Alpert produced it, the gnomelike Paul Williams contributed lyrics, and Colombier composed the music and recorded it mostly in Paris, with additional big-band tracks and voices added at A&M Studios in Los Angeles. In a nutshell, Wings is a journey from darkness to light, with the hellfire of opening song "Freedom and Fear" -- powered by the anguished voice of Bill Medley (of the Righteous Brothers) -- eventually giving way to the redemption of love (Colombier might disagree that there's any ...
Wings is the title for a special "suite-style" composition composed by Michel Colombier with lyrics by Paul Williams. The music covers every style known to man-from classical to jazz.The material played by a very large symphonic orchestra is very,very demanding-yet performed beautifully. Bill Medley has a great voice for the two compositions he sings on.Paul Williams has a very interesting voice & style,and as the lyricist for the songs-his singing fits the mood.The musical world lost a ...
Michel Colombier. –. Wings. Genre: Jazz, Rock. Style: Jazz-Rock, Pop Rock, Classic Rock. Year: 1971.
Michel Colombier. " The name Colombier is not new to the European music world, but it is essentially making its American debut by way of this new album, "Wings;" by its composer, Michel Colombier. Michel is one of France's premiere composer arranger musicians and his first vehicle is the contemporary ``symphony'' "Wings'' with music arranged, conducted (and performed) by himself, and lyrics by Paul Williams.
Michel Colombier passed away November 14th 2004 shortly after midnight, at his home in Santa Monica, CA, after an intense fight with cancer. It was a peaceful, beautifully clear night, with the stars burning intensely in the sky, seemingly welcoming his spirit to the heavens.
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Michel Colombier (May 23, 1939 – November 14, 2004) was a French composer, arranger, and conductor. He wrote the scores of several motion pictures and TV productions. He also wrote chamber music and ballets. With composer Pierre Henry he wrote music for Messe pour le temps présent, a piece created by choreographer Maurice Béjart in 1967. He released an album on A&M Records, "Wings", in 1972, which included a collaboration with Lani Hall on lead vocal, his song "We Could Be Flying, with ...
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