1976 Mike Pinder – The Promise

The Promise is a 1976 solo album by Mike Pinder of The Moody Blues, recorded during their sabbatical from 1974 to 1977.

It was reissued on CD in August 1989.


1  Free As A Dove (Mike Pinder) 04:10
2  You’ll Make It Through (Mike Pinder) 03:51
3  I Only Want To Love You (Mike Pinder) 03:26
4  Someone To Believe In (Mike Pinder) 03:17
5  Carry On (Mike Pinder) 04:16
6  Air (Mike Pinder) 02:19
7  Message (Mike Pinder) 02:46
8  The Seed (Mike Pinder) 07:29
9  The Promise (Mike Pinder) 06:04


BassFred Beckmeier
BassJimmy Johnson
Double BassJoel DiBartolo
DrumsBill Berg
GuitarJimmy Dillon
GuitarMike Pinder
GuitarSteve Beckmeier
MellotronMike Pinder
OrganWilliam Smith
SynthesizerMike Pinder
FluteDean Olch
FluteTom Peterson
SaxBobby Keys
SaxTom Peterson
ShakuhachiDean Olch
TrumpetSteve Madaio
HarpSusann McDonald
CongasMike Azevedo
Background VocalsJeannie King
Background VocalsJimmy Dillon
Background VocalsJulia Tillman Waters
Background VocalsMaxine Willard Waters
VocalsMike Pinder

Liner Notes

Producer – Mike Pinder
Engineer – Mike Pinder
Engineer [Assistant) – Richard Kaplan

Artwork – Richard Kaplan, Terry Lamb
Artwork (Concept) – Mike Pinder

Recorded At Indigo Ranch Studios
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