Albedo . 9 is a studio album by the Greek electronic composer Vangelis, released in 1976. It was the second album produced by Vangelis in Nemo Studios, London, which was his creative base until the late 1980s. It contrasts with his previous album, Heaven and Hell, which was classically inspired and choral, while Albedo . 9 has blues and jazz overtones. It was his first Top 20 UK album.
Vangelis – Albedo . 9. Label: RCA – PL 70088. Format: Vinyl, LP, Album. Producer, Arranged By, Written-By – Vangelis. recorded at nemo studios, london 1976.
Albedo . 9' is Vangelis' eighth album and sees the musician at a peak in his long career. Like many albums of that period in music (mid 70's) the theme of 'Albedo . 9' revolves around the Space. Albedo, or reflection coefficient, is the diffuse reflectivity or reflection power of a surface, and in this specific case, Albedo is the power of light reflection of the Earth (which in 1976 was . 9, hence the name of the album). 9 represents some of Vangelis' most fascinating material from the early portion of his career. Albedo .