Header

ELASTIC ROCK/ WE'LL TALK ABOUT IT LATER

Nucleus

Jazz Rock/Fusion


From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

Nucleus Elastic Rock/ We'll Talk About It Later album cover
4.18 | 9 ratings | 1 reviews | 56% 5 stars

Write a review
Buy NUCLEUS Music
from Progarchives.com partners
Boxset/Compilation, released in 1995

Songs / Tracks Listing

CD 1 Elastic Rock
1. 1916 (1:11)
2. Elastic Rock (4:05)
3. Striation (2:15)
4. Taranaki (1:39)
5. Twisted Track (5:15)
6. Crude Blues, Pt. 1 (0:54)
7. Crude Blues, Pt. 2 (2:36)
8. 1916- The Battle of Boogaloo (3:04)
9. Torrid Zone (8:40)
10. Stonescape (2:39)
11. Earth Mother (4:30)
12. Speaking for Myself, Personally, in My Own (0:54)
13. Persephones Jive (2:15)

CD 2 We'll Talk About It Later
1. Song For The Bearded Lady (7:25)
2. Sun Child (5:19)
3. Lullaby For A Lonely Child (4:21)
4. We'll Talk About It Later (6:19)
5. Oasis (9:49)
6. Ballad of Joe Pimp (3:48)
7. Easter 1916 (8:47)

Total Time approx. 87 min.

Lyrics

Search NUCLEUS Elastic Rock/ We'll Talk About It Later lyrics

Music tabs (tablatures)

Search NUCLEUS Elastic Rock/ We'll Talk About It Later tabs

Line-up / Musicians

- Ian Carr / trumpet, flugelhorn
- Karl jenkins / electric piano, oboe, piano, baritone saxophone
- Brian Smith / tenor & soprano saxes, flute
- Chris Spedding / guitars
- Jeff Clyne / bass, electric bass
- John Marshall / drums, percussion

Thanks to Matti for the addition
and to ProgLucky for the last updates
Edit this entry

NUCLEUS MP3, Free Download (music stream)


Open extended player in a new pop-up window | Random Playlist (50) | How to submit new MP3s
No MP3/Stream available for this artist.
Collaborate with Progarchives.com, learn how to submit new MP3s.

Buy NUCLEUS Elastic Rock/ We'll Talk About It Later Music


Elastic Rock / We'll Talk About It LaterElastic Rock / We'll Talk About It Later
Import · Remastered
BGO Records 2002
Audio CD$11.32
$10.94 (used)
Right Now on Ebay (logo)
CD elastic rock ~ USD $15.77
LP elastic rock ~ USD $23.45
CD nucleus ~ USD $8.67
LP solar plexus ~ USD $23.45


More places to buy NUCLEUS music online Buy NUCLEUS & Prog Rock Digital Music online:
  • AmazonMP3: Search for NUCLEUS DRM-Free MP3 Downloads @ AmazonMP3 (USA Only) | AmazonMP3 (UK Only)

NUCLEUS Elastic Rock/ We'll Talk About It Later ratings distribution


4.18
(9 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(56%)
56%
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(44%)
44%
Good, but non-essential (0%)
0%
Collectors/fans only (0%)
0%
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)
0%

NUCLEUS Elastic Rock/ We'll Talk About It Later reviews


Showing all collaborators reviews and last reviews preview | Show all reviews/ratings

Collaborators/Experts Reviews

Review by Matti
COLLABORATOR Neo-Prog Team
4 stars This set of NUCLEUS' first two albums was a nice surprise for me. Maybe because of the words frantic jazz- rock in their bio. Well, it's not that frantic really. Fusion albums by Miles Davis - to whom the text compares them - is not yet so familiar to me, but for example Mahavishnu Orhestra is not my favourites because of the frantic nature in their music. And e.g. Return To Forever often went too far from the acoustic jazz sound. In other words, Nucleus can be better enjoyed as jazz music; the rock elements are not taking over very much.

Here's some trivia you probably already know. There's a connection between Nucleus and SOFT MACHINE as several members of Nucleus later played in Soft Machine, though not in its earliest lineups featuring Daevid Allen, Robert Wyatt, Mike Ratledge, Hugh Hopper, etc. Ian Carr (trumpet, flugelhorn) has been credited as a band leader for Nucleus, but at least these first albums are written by almost all members, KARL JENKINS (keyboards, oboe, saxophone) being the other main composer besides Carr. Jenkins was the key figure in the later Soft Machine, and is the man behind ADIEMUS. An important role in this NUCLEUS lineup is also the one of the guitarist Chris Spedding, known from many various occasions.

Wind instruments form the nucleus in the group's sound, which is very delicious. On Elastic Rock there are tracks carried more or less completely by reeds, and they do have some occasional frantic feel. On the whole the debut album pleases me more than the second one (which includes almost half less tracks even if it is longer album), because of the 7 tracks on We'll Talk About It Later I don't like two. Elastic Rock includes 13 tracks, 8 of them clocking under three minutes. But when you listen to the album, you hardly even notice such feature, as the music keeps flowing more or less seamlessly.

As the majority of the reviews on the individual albums say, these albums represent some of the best music in the adventurous field of Fusion in the early seventies. The 2-disc set includes a decent essay too. Of course the cover design makes no justice to the original Roger Dean covers, but frankly they are not very special to be Dean's anyway. The orange shape on Elastic Rock is revealed to be bursting lava from the vulcanic photo of the next page.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

WARNING: Forum software upgrade in progress, login function maybe affected for some users during that time.

Send comments to Matti (BETA) | Report this review (#184931) | Review Permalink
Posted Tuesday, October 07, 2008

Latest members reviews

No review or rating for the moment | Submit a review

Post a review of NUCLEUS "Elastic Rock/ We'll Talk About It Later"

You must be a forum member to post a review, please register here if you are not.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

WARNING: Forum software upgrade in progress, login function maybe affected for some users during that time.

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — the ultimate jazz music virtual community | MetalMusicArchives.com — the ultimate metal music virtual community


Server processing time: 0.88 seconds