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Edge of the Universe (song)

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"Edge of the Universe" is a rock song by the Bee Gees, Written by Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb from the album Main Course released in 1975, and also released as a B-side of "Nights on Broadway".

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Recording

In 1975, the Bee Gees moved their operations to Miami Beach, Florida at the suggestion of Eric Clapton following his comeback album 461 Ocean Boulevard the year before. The group recorded an album with famed R&B producer Arif Mardin called Mr. Natural in 1974 with little commercial success. The album did, however, turn the Gibbs towards a new sound compared to the kind of music the brothers were producing in the early-1970s. This new flavored sound carried over on to their next album, 1975's Main Course, also produced by Arif Mardin.

The Bee Gees had formed the nucleus of their band in early 1975 with Blue Weaver on keyboards, Alan Kendall on lead guitar and Dennis Bryon on drums. Also part of the Bee Gees to mid to late-1970s sound was The Boneroo Horns brought to Miami in 1973 by Dr. John. Recording for "Edge of the Universe" took place on a 30 January, the same day as "Jive Talkin'", "Songbird", "Fanny (Be Tender with My Love)" and "All This Making Love".[1]

Personnel

Edge of the Universe (Live)

"Edge of the Universe"
Edge of the Universe.jpg
Single by Bee Gees
from the album Here at Last... Bee Gees... Live
B-side"Words (Live)"
ReleasedMay 1977
FormatVinyl record (7" 45 RPM)
RecordedThe Forum,
Los Angeles, California, 20 December 1976
GenrePop rock
Length5:15 (Album Version) 3:01 (Single Edit Version)
LabelRSO
Songwriter(s)Barry, Robin & Maurice Gibb
Producer(s)Bee Gees, Albhy Galuten, Karl Richardson
Bee Gees singles chronology
"Boogie Child"
(1976)
"Edge of the Universe"
(1977)
"How Deep Is Your Love"
(1977)

As part of their 1976 Children of the World tour, The Bee Gees recorded their 20 December concert at The Forum in Los Angeles, which contained a brisk performance of "Edge of the Universe", which was eventually released as a single in the summer of 1977 and became a Top 40 in the U.S.

The biggest differences between the studio and live versions are a slower tempo on the original and the use of synthesizer (replacing the original guitar riff on the original) on live version.

Chart performance

Chart (1977) Peak
position
Canada Top Singles (RPM)[2] 16
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[3] 19
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 26
US Billboard Easy Listening[4] 43
US Cash Box[5] 26
US Record World[2] 42

References

  1. ^ Brennan, Joseph. "Gibb Songs: 1975". Retrieved 23 December 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Songs Written by the Gibb Family on the International Charts - page 3" (PDF). brothersgibb.org. p. 3. Retrieved 23 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Bee Gees - Edge of the Universe". charts.org.nz. Archived from the original on 2 March 2015. Retrieved 23 December 2014.
  4. ^ a b "Bee Gees - Chart history". Billboard. Retrieved 23 December 2014.
  5. ^ "Cash Box Top 100 Singles". Cashbox. September 10, 1977. Archived from the original on 29 July 2014. Retrieved 23 December 2014.


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