After this album was recorded, the band got tetchy and dropped ol' Pete. My love of Lightfoot's music led me to discover many other wonderful folk musicians, and I include some articles about them, mostly in the Folk Notes column.
And, of course, there are two wonderful pop songs, the likes of which we wouldn't hear from the band again for years without end. Three of the other songs are also irritating for various reasons. Members of any old British post-psychedelic band could have substituted for them.
A high 8 out of A 6 by me, but a 6 or a 7 seems in the ballpark. Astral Traveller does have a slightly more entertaining minor-key groove, not to mention some decent enough guitar from Pete, but I never have a good feeling about the song as a whole when it ends.
After all, who ever said that "conventional" music was automatically inferior to complex pieces? Another distinguishing feature of this from the "classic" albums is the presence of cover tunes, both of which rule. Instrumentally Tony Kaye seems to dominate strangely enough.
Still though, I have to agree with you. And "Clear Days," an all-orchestral ballad, completely passes me by each time. While not sounding anywhere close to what they'd become later, this album wallops quite a punch.
Finally, there's also the slightly-inferior-but-still-quite-good "Harold Land," the story of a young man scarred inside by the ravages of war. Grant funding will assist in the purchase of equipment to develop this community business. Kit Lambert of The Who lore is testament to this.
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They were playing covers of the Beatles as a tribute. All 8 songs are really good and some are just fantastic. Commercial Service; the Canadian Consulate; UM alumnus Kyle Washington; and many others in planning events designed to maximize business success potential. Funding from the Foundation will go toward the purchase of a chest freezer for the store.
The best part of the song for me, though, is certainly the middle-section, with Jon belting over the descending organ line and creating the illusion that his part is descending too although it isn't.
Finally, "Survival" has a great intro. It would have been nicer as just a solo piano and vocal. Peter Banks is quite the competent player in a good wayand even Bruford gets a chance to bash the drums very hard quite different from his trademark sound!
As much I love most of the later albums, it's too bad they didn't try a few more albums like this one or for that matter even play some of the songs from this album in their live sets. Then and Astral Traveller are both good, but kind of samey.
It sounds sort like a very early Genesis track, and I also really like the lyrics post-war PTSD, before the term had been coined and the vocals. No, seriously, it does. I've never heard the original Everydays, but I can't seem to get into this version. For one thing, the two short ballads, "Yesterday and Today" and "Sweetness," are simply beautiful.
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