Sunday, January 3, 2016

The Alan Bown! - 1968 - The Alan Bown!

The Alan Bown! 
The Alan Bown!

01. My Friend   
02. Strange Little Friend   
03. Elope   
04. Perfect Day   
05. All I Can Do   
06. Friends In St. Louis   
07. The Prisoner   
08. Kick Me Out   
09. Tarnished   
10. Memorial

Drums, Percussion [Acoustic] – Vic Sweeney
Electric Bass [Fender, Fuzz] – Stan Haldane
Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar – Tony Catchpole
Lead Vocals – Tony* (tracks: A5), Vic* (tracks: A5)
Lead Vocals [Sections] – Jeff* (tracks: B1), Tony* (tracks: B1)
Lead Vocals, Percussion – Robert Palmer (tracks: A1 to A4, A6 to B4)
Piano, Organ – Jeff Bannister
Tenor Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Recorder, Clarinet – John Anthony (9)
Trombone – John Hemmings
Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Maracas – Alan Bown

The Prisoner is quite an epic rendezvous. All I Can Do carries really fresh uprising sounds in it. And the whole album is pretty good to me overall (deserves full 4). Plus, I really do appreciate constantly evolving baroque music structures this album is full of.



  2. Thank you! I like this band. A shame that they got lost in the shuffle (at least in America).