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Lead Vocals – Phil ShulmanRecorder – Tony ViscontiTambourine – Ray Shulman
2Edge Of Twilight
Clarinet – Phil ShulmanGong, Drums [Side Drum In Percussion Section] – Martin Smith Guitar [Spanish] – Ray ShulmanWritten By [Percussion Section], Arranged By [Percussion Section], Performer [Percussion Section], Electric Piano, Organ, Harpsichord, Cello, Timpani, Xylophone, Synthesizer [Moog], Lead Vocals – Kerry Minnear
3Black Cat
Bass, Drums, Triangle – Tony ViscontiCello, Tambourine, Maracas, Vibraphone, Arranged By [String Quartet], Written By [String Quartet] – Kerry MinnearCowbell – Derek ShulmanGuitar [12 String Wah-wah Guitar], Performer [Donkey's Jawbone], Voice [Cat Calls] – Gary GreenLead Vocals, Claves – Phil ShulmanViola, Performer [Skulls] – Ray Shulman
4The Moon Is Down
Electric Piano – Kerry MinnearGuitar [12 String], Organ, Bass [Pedals] – Ray ShulmanSaxophone [Alto] – Derek ShulmanSaxophone [Tenor, Alto] – Phil Shulman
5Pantagruel's Nativity
Guitar [6 & 12 String] – Gary GreenSaxophone [Alto] – Derek ShulmanSaxophone [Tenor], Trumpet – Phil ShulmanTambourine – Martin Smith Vibraphone, Lead Vocals – Kerry Minnear
6The House, The Street, The Room
Bass – Gary GreenCelesta, Clavichord, Xylophone – Kerry MinnearClarinet, Piano, Trumpet – Phil ShulmanClavichord – Derek ShulmanRecorder – Tony ViscontiTrumpet, Organ – Paul Cosh
7Acquiring The Taste
Arranged By – Kerry Minnear
8Plain Truth
Maracas – Phil ShulmanViolin [Electric] – Ray ShulmanVoice [At Start Of Track] – Gary Green


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
6360 041Gentle Giant Acquiring The Taste ‎(LP, Album, Gat)Vertigo6360 041UK1971
6360041, 6360 041Gentle Giant Acquiring The Taste ‎(LP, Album, RE, Gat)Vertigo, Vertigo6360041, 6360 041UK1974
842 917-2Gentle Giant Acquiring The Taste ‎(CD, Album, RE)Vertigo842 917-2EuropeUnknown
TPT 257Gentle Giant Acquiring The Taste ‎(LP, Album, Ltd, RE, TP, Gat)Tapestry RecordsTPT 257Europe2010
842 917-2Gentle Giant Acquiring The Taste ‎(CD, Album, RE)Vertigo842 917-2GermanyUnknown


  • Arranged ByGentle Giant
  • BassRay Shulman (tracks: 1 to 3, 5 to 8)
  • DrumsMartin Smith (tracks: 1 to 3, 5 to 8)
  • GuitarGary Green (tracks: 3, 5, 6, 8)
  • HarpsichordKerry Minnear (tracks: 2, 5, 6)
  • Lead VocalsDerek Shulman (tracks: 3, 5, 6)
  • MellotronKerry Minnear (tracks: 1, 5, 6)
  • OrganKerry Minnear (tracks: 1 to 3)
  • Piano, VocalsKerry Minnear (tracks: 3, 5, 6, 8)
  • ProducerTony Visconti
  • Programmed By [Moog]Chris Thomas
  • Synthesizer [Moog]Kerry Minnear (tracks: 1 to 5)
  • ViolinRay Shulman (tracks: 2, 3, 5, 7)
  • VocalsDerek Shulman (tracks: 1, 2, 7, 8), Phil Shulman (tracks: 1 to 3, 6, 8), Ray Shulman (tracks: 1, 2, 6)
  • Written-ByShulman, Minnear, Shulman, Shulman


Comes with a 12-page booklet.
Limited to 3000 copies.

Originally released on LP (Vertigo 6360041) in 1971. Licensed courtesy of Universal Music Licensing Division to Repertoire Records (UK) Ltd.

℗ 1971 Vertigo Records
© 2005 Repertoire Records (UK) Ltd.


  • Label Code: LC 08065
  • Matrix / Runout: Sony DADC A0100666284-0101 13 A0
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L553
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 94K5


  • Copyright (c) – Repertoire Records (UK) Ltd
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Vertigo
  • Licensed Through – Universal Music
  • Licensed To – Repertoire Records (UK) Ltd
  • Pressed By – Sony DADC – A0100666284-0101



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💿 Gentle Giant - Acquiring The Taste Download
Prog Rock
Performer: Gentle Giant
Title: Acquiring The Taste
Category: Rock
Country: UK
Released: 2005
Label: Repertoire Records
Catalog #: REPUK 1072
Rating: 4.3/5
Votes: 502
Record Source: CD, Album, Reissue, Limited Edition, Digipak