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Hawkwind Hawkwind Light Orchestra: Carnivorous album cover
3.70 | 32 ratings | 2 reviews | 35% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 2020

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Expedition to Planet X (1:25)
2. Dyna-mite (3:42)
3. Void of Wasteland (5:16)
4. Repel Attract (3:12)
5. Attraction (3:20)
6. Human Behavior (No Sex Allowed) (5:40)
7. Temple of Love (1:49)
8. Square Peg in a Round Hole (4:44)
9. Windy Day (4:42)
10. Model Farm Blues (7:51)
11. Whose Call Is It Anyway? (3:21)
12. Lockdown (Keep Calm) (5:43)
13. The Virus (10:18)
14. Forgotten Memories (5:24)
15. Higher Ground (4:43)

Total Time 71:10

Line-up / Musicians

- Dave Brock / vocals, lead guitar, keyboards & synths
- Richard Chadwick / drums
- Magnus Martin / guitar, vocals, keyboards

Releases information

Label: Cherry Red (CDBRED822)
Format: Vinyl, CD, Digital
October 16, 2020

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HAWKWIND Hawkwind Light Orchestra: Carnivorous ratings distribution

(32 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(35%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(39%)
Good, but non-essential (19%)
Collectors/fans only (6%)
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)

HAWKWIND Hawkwind Light Orchestra: Carnivorous reviews

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Review by Warthur
3 stars As with the previous "Hawkwind Light Orchestra" album, this is Dave Brock working with a smaller subset of the then-current Hawkwind lineup for a studio album. In this case, it's a project prompted by the COVID pandemic and lockdown, with the participants exchanging parts they'd recorded at home for later mixing; the title's an anagram of "Coronavirus" as a nod to this.

As such, whilst the earlier Hawkwind Light Orchestra album (Stellar Variations) was born of a creative decision to do that particular experiment, this was born out of necessity. It feels a little less compelling - valuable at the time as an exercise in making Hawkwind-esque music for the sake of keeping the lights on during a dark time, but somewhat more forgettable after the fact. Call it a low three and a half stars.

Latest members reviews

4 stars "Hawkind Light Orchestra" was used as a band name first time in "Stellar Variations"-album, when there were only Dave Brock, Richard Chadwick & Niall Hone involving of making it. This time Hone was replaced by Magnus Martin. Originally Brock was planning to make an solo album, but soon those two ... (read more)

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