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TALES OF CANTERBURY: THE WILDE FLOWERS STORY

The Wilde Flowers

 

Canterbury Scene

2.41 | 16 ratings

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toroddfuglesteg
2 stars The band that spawned Kevin Ayers, Hugh Hopper, Robert Wyatt, Pye Hastings, Soft Machine and Caravan. The grandfather of the Canterbury Scene, in other words.

Musicwise, this is nowhere near the Canterbury Scene. Rockabilly, naive pop, rock, blues and everything that went around in the 1960s is on this album. Pink Floyd, Animals and The Beatles is obvious reference points.

The opening track Impotence is good. The rest is pretty bad. The Wilde Flowers never released an official album so this album therefore includes everything recorded the record label could lay their hands on. Herein lays the problem. The album is a mix of fish and cows. Which makes it an album which would only interest die-hard fans of these bands and artists. Music wise, it is a waste of time.

2 stars

toroddfuglesteg | 2/5 |

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