Northwinds is the title of the second solo album by David Coverdale, released in early 1978.
- 2 Track listing
- 3 Personnel
- 4 References
Originally entitled North Winds, the album leans more towards blues-based rock. Coverdale also touched on the genre in his previous album.
The original release of Northwinds contained eight tracks, with two more songs added on recent reissues. Four tracks (Keep on Giving Me Love,Queen of Hearts, Only My Soul, Breakdown) from this album would later be combined with the Snakebite EP from his band Whitesnake, to form theSnakebite album.
All songs were written by David Coverdale, except where indicated.
- "Keep on Giving Me Love" (Coverdale, Micky Moody) - 5:16
- "Northwinds" - 6:13
- "Give Me Kindness" - 4:34
- "Time & Again" - 4:02
- "Queen of Hearts" (Coverdale, Moody) - 5:16
- "Only My Soul" - 4:36
- "Say You Love Me" - 4:21
- "Breakdown" (Coverdale, Moody) - 5:15
- "Shame the Devil" - 3:35
- "Sweet Mistreater" - 3:45
- David Coverdale - lead vocals, piano ("Northwinds" and "Time and Again"), electric piano ("Give Me Kindness")
- Micky Moody - guitars, backing vocals
- Tony Newman - drums, percussion
- Alan Spenner - bass
- Tim Hinkley - keyboards, backing vocals
- Roger Glover - synthesizer, clavinet, cowbell, production
- Graham Preskett - violin
- Lee Brilleaux - harmonica on "Keep On Giving Me Love"
- Ronnie James Dio - backing vocals on "Give Me Kindness"
- Wendy Dio - backing vocals on "Give Me Kindness"