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Danger Money is the second and final studio album by the progressive rock supergroup U.K., featuring John Wetton , Eddie Jobson and Terry Bozzio. It was released by E.G. Records / Polydor in March 1979. Early versions of "The Only Thing She Needs", "Caesar's Palace Blues" and "Carrying No Cross" (which had the opening chords to "Danger Money" in its intro)[4] had been performed on tour throughout 1978 by the band's original line-up with Bill Bruford and Allan Holdsworth. "Rendezvous 6:02" and "Nothing to Lose" were both edited for single release.

Danger Money
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Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 1979 (1979-03)
RecordedNovember 1978 - January 1979
StudioAIR Studios, London, UK
GenreProgressive rock
Length42:04
LabelE.G./Polydor Records
ProducerEddie Jobson, John Wetton
U.K. chronology
U.K.
(1978)
Danger Money
(1979)
Night After Night
(1979)
Singles from Danger Money
  1. "Nothing to Lose"
    Released: 1 June 1979[1]
  2. "Rendezvous 6:02"
    Released: 1979[2]
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[3]

The album was remastered in 2016 and included as part of the box-set "Ultimate Collector's Edition".[5]

Contents

WritingEdit

John Wetton recalled of "Nothing to Lose" that "I [came] in with the bulk of it, [Eddie Jobson] rearranged two verses, and then I wrote the lyrics."[6]

RecordingEdit

According to Eddie Jobson, the CS80 solo on "Rendezvous 6:02" was played with all 16 of the instrument's oscillators in monophonic unison.[7]

Track listingEdit

All tracks written by Eddie Jobson and John Wetton.

Side one
No.TitleLength
1."Danger Money"8:12
2."Rendezvous 6:02"5:00
3."The Only Thing She Needs"7:53
Side two
No.TitleLength
1."Caesar's Palace Blues"4:42
2."Nothing to Lose"3:57
3."Carrying No Cross"12:20

PersonnelEdit

SinglesEdit

  • "Rendezvous 6:02" /"In the Dead of Night" (released in Europe)
  • "Nothing to Lose"/ "In the Dead of Night" (Re-recorded version) (UK #67)

ChartsEdit

Year Title Chart Position
1979 "Nothing to Lose" UK Singles Charts 67[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.45cat.com/record/posp55
  2. ^ http://www.45cat.com/record/pd2028us
  3. ^ "allmusic ((( Danger Money > Overview )))". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2009-11-27.
  4. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RfK_DjyE4xg&t=1141s
  5. ^ Kelman, John (25 September 2016). "U.K.: Ultimate Collectors' Edition". All About Jazz. Retrieved 4 March 2017.
  6. ^ Curtiss, Ron; Weiner, Aaron (June 3, 2016). "John Wetton (King Crimson, U.K., Asia): The Complete Boffomundo Interview". YouTube. Retrieved 3 March 2019. Event occurs at 8:02-8:30.
  7. ^ Kovarsky, Jerry (November 17, 2016). "Interview: Eddie Jobson". Keyboard Magazine. Retrieved 28 July 2019.
  8. ^ "Chart Stats - UK - Nothing To Lose". www.chartstats.com. Archived from the original on 2012-10-17. Retrieved 2009-11-27.