Sunday 30 July 2017
Thirsty Moon - Thirsty Moon (1972)
The debut album from this German band.
Thirsty Moon was a seven piece big band on this album. The lineup was organ, congas, percussions, guitars, drums, bass, woodwinds and English vocals.
Thirsty Moon released five studio albums between 1972 and 1981. Their first two albums is regarded as their best ones and I am exploring/reviewing both of them this summer/you will find a review of their second album You'll Never Come Back somewhere else in this blog.
Thirsty Moon is a forty-two minutes long album and an interesting one too.
Take a lot of eclectic prog in the vein of King Crimson and Gentle Giant. Add a lot of krautrock and jazz too. Add some spacerock on the top of that. That's kind of where you ends up with this album.
This band has often been compared to Out Of Focus whose first three albums I have just reviewed. I can agree with that.
The music on this album changes from jazz to eclectic prog and space rock throughout this album. There is even some funky jazz here. The music twists and turns 180 degrees throughout this album. Which makes this an entertaining album.
The quality is also good so I am really enjoying this album. No great songs, though. Nevertheless; check out this album.