Monday, 24 November 2014
Runeson [Nils-Åke Runeson] from Sweden 1974 [lossless + mp3]
Another one of those lost rock albums that really deserves to be better known, particularly among those involved in perpetrating the same endless paroleless crimes of replaying Rolling Stones, Fleetwood Mac, the Beatles and myriad one-hit wonders on satellite radio ad nauseam, I can guarantee that the songs written here are not in any way as a whole inferior to an album by for example Jackson Browne or David Bowie or any other famous artist from the seventies.
With a powerful hook you could hang an angular comet or cometlander off, the song "I'm not a poet (like Edgar Allen Poe)" is just absolute rock bliss, but notice in particular the use of the mellotron-flute in the second stanza:
Complete information here.
How, how is it possible this record is unknown everywhere else in the world but on these crappy little blogs like here? Utter artistic injustice.