Tackling greed and corruption in authority, Gentle Giant’s ‘The Power And The Glory’ is a prog classic that continues to resonate.
Released in September 1973, ‘In A Glass House’ was a major turning point for the British prog rock legends Gentle Giant, setting them up for further glory.
The track also features on the reissue of the band’s ‘Free Hand’ album, which has been remixed by Steven Wilson.
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The series of 8mm clips of the band on the Civilian tour in 1980 have been synced to live music from the tour.
‘Free Hand’ was the seventh album by prog legends Gentle Giant. Another artistic triumph for the band, it has endured as one of their best-loved releases.
'Just The Same' features on the newly-remixed Dolby Atmos, 5.1 surround sound edition of the band's 'Free Hand' album, set for release on May 25.
The 1975 album was the record that paved the way for the prog frontiersman's Top 10 success with 'L.'
These overlooked 70s rock heroes moved audiences, made fantastic albums, then faded, but are still fondly thought of by diehards. Remember them with love.
Picking the most bizarre concept albums isn’t easy, since the most beloved concept albums are themselves pretty bizarre, but here are a few masterstrokes.
Gentle Giant felt the punks advancing during 1976, yet they stuck to their guns and released ‘Interview,’ a sardonic concept album.
The first concept album in Gentle Giant’s formidable body of work, ‘Three Friends’ remains a well-loved record that hints at greater glories to come.
Whether they’re the mastermind of the band or keep the cosmic flights well-grounded, we pay tribute to the best prog guitarists of all time.
Gentle Giant’s final album, ‘Civilian’ shocked many, but was full of hooky, chorus-heavy rock/pop songs as visceral as anything the New Wave had to offer.
The interview forms part of a new series on the band's official YouTube channel called 'The Missing Interviews: The Early Days'.