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Robert Plant Turns 70: Celebrate With 7 Post-Zeppelin Gems - Billboard

Happy 70th birthday to Robert Anthony Plant, the legendary former lead singer of Led Zeppelin and solo artist since the early '80s. From his new-wavey 1982 debut, Pictures at Eleven, to his multidimensional 2010s work with Band of Joy and the ...

35 Years Ago: Robert Plant Set Stage for Solo Success on 'The Principle of Moments' - Ultimate Classic Rock

The Principle of Moments, released on July 11, 1983, found him once again writing and/or performing with a core group featuring Robbie Blunt, Jezz Woodroffe and Phil Collins – just as he had on 1982's Pictures at Eleven. He continued to distance ...

Revisiting Robert Plant's First Post-Led Zeppelin LP, 'Pictures at Eleven' - Ultimate Classic Rock

Robert Plant released his first solo album, Pictures at Eleven, in June 1982, bravely stepping out of the imposing shadow of Led Zeppelin and establishing a new musical identity for himself. Plant wasn't positive he was up for the task. As he told NPR, ...

Pictures at Eleven is the debut solo album by former Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant, released in 1982. Genesis drummer Phil Collins played drums for six of the album's eight songs. Ex-Rainbow drummer Cozy Powell handled drums on "Slow Dancer" and "Like I've Never Been Gone." The title is an often-heard phrase in U.S. television news that would follow a brief announcement of a story of interest to be shown later during a station's 11 p.m. news program. Pictures at Eleven is the only one of Plant's solo albums to appear on Led Zeppelin's record label Swan Song. By the time of Plant's next release, 1983's The Principle of Moments, Swan Song had ceased to function and Plant had started his own label titled Es Paranza, which would also be distributed by Atlantic Records. Rhino Entertainment released a remastered edition of the album, with bonus tracks, on 20 March 2007.

Pictures at Eleven
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Studio album by Robert Plant
Released 28 June 1982
Recorded Rockfield Studios, Monmouth, Wales
Genre Rock, hard rock, arena rock
Length 41:49
Label Swan Song
Producer Robert Plant
Robert Plant chronology
Pictures at Eleven
(1982)
The Principle of Moments
(1983)

Pictures at Eleven is the debut solo album by former Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant, released in 1982. Genesis drummer Phil Collins played drums for six of the album's eight songs. Ex-Rainbow drummer Cozy Powell handled drums on "Slow Dancer" and "Like I've Never Been Gone." The title is an often-heard phrase in U.S. television news that would follow a brief announcement of a story of interest to be shown later during a station's 11 p.m. news program. Pictures at Eleven is the only one of Plant's solo albums to appear on Led Zeppelin's record label Swan Song. By the time of Plant's next release, 1983's The Principle of Moments, Swan Song had ceased to function and Plant had started his own label titled Es Paranza, which would also be distributed by Atlantic Records. Rhino Entertainment released a remastered edition of the album, with bonus tracks, on 20 March 2007.

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