Odessa is the sixth studio album by the Bee Gees, originally released on 30 March 1969. Regarded as the most significant of the group's Sixties albums, it was released as a double vinyl record, initially in an opulent red flocked cover with gold lettering
The group members may disagree for personal reasons, but Odessa is easily the best and most enduring of the Bee Gees' albums of the 1960s. It was also their most improbable success, owing to the conflicts behind its making. The project started out as a concept album to be called "Masterpeace" and then "The American Opera," but musical differences between Barry and Robin Gibb that would split the trio in two also forced the abandonment of the underlying concept.
Rhino's 3xCD reissue of the Bee Gees' ornate and ambitious 1969 album includes mono and stereo mixes and an extra disc of demos and previously unreleased tracks. Odessa was the sprawling result, a 2xLP in a luxuriant red velour sleeve- there was no doubt this was an Important Statement from a group considered, up to this point, to be purveyors of sweet, harmless orch-pop. Barry Gibb was a pin-up and, as far as the serious press was concerned that slotted these guys alongside the Monkees
Bee Gees - Give Your Best. Another great gem from my brothers bedroom. 9. Bee Gees - Lamplight (0:00) 10. Bee Gees - Sound Of Love (4:48) 11. Bee Gees - Give Your Best (8:17) 12. Bee Gees - Seven Seas Symphony (11:46).
Bee Gees - Odessa is a similar release with a different label layout. These selections were previously released on ATCO SD2-702. Rights Society: BMI. Matrix, Runout (Side A, Label): RS-1-3007-A. Matrix, Runout (Side B, Label): RS-1-3007-B. Matrix, Runout (Side A, Etched): RS-1-3007 AS CS 1B B5.
Bee Gees "Odessa" (1969) album. Odessa City On The Black Sea Lyrics. You'll Never See My Face Again Lyrics.
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Is Odessa the best album by Bee Gees? BestEverAlbums. com brings together thousands of 'greatest ever album' charts and calculates an overall ranking. This album At A Glance. Odessa by Bee Gees (1969) Overall rank: 2,708th. Accolades: Top albums of 1969 (66th). Top albums of the 1960s (231st). Best albums of all time (2,708th).
On the phone from his Florida home, Barry Gibb is racking his brain. I think Odessa was an attempt to do a rock opera," he offers. It sort of turned itself into a bit of a mish mash, but our intentions were honourable. I think we wanted to do something that could be put on stage. There was supposed to be a thematic thing going on," he adds, "but it just kind of wandered off into the distance. The eldest Bee Gee rarely speaks to the press these days: a prickly reputation precedes him. But discussing the Gibb brothers' remarkable 1969 concept album, Odessa.
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|1||Odessa (City On The Black Sea)||7:33|
|2||You'll Never See My Face Again||4:16|
|4||Marley Purt Drive||4:26|
|10||Sound Of Love||3:27|
|11||Give Your Best||3:26|
|12||Seven Seas Symphony||4:09|
|13||I Laugh In Your Face||4:09|
|14||Never Say Never Again||3:28|
|15||First Of May||2:48|
|16||The British Opera||3:17|
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – PolyGram International Music B.V.
- Manufactured By – Disctronics, UK
- Published By – Unichappell Music, Inc.
- Published By – Casserole Music, Inc.
- Recorded At – I.B.C. Studios
- Directed By – Bill Shepherd
- Engineer – A. Barber*, P. Wade*, E. Sharp*
- Producer – Bee Gees, Robert Stigwood
- Written-By – B. R. & M. Gibb*
Notes℗ 1969 PolyGram International Music B.V., Baarn
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode (Printed on back cover): 0 42282 54512 1
- Mastering SID Code: IFPI L135
- Mould SID Code: IFPI 0421
- Matrix / Runout: 8254512 02 5
- Rights Society (Boxed): BIEM / MCPS
- Label Code: LC 0309
- Other (Manufacturer Mould Text): MADE IN THE UK BY DISCTRONICS
- SPARS Code: AAD
- Distribution Code: POL 899
- Other (Boxed): YH
|582 049/50||The Bee Gees*||Odessa (2xLP, Album, Mono, Red)||Polydor||582 049/50||UK||1969|
|184199/200||Bee Gees||Odessa (2xLP, Album, Red)||Polydor||184199/200||Italy||1969|
|2671 106||The Bee Gees*||Odessa (2xLP, Album, Mono, Red)||RSO||2671 106||France||1973|
|184 199/200||Bee Gees||Odessa (2xLP, Album, Gat)||Polydor||184 199/200||Spain||1969|
|2674 012||Bee Gees||Odessa (2xLP, Album, RE, Gat)||Karussell||2674 012||Germany||1979|