through
Written-By – Mike Heron
A3 Waiter, There's A Yawn In My Ear
Written-By – Mann*
B1 The Road To Babylon
Written-By – Pattenden*, Mann*, Thomas*
B2 Spirit In The Night
Written-By – Bruce Springsteen
B3 This Side Of Paradise
Written-By – Pattenden*, Mann*, Thomas*
B4 Starbird
Written-By – Slade*, Mann*
B5 Questions II
Written-By – Slade*, Thompson*, Pattenden*, Flett*, Mann*

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
  • Recorded At – The Workhouse Studios
  • Mixed At – The Workhouse Studios
  • Mixed At – Advision Studios
  • Mastered At – CBS Studios, London
  • Pressed By – Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Winchester
  • Published By – Laurel Canyon Music Ltd.
  • Published By – Ramrod Music
  • Published By – Earthly Music Limited
  • Published By – Warner Bros. Music
  • Published By – Wb Music Corp.


  • Arranged By [Horn Arrangement] – Derek Wadsworth
  • Backing Vocals – Chris Slade, Doreen Chanter, Irene Chanter, Mick Rogers, Suzanne Lynch
  • Bass – Colin Pattenden
  • Choir – Chris Sennett, Gillian Ainscow, Graham Jenkins, Hilary Farmborough, Jacqueline Nicholls, Janet Bunting, Jeremy Paynton-Jones, Laurence Holden, Marilyn Bennett, Peter Cudmore, Philip Keywood, Stan Bailey
  • Crew – Charlie MacPherson, Mick Poole, Mick Williams , Mouse
  • Design [Album Design By] – Shirtsleeve Studio
  • Drums – Chris Slade
  • Engineer – Laurence Latham*
  • Guitar – Chris Thompson
  • Keyboards – Manfred Mann
  • Lead Guitar – Dave Flett
  • Management – Harry Maloney
  • Mastered By – Arun Chakraverty
  • Percussion – Chris Slade
  • Photography By – Martyn Goddard
  • Producer – Manfred Mann and Earth Band*
  • Recorder – David Culpan, Margaret Wood, Tony Rowell
  • Saxophone [Sax Solo] – Barbara Thompson
  • Strings – David Millman
  • Tape Op [Tape Operator] – Edwin Cross
  • Vocals – Chris Thompson


1980s Reissue of the 1976 BS 2965 release in a blue (as opposed to brown) cover and the addition of "Spirit In The Night".

Originally recorded at the Workhouse, Old Kent Road, London, 1976.

There is a similar version with the same center label design that has Jacksonville runouts for Side A and Winchester runouts for Side B.

Includes custom white inner sleeve with blue text on one side with lyrics and publishing.

Inner sleeve lists track B5 as "Questions" with the writing credits as "Slade, Mann"; Side B label lists track B5 as "Questions II" with the writing credits as "Mann / Slade / Pattenden / Thompson / Flett". Publishing credits on inner sleeve differ from those on the vinyl labels.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Runout Etched): BSK-1-3055 WW2 • ─◁
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Runout Etched): BSK-2-3055 WW3 • ─◁
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
ILPS 9357 Manfred Mann's Earth Band The Roaring Silence ‎(LP, Album) Bronze ILPS 9357 UK 1976
27 870 XOT Manfred Mann's Earth Band The Roaring Silence ‎(LP, Album) Bronze 27 870 XOT Austria 1976
M5-3055, M5 3055 Manfred Mann's Earth Band The Roaring Silence ‎(Cass, Album, RE) Warner Bros. Records, Bronze, Warner Bros. Records, Bronze M5-3055, M5 3055 Canada 1977
28 789 XOT Manfred Mann's Earth Band The Roaring Silence ‎(LP, Album, RE) Bronze 28 789 XOT Germany Unknown
BSK 3055 Manfred Mann's Earth Band The Roaring Silence ‎(LP, Album, TP) Warner Bros. Records BSK 3055 US 1976