Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Spirits in the Night
5 6:27
2 Countdown
3:06
3 Time Is Right
6:32
4 Crossfade
3:39
5 Visionary Mountains
5:43
6 Nightingales and Bombers
4:54
7 Fat Nelly
3:20
8 As Above So Below (recorded live)
4:19
9 Quit Your Low Down Ways
3:26
10 Spirits in the Night (single version)
4 3:17

Credits

CD 1

violin:
Chris Warren-Green (tracks 1–8)
cello:
David Boswell-Brown (Cellist) (tracks 1–8)
Graham Elliott (Cellist) (tracks 1–8)
Nigel Warren-Green (tracks 1–8)
viola:
David Millman (tracks 1–8)
membranophone:
Chris Slade (tracks 1–8)
synthesizer [Synthesizers]:
Manfred Mann (the person) (tracks 1–8)
organ:
Manfred Mann (the person) (tracks 1–8)
guitar:
Mick Rogers (of Manfred Mann's Earth Band) (tracks 1–8)
bass:
Colin Pattenden (British bass player) (tracks 1–8)
percussion [Concussion]:
Chris Slade (tracks 1–8)
arranger:
Bruce Springsteen (tracks 1, 10)
background vocals:
Doreen Chanter (tracks 1, 3, 5–8)
Ruby James (British singer) (tracks 1, 3, 5–8)
Martha Smith (tracks 1, 3, 5–8)
composer:
Manfred Mann (the person) (tracks 2, 4, 8)
Colin Pattenden (British bass player) (tracks 4, 8)
Mick Rogers (of Manfred Mann's Earth Band) (tracks 4, 6, 8)
Chris Slade (tracks 4, 8)
Bob Dylan (1962) (track 9)
Bruce Springsteen (1972-08 – 1972-09) (tracks 1, 10)
lyricist:
Bob Dylan (1962) (track 9)
Bruce Springsteen (1972-08 – 1972-09) (tracks 1, 10)
vocals:
Mick Rogers (of Manfred Mann's Earth Band) (tracks 1, 3, 5–7)
writer:
Joan Armatrading (track 5)
Manfred Mann (the person) (tracks 3, 7)
Pam Nestor (track 5)
Mick Rogers (of Manfred Mann's Earth Band) (track 3)
Chris Slade (track 3)
Peter Thomas (songwriter, works frequently with Manfred Mann) (track 7)
publisher:
Laurel Canyon Music Ltd. (Mike Appel's publishing company) (tracks 1, 10)
Warner/Chappell (1963 – 1991) (track 9)
Special Rider Music (1991 –) (track 9)
cover recording of:
Spirit in the Night (tracks 1, 10)
later versions:
Your Low Down Ways (track 9)
live recording of:
As Above So Below (track 8)
recording of:
Countdown (track 2)
Crossfade (track 4)
Fat Nelly (track 7)
Time Is Right (track 3)
version of:
Milk Cow Blues (Kokomo Arnold's version) (track 9)

Release

producer: Manfred Mann’s Earth Band
recording engineer: Alastair Crewe (Tape Operator)
recorded at: The Workhouse in London, England, United Kingdom (1975)
ASIN: US: B0002198ZK [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/1187674 [info]

Release Group

associated singles/EPs: Spirits In the Night by Manfred Mann’s Earth Band
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/9301 [info]
Wikidata: Q1636317 [info]
Wikipedia: en: Nightingales & Bombers [info]