Afraid of Sunlight [Bonus CD]

Afraid of Sunlight [Bonus CD]

by Marillion


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Afraid of sunlight was Marillion's first real progressive album since Fish had left the band. While it does not rank as high as classics like Script for a Jester's Tear or Fugazi, it still has some very strong moments. "Cannibal Surf Babe" is a tribute to the '60s (sort of). It starts off like the Beach Boys' "California Girls" before turning into the nightmarish tale of a cannibal woman! But the best moments are in the second half of the album, with tracks such as "Out of This World," "Afraid of Sunlight" and "King." As usual with Marillion, the keyboards stand out the most. There are some very beautiful melodic moments and perhaps a better mix between calm and agressive melodies than on previous albums made with Steve Hogarth. [Afraid of Sunlight is also available in a release with added bonus tracks.]

Product Details

Release Date: 03/22/1999
Label: Emi Europe Generic
UPC: 0724349861428
catalogNumber: 4986142
Rank: 53754

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Marillion   Primary Artist
Steve Hogarth   Percussion,Keyboards,Vocals
Mark Kelly   Keyboards
Ian Mosley   Percussion,Drums
Steve Rothery   Guitar
Pete Trewavas   Bass,Background Vocals
Barbara Lezmy   Background Vocals

Technical Credits

Marillion   Arranger,Producer,Audio Production
Paul Cox   Cover Photo
Steve Hogarth   Lyricist,Liner Notes
Dave Meegan   Arranger,Producer,Engineer,Audio Production
Bill Smith   Artwork
Lucy Jordache   Liner Notes
John Helmer   Lyricist

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