Illuminations is the 17th studio album from rock band Wishbone Ash recorded during 1995. It features a brand new version of the band with founding member Andy Powell along with new members Tony Kishman, Roger Filgate and Mike Sturgis. It is the first Wishbone Ash studio album since Strange Affair five years earlier. To fund the album's production, founding member Andy Powell reached out to friends and family via the Internet.
Wishbone Ash – Illuminations. Label: Talking Elephant Records – TECD252. This album is dedicated to the memories of John Sherry and Kip Turner. This release comes in a jewel case enclosed in card sleeve. Booklet is the same as previous releases.
Illuminations is the 17th studio album from rock band Wishbone Ash recorded during 1995. It is the first Wishbone Ash studio album since Strange Affair. 1996 studio album by Wishbone Ash. Illuminations.
In all, a fine album in the Wishbone Ash name, which captures the essence of the band while moving them firmly into the late 1990's. While let down slightly by the later tracks, the first half of the album makes this an essential purchase for fans.
Wishbone Ash is the first studio album by Wishbone Ash. It peaked at No. 29 in the UK Albums Chart in January 1971. The band opened for Deep Purple in early 1970. Deep Purple guitarist Ritchie Blackmore was jamming during the band's soundcheck when Wishbone guitarist Andy Powell joined in and began jamming with Blackmore. After the show, Blackmore recommended that MCA Records sign the band.