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Silver Convention - Save Me (1975) - Lp
















Release: 1975
Genre: Disco
Format: LP
Label:  Papillon Records
Catalog#  PAPL 1801

Prijs:  € 10,00

Silver Convention was a West German Euro disco recording act of the 1970s. The group was originally named Silver Bird Convention or Silver Bird.
The group was initiated in Munich by producers and songwriters Sylvester Levay and Michael Kunze. The group was named after Levay, "Silver" being Levay's nickname. Kunze had in the late 1960s been a pop lyricist who wrote protest songs in German; when these tunes went out of style, he began producing pop records and commercials. Levay had developed a taste for American music while growing up in Yugoslavia, eventually becoming a music arranger and lyricist.
Using female session vocalists Gitta Walther, Lucy Neale, Betsy Allen, Roberta Kelly, and Jackie Carter for their first recordings, they scored a successful single in the United Kingdom in 1975 with the song "Save Me", which peaked at #30. They were only a studio group; Levay and Kunze realized then that they would need to find professional entertainers for presentation to the public. Penny McLean, Ramona Wulf and Linda G. Thompson, three tall and slender performers, became the public face of Silver Convention.
Save Me (originally released as: Silver Convention) is the debut studio album by Silver Convention, a German Euro disco group consisting of three female vocalists (Linda G. Thompson, Penny McLean and Jackie Carter).
In 1975, Munich was quickly becoming one of Europe's top cities for disco. It was also in 1975 that the Munich-based Silver Convention hit big with "Fly, Robin, Fly", one of the gems that defined the Euro-disco sound. Some listeners were happy just having the "Fly, Robin, Fly" single, but for serious Euro-disco enthusiasts, the Silver Convention's debut album Save Me is essential. While American radio stuck to "Fly, Robin, Fly," dance-club DJs also found a lot to admire about glossy, strings-laden ear candy like "Tiger Baby," "I Like It," and "Another Girl.


Side one
1. Save Me  (4:18) 
2. Like It  (5:00) 
3. Fly, Robin, Fly  (5:35) 
4. Tiger Baby  (4:16)

Side two
1. Son Of A Gun  (3:55) 
2. Always Another Girl  (4:02) 
3. Chains Of Love  (4:10) 
4. Heart Of Stone  (4:12) 
5. Please Don’t Change The Chords Of This Song  (4:57)

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