Spirit of the West are a Canadian folk rock band from North Vancouver, active from 1983 to 2016. They were popular on the Canadian folk music scene in the 1980s before evolving a blend of hard rock, Britpop, and Celtic folk influences which made them one of Canada's most successful alternative rock acts in the 1990s.
Band Name Master (USA). Album Name The Spirit of the West. 9. The Perfect Family. 10. Pistols, Whips and Coyotes. 12. The Ring of Fire.
Spirit of the West is a 1984 album by Spirit of the West. It was their first album, and was released independently. The album is no longer in print, although portions of it were rereleased on the 1989 compilation Old Material 1984-1986. Absolutely and thoroughly deleted, and therefore a priceless artifact.
Absolutely and thoroughly deleted, and therefore a priceless artifact. It is the bands best-selling album, and includes their biggest Canadian Top 40 hit, the album peaked at on RPMs Top 100 albums chart the week of October 30,1993. Although Faithlift is one of the rock albums, several songs retain the Celtic folk flavour that the band was previously known for. 6th Floor is about visiting Dallas and finding it impossible to resist going to see Dealey Plaza, the album was reissued in 2008 on Rhino Records, concurrently with the release of the bands career retrospective Spirituality 1983-2008, The Consummate Compendium
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron. A Resurrection of Magic. 3 primary works, 3 total works. The Unicorn's Secret. 8 primary works, 10 total works. Hoofbeats: Katie and the Mustang. 4 primary works, 4 total works. Hoofbeats: Lara and the Gray Mare.
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Following this album, Spirit of the West were dropped from their record label This was a common occurrence in the late 1990s for bands and artists who had solid, loyal fan bases but did not enjoy multiplatinum sales. Like other such artists, Spirit of the West moved to an independent label for their subsequent albums Warner released a greatest hits compilation by the band, Hit Parade, in 1999, but the band did not release an album of new material until Star Trails in 2004. All songs written by John Mann and Geoffrey Kelly.
|A2||To A Highlander Unknown/Drowsy Maggie|
|A3||The Lass From Gallowa|
|A4||The Only Child|
|B1||The Walker Spread|
|B2||Rocks At Thieves' Bay|
|B3||Doin' Quite Alright|
|B4||Down On The Dole|
|B5||Without A Trace|
- Recorded At – Basile Studio
- Mastered At – Imperial Record Corp. Ltd.
- Art Direction – Karen Boyce
- Artwork – Elspeth Miller
- Harmonica – Gord Atkinson (tracks: Without A Trace)
- Mixed By, Producer – Ron Obvious
- Photography – Deb Dacombe
- Recorded By, Mixed By – Barney Bentall
- Violin – Dougie Maclean (tracks: The Only Child, Down On The Dole)
- Vocals, Guitar, Bones – John Mann
- Vocals, Guitar, Bouzouki, Bass, Synthesizer, Percussion – J. Knutson
- Vocals, Whistling, Flute, Bodhrán, Synthesizer – Geoffrey Kelly
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- Matrix / Runout (Side A): THIS SIDE 4756 A RE I R GOODBYE EVESDROPPER!
- Matrix / Runout: 4756 - SPIRIT - R HELLO, SPIRIT!