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Gong - Radio Gnome Invisible Vol. 2 - Angel's Egg CD (album) cover




Canterbury Scene

4.14 | 716 ratings

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5 stars Definetly a masterpiece, this album is good from the opening to the end, even if there is some place in the album that may sound weird, it as to be there to make the album and the story a complete whole.

"Other side of the sky" stars up the album with a very good space intro, including the famous space wisper by Gilli Smyth. This song is one of the best of the album. The bass groove in that song + the percussion and the electric piano, you know your gonna listen a masterpiece album.

"Sold To The Highest Buddha" is the first song in the album with the basic verse, chorus. «Hang on to your head» sing Deavid Allen, he is right because the album is a very good psychedelic, progressive trip ;)

"Castle In The Clouds" is the first musical bridge in the album.

"Prostitute Poem" is a Gilli Smyth song mostly sang in french.

"Givin My Luv To You" is the second bridge of the album, this time it's all the band singing like they are in a pud.

"Selene" is mellow song, very atmospheric, i like the feeling.

"Flute Salad" is a flute solo by Didier Mahlerbe and the intro to "Oily Way" so, the third bridge of the album.

"Oily Way" wow !!! what a song, this is one of my favorite song by Gong, a must, it really feels like your inside the tea pot flying into space.

"Outer Temple" this one as a arabic feels to it, another good one.

"Inner Temple" another classic on the album. It contain a very good sax melody and the famous glissando guitar played by Deavid Allen.

"Percolations" is the fourth bridge of the album lots of percussions.

"Love Is How Y Make It" is another masterpiece, it contain a very good melody sang by Deavid Allen that switch gadually in more complexe piece musically, lots of vibraphone.

"I Never Glid Before" may be my all time favorite song by Gong. The groove + the melody + an incedebly good chorus. You can't go wrong with this addition ;)

"Eat That Phone Book Coda" a very good ending to a masterpiece.

5 stars, nothing less !!!

The new remaster release in 2004 have 4 bonus tracks, "Other Side Of The Sky" (Single Version), "Ooby Scooby Doomsday...", "Love Is How Y Make It" (1973 Vocal Mix) & "Eat That Phone Book Coda" (Early Version)

Fido73 | 5/5 |


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