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2.30 | 11 ratings | 1 reviews | 9% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1983

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Madame Butterfly (4:30)
2. Lay Lady Lay (4:19)
3. Who's Still Crazy (4:46)
4. You Keep Me Hangin' On (3:26)
5. You Are A Big Girl (3:31)
6. Steppin' Out (5:15)
7. My Speeding Heart (4:19)
8. Howling Man (3:28)
9. Give A Little Bit (3:51)
10. Champagne And Valium (3:05)

Total time 40:30

Line-up / Musicians

- Kevin Ayers / lead vocals, guitar

- Ollie Halsall / guitar, backing vocals
- Carlos Garcia Vaso / guitar, keyboards
- Joaquin Montoya / keyboards
- Manolo Aguilar / bass
- Javier de Juan / drums, percussion, Linn drum programming
- Zanna Gregmar / backing vocals
- Jimmy Kashisian / horns arrangements

Releases information

Artwork: Yeldham Muchmore

LP Charly Records ‎- CR 30224 (1983, UK)

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KEVIN AYERS Diamond Jack And The Queen Of Pain ratings distribution

(11 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(9%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(0%)
Good, but non-essential (36%)
Collectors/fans only (45%)
Poor. Only for completionists (9%)

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2 stars Definitely NOT progressive rock, more like new wave. This is one of Kevin's strangest albums. The album was commissioned by someone else, and Kevin basically had to turn over control to the producer (his musicians, his production, his ways, his ideas). The biggest offense is using an early drum ... (read more)

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