Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Blister Chap - 1980 - Sweet Lilian

Blister Chap
1980
Sweet Lilian




01. Son Of The Hill
02. Clean Street
03. Be A Fool
04. Fear And Joy
05. Sweet Lilian
06. Wallsocket Man

Wolfgang "Keili" Keilhofer (guitar, vocals), Helmut Kestler (bass), Clemens Meyer (keyboards), Klaus Winkler (drums), Rainer Böhm (vocals, 1980-83)



With a moniker of Blister Chap, and a cover that features the male-fantasy-overload of a nice pair of gams in fishnets holding a half-lit cigarette, one shouldn't expect much more than a good time rock-n-roller right? Well, no, not exactly. Blister Chap surprises everyone here with a sophisticated blend of American styled hard rock, AOR and 70s progressive rock. Lots of clavinet as well for gear heads. Even more complex than a similar band - say Canada's Saga - which is bizarre on first sight. Released on the do-it-yourselfer Brutkasten label - and about par for the course for the imprint. You never know what you're going to get, and this one is quite good honestly. Not Krautrock mind you, defying their heritage, but if this were from the UK, then collectors would have more to crow about I think. File next to the Desiree "Make it With a Smile" album.


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