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Friday, May 07, 2010

Electoral video fun

Here are a couple of tracks by Gentle Giant, one of the bands who came to define British prog rock in the mid-to-late 1970s. I saw them in Newcastle on the Free Hand tour: these clips are from their earlier album The Power And The Glory, whose theme is politics and what we would now call spin.

First we have Proclamation, which sets the scene (actually it opens side 2 of the record, but it encapsulates the album's theme):




Then Aspirations (audio only) which is one of my favourite GG numbers:

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