Progressive rock at its most indulgent.
This is from a Belgian studio recording, with audience, aired on German
ZDF television in 1974. It can be found on a DVD entitled Giant On The Box.
These guys are musicians' musicians. When I was a kid I listened to
their stuff in utter, slack-jawed amazement, wondering how five guys
could create so much sound. Then I would return to my guitar and somehow
avoid smashing it to bits.
One imagines middle-ages England--lutes and troubadors, castles and trebuchets. Check out the albums Octopus, Interview, The Power And The Glory, among others.
Tags: Gentle Giant, musicians, guitar, keyboards, drums, vocals, progrock, baroque, rococco, toss yer guitar in the bin, anti-pop, down home blues ha ha
Location: Belgium (load item map)
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