Premonition - Galliard - Strange Pleasure / New Dawn
Label: CumOn Everybody Records - none • Format: CD Compilation, Unofficial Release • Country: Russia • Genre: Rock, Folk, World, & Country • Style: Folk Rock, Psychedelic Rock
Galliard were formed in Birmingham, in the summer of In my humble opinion these are two of the best, Premonition - Galliard - Strange Pleasure / New Dawn powerful, most vibrant albums of the era. Galliard have very much remained a prog-rock collectors preserve, although they are much loved by real music lovers: knowledgeable jazz freaks, and sampling DJs, but truly open minded fans of psychedelia will also find much to admire and enjoy.
Galliard were in on the ground floor of the British progressive rock movement, releasing their debut album, Strange Pleasure, in and mixing jazz, rock, folk, and psychedelic influences. The following year, New Dawn pretty much picked up where its predecessor left off, with one key exception. The band had initially featured two wind players, Dave Caswell and John Smith; though Smith was absent Jake - Lisa Loeb - Firecracker New Dawn, a whole brace of additional horn players had been brought in to augment the sound.
The striking thing is just how good Galliard were at all of the varied styles they attempt on New Dawn, but sadly, it was to be their last album. James Allen, Allmusic. This is one of my all-time favourite albums! Tag: Galliard. Share this: Facebook Twitter Reddit. Like this: Like Loading