Label: CBS - S-63215,Blue Horizon - 7-63215 • Format: Vinyl LP, Compilation, Reissue • Country: UK • Genre: Blues • Style: Electric Blues
It consists of their first four non-album UK singles and their B-sidestwo other tracks from their previous two albums, and two tracks by blues artist Eddie Boyd with backing by members of Fleetwood Mac. These two tracks came from Boyd's album South Rhodes. The title of the album is a phrase found in an gloss marginal note to Samuel Taylor Coleridge 's epic poem The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.
The phrase refers to the albatross killed in the poem "The ancient Mariner inhospitably killeth the pious bird of good omen".
Its use as an album title as well as the album art is a sly wink to the featuring of the band's number 1 UK hit " Albatross.
The US-only compilation English Rose was a similar package, sharing five songs The Sun Is Shining - Fleetwood Mac - The Pious Bird Of Good Omen this album, and was released earlier in Inthe tracks from this album were repackaged Str8 Slammin - SMKA - Super Market Knife Attack 2011 Sony BMG and released as a new collection very closely resembling the Greatest Hits albumbut with the addition of " Shake Your Moneymaker " and "Love That Burns".
Reaction to the album has been highly positive; the album was described as "excellent" by the Rolling Stone Album Guide. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Fleetwood Mac. Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2 October Retrieved 2 July Archived from the original on 30 January Retrieved 22 April Credited on the album to Little Willie Johnbut in fact written by both brothers.
Mike Vernon. English Rose The Pious Bird of Good Omen Black Magic Woman Peter Green. Jeremy Spencer. Clifford AdamsGreen.
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