Label: Polydor - 829 297-1 Y-1,Polydor - 422 829 297-1 Y-1 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Club Edition CRC • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Prog Rock
After auditioning a series of drummers Jo-El Sonnier - Hurricane Audry to commit to the band, they approached Cozy Powella longtime friend of Emerson's, to replace him.
The band have always insisted that it was a coincidence that his surname also happened to start with a Pthus allowing the band to retain its original initials, Lake & Powell - Emerson they also joked about looking for a " Gene Prupa " and having approached " Phil Pollins " and " Ringo Parr " before Powell agreed to join. The band's self-titled studio album was a return to the familiar ELP style, with long progressive rock suites, mellow ballads and a classical theme " Lake & Powell - Emerson, the Bringer of War " by Gustav Holsta piece previously performed by Lake during his tenure in King Crimson.
In live performance the band also performed classic ELP and Nice material. The band's live tour was marred by a dispute which led to the band firing its management, and "ELPowell" disbanded without recording a second album.
The material was subsequently remastered Emerson given an official release on two CDs, available via the ELP website. All three members of the group have since died. Cozy Powell died at age 50 on 5 Aprilfollowing a car crash. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the band. This article needs additional citations for Lake & Powell - Emerson. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.
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