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Elegant Stealth

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Released  25 November 2011
Elegant Stealth (2011)  Blue Horizon (2014)
Release date  2011
Label  ZYX Music
Length  65:52
Artist  Wishbone Ash
Producer  Andy Powell
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Studio  Cross Stix Studios, Lancashire, UK
Genres  Progressive rock, Hard rock
Similar  Wishbone Ash albums, Hard rock albums

Elegant Stealth is the twenty-first studio album from rock band Wishbone Ash and the culmination of 2 years of writing and recording sessions. The songs featured on the band's 2012 tour of Europe.


The album features guest artists Don Airey (Deep Purple / Ozzy Osbourne / Black Sabbath) and Pat McManus (Mama's Boys / Celtus / Pat McManus Band).

All songs were recorded at Cross Stix Studios, Lancashire, UK on AMS Neve genesys by Tom Greenwood except for "Reason to Believe" and "Man with No Name" which were recorded by Stephan Ernst (also at Cross Stix). Both of these recordings were mixed at Separate Sounds Studios in Nuremberg, Germany.

Track listing

All songs composed by Andy Powell, Muddy Manninen, Bob Skeat and Joe Crabtree, except where noted

  1. "Reason to Believe" – 4:21
  2. "Warm Tears" – 5:02
  3. "Man with No Name" – 4:18
  4. "Can't Go It Alone" (Pat McManus) – 5:39
  5. "Give It Up" (Powell) – 5:07
  6. "Searching for Satellites" – 6:02
  7. "Heavy Weather" – 6:40
  8. "Mud-slick" (Manninen) – 4:14
  9. "Big Issues" – 7:42
  10. "Migrant Worker" – 5:13
  11. "Invisible Thread" – 11:34

"Invisible Thread" includes a hidden track after approx. one minute of silence: "Reason to Believe – Remix by Al Carson"

Wishbone Ash

  • Andy Powell – guitar, lead vocals
  • Muddy Manninen – guitar, vocals
  • Bob Skeat – bass, vocals
  • Joseph Crabtree – drums & percussion
  • Additional musicians

  • Don Airey - Hammond B3 organ on "Mud-slick"
  • Pat McManus - fiddle on "Can't Go It Alone"
  • Songs

    1Reason to Believe4:22
    2Warm Tears5:03
    3Man With No Name4:18


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