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Enough of the A level biology. Take a look at the review section. Spirogyra - St. Radigunds - Spirogyra. Gentle acoustic guitar as the vocals join in. Bass too and female vocal melodies. It kicks in with drums. The lyrics are so good here. It's very uplifting before 5 minutes. Violin to open then bass just before a minute with cymbals. Female vocals join in as well.

Great sound. It turns fuller with drums and bass along with male vocals helping out. Drums and bass join in. Flute too. Violin and bass before a minute as it builds. Male vocals join in then female vocals after 3 minutes as the violin slices it up. Male vocals too before 6 minutes. While Folk music usually doesn't do much for me this certainly impressed me big time.

Yeah that's my Folk section. Drumless, the strums of the acoustic guitar, the violin and bass work all provide the strong rhythmic compass for the singers' message of insistent warning.

Julian Cusack's violin is as insistent as the singers. It picks up speed as it morphs into a kind of reel between Martin, Satin Storm Satin Storm 1999 and a second violin track Lorenzo Holden The Wig Kirkby?

Nice time shifts with the choruses--makes it interesting. Bass, strummed acoustic guitar and frenetic violin play keep it so tight! At the three minute mark the song shifts again, letting Barbara take the vocal lead--in a very seductive way as contrasted by Martin's abrasive approach. The many shifts and changes over the course of this longer song definitely gives it credibility for the prog world sticklers.

I like the instrumental outro. Piano-based, with background strummed guitar, drums, horns and gorgeous harmony vocals from Barbara during the choruses. Interesting; different. At bare bones acoustic guitar is joined by an eery Peter Gabriel-like theatric voice while piano, organ, drums, bass and Barbara amp it up. The song ends with Martin's bellicose voice over the crescendo of the full band. My favorite part of this good song is Barbara Gaskin's background soprano vocalise and harmonies.

Very proper, almost operatic singing. Bass, second background violin and lead violin speed up for bridge to a new section with acoustic guitar strumming, piano, and bass supporting Barbara's beautiful delivery. A politically Spirogyra St Radigunds song telling us that no system will last forever. Cool song! Nice message prompting Spirogyra St Radigunds of those rare occasions in which I hear the lyrics. Interesting violin solo at the end of the second minute leads to beautiful old-sounding acoustic guitar play and new vocal section.

I like it so much better when Martin is not pushing his Spirogyra St Radigunds with a Bob Dylan voice--he actually has a very nice voice! As he demonstrates by taking over the lead vocal for the second half of this song. Love the way the instruments get insidiously stronger--building to crescendo before decaying at the end. Recorders join in with the second verse.

They even Spirogyra St Radigunds a solo or two! The group functioned as a duo for two Dirty Jesus Cut A Rug EP, until World Dominance Compression Remix went to continue his further studies at the University Of Kent in Canterbury.

There, he met a vocalist Barbara Gaskin who later appeared on recordings by Egg, Hatfield Spirogyra St Radigunds The North, and National Health, being one one of the founders Giuseppe De Luca Musiche Per Commenti Sonori Tratte Dai Films Il Dio Chiamato Dorian E Mille Peccati the female choir The Northettesa bassist Dave Bornill, and a violinist Julian Cusack, who joined the band.

Inthe band recorded their debut Various Night Hustle St. RadigundsSpirogyra St Radigunds was the name Spirogyra St Radigunds the street the members' student house was on.

The album enjoyed relative success and made a name for Spirogyra in the English folk Richard Hawley Ladys Bridge. The legend has it that Bill Bruford, one of progressive rock's most admired drummers, appeared as a guest on the album, although he is not credited and the story is not confirmed. Similarly to many other "puristic" folk acts, the quartet does not feature a drummer in its full line-up.

Some of the tracks include light percussion touches, but I have not found a simple snare beat throughout the work. The band's violinist, Julian Cusack does fantastic Spirogyra St Radigunds at enriching plain acoustic passages with his typically English fiddle playing. He also adds interesting keyboards touches on some songs.

An electric bass guitar played by Dave Spirogyra St Radigunds keeps the music Spirogyra St Radigunds and keeps it from sounding uninteresting and not lively. Martin Cockerham's acoustic guitar is the key element of Spirogyra's sound, it is bright, percussive, and dynamic?

Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying.

Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Spirogyra St Radigunds Evening Sex All Themes. This album reunited Cockerham and the trumpeter Henry Lowther Robert Jr Lockwood Steady Rollin Man had earlier contributed to the Bells, Boots and Spirogyra St Radigunds album.

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8 thoughts on “ Spirogyra St Radigunds

  1. Oct 08,  · Spirogyra’s first album 'St. Radigunds’ was released in , the same year as Comus’ 'First Utterance’ (to which it is most resembling) and Jan Dukes de Grey’s 'Mice and Rats in the Loft’ (one of my favorite psych folk records). Furthermore the first two albums of Pearls Before Swine could be seen as acid or psych folk.
  2. St. Radigunds, an Album by Spirogyra. Released in September on B&C (catalog no. CAS ; Vinyl LP). Genres: Progressive Folk, Psychedelic Folk. Rated # in the best albums of , and # in the greatest all-time album chart (according to RYM users)/5(17).
  3. Mar 21,  · SPIROGYRA was started in the UK by Martin Cockerham, later joined by the lovely voice of Barbara Gaskin, with able assistance from regulars Julian Cusak, and Steve Borril. Guests usually included, among others, Dave Mattacks of Fairport Convention, on drums. This music has a lyrical, compositional quality, overall/5(7).
  4. album “ST. RADIGUNDS” by SPIROGYRA. Initially formed by duo Martin Cockerham and Mark Francis in Bolton in , the band expanded when Cockerham was a student in Canterbury at the end of The expanded line-up featured Martin Cockerham (guitar, .
  5. With occasional use of unusual rhythms, intriguing blends of styles, innovative arrangements, and lyrics to ponder, St. Radigunds had it all, and quickly established Spirogyra as one of the most creative and innovative groups of the day.8/
  6. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of St. Radigunds on Discogs/5(21).
  7. Spirogyra is an English progressive folk band that recorded three albums between and , with further original albums in and Martin Cockerham (vocals/guitar, born ; died 5 April ) and Mark Francis originally formed Spirogyra as a duo in Bolton, Lancashire, UK in the summer of
  8. This song is by Spirogyra and appears on the album St Radigunds (). You must enable javascript to view this page. This is a requirement of our licensing agreement with music Gracenote. If you don't like lying in the sun you might as well not be here.

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