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1= Don't Answer Me
2= Eye in the Sky



The Alan Parsons Project were a British progressive rock band, active between 1975 and 1990,  consisting of Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson surrounded by a varying number of session musicians and some relatively consistent band members such as guitarist Ian Bairnson, bassist and vocalist David Paton, drummer Stuart Elliott, and vocalist Lenny Zakatek.

Behind the revolving line-up and the regular sidemen, the true core of the Project was the duo of Parsons and Woolfson. Parsons was an audio engineer by profession, but also a musician and a composer. A songwriter by profession, Woolfson was also a composer, a pianist, and a singer. Almost all songs on the band's albums are credited to "Parsons/Woolfson
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Alan Parsons Project - Don't Answer Me



"Don't Answer Me" is a 1984 song by the Alan Parsons Project from the album Ammonia Avenue. It reached number 15 on the Billboard charts in the United States, though it became the last Billboard Top 20 hit for the group. It also reached number 58 in the United Kingdom, the group's highest chart placing in their native country. The music video, which was the first music video from the Alan Parsons Project, was rendered in comic book style, with art and animation by MW Kaluta.
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Alan Parsons Project - Eye in the Sky



"Eye in the Sky" is a 1982 song by the British rock band The Alan Parsons Project from the album Eye in the Sky. It hit #3 on the Billboard charts in the U.S. in October 1982,  #1 in both Canada and Spain, and #6 in New Zealand and was their most successful release. The instrumental piece entitled "Sirius" segues into "Eye in the Sky"' on the original recording. Lady Antebellum's 2010 hit "Need You Now" has been heavily compared to the chorus.
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Alan Parsons Project - I Wouldn't Want To Be Like You


"I Wouldn't Want to Be Like You" is a song by the British progressive rock band The Alan Parsons Project, featured on their 1977 album I Robot. Written by band leaders Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson, "I Wouldn't Want to Be Like You" was sung by pop singer Lenny Zakatek, who would go on to sing many of the band's songs. In the United States, the song was a moderate success and charted at #36 on the Billboard Hot 100.

In 1977, the song was released as the lead single from the group's second album, I Robot. While the music and lyrics were written by Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson, Lenny Zakatek sang lead vocals on the track. The song was a moderate success, charting at #36 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and #22 on the Canadian Singles Chart.

In 2013, the song was used in the best-selling video game Grand Theft Auto V in the game's classic rock channel.
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Alan Parsons Project - Time


"Time" is a song released in 1981 as a single by the Alan Parsons Project. It was from their 1980 album The Turn of a Friendly Card. In the U.S., the song peaked at #15 on the Billboard  and spent two weeks at #14 on Cash Box, making it the group's second most successful single. Cash Box ranked it as the 94th biggest hit of 1981.

 In Canada, the song peaked at #30. On the U.S. Adult Contemporary chart, "Time" peaked at number 10.

The song was the first Alan Parsons Project song (and single) to feature Eric Woolfson as lead vocalist, and one of the group's few songs in which Alan Parsons' own voice can be heard singing (background/counterpoint vocals).
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Alan Parsons Project - Damned If I Do VH


Eve is the fourth studio album by progressive rock band The Alan Parsons Project. It was released in 1979. Eve's focus is on the strengths and characteristics of women, and the problems they face in the world of men. The album had originally been intended to focus on "great women in history", but evolved into a wider concept.  The album features several songs from a misogynist point of view, unusual for an Alan Parsons Project album.

Eve is The Alan Parsons Project's first album with singer Chris Rainbow. The album's opening instrumental "Lucifer" was a major hit in Europe, and "Damned If I Do" reached the US Top 30. "Lucifer" also is used as title track for the German political TV show Monitor.
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Alan Parsons Project - Games People Play VH


"Games People Play" is a 1980 song by the Alan Parsons Project. It peaked at #16 in March 1981 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart as well as #18 on Cash Box  It appears on the album The Turn of a Friendly Card and was sung by Lenny Zakatek.
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Alan Parsons Project - The Turn Of A Friendly Card VH



The Turn of a Friendly Card is the fifth studio album by the British progressive rock band The Alan Parsons Project, released on 1 November 1980 by Arista Records. The title piece, which appears on side 2 of the LP, is a 16-minute suite broken up into five tracks, with the five tracks listed as sub-sections. The Turn of a Friendly Card spawned the hits "Games People Play" and "Time", the latter of which was Eric Woolfson's first lead vocal appearance.
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Alan Parsons Project - What Goes Up VH


Pyramid is the third album by progressive rock band The Alan Parsons Project, released in 1978. It is a concept album centred on the pyramids of Giza. At the time the album was conceived, interest in pyramid power and Tutankhamun was widespread in the US and the UK. Pyramid was nominated for the 1978 Grammy Award for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical. Liner notes read "From the rise and fall of an ancient dynasty, to the quest for a key to unlock the secrets of the universe, this album seeks to amplify the haunting echoes of the past and explore the unsolved mysteries of the present. Pyramid...the last remaining wonder of the ancient world."

The album also dabbles with new wave, a genre that was emerging in Britain around the time of the album's recording. Many progressive and soft rock artists incorporated this style into their albums during the time spanning from late 1977 to 1979. In this album, the genre is mildly evident, through rhythm, in songs such as "Can't Take it with You" and immensely so in others such as "Pyramania".
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Dont Answer me Alan Parsons Project
A Remake of this great song

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A beautiful song and a Song upgrade as a Request
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