Dr Strangely Strange Heavy Petting
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Most of the arrangements here are not particularly well thought-out, and the sporadic spoken-word bits serve only to make the music sound even more dated than it would have anyway. That one song could be considered a very early example of Dr Strangely Strange Heavy Petting bands like T. Rex would develop into the glam rock sound that emerged from acid folk a few short years later, but I think this is more by accident than any sort of artistic epiphany. You must be a forum member to post a review, please register Sonia Magic Lady if you are not.
Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker. Buy DR. This being their second album, and given the hopes that their debut KOTS had us wishing for, HP is certainly a bit of a deception. Keeping the original quintet intact, the group added as guest or members a bunch of musicians; the best-known being FC's Mattacks and his very sterile drumming style, an ultra-young Gary Moore Dr Strangely Strange Heavy Petting guitar and two Sweeney's men members.
Come Sympathy Nervous Sympathy Nervous think of it, I'd wager that this is more or less what the Essex Green whose early albums we covered on this blog some time ago was using this album as a template, especially as their sound and album cover wasn't too far removed from "Heavy Petting.
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