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IQ - The Wake MP3
IQ - The Wake MP3
Performer: IQ
Title: The Wake
Label: Sahara Records
Country: UK
Released: May 1985
Style: Prog Rock
Cat: SAH 136
Rating: 4.1/5
Format: MP3, FLAC, WMA
FLAC size: 2310 mb | MP3 size: 1355 mb | WMA size: 2963 mb
Genre: Rock

1Outer Limits8:29
2The Wake3:50
3The Magic Roundabout6:33
4Widow's Peak9:10
5The Thousand Days4:00


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
SAH 136IQ The Wake ‎(LP, Album)Sahara Records SAH 136UK1985
GEPCD1011IQ The Wake ‎(CD, Album, RE, Unofficial)Giant Electric Pea GEPCD1011Russia2014
GEPBOX2IQ The Wake (25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM + 2xCD, Album + DVD-V + Box, Dlx)Giant Electric PeaGEPBOX2UK2010
SAMR (CD) 136IQ The Wake ‎(CD, Album)SamuraiSAMR (CD) 136UK1986
PRM 026IQ The Wake ‎(Cass, Album)Prog Rock MusicPRM 026Poland1996


  • Bass, Bass [Bass Pedals]Tim Esau
  • Drums, PercussionPaul Cook
  • Guitar, Acoustic GuitarMike Holmes
  • Keyboards, Flute, Backing VocalsMartin Orford
  • Vocals, TambourinePeter Nicholls


  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, etched): SAH 136 A1 'THE MORE THE DO'... MPO
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, etched): SAH 136 B1 'THE OTHER THE MORE THE DO'... MPO


  • Manufactured By – Mayking Records Ltd
  • Pressed By – MPO


The Wake is the second studio album by British neo-progressive rock band IQ, released in June 1985 by Sahara Records. Recorded at Falconer Studios in London from March to April 1985, it was produced by Mike Holmes and Tim Esau. The Wake is IQ's only album to reach the UK Charts, peaking at number 72 with a stay of one week. The review argued that. Studio Album, released in 1985. Songs, Tracks Listing 1. Outer Limits 8:15 2. The Wake 4:11 3. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. The Wake. IQ - The Wake 1985. To favorites 5 Download album. Listen album. Released date 1985. Labels Virgin Records. Members owning this album12. Outer Limits . The Wake . The Magic Roundabout . Corners . Widow's Peak . The Thousand Days . Headlong . Bonus tracks: 8. Dans Le Parc Du Chateau Noir . The Thousand Days demo . The Magic Roundabout demo . Total Time : . Buy this album. While IQ would top The Wake with the 1997 two-CD set Subterranea stronger compositions, stronger musicianship, the former remains the band's true classic, a must-have for anyone remotely interested in progressive rock from the 1980s. The third album by the band, it took a more pop approach than Tales From the Lush Attic there was no 20-minute epic track and songs were rather simple in terms of structure. Listen free to IQ The Wake Outer Limits, The Wake and more. 10 tracks 63:30. The Wake is ranked 20,833rd in the overall chart, 2,919th in the 1980s, and 247th in the year 1985. This album is rated in the top 24 of all albums on . The album was IQs second full-length release third if you include 1982s tape-only Seven Stories Into Eight and captured the band trying to produce a professional and cohesive release to match that of their contemporaries and outshine their low-budget earlier albums. All of those bands were seriously competitive, recalls singer Peter Nicholls. With progressive music being such a clique area, everybody was vying for the limited success there was to be had. The rivalry wasnt exactly vicious but we were determined to make our second album a more polished affair and something which was a cl