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English Electric Part One

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Released  3 September 2012
Artist  Big Big Train
Label  Eer / Gep
Length  58:50
Release date  3 September 2012
Genre  Progressive rock
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English Electric Part One (2012)  English Electric Part Two (2013)
Similar  English Electric Part Two, The Underfall Yard, The Difference Machine, English Electric: Full Power, Gathering Speed

English Electric Part One is the seventh studio album by the English progressive rock band Big Big Train. It was released on 3 September 2012, by English Electric Recordings and GEP.



  • Nick D'Virgilio – drums, backing vocals
  • Dave Gregory – guitar, voice of the court usher, banjo, mellotron
  • David Longdon – lead and backing vocals, flute, vibes, tambourine, banjo, accordion, melodica, keyboards, acoustic guitar, birds and bees, mandolin
  • Andy Poole – backing vocals, baritone bee, acoustic guitar, keyboards, mandolin
  • Gregory Spawton – bass, guitar, slow moog, backing vocals, mandolin, acoustic guitar, keyboards
  • Guest musicians
  • Abigail Trundle - cello
  • Andy Tillison - organ, Moog, keyboards
  • Ben Godfrey - cornet,trumpet,piccolo trumpet
  • Danny Manners - piano,double bass
  • Daniel Steinhardt - electric guitar
  • Dave Desmond - trombone
  • Eleanor Gilchrist - violin
  • Geraldine Berreen - violin
  • Jan Jaap Langereis - recorders
  • Jon Truscott - tuba
  • John Storey - euphonium, trombone
  • Lily Adams - backing vocals
  • Martin Orford - backing vocals
  • Rachel Hall - violin
  • Sue Bowran - violin
  • Teresa Whipple - viola
  • Verity Joy - backing vocals
  • Violet Adams - backing vocals
  • Cover

    The photos on the cover and the booklet were made by Matt Sefton at Tanfield Railway, Co. Durham. Big Big Train saw a picture from him on Flickr, that Matt Sefton described: "English Electric: Side panel of a railway crane, Tanfield Railway sidings, County Durham. Great name for a band and an album cover - if it doesn't exist already, I'm claiming it!“ Gregory Spawton commented, "My band is working on an album called English Electric at the moment. We're prog / post rock. Great pictures, thanks for uploading them." So Matt Sefton and BBT had contact and sometimes later a dealing. The pictures in the booklet are from the flickr-album "Tanfield Railway, Co. Durham“ by Matt Sefton.


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