Tag archive for Paul Newton

  • Look At Yourself: original liner notes

    Original liner notes by Ken Hensley.
    Uriah Heep — Look At Yourself
    So much has happened since we recorded “Salisbury” that this feels more like notes for a first album than for our third! 
    Our first American tour has to have a special mention chiefly because of its enormous effect on the band as a whole. It was, …

  • Salisbury: original liner notes

    Original liner notes by Ken Hensley.
    Uriah Heep — Salisbury
    Side one, band one is always important to an album and has to be chosen carefully. We chose Bird Of Prey partly because we open with it on live gigs and because it represents the heavier side of the band. Written in Richmond last summer.
    From a contrast …

  • Very ‘Eavy… Very ‘Umble: original liner notes

    Original liner notes by Ken Hensley.
    Uriah Heep — Very ‘Eavy… Very ‘Umble
    The letters LP could well mean “Large Problem” for that is what faced everybody involved in making this album.
    To condense into a single groove, the mood of each song, alone is a monumental task — but when allied with the associated technical precision demanded …

  • Uriah Heep — Look At Yourself (1971)

    Uriah Heep recorded their third album at Lansdowne Studios in July 1971, and Bronze Records released it in September 1971. This is the breakthrough album for the band, as it was the first record that entered British charts, peaking at No. 39. In the US “Look At Yourself” stayed in the charts for 20 weeks*.

  • Uriah Heep — Salisbury (1971)

    Uriah Heep’s second album, “Salisbury”, was recorded between October and November at Lansdowne Studios, London, and released in February 1971 by Vertigo (later re-released by Bronze Records). Musically the album was more multifaceted than the previous one. Ken Hensley wrote three songs and co-wrote the rest of the tracks, including the “Salisbury” suite. He also …