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Canterbury Scene

3.44 | 60 ratings

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4 stars Delivery is a band built up through great musicians, who will make Canterbury scene's fortune during the seventies, to support the fabulous voice of Carol Grimes ( not by chance also the group is known as CAROL GRIMES' DELIVERY). All that she needed was a guitar (Phil Miller), a piano (Steve Miller), a bass (Roy Babbington), drums (Pip Pyle), and a saxophone (the incredible Lol Coxhill).

Her voice is typically bluesy, very delicious, but amanzingly the outcome is not not just blues: it is a clever mix of rock-blues, rock-jazz, free-jazz, and so on. The explenation is due to the time gap between the foundation time (in the 1966) and their only record (in the 1970).

In my opinion, the music is really anchored to the voice of her. But when it rises from the stuff it becomes excellent (listen to "Miserable man", "Is it really the same", "The wrong time", or "Fighting it out"). Then it's difficult to understand the fantastic development of Canterbury scene if you don't know this (unluckly very rare) album. Highly recommended!

Gigi | 4/5 |


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