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The Enid

The Enid
Country
England
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The Enid are a British rock band founded in 1973 by Robert John Godfrey, Stephen Stewart, and Francis Lickerish. The Enid's membership has since undergone several changes, always with Godfrey at the helm. Godfrey has diabetes, and has also described bouts of depression associated with periods of writer's block. The band is still recording sporadically.
Website
http://www.theenid.co.uk
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Releases on file (20)
The Enid — Dust The Enid — Dust
(Operation Seraphim EWCD31, 2016, CD)
The Enid — Invicta The Enid — Invicta
(Operation Seraphim EWCD27, 2012, CD)
The Enid — Live with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra & the Warwickshire County Youth Choirs The Enid — Live with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra & the Warwickshire County Youth Choirs
(Operation Seraphim EWCD24, 2012, 2CD)
The Enid — Journey's End The Enid — Journey's End
(Operation Seraphim EWCD10, 2010, CD)
The Enid — White Goddess The Enid — White Goddess
(Inner Sanctum ENID010CD, 1997/2012, CD)
The Enid / Robert John Godfrey — Healing Hearts The Enid / Robert John Godfrey — Healing Hearts
(New Dawn NDCD15, 1996, CD)
The Enid — Sundialer The Enid — Sundialer
(Mantella MNTLCD12, 1995, CD)
The Enid — Tripping the Light Fantastic The Enid — Tripping the Light Fantastic
(Inner Sanctum ENID009CD, 1994/2002, CD)
The Enid — Final Noise The Enid — Final Noise
((Not on label) ENID CD12, 1989/2002, CD)
Godfrey & Stewart — The Seed and the Sower Godfrey & Stewart — The Seed and the Sower
((Not on label) ENID CD11, 1988, CD)
The Enid — The Seed and the Sower The Enid — The Seed and the Sower
(Inner Sanctum ENID008CD, 1988/2002, CD)
The Enid — Salome The Enid — Salome
(Inner Sanctum ENID007CD, 1986/2009, CD)
The Enid — Fand The Enid — Fand
((Not on label) ENID 09, 1985, LP)
The Enid — The Spell The Enid — The Spell
(Inner Sanctum ENID006CD, 1984/2009, CD)
The Enid — The Stand The Enid — The Stand
(Inner Sanctum ENID018CD, 1984/2009, CD)
The Enid — Something Wicked This Way Comes The Enid — Something Wicked This Way Comes
(Inner Sanctum ENID005CD, 1982/2002, CD)
The Enid — Six Pieces The Enid — Six Pieces
(Inner Suanctum ENID004CD, 1979/2009, CD)
The Enid — Touch Me The Enid — Touch Me
(Inner Sanctum ENID033CD, 1979/2011, CD)
The Enid — Aerie Faerie Nonsense The Enid — Aerie Faerie Nonsense
(Operation Seraphim EWCD17, 1977/2010, CD)
The Enid —  In the Region of the Summer Stars The Enid — In the Region of the Summer Stars
(Operation Seraphim EWCD16, 1976/2010, CD)

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