Tag Archives: Gary Brooker

PROCOL HARUM – Missing Persons (Alive Forever)

May 25, 2021

Esoteric Antenna 2021 Above all else confusion reigns: veteran collective deliver timeless sentiments from beyond the veil. For all their pursuit of posterity, this ensemble never shied away from leaving a lyrical comment on current affairs – quite often shrouding … Continue reading

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JACK LANCASTER – Carnival Of The Animals

October 1, 2016

Verdant 2016 Saving the planet with a power of music, British blues maven gathers a flock of kindred spirits. Phil Collins and Wayne Kramer chime in. Four decades after its release, “Peter And The Wolf” still stands out as a … Continue reading

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Jack Lancaster Releases An Album With Guests From GENESIS, HARUM, ARGENT & MC5

June 17, 2016

Four decades after its release, “Peter And The Wolf” still stands out as a prime example of translating a symphonic opus into rock idiom, with an all-star cast of musicians delivering blistering, if often overlooked performances. Not hoping to repeat its … Continue reading

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PROCOL HARUM – Procol Harum

June 29, 2015

Regal Zonophone 1967 / Esoteric 2015 A cornerstone of art rock, still fresh and shining brightly. One may wonder whether PROCOL HARUM really understood the grandiosity of their debut single – one of the most impressive debut ever – when … Continue reading

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Henry Scott-Irvine: Procol Harum – The Ghosts Of A Whiter Shade Of Pale

November 21, 2013

Omnibus Press 2013 One of the greatest rock enigmas gets dissected but not entirely deciphered as befits a legend. A song might be both a blessing and a curse, especially for those who penned and perform it, and no-one knows … Continue reading

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