1981 Adrian Snell – The Virgin

The Virgin is the title of the seventh solo album by British singer-songwriter Adrian Snell.

Adrian Snell (born 1954 in Northwood, Middlesex, England) is an English pianist, keyboard player, singer and composer. Classically trained at the Leeds College of Music and with a music diploma to his name (LGSM), Adrian’s musical career spans nearly four decades. During this time he has produced twenty-three original albums: seventeen solo albums and six major concept works. His major commissions include: ‘The Virgin’ from the BBC, ‘The Passion’, recorded with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and premièred on BBC Radio One, ‘The Cry: A Requiem for the Lost Child’, premièred at St Paul’s Cathedral in aid of Save the Children, and numerous Dutch commissions including HTV’s special musical documentary ‘Song of an Exile’ recorded at Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial, Jerusalem. He has performed extensively in the United Kingdom, Israel, the United States, Australia, and throughout Europe, and has had many TV and radio performances worldwide.

Tracks

1 Light Of The World Part 1 3:05
2 Love In My Life 2:46
3 The Promise 3:20
4 How Can I Explain 3:08
5 What A Love! 3:52
6 What Do You Mean, A Baby? 2:43
7 All For Nothing 3:09
8 Joseph’s Dream 1:52
9 My Heart Sings 2:29
10 Journey To Bethlehem & No Room, We’re Full 6:34
11 Look At Us Now! 3:51
12 the Warning & Kill All The Children & Return 4:31
13 Simeon’s Song & Son Of The World 4:01
14 Light Of The World Part 2 3:13

Musicians

Bass John Gerald Perry
Drums Simon Phillips
Guitar Dzal Martin
Guitar Paul Keogh
Acoustic Guitar Paul Keogh
Organ Ron Edwards
Piano Adrian Snell
Synthesizer Adrian Snell
Programming Ron Edwards
Percussion Clive Bunker
Background Vocals Annie McCraig
Background Vocals Debi Doss
Background Vocals Gary Edwards
Background Vocals Mo McCafferty
Background Vocals Paul Field
Background Vocals Ron Edwards
Background Vocals Shirlie Roden