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Davy O'List to reissue second solo album Second Thoughts

Davy O'List
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Former The Nice and Roxy Music guitarist Davy O'List is to reissue his second solo album, Second Thoughts, on April 1. Originally released in 2015, the album saw O'List working with The Tangent's Andy Tillison.

"Second Thoughts was produced in France and UK with Andy Tillison, who was voted one of the top prog rock keyboard player in Prog Magazine," says O'List. "The tracks fuse into a modern symphony. On the album I am trying to promote myself as a singer and a modern prog composer."

O'List originally joined The Nice when they were P.P. Arnold's backing band and featured on their 1967 debut album The Thoughts Of Emerlist Davjack. he also briefly substituted for Syd Barrett in Pink Floyd and for Mick Abrahams in Jethro Tull.

He also featured in US psychedelic band The Misunderstood, UK glam rockers Jet and joined Roxy Music in 1971 and some tracks featuring O'List appear on the 2018 Super Deluxe Edition of Roxy's debut album. He also featured on Bryan Ferry's second solo album Another Time, Another Place in 1974.

O'List released his debut solo album, Flight Of The Eagle, in 1997.

Second Thoughts will be available from The Merch Desk.

Jerry Ewing
Jerry Ewing

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC, Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.