Heavier Than Air – Rarest Eggs is a live compilation album by Welsh heavy metal group Budgie.
It has collected together live performance between 1972 and 1981 and therefore includes:
- The original band – Burke Shelley (vocals and bass), Tony Bourge (guitar) and Ray Philips (drums) which was together until 1974. (CD1 tracks 1 to 4 and 10 to 13, CD2 tracks 1 & 2)
- Shelley, Bourge, Steve Williams (drums) and Myfyr Isaac (guitar). (CD1 tracks 5&6, CD2 tracks 3 to 12)
- Shelley, Williams and John Thomas (guitars) (CD1 tracks 7 to 9)
Songs On Budgie Heavier Than Air 1972 to 1981
1. Rape of the Locks
2. Rocking Man
3. Young Is a World
4. Hot as a Docker’s Armpit
5. Sky High Percentage
6. In the Grip of a Tyrefitter’s Hand
7. I Turned to Stone
8. You’re a Superstar
9. She Used Me Up
10. Hot as a Docker’s Armpit
12. Whiskey River
13. Nude Disintegrating Parachutist Woman
2. You’re the Biggest Thing Since Powdered Milk
3. Melt the Ice Away
4. In the Grip of a Tyrefitter’s Hand
5. Smile Boy Smile
6. In for the Kill/You’re the Biggest Thing Since Powdered Milk
7. Love for You and Me
9. Who Do You Want for Your Love
10. Don’t Dilute the Water
11. Breaking All the House Rules
Buying Heavier Than Air 1972 to 1981
It is available from Amazon.com – Amazon.co.uk – iTunes – eBay
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