1975 Thijs Van Leer – O My Love

O My Love is the second solo album by Thijs Van Leer, released in 1975.

Thijs van Leer (born 31 March 1948) is a Dutch musician, singer, songwriter, composer and producer, best known as the founding member of the rock band Focus as its primary vocalist, keyboardist, and flautist. Born and raised in Amsterdam among a musical family, van Leer took up the piano and flute as a child and pursued them at university and music academies.

Tracks

1  Street Rondo (Thijs Van Leer; Paul Buckmaster) 06:25
2  Eddy (Thijs Van Leer; Roselie Van Leer) 05:09
3  Blue Windmill (Thijs Van Leer; Paul Buckmaster) 04:24
4  Fisthearted (Thijs Van Leer; Roselie Van Leer) 03:35
5  The Gleeman Tonite (Roselie Van Leer) 01:40
6  O My Love (Thijs Van Leer; Roselie Van Leer) 04:10
7  Little Brother (Thijs Van Leer) 02:06
8  Peacemaker I (Thijs Van Leer) 08:45
9  Peacemaker II (Thijs Van Leer)
10  Peacemaker III (Thijs Van Leer)
11  Little Sister (Thijs Van Leer; Roselie Van Leer) 05:58
12  What You See (Paul Buckmaster)

Musicians

1 Street Rondo

BassWilton Felder
Bass (synthesizer)Paul Buckmaster
DrumsJames Gadson
Fender RhodesThijs Van Leer
SynthesizerPaul Buckmaster
FluteThijs Van Leer
CongasVictor Feldman
PercussionVictor Feldman


2 Eddy

Bass (synthesizer)Paul Buckmaster
DrumsDavid Kemper
PianoThijs Van Leer
SynthesizerPaul Buckmaster
HornGene Cipriano
VocalsRoselie Van Leer


3 Blue Windmill

Bass (synthesizer)Paul Buckmaster
DrumsJames Gadson
Fender RhodesThijs Van Leer
FluteThijs Van Leer
CongasVictor Feldman
VocalsThijs Van Leer


4 Fisthearted

Bass (synthesizer)Paul Buckmaster
DrumsDavid Kemper
Fender RhodesThijs Van Leer
SynthesizerPaul Buckmaster
FluteThijs Van Leer
PercussionPaul Buckmaster
PercussionDavid Kemper
VocalsThijs Van Leer


5 The Gleeman Tonite

CelloPaul Buckmaster
TambourinePaul Buckmaster
VocalsRoselie Van Leer


6 O My Love

Bass (synthesizer)Paul Buckmaster
DrumsDavid Kemper
Fender RhodesThijs Van Leer
PianoThijs Van Leer
SynthesizerPaul Buckmaster
FluteThijs Van Leer
OboeNorman Benno
VocalsRoselie Van Leer


7 Little Brother

PianoThijs Van Leer
CelloPaul Buckmaster


8 Peacemaker I

PianoThijs Van Leer


9 Peacemaker II

PianoThijs Van Leer


10 Peacemaker III

BassWilton Felder
DrumsDavid Kemper
GuitarLouie Shelton
Fender RhodesThijs Van Leer
PianoThijs Van Leer
SynthesizerThijs Van Leer
OboeGene Cipriano
OboeNorman Benno
PercussionVictor Feldman


11 Little Sister

BassWilton Felder
Bass (synthesizer)Paul Buckmaster
DrumsJames Gadson
Fender RhodesThijs Van Leer
PianoThijs Van Leer
SynthesizerPaul Buckmaster
FluteThijs Van Leer
PercussionPaul Buckmaster


12 What You See

BassWilton Felder
DrumsJames Gadson
Fender RhodesPaul Buckmaster
PianoPaul Buckmaster
SynthesizerPaul Buckmaster
CongasKing Errisson
PercussionPaul Buckmaster
PercussionVictor Feldman

Liner Notes

Producer – Paul Buckmaster
Arranged By – Paul Buckmaster
Concertmaster – Sidney Sharp
Conductor – Paul Buckmaster
Copyist – Alf Clausen
Engineer – Eric Prestidge

Mixed At Davlen Sound Studios
Recorded At Davlen Sound Studios
Produced For R.T.M.