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Nick Mason - Nick Mason's Fictitious Sports FLAC album


Performer: Nick Mason
Genre: Rock
Title: Nick Mason's Fictitious Sports
Country: UK
Released: 1981
Style: Folk Rock, Rock & Roll, Art Rock
FLAC version ZIP size: 1822 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1478 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1837 mb
Rating: 4.4
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Nick Mason's Fictitious Sports is the debut solo album by Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason, released in May 1981 in the UK and the US. It was Mason's first major work outside of Pink Floyd. It is sung by Robert Wyatt (formerly of Soft Machine), except for the opening song. All the songs were written by Carla Bley. The album was recorded in October 1979 but its release was delayed for almost two years. All songs written by Carla Bley. Can't Get My Motor to Start" – 3:39.

For Pink Floyd completists, this album might provide a glimpse into an alternate universe of which they were otherwise unaware, but fans of Bley's earlier masterpieces like Escalator Over the Hill are likely to emerge somewhat disappointed.

Nick Mason - Fictitious Sports (Full Album) 1981. 03 - Nick Mason - I Was Wrong 4:10. Nick Mason - Nick Mason's Fictitious Sports (Full Album) 1981. 01 Can't Get My Motor To Start, Nick Mason, Fictitious Sports 3:33. Carla Bley - Hot River - Live (from Nick Mason's Fictitious Sports) 8:01. Carla Bley - I'm A Mineralist - Live (From Nick Mason's Fictitious Sports) 5:30.

About Nick Mason’s Fictitious Sports. Though under his name, Mason was not the writer of either music or lyrics for his first solo album. All music and lyrics were composed by avant-garde jazz musician Carla Bley. Mason did however play on the album, and was the co-producer along with Bley. The Ficticious Sports moniker is given to Bley and the various musicians who play on the album. Nick Mason’s Fictitious Sports Q&A. More Nick Mason albums. The Hapless Child and Other Inscrutable Stories.

BPM Profile Nick Mason's Fictitious Sports. Album starts at 120BPM, ends at 144BPM (+24), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Recent albums by Nick Mason.

Nick Mason's Fictitious Sports. Nick Mason's Fictitious Sports. Studio album by Nick Mason. Nick Mason's Fictitious Sports is the debut album by Pink Floyd's drummer Nick Mason. Released in May 1981 in the UK and US, this was Mason's first major work outside of Pink Floyd. However, the album is considered by many a Carla Bley album in all but name, since she wrote all the songs and co-produced it. It is sung by Robert Wyatt, except for the opening song.

Can't Get My Motor to Start, 03:39.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Can't Get My Motor To Start
Clarinet, Harmonica – Terry Adams
3:35
A2 I Was Wrong 4:11
A3 Siam 4:41
A4 Hot River 5:08
B1 Boo To You Too
Piano – Terry Adams
2:33
B2 Do Ya? 4:26
B3 Wervin' 4:52
B4 I'm A Mineralist 6:17

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – Valentim de Carvalho CI SARL

Credits

  • Bass – Steve Swallow
  • Clarinet, Flute – Gary Windo
  • Design – Geoff Halpin, Hipgnosis
  • Drums, Percussion – Nick Mason
  • Guitar – Chris Spedding
  • Keyboards – Carla Bley
  • Mixed By – James Guthrie
  • Photography [Studio Shots] – Mumby
  • Producer – Carla Bley, Nick Mason
  • Recorded By – Michael Mantler
  • Recorded By [Assisted By] – Nick Mason
  • Trombone – Gary Valente
  • Trumpet – Michael Mantler
  • Tuba – Howard Johnson
  • Vocals – Karen Kraft, Robert Wyatt
  • Voice [Additional] – Carlos Ward, D. Sharpe, Earl McIntyre, Gary Valente, Gary Windo, Vincent Chancey
  • Written-By – Carla Bley

Notes

Recorded at Grog Kill Studio, Willow, New York in October '79.
Mixed at Village Recordes and the Producer's Workshop, Los Angeles, California in December '79 and may '80.
℗1981 Nick Mason (Overseas) Ltd. ©

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): C076 - 64216A "Harvest" 4FS Valentim De Carvalho C.I.
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): C076 - 64216B "Harvest" 4FS Valentim De Carvalho C.I.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SHSP 4116 Nick Mason Nick Mason's Fictitious Sports ‎(LP, Album) Harvest SHSP 4116 UK 1981
14C 062-64216 Nick Mason Nick Mason's Fictitious Sports ‎(LP, Album) Harvest 14C 062-64216 Greece 1981
PC37307 Nick Mason Nick Mason's Fictitious Sports ‎(LP, Album) Columbia PC37307 US 1981
SBP 237635 Nick Mason Nick Mason's Fictitious Sports ‎(LP, Album) CBS SBP 237635 Australia 1981
WK 75070 Nick Mason Nick Mason's Fictitious Sports ‎(CD, Album, RM, Unofficial) Sony Music Special Products WK 75070 Russia Unknown