Big Daisy: Footprints on the water

Year1980
Label/DistributionEllie Jay
Format7inch
Musical styleHeavy Metal
Additional info-
Rarity grading
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5 out of 6 - Almost impossible to find!

Review

This single can be easily placed among the 10 best 7" of the NWOBHM genre so try to listen it by all means. The charismatic vocals of Mervyn Spence (Trapeze, Wishbone Ash) makes this item shining like a diamond!! "Footprints on the water" and "Fever" are very dynamic songs, quite heavy for the early 80s period. To me this single is as good as Marquis De Sade 7" or Virtue 7" and it's a pity it was released by Ellie Jay, a label that used to release singles in micro quantities-so everything under this label is
extremely rare and expensive (e.g Bollweevil 7"). In the last years Spence has released two solo albums under the name O'Ryan. NWOBHM funs should try to listen to it by all means.

Tracks
1) Footprints on the water
2) Fever

Created / updated: 2011-01-17
Vaggelis Fotakis