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Jon And Vangelis - The Friends Of Mr Cairo mp3 track

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Performer: Jon And Vangelis
Title: The Friends Of Mr Cairo
Country: UK
Released: 1981
Style: Downtempo, Synth-pop, Ambient
Category: Electronic
Rating: 4.3 ✦
Other format: AA MIDI ADX DTS MP4 XM VOC

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 I'll Find My Way Home 4:29
A2 State Of Independence
Backing Vocals – Carol KenyonFlute – Dick Morrisey*
A3 Beside 4:08
A4 The Mayflower
Voice – David Coker
B1 The Friends Of Mr. Cairo
Voice – David Coker, Sally Grace
B2 Back To School
Backing Vocals – Carol Kenyon, Clair Hamill*Saxophone – Dick Morrisey*
B3 Outside And Inside
Flute – Dick Morrisey*

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Studio Davout
  • Recorded At – Nemo Studios


  • Composed By [Music] – Jon Anderson, Vangelis
  • Engineer – Roger Roche
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Loic Richman, Raine Shine
  • Producer, Arranged By – Vangelis
  • Written By [Lyrics] – Jon Anderson


Recorded at Davout Studios, Paris with engineer Roger Roche & assistant engineers Loic Richman and at Nemo Studios, London with engineer Raine Shine.
Track B3 is listed as "Outside of This (Inside of That)" on the label.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: STEMRA
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): 2302 127 2Y 1 ℗1981 670 1221 06
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): 2383 609 1Y 2 ℗1981 670 111 06

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
POLD 5039 Jon And Vangelis* The Friends Of Mr Cairo ‎(LP, Album) Polydor POLD 5039 UK 1981
JPCD 02030 Jon And Vangelis* The Friends Of Mr. Cairo ‎(CD, Album, Unofficial) Not On Label (Jon & Vangelis) JPCD 02030 Russia Unknown
SAW 261 Jon & Vangelis The Friends Of Mr Cairo ‎(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Sawiton SAW 261 Poland Unknown
800 021-2, MCK 35491 Jon And Vangelis* The Friends Of Mr Cairo ‎(CD, RE, Unofficial) Polydor, Polydor 800 021-2, MCK 35491 Russia Unknown
PD-1-6326 Jon And Vangelis* The Friends Of Mr. Cairo ‎(LP, Album, RE, 18-) Polydor PD-1-6326 US 1981

Studio Album, released in 1981. Songs, Tracks Listing. 1. I'll Find My Way Home (4:31) 2. State of Independence (7:57) 3. Beside (4:12) 4. The Mayflower (6:39) 5. The Friends of Mr. Cairo (12:10) 6. Back to School (5:10) 7. Outside of This (Inside of That) (5:03).

Album The Best Of Jon & Vangelis. The Friends of Mr Cairo Lyrics. Sam Space his buddy Archer first to go he got it (He dead) She spelt it out, how could they know the "Fatman" got it (He dead) Her sister didn't really live at all-confusion (He dead) His chase led to the "Fatman", to face the friends of Mr. Cairo.

In 1980, Jon left Yes and while he published his third solo album Song of Seven in 1980, Vangelis did the same with See You Later on which Jon sang two songs. The two reunited to record their second album as a duo Friends of Mr Cairo in 1981, producing the hit songs "Friends of Mr Cairo", "State of Independence" and "Back to School". In 1983, Jon Anderson got back with Yes and they published their album 90125, and so did Jon & Vangelis with their own album Private Collection the same year

Both versions were released in 1981 within a few weeks of each other. The title track, "The Friends of Mr Cairo", peaked at No. 1 on the Canadian singles chart in late 1981, though this track was not a hit elsewhere.

The second album-length collaboration between Jon Anderson and Vangelis is almost perfect in its blending of elements; it's only when the pair tries to do some serious rocking on "Back to School" that things take a bit of a nosedive. Other than that, though, there are some classic cuts to be found on this record, including the breathtaking "I'll Find My Way Home," "State of Independence" (which became a popular tune to cover), and the brilliantly optimistic "Mayflower," which catapults the listener into a star-traveling future.

Album · 1981 · 7 Songs. The Friends of Mister Cairo (Remastered). See All. Song of Seven. Unbroken Spirit - Single. Jann Castor & Jon Anderson.