The Alan Parsons Project - Pyramid

The Alan Parsons Project
Label: Arista ‎– AB 4180
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album, SXT Pressing
Country: US
Date of released: Jun 1978
Category: Rock
Style: Art Rock, Prog Rock


A1 Voyager 2:24
A2 What Goes Up... 3:31
A3 The Eagle Will Rise Again 4:20
A4 One More River 4:15
A5 Can't Take It With You 5:06
B1 In The Lap Of Gods 5:27
B2 Pyramania 2:45
B3 Hyper-Gamma-Spaces 4:19
B4 Shadow Of A Lonely Man 5:34

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Arista Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Arista Records, Inc.
  • Recorded At – Abbey Road Studios
  • Mixed At – Abbey Road Studios
  • Published By – Woolfsongs Ltd.
  • Published By – Careers Music, Inc.
  • Published By – Irving Music, Inc.
  • Mastered At – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Santa Maria
  • Pressed By – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Terre Haute


  • Acoustic Guitar [Acoustic Guitars] – Alan Parsons, David Paton, Ian Bairnson
  • Arranged By [Orchestra And Choir], Conductor [Orchestra And Choir Conducted By] – Andrew Powell
  • Bass – David Paton
  • Chorus Master [Choirmaster] – Bob Howes*
  • Composed By [All Songs] – Alan Parsons, Eric Woolfson
  • Cover, Design – Hipgnosis
  • Drums, Percussion – Stuart Elliot*
  • Electric Guitar [Electric Guitars] – Ian Bairnson
  • Engineer [Assistant Engineers] – Chris Blair, Pat Stapley
  • Engineer [Engineered By] – Alan Parsons
  • Executive-Producer – Eric Woolfson
  • Keyboards – Duncan Mackay, Eric Woolfson
  • Mastered By [Mastering By] – Chris Blair
  • Photography By [Photos] – Hipgnosis , Brimson*
  • Producer [Produced By] – Alan Parsons
  • Vocals – Colin Blunstone, David Paton, Dean Ford, Jack Harris, John Miles, Lenny Zakatek
  • Written-By [All Tracks] – Alan Parsons, Eric Woolfson


12" X 24" insert contains lyrics, credits, and artwork with a poster on the reverse side of the full cover artwork
Light blue inner sleeve with no printing.

[Back cover:]
℗ & © 1978 Arista Records, Inc.
Printed in U.S.A.

[Liner notes:]
The album was recorded and mixed at Abbey Road Studios, London, between September 1977 and February 1978.
Originally Published in the U.K. by Woolfsongs Ltd.
All compositions © 1977 Woolfsongs Ltd. / Careers Music Inc.
Administered by Irving Music Inc. (BMI).

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Label): (AB 4180 SA)
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Label): (AB 4180 SB)
  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Runout, variant 1): AB-4180-A-1A SXT B BL [Pyramid Symbol] IR S S1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Runout, variant 1): AB-4180-B-1B SXT A? [Pyramid Symbol] Ⓢ S2
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Runout, [13 is circled], variant 2): AB-4180-A-1A SXT B BL [Pyramid Symbol] IR 13 SXT E?
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Runout, [COLUMBIA NY stamped], variant 2): AB-4180-SB-1A IT COLUMBIA NY

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SPART 1054 The Alan Parsons Project Pyramid ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Arista SPART 1054 UK 1978
AB 4180 The Alan Parsons Project Pyramid ‎(LP, Album, Club) Arista AB 4180 US 1978
3C 064-60792 The Alan Parsons Project Pyramid ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Arista 3C 064-60792 Italy 1978
10C 266-060.792 The Alan Parsons Project Pyramid ("Pirámide") ‎(Cass, Album) Arista 10C 266-060.792 Spain 1978
AB 4180 The Alan Parsons Project Pyramid ‎(LP, Album) Arista AB 4180 US 1978