Elephant & Castle

the band, the music, the albums

The lyrics

Elephant & Castle turned down the prog rock clichés by depriving the lyrics of the usual prog rubbish.

The lyrics

Elephant & Castle turned down the prog rock clichés by stripping their tracks down to the core and depriving the lyrics of the usual prog rubbish (elves, magic fountains, rainbows) to address everyday life. The band was compared to such icons as IQ, Rush and Saga.

 

The Lost Album
Recorded by Tristan Bizzarri at Studio Concorde (Paris) between November 1992 and October 1995, except songs 1, 11, 12 and 13 : recorded and mixed at La Fête de la Musique (Paris) june 21st 1995 by Frederic Pierre.
EQed by Frédéric Pierre (thanks for your for his unwavering support) in February 2021. All songs composed, written, arranged and mixed by Edouard Poujaud, Patrice Steinberger, Alain Marquès and Jean-Jacques Nersessian - Elephant & Castle (except songs 1, 2 and 10: by Edouard Poujaud, Patrice Steinberger. Song 13: The Days of Pearly Spencer is a cover by David McWilliams).

🎧 Listen to and buy The Lost Album

Lyrics
1. Near Love Experience (live)
2. We're Riding Horses to Heaven
3. Banana Skin
4. Play It Cool
5. Perfect
6. W.Y.S.I.W.Y.G
7. Dry
8. Elephant and Castle
9. Awaiting Jesus II
10. 21st Century's Love Stories
11. The Kind Voice (live)
12. W.Y.S.I.W.G (live)
13. Days Of Pearly Spencer (live)

 

At Last Live
Recorded live by Frederic Pierre at Théâtre Trévise (Paris), 23 and 24 November 1996. All songs composed, written, arranged by Edouard Poujaud, Patrice Steinberger, Alain Marquès and Jean-Jacques Nersessian - Elephant & Castle (except songs 1, 2, 8, 12, 13, 15: by Edouard Poujaud, Patrice Steinberger. Song 6 is a cover by David Mc Williams. Song 7 is a cover by T.S. Eliot, Andrew Lloyd Webber. Song 17 is a cover by Julia Ward Howe). No overdubs, no remix, no EQ. 

🎧 Listen to and buy At Last Live

The Green One +
Recorded by Pierre Dobler, Studio Robespierre (Paris) in May 1991. Released November 6, 1991. Composed and written by Edouard Poujaud and Patrice Steinberger, except Living In a Big Town : composed and written by Remy Hennequin and Patrice Steinberger.  Arranged by Poujaud, Steinberger, Hennequin, Marques, Avedis - Elephant & Castle. Mixed by Elephant & Castle.

🎧 Listen to and buy The Green One + (soon on Bancamp) 

Lyrics
1. Between Now And Then 
2. The Bends
3. No Time No Rhyme
4. Red And Cherrys
5. Living In A Big Town
6. The Game Of The Goose

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