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Gentle Giant - Giant For A Day


1Take Me2:45
2Rock Climber3:50
3Giant For A Day3:45
4No Stranger2:27
5Little Brown Bag3:32
6Thank You4:45
7Spooky Boogie3:31
8Words From The Wise4:10
10It's Only Goodbye4:16


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
CHR 1186Gentle Giant Giant For A Day ‎(LP, Album)ChrysalisCHR 1186UK1978
6307 636Gentle Giant Giant For A Day ‎(LP)Chrysalis6307 636Portugal1978
8XW-11813Gentle Giant Giant For A Day ‎(8-Trk, Album)Capitol Records8XW-11813US1978
ALU-GG-016, 804471000725Gentle Giant Giant For A Day! ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM)Alucard, EMI Label Services, Caroline DistributionALU-GG-016, 804471000725US2009
SW-11813Gentle Giant Giant For A Day ‎(LP, Album, Los)Capitol RecordsSW-11813US1978


  • BassRay Shulman
  • Cover [Concept]Eve , Ray, Tanner
  • DrumsJohn Weathers
  • EngineerPaul Northfield
  • Engineer [Assistant]Neil, Steve
  • GuitarGary Green
  • Illustration [Front Cover]Peter Owen
  • KeyboardsKerry Minnear
  • Lacquer Cut ByRM
  • Other [Equipment] – Michael Ambrose
  • Photography By [Back Cover]Gered Mankowitz
  • ProducerGentle Giant
  • VocalsDerek Shulman
  • Written-ByD. Shulman (tracks: A1 to B1, B3 to B5), J. Weathers (tracks: A5, B2), K. Minnear (tracks: A1 to A4, B1, B3 to B5), R. Shulman (tracks: A1 to A4, B1, B3 to B5)


Including foldout insert with a cut out mask and an inner sleeve with the printed lyrics.

"...Throw away your old cloak, put on your mask, be a Giant for a Day."

℗ & © 1978 Chrysalis Records Ltd.


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Chrysalis Records Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Chrysalis Records Ltd.
  • Mastered At – Capitol Mastering
  • Published By – Alucard
  • Published By – Friday Music
  • Recorded At – Ramport Studios
  • Recorded At – Maison Rouge
  • Recorded At – Scorpio Sound
  • Remixed At – Scorpio Sound
  • Distributed By – Chrysalis Records Ltd.
  • Pressed By – Festival Records Pty. Ltd.



Giant for a Day is the tenth album by British progressive rock band Gentle Giant which was released in 1978. The band's previous use of counterpoint and medieval-themed arrangements was not present on this recording. This album features a pop rock sensibility, instead of their usual progressive rock sound. Unlike the previous albums, the band did not make any tour or concerts to support this album. From the album only the title track was ever played live by the band during its final tour supporting. Gentle Giant. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Giant for a Day Исполнитель: Gentle Giant. 1978 progressive rock. Giant For A Day 12:54 - 04. Spooky Boogie 15:48 - 05. Songs in album Gentle Giant - Giаnt Fоr А Dаy 1978. Gentle Giant - Words From The Wise. Gentle Giant - Thank You. Gentle Giant - Giant For A Day. Gentle Giant - Spooky Boogie. Gentle Giant - Take Me. Gentle Giant - Little Brown Bag. Gentle Giant - Friends. Gentle Giant - No Stranger. Gentle Giant - It's Only Goodbye. Gentle Giant - Rock Climber. Total votes: 23. Other albums by Gentle. Album 1978 11 Songs. Giant for a Day Live 1980. They played only one show in 1978 filmed and recorded by the BBC and delivered Giant for a Day by the year's end. With the cartoon-cutout album cover, the band trumpets their new makeover from the get-go. Its playfulness matches the straightforward, bright sounds of the music found inside. The album failed in the charts and is now the laughing stock of the Gentle Giant discography. It only proved that the few souls who actually bought the band's albums should never have been sold this. But this band is too good to laugh this one off completely. The bands previous use of counterpoint and medieval-themed arrangements was not present on this recording. From the album only the title track was ever played live by the band during its final tour supporting the Civilian album. Giant for a Day Q&A. More Gentle Giant albums. Giant Steps. The Fi. Listen free to Gentle Giant Giant For A Day Words From The Wise, Thank You and more. 10 tracks 35:01. Hello We have detected Русский as your language preference. To change your preferred language, please choose a language using the dropdown. English Deutsch Español Français Italiano 日本語 한국어 Português Brasil Русский. Altre immagini. Play jigsaw puzzles for free Home. Giant for a Day, 1978. Words from the Wise, 04:14. Thank You, 04:49. Giant for a Day, 03:50. Spooky Boogie, 02:55. Friends, 02:00. No Stranger, 02:30. Giant for a Day Live 1980 , 05:24. Now playing

Gentle Giant - Giant For A Day
Performer: Gentle Giant
Genre: Rock
Title: Giant For A Day
Country: Australia
Released: 1978
Style: Prog Rock
MP3 album: 2772 mb
FLAC album: 2309 mb
Source: Vinyl, LP, Album
№ Cat: L36604
Label: Chrysalis