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BANANAMOUR

Kevin Ayers

 

Canterbury Scene

3.23 | 33 ratings

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Warthur
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4 stars In retrospect, it was always clear that Kevin Ayers' heart was more in sunny psychedelic pop than super-serious, ultra-complex progressive rock - in Soft Machine, his songs were the ones with the most pop appeal (in a good way), and the more progressive sections on the likes of whatevershebringswesing and Shooting At the Moon seemed too inconsistent (both in style and quality) to be the focus of the albums. In Bananamour, then, we mainly return to the approach of Joy of a Toy - psychedelic pop with a Canterbury twist. Though that said, there is a proggy semi-epic with the delirious and shimmering Decadence, a song in dedication to Nico - whose own The Marble Index and Desertshore albums are actually far more experimental than this one. I really like this album, though those who turn their nose up at the poppier end of psychedelia may feel otherwise.
Warthur | 4/5 |

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