|Brand new CD from the Strawbs!
Format: CD / Cat No: WMCD 2045 / Released: 24/08/2009
Track Listing: 1. Revenge (can be so sweet) / 2. Beneath the angry sky / 3. Copenhagen / 4. Pro Patria Suite (Do you want subtitles?) / 5. Where silent shadows fall / 6. The man who would never leave Grimsby / 7. The ballad of Jay and Rose Mary / 8. Dancing to the devil’s beat / 9. Oh how she changed
More information: In celebration of the Strawbs 40th anniversary this year, Witchwood are proud to present, the much anticipated follow up to the critically acclaimed ‘Broken Hearted Bride'. Classic line-up includes: David Cousins, Dave Lambert, Chas Crank & Oliver Wakeman.
‘Dancing to the Devils beat’ is an album of brand new material, with some of the strongest lyrical content included on a Strawbs album for some time. Dave Cousins’ lyrics convey the maelstrom of current political events - from the machinations of climate change, to greed and corruption in the public sector, and the dignity of the armed forces in combat. ‘Pro Patria Suite’ takes the listener before, during and after WW1, while ‘Copenhagen’ reflects tenderly on Strawbs recording with Sandy Denny in Denmark. The album introduces Oliver Wakeman to the band, eldest son of former member, Rick Wakeman.