|The third volume of the CURVED AIR RARITIES SERIES
Format: CD / Cat No: CRVERS003 / Released: 05/10/2018
Track Listing: 1. No-Guitar Blues / 2. Everdance/Cheetah/Vivaldi / 3. Phantasmagoria / 4. Melinda (More Or Less) / 5. Over And Above / 6. The Germersheim Jam / Vivaldi (Reprise)
More information: The Second British Rock Meeting 1972 is the third volume of the CURVED AIR RARITIES SERIES.
The sound quality is of astonishing fidelity for a live recordings from the early 1970s and features the ONLY known recordings of this line-up improvising! The last track is an extended jam and a version of the bandís hit Vivaldi Ė lasting well over 30 MINUTES!
The band had just released its Phantasmagoria album and the line-up was: Sonja Kristina, Darryl Way, Francis Monkman, Florian Pilkington-Miksa, Mike Wedgwood.
The booklet features a written introduction by FRANCIS MONKMAN, who MASTERED the audio and CURATED the release PERSONALLY, along with two essays written by attendees at the festival and previously unseen pictures. These recordings capture a unique set from the bandís heyday, their only recorded improvisations and all in unbelievable sound quality for a festival in the early 70s.