Pekka Pohjola Albums: Keesojen lehto


Cover art of Keesojen lehto
Keesojen lehto cover
  1. Oivallettu matkalyhty - The Perceived Journey-Lantern
  2. Kädet suoristavat veden - Hands Straighten The Water
  3. Matemaatikon lentonäytös - The Mathematician's Air Display

  4. Pääntaivuttelun seuraukset - The Consequences Of Head Bending
    1. Sulamaan jätetty kipu - The Pain Left Melting
    2. Nykivä keskustelu tuntemattoman kanssa - The Plot Thickens
  5. Varjojen varaslähtö - False Start Of The Shadows
Music composed and arranged by Pekka Pohjola

LP:
In Finland: Love Records LRLP 219 (1977)
In Sweden Skuggornas Tjuvstart: Love Records LRLP 219 (1977)
In the UK The Mathematician's Air Display: Virgin V 2084 (1977); OVED 201 (reissue)
In the USA Mike Oldfield, Sally Oldfield, Pekka Pohjola: USLP-1-1101
In Italy Mike Oldfield, Sally Oldfield, Pekka Pohjola: Bubble Blulp 1815
In Japan ('On Demand Production by Subscription'): Victor VIP-4055 (1979)
In Germany Mike & Sally Oldfield - Pekka Pohjola: Happy Bird B 90096 (1981)
In Germany Sally & Mike Oldfield - Pekka Pohjola: Bellaphon BID 11002 (1981)
In the Netherlands Mike Oldfield: The Consequences Of Indecisions: Happy Bird 90133 (1981)
MC:
In the UK Mathematician's Air Display: Virgin OVEDC 201
In Germany Mike & Sally Oldfield - Pekka Pohjola: Happy Bird MB 990096
CD:
In Finland: Love/Siboney LRCD 219 (1994)
In Japan: LRCD 219/MAR 95110 (199?) (same as above with a second booklet and belt)
24-bit digitally remastered edition: Love/Siboney LRCD 219 (2002)
In the UK The Mathematician's Air Display: Cherry Red Records / Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2177 (2010)

The English track titles above according to the Virgin release. See "Mike Oldfield University's" Pekka Pohjola Project page for Swedish and alternative English titles & for more information about the various editions of this record.


Pekka Pohjola, bass, piano, harpsichord, string synthesizer, keyboard
Mike Oldfield, guitar, percussion, mandolin, whistle (2-5)
Sally Oldfield, vocals (2, 5)
Vesa Aaltonen, drums (1, 4/2)
Wlodek Gulgowski, synthesizer, piano (1, 4/2)
Pierre Moerlen, drums, percussion, bells (3, 4)
George Wadenius, guitar, percussion (1, 4/2)

Production by Mike Oldfield & Pekka Pohjola
Recording and mix by Paul Lindsay & Mike Oldfield at Througham Slad, Gloucestershire, 22.11.-5.12.1976, except 1. and 4. part 2 basic tracks by Christer Berg at Marcus Music, Stockholm (SWE)
24-bit digital remastering by Pauli Saastamoinen, Finnvox Studios, Helsinki, January 2002

Cover drawing by Risto Kurkinen
Liner notes in the 2002 CD edition by Robert Silverstein


Reviews:

Andy Gill, New Musical Express 04.06.1977 (171kb, with a photo by Arto Junttila)
Janne Bengtsson, Musikens Makt 7/1977.
Kristian Selm, Progressive Newsletter 8 (3/1996).
Peter Thelen, Gnosis2000.net 09.05.2001 (originally published in Exposé #6, March 1995).
Suonna Kononen, Karjalainen 13.03.2002.
Jaan Wessman, Soundi 4/2002.
Anonymous, Rytmi 3/2002.
Kristian Selm & Udo Gerhards, Babyblaue website 28.09.2004 & 25.12.2004.
Conrad Lewiston, Ground and Sky website 27.06.2005.
Malcolm Dove, Classic Rock Presents Prog 15 (May 2010).
Tim Jonathan Kleinecke, Nordische Musik website 20??.
Pascal Laurent, Music in Belgium 27.06.2010.