Cucumber Castle

Bee Gees - Cucumber Castle
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
1970 Ratings: #117 / 121
User Score
Based on 13 ratings
1970 Ratings: #173
April 1, 1970 / Release Date
LP / Format
Polydor, Atco / Label / Website
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Im back! I've been drafted into the army so naturally I didn't have possibility to discover some cool music. Now i mostly listen to Don Cab and Phewwhoo, i start to feel that i reached a point when my taste becomes conservative, in a way that i barely have any desire to listen to something new. But on the lighter note, "Paper Mache, Cabbages and Kings" By Bee Gees is an amazing track to play in sauna. Definitely recommend.


With the departure of not only Robin, but auxiliary members Vince Melouney and Colin Peterson as well, the Bee Gees were down to a duo. Barry and Maurice put together a television special called "Cucumber Castle" during this time, and this album served as a semi-soundtrack. The TV special is horrible beyond belief; it's as if the Bee Gees, often accused of imitating the Beatles, decided to imitate the incoherence and pointlessness of their "Magical Mystery Tour" film. The ... read more


12. I Lay Down and Die
11. Turning Tide
10. I Was the Child
9. My Thing
8. If Only I Had My Mind on Something Else
7. The Lord
6. I.O.I.O.
5. Don't Forget to Remember
4. The Chance of Love
3. Then You Left Me
2. Bury Me Down by the River
1. Sweetheart

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Track List

  1. If Only I Had My Mind on Something Else
  2. I.O.I.O.
  3. Then You Left Me
  4. The Lord
  5. I Was the Child
  6. I Lay Down and Die
  7. Sweetheart
  8. Bury Me Down By the River
  9. My Thing
  10. The Chance of Love
  11. Turning Tide
  12. Don't Forget to Remember
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Added on: April 15, 2014