Up the Junction

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All Music Guide - Matthew Greenwald
One of the great soundtracks of the 1960s, Up the Junction shows Manfred Mann shedding their pop skin and evolving into a truly awesome jazz outfit, which would later be fully realized in their Chapter Three incarnation. Not that they didn't have some lovely pop gems on this record. The title song, sort of a flipped-out, very very British alternative to "Good Vibrations," is one of Manfred Mann's finest pieces ever, with an excellent vocal from Mike d'Abo, Paul Jones' Manfred's original vocalist replacement. But the series of brief jazz-based instrumentals such as "Sheila's Dance" and "Belgravia" are equally arresting, showing off Mike Hugg's drumming and Mann's own ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Matthew Greenwald
One of the great soundtracks of the 1960s, Up the Junction shows Manfred Mann shedding their pop skin and evolving into a truly awesome jazz outfit, which would later be fully realized in their Chapter Three incarnation. Not that they didn't have some lovely pop gems on this record. The title song, sort of a flipped-out, very very British alternative to "Good Vibrations," is one of Manfred Mann's finest pieces ever, with an excellent vocal from Mike d'Abo, Paul Jones' Manfred's original vocalist replacement. But the series of brief jazz-based instrumentals such as "Sheila's Dance" and "Belgravia" are equally arresting, showing off Mike Hugg's drumming and Mann's own piano abilities as never before. Priceless.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/28/2012
  • Label: Creature Music
  • EAN: 5060051330841
  • Catalog Number: 3084
  • Sales rank: 55,801

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Up the Junction (4:38)
  2. 2 Sing Songs of Love (2:01)
  3. 3 Walking Round (2:17)
  4. 4 Up the Junction (1:12)
  5. 5 Love Theme (2:15)
  6. 6 Up the Junction (1:48)
  7. 7 Just for Me (2:26)
  8. 8 Love Theme (2:03)
  9. 9 Sheila's Dance (2:04)
  10. 10 Belgravia (2:46)
  11. 11 Wailing Horn (2:24)
  12. 12 I Need Your Love (1:41)
  13. 13 Up the Junction (2:15)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Manfred Mann Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Manfred Mann Composer
Mike Hugg Composer
Mick Gill Composer
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