No Expense Spared

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All Music Guide - Mike DeGagne
No Expense Spared is another one of Rick Wakeman's pop
ock albums, leaning a little lighter on the keyboard work and relying on son Adam Wakeman and vocalist Chrissie Hammond to carry the weight. Only five of the 12 songs are instrumentals, and are slightly below par compared to Wakeman's norm. Songs like "Dylic" and "Number 10" commission the synthesizer as the main ingredient, but are mild expressions of keyboard runs that are helped along by the guitar playing of Alan Thompson. The most interesting of the lyrical tracks is "It's Your Move," as Rick Wakeman pays homage to his former band Yes in each of the lines, such as "roundabout is ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Mike DeGagne
No Expense Spared is another one of Rick Wakeman's pop
ock albums, leaning a little lighter on the keyboard work and relying on son Adam Wakeman and vocalist Chrissie Hammond to carry the weight. Only five of the 12 songs are instrumentals, and are slightly below par compared to Wakeman's norm. Songs like "Dylic" and "Number 10" commission the synthesizer as the main ingredient, but are mild expressions of keyboard runs that are helped along by the guitar playing of Alan Thompson. The most interesting of the lyrical tracks is "It's Your Move," as Rick Wakeman pays homage to his former band Yes in each of the lines, such as "roundabout is no disgrace" and "going for the one we are the sun," with some attractive percussion from Tony Fernandez ebbing in the background. Only "Find the Time" and the title track are among the other memorable pieces from this album, and even with five different types of keyboards being utilized, it seems their employment is rather minimal.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/22/1993
  • Label: President Records
  • EAN: 5017447400220
  • Catalog Number: 22
  • Sales rank: 198,838

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 No Expense Spared (5:33)
  2. 2 Dylic (4:28)
  3. 3 It's Your Move (3:54)
  4. 4 No One Cares (7:01)
  5. 5 Luck Of The Draw (5:50)
  6. 6 Dream The World Away (3:32)
  7. 7 Is It The Spring? (4:06)
  8. 8 Nothing Ever Changes (5:02)
  9. 9 Number 10 (5:29)
  10. 10 Jungle (5:39)
  11. 11 Children Of Chernobyl (4:58)
  12. 12 Find the Time (4:41)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Wakeman With Wakeman Primary Artist
Rick Wakeman Indexed Contributor, Drums, Keyboards, Soloist, Mini Moog
Tony Fernandez Drums
Stuart Sawney Drums
Alan Thomson Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Electric Guitar, Guitar (Nylon String)
Adam Wakeman Keyboards, Vocals
Dr. Doom Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar
Chrissie Hammond Vocals, Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Rick Wakeman Producer, drum programming
Stuart Sawney Engineer, drum programming
Adam Wakeman Producer
Nina Wakeman Photo Design
Ian Clark Cover Photo
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