‘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.
From songs by The Beatles to Rick Wakeman, Metallica to The Rolling Stones, uDiscover Music uncovers the best songs inspired by books.
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'.
The Gentle Giant debut album established the group as one of the most distinctive and forward-thinking of the new wave of prog rock bands to emerge in 1970.
Few kinds of music are more inherently visual than prog rock. The music lends itself to elaborate flights of fantasy, which is why prog-rock album covers are an art form on their...
With his original band, Porcupine Tree, Steven Wilson nearly single-handedly sparked a prog revival and it continues with his concert film ‘Home Invasion’.
Side-long concept pieces, walls of Mellotrons, keyboardists in capes...such were the glories of the greatest prog rock albums.