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Atomic Rooster


Heavy Prog

3.60 | 243 ratings

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erik neuteboom
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3 stars From the ashes of the unique and spectacular group THE CRAZY WORLD OF ARTHUR BROWN keyboardplayer Vincent Crane (author from the hit "Fire") and drummer Carl Palmer (later ELP) formed in '69 ATOMIC ROOSTER. Nick Graham (bass, guitar and flute) completed the band and a year later they released a very promising debut album Atomic Ro-O-oster. It features captivating compositions with tendencies to jazz, rock and psychedelia. Surely ELP fans have to check out this album: Carl Palmer his drumming is excellent and Vincent Crane moving organplay is very alternating: furi¬ous runs in "Friday The Thirteenth" bluesy in "Broken Wings", psyche¬delic in "Before Tomorrow" (great guitarplay from Nick Graham) and sumptuous like Keith Emerson in "Decline And Fall" (including a powerful and propulsive drumsolo by Carl Palmer)¬¬. An intersting album for those who didn't know that Carl Palmer once was a member of ATOMIC ROOSTER.
erik neuteboom | 3/5 |


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