What does it sound like?:
What does it all *mean*?
As John Peel said of them on the Glastonbury Fayre Album “Curious Band”
Back in the early seventies I was introduced to this band by the ‘big boys’ and you either liked what Gong were doing or wondered why they were doing it in the first place. I recall seeing them at Bradford uni at about two in the morning at a Freshers’ Ball and reading in an interview with them that students had been fighting after the gig depending on which side of the fence they fell.
One of the ‘big boys’ I saw recently said that he didn’t want to listen from stuff from then in case it didn’t stand up to scrutiny and spoiled fond remembrances, so I’ve done it for him. I donned my Gong boots and with a plate of camembert (batteries not included) by my side I aurally immersed myself in the discs.
So what do you get? 12 CDs and a DVD * The First 4 Virgin Records studio albums plus bonus tracks * First CD release of the original Flying Teapot masters. Beautifully remastered with previously unreleased bonus mixes. * » Continue Reading.