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“Force It” is the fourth studio album by the British rock band UFO, released in 1975. It became their first album to chart in the United States. The album was produced by Ten Years After bass player Leo Lyons. Another Ten Years After member, Chick Churchill, played keyboards, the first use of that instrument on a UFO record. The CD reissue was remastered at Sound Recording Technology, Cambridge in 1994. The somewhat controversial original cover was

designed by Hipgnosis, as were almost all other UFO albums of the 1970s. The nudity on the cover verged on breaching decency standards and the genders of the couple in the bathtub were not known for several years. The models were later revealed to be Genesis P-Orridge and his girlfriend Cosey Fanni Tutti, both later of the influential industrial band Throbbing Gristle.[3] The artwork was softened for the initial US release, making the couple in the bathtub transparent. The cover is a pun - there are multiple taps (British English) or “faucets” (US English) in the picture, which is a pun

in the album’s title. Released July 1975 Recorded Morgan Studios and Wessex Sound Studios, London Genre Hard rock, heavy metal Length 38:11 Label Chrysalis Producer Leo Lyons Singles from Force It “Shoot Shoot” / “Love Lost Love” Released: 1975 “High Flyer” / “Let It Roll”

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Rock Legend News September 2018 Issue Featuring Bass Legend Leo Lyons Ten Years After founder  

Plus Leo Lyons band Hundred Seventy Split. Also, Alvin Lee, Chick Churchill, Ric Lee and Leo Lyons associations with UFO and Pete Way’s Ways...