Be Bop Deluxe - Maid In Heaven (OGWT 1975)

Be Bop Deluxe - Maid In Heaven (OGWT 1975)

Maid In Heaven (Old Grey Whistle Test 1975)

Be-Bop Deluxe were an English progressive rock band who achieved critical acclaim and moderate commercial success during the mid to late 1970s. The band was founded in Wakefield, Yorkshire, England, by Bill Nelson in 1972. They never played bebop music, but instead came out of the blues-based British rock scene of the late 1960s. At first they were compared to the more successful David Bowie, but Nelson never tried to copy Bowie, and appears to have disliked comparisons or being pigeon-holed. This artistic restlessness eventually led him to disband Be-Bop Deluxe altogether and pursue less commercial paths of expression ... (read more at Wikipedia)

Links To Peel

Peel, who had played tracks from Bill Nelson's 1972 solo LP 'Northern Dream', was a strong supporter of Be-Bop Deluxe and his voice was sampled on the track 'Modern Music' from their 1976 self titled album.

Festive Fifty Entries



1. Recorded: 1973-11-06. First broadcast: 27 November 1973. Repeated: 15 January 1974

  • Axe Victim / Bluesy Ruby / Tomorrow The World

2. Recorded: 1974-05-09. First broadcast: 23 May 1974. Repeated: 20 June 1974

  • Third Floor Heaven / Adventures In A Yorkshire Landscape / Mill Street Junction / Fifteenth Of July (Invisibles)

3. Recorded: 1975-03-11. First broadcast: 17 March 1975. Repeated: 28 April 1975

  • Maid In Heaven / Stage Whispers / Sister Seagull / Lights

4. Recorded: 1976-02-10. First broadcast: 23 February 1976. Repeated: 21 April 1976, 27 December 1976

  • Blazing Apostles / Crying To The Sky / Peace Of Mind

5. Recorded: 1977-01-17. First broadcast: 25 January 1977. Repeated: 06 April 1977

  • Mill Street Junction / Adventures In A Yorkshire Landscape / Still Shining

6. Recorded: 1978-01-30. First broadcast: 06 February 1978. Repeated: 02 March 1978, 27 March 1979.

  • Superenigmatix / Panic In The World / Possession / Love In Flames

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