It was released by Island Records in November 1974. Unlike his previous album Here Come the Warm Jets, Eno used a core band of five instrumentalists (keyboards, guitars, bass, drums and percussion) and used fewer guest musicians. Also participating was guitarist and co-writer Phil Manzanera, who had played with Eno in Roxy Music
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Tiger Mountain is a loose concept album with topics ranging from espionage to the Chinese Communist Revolution. Its music is full of upbeat, bouncy songs, but is wrapped with dark lyrical themes. The lyrics have been described as remarkably literate and often humorous with quick-fire rhymes, oddball couplets, abrupt demands and ruthless statements. Eno created lyrics by playing backing tracks, singing random syllables to himself, then forming them into actual words. The album was released on November 1974, and each track is consistent but unique
Continuing the twisted pop explorations of Here Come the Warm Jets, Eno's sophomore album, Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy), is more subdued and cerebral, and a bit darker when he does cut loose, but it's no less thrilling once the music reveals itself. It's a loose concept album - often inscrutable, but still playful - about espionage, the Chinese Communist revolution, and dream associations, with the more ess lyrics beginning to resemble the sorts of random connections made in dream states.
Listen free to Brian Eno – Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy) (Burning Airlines Give You So Much More, Back in Judy's Jungle and more). Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy) is the second solo album by English musician Brian Eno. Produced by Eno, it was originally released by Island Records in November 1974. Also participating was guitarist and co-writer Phil Manzanera, who had played with Eno in Roxy Music.
CD EG - EGCD 17 (1987, UK) CD Virgin - ENOCD 2 (2004, UK) Remastered by Simon Heyworth. Taking Tiger Mountain By Strategy Astralwerks 2004.
Taking Tiger Mountain. More albums from Brian Eno: Reflection by Brian Eno. II: Vocal by Brian Eno. Music For Films III by Brian Eno. Making Space by Brian Eno. View all albums . About.
|A1||Burning Airlines Give You So Much More||3:15|
|A2||Back In Judy's Jungle
Chorus – The Simplistics
|A3||The Fat Lady Of Limbourg
Brass – Andy Mackay
|A4||Mother Whale Eyeless
Drums [Additional] – Phil CollinsVocals – Polly Eltes
|A5||The Great Pretender||5:10|
|B2||Put A Straw Under Baby
Strings – Portsmouth Sinfonia
|B3||The True Wheel
Chorus – Randi & The Pyramids
|B4||China My China||5:45|
|B5||Taking Tiger Mountain
Chorus – The Simplistics
|ILPS 9309||Eno*||Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy) (LP, Album, Gat)||Island Records||ILPS 9309||UK||1974|
|23MM 0123||Eno*||Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy) (LP, Album, Unofficial)||Polydor||23MM 0123||Europe||2012|
|50999 6 84536 2 6, ENOCDX 2||Eno*||Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy) (CD, Album, RE, RM)||Virgin, Virgin, EMI, EMI, Astralwerks, Astralwerks||50999 6 84536 2 6, ENOCDX 2||UK & Europe||Unknown|
|EGCD 17, 0777 7 87020 2 3||Eno*||Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy) (CD, Album, RE)||EG, Virgin||EGCD 17, 0777 7 87020 2 3||Europe||Unknown|
|ENOC-2||Brian Eno||Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy) (Cass, Album, RE, Cle)||Editions EG||ENOC-2||US||Unknown|