Colin Blunstone

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Descriptive "tags": pop classic rock rock psychedelic pop 80s singer-songwriter 70s baroque pop male vocalists Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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24 June 1945, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England. The lead vocalist of 60s pop band the Zombies, Blunstone’s unique creamy-breathy voice contributed greatly to their success. Two of his performances for the Zombies, ‘She’s Not There’ and ‘Time Of The Season’, have since become pop classics.

Blunstone started a promising solo career initially as Neil MacArthur, scoring a UK Top 40 hit in 1969 with a remake of ‘She’s Not There’, and then reverted to his own name with One Year in 1971. This Rod Argent -produced record included sensitive arrangements and exquisite vocals to Tim Hardin’s ‘Misty Roses’ and Denny Laine’s ‘Say You Don’t Mind’; the latter became a UK Top 20 hit. Ennismore in 1972 was his finest work, a faultless, almost continuous suite of songs that included two further UK chart hits, ‘How Could We Dare To Be Wrong’ and Russ Ballard’s ‘I...

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