Solution

Discography

Solution (1971)

Solution

Solution
(1971)

Tracks:
  1. Koan (T. Barlage, W. Ennes, H. Waterman) [7:53]
  2. Preview (T. Barlage, W. Ennes, H. Waterman) [:58]
  3. Phases (T. Barlage, W. Ennes, H. Waterman) [12:17]
  4. Trane steps (T. Barlage, W. Ennes, H. Waterman) [10:20]
  5. Circus circumstances (Ibert, Emerson, T. Barlage, W. Ennes, H. Waterman) [7:07]

Musicians:

  • Tom Barlage: Sax, flute
  • Willem Ennes: Keyboards
  • Hans Waterman: Drums
  • Peter van de Sande: Bass guitar, vocals

Information:
Produced by Joop Visser
Recorded on May 17, 18 and 19 1971 at Bovema Studios, Heemstede, The Netherlands.

LP Catfish 5c 054-24377 (1971)
LP EMI 5c 180-25407/8 (1975) (double album, together with Divergence)
CD EMI-Bovema CDP 7 90751 2 (1988) (together with Divergence)

Notes:
The album cover is a picture of the band in their home-town Groningen.

Solution Cover

Solution / Divergence Double album

Solution / Divergence - inside Double album inside

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Divergence (1972)

Divergence

Divergence
(1972)

Tracks:
  1. Second line (T. Barlage, W. Ennes, H. Waterman, G. Willemse) [8:44]
  2. Divergence (T. Barlage, W. Ennes, H. Waterman, G. Willemse) [5:58]
  3. Fever (T. Barlage, W. Ennes, H. Waterman, G. Willemse) [4:22]
  4. Concentration (T. Barlage, W. Ennes, H. Waterman, G. Willemse) [12:28]
  5. Theme (T. Barlage, W. Ennes, H. Waterman, G. Willemse) [:38]
  6. New dimension (T. Barlage, W. Ennes, H. Waterman, G. Willemse) [6:25]

Musicians:

  • Tom Barlage: Sax, flute
  • Willem Ennes: Keyboards
  • Hans Waterman: Drums
  • Guus Willemse: Bass guitar, vocals

Information:
Produced by John Schuursma.

LP Harvest 5c 056-24541 (1972)
LP EMI 5c 180-25407/8 (1975) (double album, together with Solution)
CD EMI-Bovema CDP 7 90751 2 (1988) (together with Solution, the track Fever is omitted)

Notes:
The main theme from "Divergence" is also recorded by Focus on the album "Moving Waves" as "Tommy"

Divergence (1972)

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Cordon Bleu (1975)

Cordon Bleu

Cordon Bleu
(1975)

Tracks:
  1. Chappaqua (T. Barlage, W. Ennes, H. Waterman) [10:33]
  2. Third line (part 1) (W. Ennes, H. Waterman) [1:39]
  3. Third line (part 2) (W. Ennes, H. Waterman) [5:45]
  4. A song for you (G. Willemse, F. Fish) [3:53]
  5. Whirligig (T. Barlage, W. Ennes, G. Willemse) [9:01]
  6. Last detail (part 1) (T. Barlage, W. Ennes, G. Willemse, F. Fish) [2:48]
  7. Last detail (part 2) (T. Barlage, W. Ennes, G. Willemse, H. Waterman) [2:42]
  8. Black pearl (part 1) (T. Barlage, M. Pos, G. Willemse, F. Fish) [1:14]
  9. Black pearl (part 2) (W. Ennes, T. Barlage) [5:01]

Musicians:

  • Tom Barlage - Alt- and sopranosax, percussion, backing vocals
  • Willem Ennes - Keyboards
  • Hans Waterman - Drums
  • Guus Willemse - Bass, lead vocals, backing vocals

Guests:
Michiel Pos: Sax and guitar
Frankie Fish: Backing vocals

Information:
Produced by Gus Dudgeon
Engineered by Pat Moran en Phil Dunne
Recorded at the Rockfield studio te Wales, Engeland
Mixed in de Marquee Studio, Londen, Engeland

LP Rocket 5c 062-97136 (1975)
LP CBS 84383 (1980)
CD CBS 32227 (1988)

Notes:
Chappaqua was a club house in Groningen.

Cordon bleuCordon Bleu CD

Cordon bleu LP

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Fully Interlocking (1977)

Fully Interlocking

Fully Interlocking
(1977)

Tracks:
  1. Give me some more (T. Barlage, W. Ennes, G. Willemse) [5:18]
  2. Carrousel (T. Barlage, W. Ennes, G. Willemse, H. Waterman) [7:05]
  3. Sonic sea (T. Barlage, W. Ennes) [7:10]
  4. Free inside (W. Ennes, G. Willemse, H. Waterman) [6:12]
  5. French melodie (T. Barlage) [4:30]
  6. Empty faces (G. Willemse) [6:25]

Musicians:

  • Tom Barlage: Flute, saxes, percussion, keyboards
  • Willem Ennes: Keyboards, backing vocals
  • Hans Waterman: Drums
  • Guus Willemse: Bass guitar, lead vocals

Guests:
Ray Cooper: Conga's, percussion
Stuard Epp: Backing vocals

Information:
Recorded at  The Sol studios, in Coockham, Engeland.
Produced by Gus Dudgeon
Engineered by Phil Dunne

LP EMI 5c 062-99506 (1977)
LP CBS 84384 (1980)
CD CBS 461051 2 CB 701 (1988)

Fully Interlocking

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It's Only Just Begun (1980)

It's only just begun

It's only just begun
(1980)

Tracks:
  1. On my own (T. Barlage, W. Ennes, H. Waterman, J. Akkerman) [6:35]
  2. Captain Willie (W. Ennes) [5:30]
  3. Mirror (T. Barlage, W. Ennes, G. Willemse) [8:36]
  4. Logic (T. Barlage, W. Ennes) [6:40]
  5. It happened in September (W. Ennes, G. Willemse) [6:20]
  6. It's only just begun (T. Barlage, W. Ennes, H. Waterman, G. Willemse) [4:50]
  7. 100 Words (G. Willemse) [4:00]

Musicians:

  • Tom Barlage: Flute, saxes, percussion, keyboards
  • Willem Ennes: Keyboards, backing vocals
  • Hans Waterman: Drums
  • Guus Willemse: Bass guitar, lead vocals

Guest: Jan Akkerman: Guitar on Logic

Information:
Produced by Solution
Recorded at Spitsbergen Studio, Holland
Mixed at Moonlight studio, England
Engineers Phill Dunne, JanWillem Ludolf, and Maarten DeBoer

LP CBS 84119 (1980)
CD CBS 460690 2

Its only just begunIt's only just begun

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Runaway (1982)

Runaway

Runaway
(1982)

Tracks:
  1. Runaway (T. Barlage, W. Ennes, G. Willemse, H. Waterman, J. Capaldi) [3:50]
  2. Shame on you (T. Barlage, W. Ennes, G. Willemse, H. Waterman, H. Hardholt, J. Capaldi) [4:28]
  3. Move on (W. Ennes, G. Willemse, J. Capaldi) [4:23]
  4. Evil love (G. Willemse, J. Capaldi) [5:07]
  5. Bad breaks (W. Ennes, J. Capaldi) [4:43]
  6. Who's to blame (G. Willemse, J. Capaldi) [4:57]
  7. Downhearted (G.& B.McDonough, G. Higgins) [4:15]
  8. Lovin'you was easy (G. Willemse, J. Capaldi) [4:44]

Musicians:

  • Tom Barlage: Alto sax, keyboards, percussion
  • Willem Ennes: Keyboards
  • Harry Hardholt: Guitars
  • Hans Waterman: Drums, percussion
  • Guus Willemse: Bass guitar, vocals

Information:
Produced by Jim Capaldi en Solution.
Recorded in Spitsbergen Studio, Holland.
Engineered by Tom Barlage and Willem Ennes
Lyrics written by Jim Capaldi

LP CBS 85542 (1982)
CD CBS 463429 2

RunawayRunaway

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Live (1983)

Live (1983)

Live
(1983)

The Best Of Solution Live
The Best Of Solution Live
(1991)

Solution Live

Tracks:

  1. Move on (W. Ennes, G. Willemse, J. Capaldi) [4:13]
  2. Down hearted (D.McDonough, B. Higgins) [4:20]
  3. Black pearl (Barlage, M. Pos, G. Willemse, F. Fish) [5:54]
  4. Song for you (G. Willemse, F. Fish) [3:55]
  5. Give some more (T. Barlage, W. Ennes, G. Willemse) [5:09]
  6. Last detail (T. Barlage, W. Ennes, G. Willemse, F. Fish) [5:06]
  7. It's only just begun (T. Barlage, W. Ennes, H. Waterman, G. Willemse) [6:00]
  8. Divergence (T. Barlage, W. Ennes, H. Waterman, G. Willemse) [4:31]
  9. Bad breaks (W. Ennes, J. Capaldi) [6:05]
  10. Captain Willie (W. Ennes) [5:50]
  11. Run away (T. Barlage, W. Ennes, G. Willemse, H. Waterman, J. Capaldi) [3:47]
  12. 100 words (G. Willemse) [3:20]
  13. Chappaqua (T. Barlage, W. Ennes, H. Waterman) [10:00]
  14. Empty faces (G. Willemse) [5:48]

 

The Best Of Solution Live

Tracks:

  1. It's only just begun (T. Barlage, W. Ennes, H. Waterman, G. Willemse) [5:40]
  2. Divergence (T. Barlage, W. Ennes, H. Waterman, G. Willemse) [4:31]
  3. Bad breaks (W. Ennes, J. Capaldi) [5:54]
  4. Captain Willie (W. Ennes) [5:41]
  5. Run away (T. Barlage, W. Ennes, G. Willemse, H. Waterman, J. Capaldi) [3:47]
  6. 100 words (G. Willemse) [3:20]
  7. Move on (W. Ennes, G. Willemse, J. Capaldi) [4:13]
  8. Down hearted (G.& B.McDonough) [4:20]
  9. Black pearl (Barlage, M. Pos, G. Willemse, F. Fish) [5:54]
  10. Song for you (G. Willemse, F. Fish) [3:55]
  11. Give some more (T. Barlage, W. Ennes, G. Willemse) [5:09]
  12. Last detail (T. Barlage, W. Ennes, G. Willemse, F. Fish) [5:06]

Musicians:

  • Tom Barlage: Saxes, additional keyboards, backing vocals
  • Willem Ennes: Keyboards, backing vocals
  • Harry Hardholt: Guitar, backing vocals
  • Hans Waterman: Drums
  • Guus Willemse: Bass guitar, lead vocals

Information:
Recorded at:
P.O.C., Weesp on 19-02-'83,
Den Deel, Deurne on 20-02-'83, and in
De Nieuwe Pul, Uden op 26-02-'83.
Produced by Solution
Recorded at The Eurosound Mobile,
Engineerded by Erwin Muspers and Don Vonk.

LP SKY 32000/O1sl (1983)
CD Sky (1991)

The Best Of Solution Live