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LIVE ON T.V. 1990


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2.71 | 13 ratings | 2 reviews | 8% 5 stars

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Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Planetary Introduction (1:32)
2. You Can't Kill Me (5:58)
3. I've Bin Stone Before/Mister Long Shanks/O Mother (6:48)
4. Radio Gnome Invisible (2:03)
5. Pot Head Pixies (3:07)
6. Voix Lactée (3:38)
7. Outer Vision (3:22)
8. Inner Vision (5:26)
9. Gorbachev Cocktail/I Am Your Animal (6:51)
10. Flying Teacup (8:44)
11. I Am You (9:52)

Total Time: 57:21

Line-up / Musicians

- Steffy Sharpstring / vocals
- Bloomdido Bad de Grass / flute, saxophone
- Daevid Allen / vocals
- Twink / synthesizer, keyboards
- Gilli Smyth / whistle (instrument)

Releases information

CD Code 90 [Demon]

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GONG Live On T.V. 1990 ratings distribution

(13 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(8%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(15%)
Good, but non-essential (31%)
Collectors/fans only (38%)
Poor. Only for completionists (8%)

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Review by soundsweird
3 stars A live album that's well worth obtaining, but I have a few reservations. The sound quality and performances are fine; in fact, they're better than on "The 25th Birthday Party" (not added to the discography yet), a 2-CD set that sounds a bit too reverberant. I do feel that the last few songs are second-rate, and the others have been staples of other live albums (except for "Pothead Pixies"!!!). Also, this is the same concert that's available on DVD (the Classic Rock Legends one). I don't have the DVD yet, but I assume that it's all the same songs. So, if you have the DVD, I suppose there's no reason to buy this CD. Otherwise, it's a solid 3 or 4 star effort.

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2 stars Stale and boring, somewhere along the line Gong became a Butlins style revival band. There isn't really anything good you can say about this. i thought david and Gilli were supposed to be composers. This is almost entirely reworked versions of already very old tunes. They are played in a very s ... (read more)

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