Unicorn

The third album bySwans bird graphics Tyrannosaurus Rex, comprising Marc  (vocals, guitar) and Steve “Peregrine” Took (bongos, African drums, kazoo, pixiephone, Chinese gong), released in 1969. It reached number 12 in the UK charts. It is the last of Tyrannosaurus Rex’s albums featuring Took, because Bolan fired him after finding out that he’d been a heavy drug-addict at the time.

Track listing Swans bird graphics

All songs composed by Marc Bolan

  1. “Chariots of Silk” – 2:26
  2. “‘Pon a Hill” – 1:14
  3. “The Seal of Seasons” – 1:49
  4. “The Throat of Winter” – 1:59
  5. “Catblack (The Wizard’s Hat)” – 2:55
  6. “Stones for Avalon” – 1:37
  7. “She Was Born to Be My Unicorn” – 2:37
  8. “Like a White Star, Tangled and Far, Tulip That’s What You Are” – 3:49
  9. “Warlord of the Royal Crocodiles” – 2:11
  10. “Evenings of Damask” – 2:26
  11. “The Sea Beasts” – 2:26
  12. “Iscariot” – 2:53
  13. “Nijinsky Hind” – 2:20
  14. “The Pilgrim’s Tale” – 2:07
  15. “The Misty Coast of Albany” – 1:43
  16. “Romany Soup” – 5:40 Swans bird graphics

 

Versions

Title Label Cat# Country Year
Unicorn (LP, Album, Mono) Regal Zonophone LRZ 1007 UK 1969
Unicorn (LP) Regal Zonophone SRLZ 1007 UK 1969
Unicorn (LP) Blue Thumb Records BTS 7 US 1969
Unicorn (LP, Album) Blue Thumb Records BTS 7 Canada 1969
Unicorn (CD, Album, RE, Ltd) Disky, Disky CUCD 11 TR, CUCD 11 Europe 1994
Unicorn (CD, Album, RE) A&M Records 541 012-2 UK 1998
Unicorn (CD, Album, RE, Ltd, RM) A&M Records 982251-1 Europe 2004
Unicorn (Cass, Album, RE) Sierra Records CFEDB 5024 UK
Unicorn (LP, Album, RE) Sierra Records FEDB 5024 UK

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