Kayak's 1978 album Phantom Of The Night gets vinyl reissue

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Dutch prog rockers Kayak are to have their 1978 album Phantom Of The Night reissued on vinyl by the US label Renaissance Records.

Phantom Of The Night was Kayak's sixth album and their band's most commercially successful. It spawned their biggest single Ruthless Queen, which was a major hit in their native Netherlands, reaching No. 6 in 1979.

The album features their line-up of lead vocalist Edward Reekers, guitarist Johan Slager, keyboardist Ton Scherpenzeel, bass guitarist Peter Scherpenzeel, drummer Max Werner, backup vocalist Katherine Lapthorn and backup vocalist Irene Linders.

The new reissue, which has been digitally remastered and is a limited edition 180g vinyl release which also includes trading cards of the original band members, restored liner notes, poster, lyric sheet and a bumper sticker.

Kayak released their latest album, Seventeen, through InsideOut Music in 2018.

Get Phantom Of The Night.


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Kayak: Phantom Of The Night
Side 1
1. Keep The Change
2. Winning Ways
3. Daphne
4. Journey Through Time
5. Phantom Of The Night

Side 2
1. Crime Of Passion
2. The Poet And The One Man Band
3. Ruthless Queen
4. No Man's Land
5. First Signs Of Spring

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.