Conquistador - Original Live Version

Procol Harum


Top 40


Top 40


Top 40


Top 40

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Op het album "Procol Harum" uit 1967 komt het nummer "Conquistador" al voor. In 1972 komt het album "Live - In Concert With The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra" uit. "Conquistador" komt als single van dit laatste album uit en is een van de bekendste en populairste songs van Procol Harum. Het is de tweede Top 40-hit (na "A Whiter Shade of Pale") op de Billboard Hot 100 en haalt de 16e positie. Normaal voor Procol Harum was dat eerst de tekst werd geschreven en daarna pas de muziek. Conquistador is hier een uitzondering op. Voordat Procol Harum als band begon, had Gary Brooker al een stuk gecomponeerd met Spaanse invloeden. Reid kwam daarna op het idee om een tekst te schrijven over een conquistador (dat is een Spaans ontdekkingsreiziger en veroveraar van Latijns-Amerika).

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A-kant Lengte


A-kant Componist(en)

Gary Brooker, Keith Reid

A-kant Producer(s)

Chris Thomas

B-kant titel

All This And More

B-kant lengte


B-kant componist(en)

Gary Brooker, Keith Reid

B-kant producer(s)

Chris Thomas




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Live - In Concert With The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra

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Conquistador your stallion stands
In need of company
And like some angel's haloed brow
You reek of purity
I see your armour-plated breast
Has long since lost it's sheen
And in your death mask face
There are no signs which can be seen

And though I hoped for something to find
I could see no maze to unwind

Conquistador a vulture sits
Upon your silver shield
And in your rusty scabbard now
The sand has taken seed
And though your jewel-encrusted blade
Has not been plundered still
The sea has washed across your face
And taken of it's fill

And though I hoped for something to find
I could see no maze to unwind

Conquistador there is no time
I must pay my respect
And though I came to jeer at you
I leave now with regret
And as the gloom begins to fall
I see there is no, only all
And though you came with sword held high
You did not conquer, only die

And though I hoped for something to find
I could see no maze to unwind

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