Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Mott the Hoople - The Hoople (1974)


Mott the Hoople - The Hoople (1974)


Tracklist front / back album covers

download rar


Side one

"The Golden Age of Rock 'n' Roll" – 3:26

"Marionette" – 5:08

"Alice" – 5:20

"Crash Street Kidds" – 4:31


Side two

"Born Late '58" (Overend Watts) – 4:00

"Trudi's Song" – 4:26

"Pearl 'n' Roy (England)" – 4:31

"Through the Looking Glass" – 4:37

"Roll Away the Stone" – 3:10




Mott the Hoople Band Members / Musicians

Ian Hunter – vocals, rhythm guitar, piano

Pete Overend Watts – bass guitar, vocals, lead vocals on "Born Late '58", rhythm guitar, 12-string guitar

Dale "Buffin" Griffin – drums, vocals, percussion

Ariel Bender – lead guitar, vocals, slide guitar

Morgan Fisher – keyboards, synthesizer

Howie Casey – tenor saxophone on 1 2 3 7

Jock McPherson – baritone saxophone on 1 2 7, tenor saxophone on 1 2 7

Mike Hurwitz – cello on 2

Lynsey De Paul – backing vocals on 3 9

Mick Ralphs – backing vocals on 7, rhythm guitar on 9

Graham Preskett – violin on 8, conductor on 8, tubular bells on 8

Sue Glover & Sunny Leslie – backing vocals on 1 8

Barry St. John – backing vocals on 1 8

Thunderthighs (Karen Friedman, Dari Lalou & Casey Synge) – backing vocals on 9


Dan Loggins – production supervisor

Mike Dunne, Paul Hardiman – engineer (Advision Studios)

Bill Price, Gary Edwards, Peter Swettenham, Sean Milligan – engineer (Air Studios)

Roslav Szaybo – sleeve concept, design

John Brown – photography




The Hoople is the 7th studio album by British rock band Mott the Hoople. The album peaked in the UK Albums Chart at No. 11, whilst its highest chart rating in the US was No. 28. A remastered and expanded version was released by Sony BMG on the Columbia Legacy label in Europe in 2006. It was the only album to feature guitarist Ariel Bender (who replaced Mick Ralphs following his departure to form Bad Company), and the last album to feature vocalist Ian Hunter before his departure for a solo career.

Album / Artist / Song Search

Contact us for any problem

classicrockdatabase@gmail.com