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Flat Baroque And Berserk (LP)

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Limited Edition
Recorded at Abbey Road Studio
Released 1970
Re-issued September 2016

Produced by Peter Jenner
Remastered 2016 reissued on 12” 180gm Vinyl
Packaged in deluxe gatefold sleeve
Original artwork with additional printed heavy inner sleeve including extra notes and images.
Artwork Reproduced by Harry Pearce at Pentagram


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Science Friction

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'Flat Baroque and Berserk' was the first record of mine to go into the charts. For the first time in my recording career, proper care and attention was paid to the presentation of the song. Peter Jenner was assigned by EMI Records to produce the recording. Peter and I got on really well and he was a better overseer of my work than anyone I have been involved with before or since. I had also had a Studio upgrade. EMI Studios, Abbey Road was at that time the most advanced studio in Europe, and over the next ten years I was to record in near-perfect conditions.

Over those years, the studio buzzed with four separate Beatles, some Stones, The Pink Floyd, Cliff and the Shadows, Gracie Fields, three of four musical knights, Kate Bush, Olivier Newton-John, The Hollies, Yehudi Menuin, Stefan Grapelli, The Plastic Ono Band, Eric Clapton; you name them, they were all there. Jimmy Page and I were in there three or four times together.

It was a creative hotbed where the technical staff, headed by Ken Townsend, were second to none.

Meanwhile, back at the ranch, I was very pleased with my first record made in such elevated surroundings. The song that I was best known for in those days, 'I Hate the White Man,' was recorded live for this album, and still stands as a testament to my lifelong devotion to espousing equal rights for all humans. I have long since wondered about the wisdom of stating that you have the capacity to hate your own race for it's misdemeanours, but as a polemic it has been both an effective tool and somewhere of a place for a humble humanitarian to stand.

'Another Day' is probably one of the best love songs I ever wrote, and much of the rest of the record is on a gentler level, although 'Hells Angels,' recorded with 'The Nice,' is raw and was very eventful.

Tracks / Additional Information

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Manufacturer Science Friction
Track Listing A1. Don't You Grieve (5:44)
A2. I Hate The White Man (8:02)
A3. Feeling All The Saturday 1:56)
A4. How Does It Feel (6:29)
A5. Goodbye (5:43)

B1. Another Day (2:57)
B2. Davey (1:31)
B3. East Of The Sun (3:02)
B4. Tom Tiddler's Ground (6:49)
B5. Francesca (1:19)
B6. Song Of The Ages (3:53)
B7. Hell's Angels (7:47)

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