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3.42 | 15 ratings | 2 reviews | 20% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1974

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. In The Winter Of Your Life (5:00)
2. Stormy Every Weekend Blues (6:10)
3. Follow That With Your Performing Seals (5:52)
4. Still Alive (4:32)
5. Borrowed Time (4:33)
6. Chiswick High Road Blues (5:20)
7. I Believe In Rock And Roll (4:55)

Total time 36:22

Line-up / Musicians

- Geoff Whitehorn / electric & acoustic guitars, lead (1,7) & backing vocals
- Gabriel Magno / Hammond organ, piano, electric piano, electric harpsichord
- Dick Morrissey / acoustic and electric tenor & soprano saxophones, alto sax, flute, lead vocals (4)
- Walt Monaghan / bass, lead (5,7) & backing vocals
- Clif Davies / drums, congas, vibes, lead (2,6) & backing vocals

- Mike Tomich / bass (1)

Releases information

LP Gull ‎- GULP 1004 (1974, UK)

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IF Not Just Another Bunch Of Pretty Faces ratings distribution

(15 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(20%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(27%)
Good, but non-essential (47%)
Collectors/fans only (7%)
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)

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Review by snobb
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3 stars If's last studio album isn't as good as their first albums. After many line-up changes, the band slowly changed their musical direction to more straightforward blues-soul-rock.

For sure, you still will find there their sax sound, but generally music became simpler, more guitar based, and in some sense repeated Chicago's evolution. Songs became better structurized, with catchier melodies and openly radio-friendly. Still some arrangements could be pleasant for jazz-rock fans. Some songs are simple blues-rock at the same time.

Still listenable album with some traces of nice earlier music time, but that's all. Mostly for fans.

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4 stars Regardless of the time period in which they created their music, one thing all bands had in common - lot of personnel changes which as a consequence brought to changes in their musical direction(s). This last IF recording found Dick Morrissey as the only member of the starting line-up and deliv ... (read more)

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