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Focus - Focus 3 Album
Focus - Focus 3 Album
Performer: Focus
Title: Focus 3
Label: Sire
Country: US
Released: 1972
Style: Prog Rock, Symphonic Rock
Cat: SAS 3901
Rating: 4.5/5
Format: MP3, FLAC, WMA
FLAC size: 2134 mb | MP3 size: 2319 mb | WMA size: 2356 mb
Genre: Rock

1Elspeth Of Nottingham3:15
2Anonymus II (Part 1)19:28
3Anonymus II (Conclusion)7:30
4Round Goes The Gossip...5:16
6House Of The King2:23
7Carnival Fugue6:02
8Love Remembered2:49
9Answers? Questions! Questions? Answers!14:03
10Focus III6:07


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
5C 188-24753Focus Focus 3 ‎(2xLP, Album, Gat)Imperial 5C 188-24753Netherlands1972
5147 3901Focus Focus 3 ‎(2xCass, Album)Sire5147 3901US1972
JPCD 9903 04Focus Focus 3 ‎(CD, Album, Unofficial)Grammy, ООО "ДОРА"JPCD 9903 04Russia1999
370 748861 2, 748861 2Focus Focus 3 ‎(CD, Album, RE)EMI, EMI370 748861 2, 748861 2BrazilUnknown
RB 66.189Focus Focus 3 ‎(CD, Album, RE)Red BulletRB 66.189Netherlands2001


  • Art DirectionBill Levy
  • BassBert Ruiter
  • DesignFred Marcellino
  • DrumsPierre Van Der Linden
  • Engineer [Recording]George Chkiantz
  • GuitarJan Akkerman
  • Mastered ByRobert Ludwig
  • ProducerMike Vernon
  • Vocals, Organ, Piano, Alto Saxophone, Piccolo Flute, HarpsichordThijs Van Leer


Gatefold edition.
Slightly different label than the other US release with same Category SAS 3901

Title and squares on cover are die-cut.

Recorded at Olympic 'B' Studios, Barnes, UK.
Mastered at Sterling Sound, NY.


  • Distributed By – Famous Music Corporation


Focus 3 or Focus III is the third studio album by Dutch rock band Focus, released as a double album in November 1972 on Imperial Records. Recorded after touring in support of their previous album, Focus II 1971, the album saw the band write extended pieces and is their first with bassist Bert Ruiter in the group's line-up. Focus 3 received a positive reception upon its release. It went to No. 1 in the Netherlands for one week and reached No. 6 on the UK Albums Chart and No. 35 on the US Billboard. Songs in album Focus - Focus 3 1972. Focus - Round Goes The Gosisip. Focus - Love Remembered. Focus - Sylvia. Focus - Carnival Fugue. Focus - Focus III. Focus - Answers Questions Questions . FOCUS - Focus III - 1972 Netherlands 01 - Round Goes the Gossip 00:01 02 - Love Remembered 05:13 03. Focus 3. Red Bullet Productions BV от лица компании Red Bullet SODRAC, Audiam Publishing, Muserk Rights Management и другие авторские. Альбом 1972 Песен: 8. Focus 3 - Focus. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Focus III kept this same sound, but approached it with a jollier, more accessible tone. As with its predecessor, Focus III featured only one tune that would have a chance of being a hit single. The enjoyable rhythm of Sylvia, partnered with Jan Akkerman's victorious guitar solo, some of Van Leer's finest organ work, Bert Ruiter's tight basslines, and Pierre Van Der Linden's mellow drumming, assured the track classic status. Sylvia found worldwide success and gained the band valuable radio and press exposure. The song remains one of the most loved and. Discover all of this album's music connections, watch videos, listen to music, discuss and download. Focus III 1972. Album by Focus. Focus III. was sampled in. Wheelz of Steel by OutKast 1996. Listen free to Focus Focus III Round Goes the Gossip. Love Remembered and more. 10 tracks 66:40. Focus band. Released 1972. Focus 3 Tracklist. Round Goes the Gossip Lyrics. Written-By Thijs Van Leer. Packaged in a standard jewel case with 4-page booklet. Album title on front cover is: Focus 3 Album title everywhere else is: Focus III. Codice a barre e altri identificatori. Barcode Text: 0 77774 88612 3. Barcode String: 077774886123. Rights Society: BIEMSTEMRA


Comments (1)
fire dancer
My copy is complete identical with this version, with following run outs, seen and read:
SAS 3901 A-1 11 1 STERLING (very small etched:) PR
SAS 3901 B-1 11 1 STERLING (very small etched:) PR
SAS 3901 C-1 11 1 STERLING (very small etched:) PR
SAS 3901 D-1 11 1 STERLING (very small etched:) PR