The Thin End Of The Wedge - Procol Harum - Exotic Birds And Fruit (Vinyl, LP, Album)


1974
Label: Chrysalis - CHR 1058 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Promo • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Symphonic Rock
The Thin End Of The Wedge - Procol Harum - Exotic Birds And Fruit (Vinyl, LP, Album)

 · Exotic Birds and Fruit was Procol's best album in their "later period" of albums One must go back to the 5th album, the often wished for "Broken Barricades", to find a work of equal quality. Some of the tunes on EB&F are simply as good as anything the band ever created--e.g. Strong As Sampson, Thin End of the Wedge, Nothing But The Truth, New Lamps for Old/5().

The Thin Edge Of The Wedge features some fine guitar licks from Mick Grabham, and Monsieur R Monde is a reworking of a song which was unreleased until it surfaced as Monsieur Armand on the Castle / Dojo compilation Procol Harum – The Early Years. Fresh Fruit is a ditty which recalls the earlier Harum song Mabel, whilst Butterfly Boys with its brilliant driving Hammond and guitar work is a song .

 · Procol Harum 's seventh studio album, Exotic Birds and Fruit, was released in April In its original LP incarnation, four songs made up side one -- "Nothing But the Truth," "Beyond the Pale," "As Strong as Samson," and "The Idol" -- all of which featured some of the band's best later work. They had retreated somewhat from the orchestral hybrid of their previous album, Grand Hotel, although "Nothing But the Truth" /10().

Exotic Birds and Fruit is the seventh full-length studio album by British progressive rock band Procol Harum. It was released in It was released in The cover artwork for the album is by Jakob Bogdani, a noted Hungarian artist whose paintings centred on exotic birds and fruit.

 · Exotic Birds and Fruit was Procol's best album in their "later period" of albums One must go back to the 5th album, the often wished for "Broken Barricades", to find a work of equal quality. Some of the tunes on EB&F are simply as good as anything the band ever created--e.g. Strong As Sampson, Thin End of the Wedge, Nothing But The Truth /5().


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  2. Manufactured By – PDO, UK – Published By – Blue Beard Music LTD. Recorded At – Air Studios. Produced For – Strongman Productions Ltd. Mastered At – Master Cutting Room.

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