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Clive Nolan

Clive Nolan
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England
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Clive Nolan (born 30 June 1961) is a British musician, composer and producer who has played a prominent role in the recent development of progressive rock. He has been the regular keyboard player in Pendragon (1986–present), Shadowland (1992–present), Strangers on a Train (1993–1994) and Arena (1995–present), as well as writing lyrics for Arena and producing or co-producing several other bands' albums.
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http://www.clivenolan.net
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Releases on file (49)
John Wetton — The Studio Recordings Anthology, Volume 1 John Wetton — The Studio Recordings Anthology, Volume 1
(Primary Purpose PP004CD, 2015, 2CD)
Clive Nolan — Alchemy Clive Nolan — Alchemy
(Metal Mind 1469 DGD, 2013, 2CD)
Clive Nolan — Alchemy Clive Nolan — Alchemy
(Metal Mind , 2013, DVD)
Arena — Rapture Arena — Rapture
(Metal Mind MMP DVD 0203, 2013, DVD)
Pendragon — Out of Order Comes Chaos Pendragon — Out of Order Comes Chaos
(Metal Mind MMP BRD 0001, 2012, DVD)
Pendragon — Passion Pendragon — Passion
(Snapper Music SMACD971, 2011, CD+DVD)
Arena — The Seventh Degree of Separation Arena — The Seventh Degree of Separation
(Verglas VGCD033, 2011, CD)
Pendragon — Concerto Maximo Pendragon — Concerto Maximo
(Metal Mind MMP DVD 0171, 2009, 2DVD)
Pendragon — Pure Pendragon — Pure
(Toff Records PEND17CD, 2008, CD)
Pendragon — Past and Presence Pendragon — Past and Presence
(Metal Mind MMP DVD 0104, 2007, DVD+2CD)
Pendragon — And Now Everybody to the Stage Pendragon — And Now Everybody to the Stage
(Metal Mind , 2006, DVD)
Pendragon — Believe Pendragon — Believe
(Toff Records PEND13CD, 2005, CD)
Arena — Pepper's Ghost Arena — Pepper's Ghost
(Inside Out Music IOMACD 2100, 2005, CD)
Arena  — Contagion Arena — Contagion
(Verglas VGCD024, 2003, CD)
Arena — Contagion Max Arena — Contagion Max
(Verglas VGCD035, 2003/2014, 2CD)
Arena — Radiance Arena — Radiance
(CAGECD04, 2003, CD)
Clive Nolan — Skeletons in the Cupboard Clive Nolan — Skeletons in the Cupboard
(Can CD001, 2003, CD)
Pendragon — Acoustically Challenged Pendragon — Acoustically Challenged
(Metal Mind PROG CD 0085 DG, 2002, CD)
Clive Nolan & Oliver Wakeman — The Hound of the Baskervilles Clive Nolan & Oliver Wakeman — The Hound of the Baskervilles
(Verglas VGCD022, 2002, CD)
Pendragon — Live at Last... and More Pendragon — Live at Last... and More
(Metal Mind , 2002, DVD)
Arena  — Breakfast in Biarritz Arena — Breakfast in Biarritz
(Verglas VGCD021, 2001, 2CD)
Michelle Young — Marked for Madness Michelle Young — Marked for Madness
(Naosha NACD002, 2001, CD)
Pendragon — Not of This World Pendragon — Not of This World
(Toff Records PEND10CD, 2001, CD)
Pendragon — The History 1984-2000 Pendragon — The History 1984-2000
(Metal Mind , 2000, CD)
Arena  — Immortal? Arena — Immortal?
(Inside Out Music IOMACD 2012, 2000, CD)
Ayreon  — Universal Migrator Part 2: Flight of the Migrator Ayreon — Universal Migrator Part 2: Flight of the Migrator
(Inside Out Music IMOACD 2016, 2000, CD)
Clive Nolan & Oliver Wakeman — Jabberwocky Clive Nolan & Oliver Wakeman — Jabberwocky
(Verglas VGCD014, 1999, CD)
Pendragon — Once upon a Time in England, Vol.1 Pendragon — Once upon a Time in England, Vol.1
(Toff Records *, 1999, CD)
Pendragon — Once upon a Time in England, Vol.2 Pendragon — Once upon a Time in England, Vol.2
(Toff Records *, 1999, CD)
Pendragon — The Round Table 1985-1998 Pendragon — The Round Table 1985-1998
(, 1998, CD)
Arena  — The Visitor Arena — The Visitor
(Inside Out Music IOMACD 4001, 1998/2000, CD)
Arena — The Cry Arena — The Cry
(Verglas VGCD005, 1997, CD)
Arena  — Welcome to the Stage Arena — Welcome to the Stage
(Verglas VGCD009, 1997, CD)
Pendragon — As Good as Gold Pendragon — As Good as Gold
(Toff Records MOB4CD, 1996, CD)
Pendragon — Live in Krakow 1996 Pendragon — Live in Krakow 1996
(Toff Records MOB5CD, 1996/1997, CD)
Shadowland — Mad as a Hatter Shadowland — Mad as a Hatter
(Verglas SPV 085-28192, 1996, CD)
Pendragon — The Masquerade Overture Pendragon — The Masquerade Overture
(Snapper Music SDPCD185, 1996/2005, CD)
Pendragon — Overture 1984-1996 Pendragon — Overture 1984-1996
(Outer Music, 1996/1998, CD)
Arena  — Pride Arena — Pride
(Verglas VGCD004, 1996, CD)
Arena  — Songs from the Lion's Cage Arena — Songs from the Lion's Cage
(Verglas VGCD001, 1995, CD)
Pendragon — Utrecht... The Final Frontier Pendragon — Utrecht... The Final Frontier
(Paleb, 1995, CD)
Pendragon — Fallen Dream and Angels Pendragon — Fallen Dream and Angels
(Toff Records MOB2CD, 1994, CD)
Various Artists — Mannerisms - A Celebration of the Music of Geoff Mann Various Artists — Mannerisms - A Celebration of the Music of Geoff Mann
(SI Music SIMPLy 50, 1994, CD)
Various Artists — Progressive & Melodic Rock Vol. 2 Various Artists — Progressive & Melodic Rock Vol. 2
(SI Music SIMPLYFORTYEIGHT, 1994, CD)
Various Artists — Progressive & Melodic Rock Vol. 3 Various Artists — Progressive & Melodic Rock Vol. 3
(SI Music SIMPLYFORTYNINE, 1994, CD)
Strangers on a Train — The Key Part 2: The Labyrinth Strangers on a Train — The Key Part 2: The Labyrinth
(Metal Mind MASS CD 1467 DG, 1993/2012, CD)
Clive Nolan — Conflicts Clive Nolan — Conflicts
(SI Music Simply Five, 1991, CD)
Tracy Hitchings — From Ignorance to Ecstasy Tracy Hitchings — From Ignorance to Ecstasy
(SI Music SIMPly SIX, 1991, CD)
Strangers on a Train — The Key Part 1: The Prophecy Strangers on a Train — The Key Part 1: The Prophecy
(Metal Mind MASS CD 1466 DG, 1990/2012, CD)

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