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Vinyl: Cardington

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The album features John Young on keys and vocals, Frosty Beedle on drums, Jon Poole on bass and Steve Rispin on all things sound, with guest performances.

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The album features John Young on keys and vocals, Frosty Beedle on drums, Jon Poole on bass and Steve Rispin on all things sound.

With stellar performances on guitar from Dave Bainbridge (Iona, Strawbs & Celestial Fire), Menno Gootjes (Focus), Robin Boult (Fish) and Niko Tsonev (Steven Wilson & Lifesigns).

Cardington features 7 tracks (Three pieces and four songs)

  1. N
  2. Voice in my Head
  3. Chasing Rainbows
  4. Different
  5. Impossible
  6. Touch
  7. Cardington

The story of Cardington and the R101 is told in the title track. The Cardington sheds can still be seen near Bedford in the U.K. they are a monument to future and the past. In the 1920’s it was thought that airships would take over World travel but it was not to be. A monument to glorious failure and a place that still contains the spirit of a bygone age.

The two sheds at Cardington are still used. One as a film set and for rehearsals of major touring bands. The other is still in full Airship use with the mighty Airlander.