Profile (1972)



Profile (1972) - Dutch pressing - front cover


Format Catalog info Country of origin
LP Harvest (EMI) 5C 056.24707 The Netherlands
LP Harvest (EMI) SHSP 4026 United Kingdom
LP Sire SAS 7407 United States of America
LP Sire SAS 7407 (promotional pressing) United States of America
CD BGO Records BGOCD490 United Kingdom (CD-reissue, 2000)


Profile (1972) - CD reissue - front cover
Profile (1972) - CD reissue - back cover

The CD-reissue by Beat Goes On (BGO) Records was released in August 2000 and contains additional sleeve notes, as well as a nice reproduction of the original artwork. The musical content has been remastered from the original mastertapes and is identical to the original album version.

Side one: Side two:
1. FRESH AIR (19'35)
1. KEMPS JIG (1'33)
a. Must Be My Land 2. ETUDE (1'31)
b. Wrestling To Get Out 3. BLUE BOY (2'24)
c. Back Again 4. ANDANTE SOSTENUTO (4'07)
d. The Fight 5. MAYBE JUST A DREAM (2'34)
e. Fresh Air - Blue Notes For Listening 6. MINSTREL / FARMERS DANCE (1'44)
f. Water And Skies Are Telling Me 7. STICK (3'37)
g. Happy Gabriël  


Jan Akkerman Guitar on all tracks
  Bass Guitar on "FRESH AIR" (e, f and g)
  Spanish Guitar on "ANDANTE SOSTENUTO"
  Fender Rhodes Electric Piano on "FRESH AIR" (a)
Pierre van der Linden Drums on "BLUE BOY", "MAYBE JUST A DREAM" and "FRESH AIR"
Bert Ruiter Bass Guitar on "FRESH AIR" (a, b, c and d), "BLUE BOY" and "MAYBE JUST A DREAM"
Ferry Maat Piano on "STICK"
Jaap van Eyck Bass Guitar on "STICK"
Frans Smit Drums on "STICK"


Profile (1972) - US pressing - promo cover
Profile (1972) - US pressing - label

Promotional pressing USA


Produced by Tim Griek
All compositions by Jan Akkerman, except "KEMPS JIG" (anonym),"ETUDE" (Carcassi) and "ANDANTE SOSTENUTO" (Diabelli)
Sleeve design by John van den Berg
Photo by Dolf Straatemeier
© 1972 EMI Bovema B.V.