9 thoughts on “ The Birds - Peter Hammill - Fools Mate (CD, Album)

  1. Fool's Mate is the debut solo album by Peter Hammill of progressive rock band Van der Graaf Generator. The title is both a chess and tarot reference. It was produced by Trident Studios' in-house producer John Anthony. The album was recorded in , in the midst of one of Van der Graaf Generator's most prolific periods.
  2. As previously mentioned, Fool's Mate was the first solo album, though all of the band members had a part in it. It has a nice feel, and like The Aerosol Grey Machine is very late sixties. One of the factors that defines this album is the appearance of Rod Clements and Ray Jackson of Lindisfarne on several tracks. Ah, that mandolin.
  3. Fool´s Mate is the debut solo album from UK progressive rock artist Peter Hammill. The album was recorded and released in but the songs on the album dates as far back as and some had been played by early incarnations of Peter Hammill´s main act Van Der Graaf Generator.
  4. This song is by Peter Hammill and appears on the album Fool's Mate (). Spring came far too early this year May flowers blooming in February Should I be sad for the month.
  5. 'Fool's Mate' released in '71 was eagerly awaited as the first taste of Hammill alone - although the album in fact had all of VdGG playing on it as well as some members of two other popular bands of the time: Rod Clements and Ray Jackson from stablemate /5(23).
  6. The album is a compilation of ballads from Hammill's previous solo albums, re-recorded in new versions; all reworked, redubbed and remixed to form this album. The lead vocals were replaced on all tracks, except "Been Alone So Long".
  7. Jun 27,  · Label: Virgin - 2 9,Charisma - CASCDR • Format: CD Album, Reissue, Remastered • Country: Europe • Genre: Rock • Style: Art Rock, Prog Rock Peter Hammill - Fool's Mate (, CD) | Discogs/5.
  8. You have to assume that when Peter Hammill sits down to write music, he has something specific in mind. But, then again, music has a way of making a number of decisions all on its own. Fool's Mate is a set of famously "orphaned" songs, written before and during the original Van der Graaf Generator days that simply did not fit the VdGG style/5(12).
  9. You have to assume that when Peter Hammill sits down to write music, he has something specific in mind. But, then again, music has a way of making a number of decisions all on its own. Fool's Mate is a set of famously "orphaned" songs, written before and during the original Van der Graaf Generator days that simply did not fit the VdGG style/5(26).

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