1971 album with 5 bonus tracks plus DVD of previously unreleased promo films and TV performances from UK, France and Germany.
Released in 1971 the album featured a line-up of Sonja Kristina (vocals, acoustic guitar), Darryl Way (violin, piano), Francis Monkman (guitar, keyboards, VCS3), Florian Pilkington-Miksa (drums) and new member Ian Eyre (bass).
The album featured the classic hit single “Back Street Luv” along with such classic tracks as “Young Mother”, “Jumbo”, “Puppets”, “Everdance” and “Piece Of Mind” and was an acclaimed hit album in the UK and Europe. This expanded two-disc CD/DVD edition of ‘Second Album’ includes five bonus tracks taken from a BBC Radio John Peel session in January 1971 and the entire live performance recorded for the BBC’s John Peel’s Sunday Concert in March 1971. The release has been re-mastered by Francis Monkman and also includes an additional DVD (NTSC / Region Free) featuring a recently discovered and previously unreleased promotional film from 1971, Warner Brothers presents Curved Air, featuring the tracks “It Happened Today”, “Vivaldi” and “Screw”, along with the band’s appearance filmed for the French TV show Pop Deux in July 1971 and their performances for the German TV show Beat Club the same year.
‘Second Album’ restores the original album artwork and features a lavishly illustrated booklet with an essay by Malcolm Dome featuring exclusive interviews with Sonja Kristina, Darryl Way and Francis Monkman.