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3.83 | 21 ratings | 1 reviews | 29% 5 stars

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Boxset/Compilation, released in 1989

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Aukamacic (0:44)
2. Icky Qualms (2:15)
3. Piffol Four Times (2:49)
4. Scratching Crawling Scrawling (0:56)
5. As Cold As Can Be In An English Sea (7:12)
6. T.V.T.V (3:49)
7. My Trade Mark (3:40)
8. The Obvious Identity (2:02)
9. Piffol One Time (6:48)
10. A Game For Bertie's Party (5:26)
11. Piffol Three Times (5:38)
12. Rock Around The Clock (1:45)

Total Time: 43:04

Line-up / Musicians

- Peter "Zip" Boker (Michael Pugh) / vocals
- Philip Pilf (Tim Smith) / guitar, ynthesizer, vocals
- Patty Pilf (Jim Smith) / bass
- Duncan Doilet (Colvin Mayers) / vocals, synthesizer
- Little Bobby Shattocks (Mark Cawthra) / drums

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CARDIACS Archive Cardiacs 1977-1979 ratings distribution

(21 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(29%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(38%)
Good, but non-essential (19%)
Collectors/fans only (10%)
Poor. Only for completionists (5%)

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4 stars Cardiacs are usually not considered as a real prog band, but this compilation of some of their earliest recordings proves that they once were very much prog. The influence of Yes, Zappa and Genesis cannot be overheard. Most songs are from the tapes Toy World and The Obvious Identity which, unfortun ... (read more)

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