Gong - On Track
perfect bound paperback
Sonicbond Publishing Ltd || March 2021
Every album, every track examined Informed by a host of Gong musicians
Long time Planetgong acquaintance and sometime shopper Kevan Furbank was tasked by the publishers of these entertaining encyclopaedic type volumes with writing about every track on every Gong album from 'Magick Brother' in 1970 to 2019s 'The Universe Also Collapses'.
Kevan informatively examines the songwriting, arrangements and mythology that inspired each track and is offered insights from Mike Howlett, Tim Blake, Graham Clark, Kavus, Dave Sturt, Josh Pollock and more in his attempt to illuminate every Gong album so far.
The book also offers analysis on the many off-shoots of the Gong family tree - Mother Gong, Pierre Moerlen's Gong, etc.