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GLASTONBURY CAROL

Gryphon

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3.41 | 16 ratings | 2 reviews | 6% 5 stars

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Live, released in 2003

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Kemp's Jig (2:56)
2. Sir Gavin Grimbold (2:51)
3. Touch & Go (1:33)
4. Astrologer (3:11)
5. Estampie (7:42)
6. Opening Number (4:02)
7. Midnight Mushrumps, 1st Movement (6:21)
8. Midnight Mushrumps, 2nd Movement (5:45)
9. Midnight Mushrumps, 3rd Movement (6:54)
10. Glastonbury Carol (4:56)

Total Time: 46:11

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Line-up / Musicians

- Richard Harvey / harmonium, keyboards, recorder, crumhorn
- Brian Gulland / bassoon, recorder, vocals
- Philip Nestor / bass
- David Oberle / percussion, drums, vocals
- Graeme Taylor / guitars, vocals

Releases information

CD Hux 041

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GRYPHON Glastonbury Carol ratings distribution


3.41
(16 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(6%)
6%
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(56%)
56%
Good, but non-essential (25%)
25%
Collectors/fans only (12%)
12%
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)
0%

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Review by Sean Trane
SPECIAL COLLABORATOR Prog Folk
3 stars 3.5 stars really!!!

This release can be seen as the BBC sessions (I think Hux Records took over the old BBC Radio 1 series) and for Gryphonheads , this is a real must. The tracks are taken from three different sessions and obviously , the live versions are definitely more passionate and exciting than the studio versions.

The first five tracks come off the first album and are much livelier especially Estampie which now becomes a classic must hear under this form. The next four tracks are from a 1974 show just after the release of their second album Midnight Mushrumps. Again here, the tracks (actually only two since three of them make for the entire Mushrumps suite ) are much livelier , merry and alltogether more fascinating than the studio album. the last track was done as a "commercial " jingle for the BBC show they were appearing on and apparently was unreleased as of yet.

Although fully aware of the importance of their early works , I was not really a fan of the first two Gryphon albums , with this BBC sessions , I am now reconciled with those tracks. Much recommended to all Gryphon fans. The booklet is also full of funny anecdotes of their lives together , the pranks they pulled and other memories. They once stopped their broken down van a block away from the London Stock Exchange and if you can picture their looks and hairstyles , they started asking the directions of Fleet Street much to the shock of the passers-by. Would they do that nowadays downtown NY , theu might go straight to Guantanamo , treated as potential terrorsits.

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4 stars This album or rather BBC session (minus the "LOST" track) is very stylized renaissance music and seems like it would have a limited appeal to most prog fans, but it is definitely one of the most interesting albums I've ever listened and would appeal to any adventurous prog listener. The trac ... (read more)

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