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Expresso II
Virgin CDV 2099 || £8.94 USD  EUR  JPY  + p+p +tax

Gong go Weather Report.

The 'bridging' album between Gong and Pierre Moerlen's Gong. The surreal pixie mythology had long gone with it's creators, daevid allen and Gilli Smyth, but the invention and stunning playing remained as the band sought to turn themselves into Weather Report. As this CD shows, they weren't far off achieving it either! Great jazzy, vibe, percussive led album but also high in the guitar 'genius' stakes with Allan Holdsworth and even ex Rolling Stone Mick Taylor.

Tracks: [37'30]
  1. Heavy Tune
  2. Golden Dilemma
  3. Sleepy
  4. Soli
  5. Boring
  6. Three Blind Mice
  • Pierre Moerlen {Drums, Xylophone, Tympani, Tubular Bells}
  • Hansford Rowe {Bass}
  • Mireille Bauer {Vibraphone, Marimba, Glockenspiel, Tom Toms}
  • Benoit Moerlen {Vibraphone, Tubular Bells, Glockenspiel, Claves}
  • Mick Taylor {Lead guitar}
  • Allan Holdsworth {Guitars}
  • Darryl Way {Violin}
  • Francois Causse {Congas}
  • Bon Lozga {Rhythm guitar}