Robert Plant - Principle of Moments
Released July 11, 1983
Reissued on May 21, 2007

UK Es Paranza 79 0101 1
US Es Paranza 90101

US Gold on October 17, 1983
US Platinum on January 12, 1984

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1.Other Arms
(Plant, Blunt)
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2. In The Mood
(Plant, Blunt, Martinez)
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3. Messin' With The Mekon
(Plant, Blunt, Martinez)
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4. Wreckless Love *
(Plant, Blunt)
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5. Thru With The Two Step
(Plant, Blunt, Martinez)
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6. Horizontal Departure
(Plant, Blunt, Martinez, Woodroffe)
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7. Stranger Here...Than Over There *
(Plant, Blunt, Martinez, Woodroffe)
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8. Big Log
(Plant, Blunt, Woodroffe)
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Bonus Tracks


9. In The Mood (Live in Houston, 1983)
(Plant, Blunt, Martinez)
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10. Thru' With the Two Step (Live in Houston,
1983)

(Plant, Blunt, Martinez)
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11. Lively Up Yourself (Live in Houston, 1983)
(Marley)
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12. Turnaround
(Plant, Blunt, Martinez, Woodroffe)
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Guitars - Robbie Blunt

Keyboards - Jezz Woodroffe

Bass - Paul Martinez

Drums - Phil Collins & Barriemore
Barlow *

Backing Vocals - John David, Ray Martinez

Engineered by Pat Moran

Mixed by Benji Lefeure, Pat Moran, and
Robert Plant

Production and Quality control-Robert
Plant, Lefeure, and Moran

Recorded at Rockfield Studios,
Monmouth, Gwent


Album Chart Peak
Position
Weeks
UK 2 15
US 5 14
New Zealand 16  
Norway 17  
Netherlands 39 7
Sweden 32  

Big Log
Chart Peak Weeks
Mainstream Rock Chart 6  
Netherlands 4 10
US Billboard Hot 100 20 16
UK Singles Chart 11 10

Far Post
US Mainstream Rock Chart 12

Horizontal Departure
US Mainstream Rock Chart 44


In The Mood
Chart Peak Weeks
Mainstream Rock Chart 4  
US Billboard Hot 100 39 12

Other Arms
US Mainstream Rock Chart 1


US Singles


Big Log/Far Post
7" Es Paranza 79 98447 (July 4, 1983)

Peak at #20 on October 15, 1983.

9 weeks in top 40.
16 weeks in top 100.
Peak at #50 in the Billboard Hot 100.


In The Mood/Horizontal Departure
7" Es Paranza 79 98207 (November 1983)

Peak at #39 on January 14. 1985.
weeks in the top 40.
12 weeks in the top 100.



UK Singles


Big Log/Messin With The Mekon
7" Es Paranza B 9848 (June 1983)

Peak #11.
10 weeks on chart.


Big Log/Messin With The Mekon/Stranger Here. . . Than Over There
12" Es Paranza B 9848 T (June 1983)

In The Mood/Pledge Pin (live)
7" Es Paranza B 6970 (November 1983)

In The Mood/Pledge Pin (live)/Horizontal Departure (live)
12" Es Paranza B 6970 T (November 1983)




Promo Items


  US Promo Items

Big Log (short version)/Big Log (long version)
Es Paranza radio promo 7 99844 (1983)

Big Log/Messin' With The Mekon/Stranger Here...Than Over There
Es Paranza 12-inch promo PR 518 (1983)

In The Mood (short version)/In The Mood (long version)
Es Paranza radio promo 7 99820 (1983)

  UK Promo Item

In The Mood (edited)/In The Mood (long)
Es Paranza SAM 179 seven-inch radio promo (November 1983)
 


Videos

Big Log:



In The Mood

 

Dutch TV Mimed Performances of In the Mood and Big Log