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3.16 | 6 ratings | 1 reviews | 33% 5 stars

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Boxset/Compilation, released in 1985

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Bulb
2. While growing my hair
3. I will be absorbed
4. Fugue in D minor
5. They laughed when I sat down at the piano...
6. The song of McGillicudie the Pusillanimous (or don't worry James, your socks are hanging in the coal cellar with Thomas)
7. Boilk
8. Symphony No.2:
...a) Movement 1
...b) Movement 2
...c) Blane
...d) Movement 4
9. Seven is a jolly good time
10. You are all princess


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Line-up / Musicians

- Clive Brooks / drums
- Mont Campbell / bass, vocals
- Dave Stewart / organ, piano, tone generator

Releases information

Lp. See For Miles SEELP 47 C / Cd. See For Miles SEECD 220 (1985)

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EGG Seven Is a Jolly Good Time ratings distribution

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Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(33%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(0%)
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Review by Easy Livin
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3 stars Poached

The album title belies the fact that this is a straight re-release from 1985 of Egg's first album, with two bonus tracks. Those bonus tracks are the A and B sides of a single released by the band prior to the recording of their debut album. The album title is taken from the single's A side which in turn takes its title from the time signature of the chorus of the song.

This "compilation" has recently been superseded by a superb remastered version of the self titled debut album, which also includes the two additional tracks, plus a further track (the missing "Third Movement") which was dropped from the album for copyright reasons.

"Seven is a jolly good time" is therefore now only of interest from a collectors' point of view.

Reviews of the "Egg" album, including the expanded remaster, can be found here: .

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