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UNREST

Henry Cow

 

RIO/Avant-Prog

3.45 | 110 ratings

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alionida
5 stars UNREST!!!!

Lindsay Cooper enters, Geoff Leigh out. This means change in sound. Debut album LegEnd had a Canterbury flavor and with the absence of Geoff band lost some part of that energy. Classically trained oboe player Lindsay Cooper enters the band and the energy transorfmed into something different.

On the first side of LP we found some of the best composed material Henry Cow ever written. Bitter storm, Half asleep half awake and Ruins are masterpieces, especially Half asleep and Ruins. There you can find material to fill your ears for next 10 years with only one small thing, it always leaves you hungry for more, more HenryCow.

Second side is experimental side whitch drawn us further more into modern classics. I just love that. Unrest isn't that kind of album you would likely play as a background music while you drink up your coffee with a friend. It's demanding attention. It's alive and it's griping you with everything it got. Demanding but?. It might be the best thing your ears would hear in this life time. Give it time and it will give you everything else.

5 stars, no doubt about that.

alionida | 5/5 |

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