Three Friends

~ Release group by Gentle Giant

Wikipedia

Three Friends (1972) is the third album by British progressive rock band Gentle Giant. It was the band's first release to chart in America, peaking at #197 on the Billboard 200. It is the only album by Gentle Giant to feature drummer Malcolm Mortimore following the departure of Martin Smith.

A concept album, Three Friends deals with three childhood friends whose lives take them very different places. However, each of the three friends are unsatisfied with their new lives. The closing song ends the story on a cliffhanger; whether or not the three friends ever reunite is never revealed.

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Album

Release Format Tracks Date Country Label Catalog# Barcode
Official
Three Friends Vinyl 6 Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 31649
Three Friends Vinyl 6 Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) KC 31649 [none]
Three Friends Vinyl 6 Vertigo (British rock label) 6360 070 [none]
Three Friends Vinyl 6 Vertigo (British rock label) 6360 070 L [none]
Three Friends Vinyl 6 Vertigo (British rock label) 63 60 070 [none]
Three Friends Vinyl 6 Vertigo (British rock label) 6360 070
Three Friends Vinyl 6 Vertigo (British rock label) 6360 070 [none]
Three Friends Vinyl 6 Vertigo (British rock label) BT-5166 [none]
Three Friends CD 6 Line Records (German Label) LICD 9.00730 O [none]
Three Friends CD 6 Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) CK 31649 07464316492
Three Friends CD 6 Vertigo (British rock label) UICY-9689 4988005416957
Three Friends CD 6 Repertoire Records REP 5114
Three Friends SHM-CD 6 Vertigo (British rock label) UICY-94272 4988005576125
Three Friends SHM-CD 6 Universal International (release must say "制作:Universal International" AND have no logos other than "Universal Music"), Vertigo (British rock label) UICY-20128 4988005639301
Three Friends Digital Media 6 Akarma
Three Friends CD 8 Alucard Publishing Limited (Owned by members of Gentle Giant) ALU-GG-034 804471000008
Three Friends Vinyl 6 Tapestry Records TPT 271
Three Friends CD 6 Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) WKC 31649 074643164924
Bootleg
Three Friends CD 6 Santa Records (Russian pirate label) П94 RAT 30815

Relationships

Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/15551 [info]
Wikidata: Q1954894 [info]
Wikipedia: en: Three Friends [info]
other databases: https://rateyourmusic.com/release/album/gentle_giant/three_friends/ [info]

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