Label: Chrysalis - CHT 1058 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Symphonic Rock, Art Rock
They had retreated somewhat from Wednesday Week - Elvis Costello - Taking Liberties orchestral hybrid of their previous album, Grand Hotelalthough "Nothing But the Truth" still boasted a string arrangement.
They replaced the sweetening with extra muscle in the remaining instruments, making this one of the group's Fresh Fruit - Procol Harum - Exotic Birds And Fruit rocking sets. And lyricist Keith Reidhaving explored elegant decay in Grand Hotelwas unusually straightforward in his social prescriptions here. True, the words still dripped with literary references to everything from Shakespeare to ancient mythology, but, as Reid declared up front, this time he was interested in "Nothing But the Truth.
The disillusionment was completed with the final song on the first side and its tagline, "Just another idol turned to clay. In this CD reissue, annotator Patrick Humphries suggests that the rocker "Butterfly Boys" might have been directed at the executives at the band's label, Chrysalis Records. If so, they must have been unhappy, as Brooker cried, "Give us a break!
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