Eyes Wide Open

Here’s a treat for you! First released in 1986, Eyes Wide Open by Carol Grimes has recently been re-released. Recorded between Dec 85 and Feb 86 @livingston_studios.

Carol Grimes continues to perform and record and enjoys considerable popularity and recently played at The Jazz Cafe and Ronnie Scott’s in London.


released January 6, 1986

The album was produced by Alastair Gavin for Note the Change Productions and “Your Blues” produced by Maciek Hrybowicz

Album Coordination Lesley Willis

Engineered by Simon Bohannon and Tony Harris
Assistant Engineers: Barry Clemson and Andy Butler
Remix engineer on “Your Blues” Jon Hiseman

Photographs: David Proud/Karen Douglas

Additional Musicians:
Mario Castronari (double bass)
Andy Herbert (electric bass)
Neville Murray (congas, percussion)
Paul Nieman (trombone)
Angele Veltmeyer (flute)

The Kick Horns:
Simon Clarke (alto and baritone sax, piccolo)
Roddy Lorimer (trumpet, flugelhorn)
Tim Saunders (soprano and tenor sax)

Backing Vocals:
Dyan Birch, Josefina Cupido @drum4peace, Didi Hopkins @commediaworks
Johnny Meringues, Hanna Wilson
Josefina Cupido – additional voice on “The Circus”