Novum (album)

Novum is the twelfth studio album by Procol Harum, released on 21 April 2017. It is their first album in 14 years,[7] and their first not to feature lyrics by Keith Reid.

Novum
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Studio album by
Released21 April 2017[1]
RecordedOctober – December 2016[2]
GenreProgressive rock, art rock, blues rock, hard rock
Length56:04
LabelEagle Rock Entertainment
ProducerDennis Weinreich
Procol Harum chronology
The Well's on Fire
(2003)
Novum
(2017)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic69/100[3]
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[4]
TeamRock3.5/5 stars[5]
Spill Magazine4/5 stars[6]

Track listingEdit

Music by Gary Brooker and Josh Phillips, except where noted. Lyrics by Pete Brown, except where noted.

  1. "I Told On You" – 5:33
  2. "Last Chance Motel" – 4:48
  3. "Image of the Beast" (music: Brooker, Philips, Geoff Whitehorn) – 4:56
  4. "Soldier" (lyrics: Brooker) – 5:28
  5. "Don't Get Caught" – 5:12
  6. "Neighbour" – 2:46
  7. "Sunday Morning" – 5:28
  8. "Businessman" – 4:45
  9. "Can't Say That" – 7:13
  10. "The Only One" – 6:10
  11. "Somewhen" (music and lyrics: Brooker) – 3:47

PersonnelEdit

ChartsEdit

Chart (2017) Peak
position
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[8] 82
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[9] 81

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Munro, Scott (2 February 2017). "Procol Harum to release new album in April". TeamRock.com. Retrieved 7 March 2017.
  2. ^ Dennis Weinreich (15 March 2017). "Novum • how, when and where ..." ProcolHarum.com. Retrieved 20 March 2017.
  3. ^ "Novum Review". Metacritic.com. Retrieved 24 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Procol Harum - Novum". AllMusic review. Retrieved 28 September 2017.
  5. ^ "Procol Harum - Novum album review". Future plc review. Retrieved 28 September 2017.
  6. ^ "Spill Album Review: Procol Harum - Novum album review". The Spill Magazine review. Retrieved 28 September 2017.
  7. ^ "Procol Harum To Release First New Studio Album In 14 Years". Blabbermouth.net. 31 January 2017. Retrieved 7 March 2017.
  8. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Procol Harum – Novum" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 28 April 2017.
  9. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Procol Harum – Novum". Hung Medien. Retrieved 3 May 2017.

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