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Tuesday, May 26, 2009

I Robot/The Alan Parsons Project

A near miss: I Robot (1977), the second album from The Alan Parsons Project (following Tales of Mystery and Imagination), was supposed to be based on themes explored in the nine linked short stories featured in Isaac Asimov's book I, Robot, published in 1950. Asimov was reportedly enthusiastic about the idea, but apparently the rights were unavailable, so the final album's connection to the book is tenuous at best, and the title was subtly changed: The comma was removed.


  1. Eric Woolfson of APP is actually on facebook now and releases new content every day. Its pretty cool!If you like APP, its pretty cool


  2. Thanks for the tip, I'll check it out.

  3. Eric Woolfson, songwriter of the alan parsons project is on facebook, and he just released a stupidly low priced Fan package including his newest album through his facebook store: http://bit.ly/paBwr If you are an APP fan you will definitely be interested in this!