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Van Der Graaf Generator


Eclectic Prog

2.38 | 69 ratings

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2 stars This was originally available only as a bootleg. It appears that Hammill gave into the pressure to release it proper despite the very poor sound quality. There are plenty of great moments here and if the sound quality was better there would be a lot to get excited about. As it is Liquidator is a gem, describing as it does the pressure that was eroding the band at the time. Black room is also an excellent version. If only the sound quality was better. There is some dross as well. Really this one is only for fans and completists although as a historic document it has some validity in many respect its an exploitative release. I suspect that had the bootleg not been selling quite well P.H. would have resisted the temptation to allow this into the market. A good cover shot raises the value of the record to fans a little. Even though I am a real fan, I cannot recommend this record to anyone other than other fans it must therefore get 2 stars, it deserves no more.
burgersoft777 | 2/5 |


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