Ufo 2 - Flying - FLAC
A post from OldBitch and Adamus67
Eu acho esse disco espetacular, uma hora de rock and roll
Mas vou deixar para o meu amigo Adamus67 comentar este disco
Hey your freaks
is difficult, but we trying to go ahead with all the difficulties
I think this record spectacular, one-hour rock and roll
But I'll leave my friend Adamus67 comment on this album
UFO name is associated with the cosmos, with the departure (of the many possible meanings), the pulsating rhythm of the stars and the futuristic sounds of extraterrestrial technology. The same things associated music of his first (and best) composition. Flying is the second and unfortunately last album of this team. It is absolutely unique, breathtaking combination of blues-based hard rock and space rock. This is impossible with nothing to compare. In any case, I never heard anything like it. The same instrumentation amazing. Space Rock without keys! But! Recipe for a gentlemen came up with songs very easy. I like the simple things are often absolutely brilliant. It begins with a generally straight hard rock theme with vocals, rhythm and blues soundtrack ordinary, almost a standard for the genre guitar playing. It is nice melody, swinging all nice, but can be heard from the beginning that there is more than just a hard blues rock. Mick Bolton just waiting when he finally be able to fly into uncharted space. And when he takes the listener to fly away with you! The center of each of the long track is a musical journey to other worlds! Plays bass guitar and throbbing trance beat that time, Bolton generates unusual cosmic sounds. But at the same time retains the blues tune. It has nothing to do with krautrockowymi meditations. This music is a perfect centering between space expeditions Pink Floyd, and hard rock melodies and riffs.
I've had it for over 20 years,One of a kind,UFO,no two sentences! ...
But let's start all over again,
The band was formed in August 1969 when the three musicians: Pete Waya (bass), Phil Mogg (vocals) and Mick Bolton (guitar), performing under the name Hocus Pocus, joined by drummer Andy Parker.
After signing with a small label Beacon Records debut album in 1971. UFO presenting a blend of progressive space rock with blues and boogie. Both the first and subsequent two LPs UFO II "Flying" (One Hour Space Rock) and UFO Live (Landed in Japan) has not gained greater recognition in the UK. Unlike what happened in Germany and Japan, where the group has gained many reacting hysterically devoted , fans.
In fact, by the end of it is unknown why the members of the quartet decided on his second album, "turn" style in a completely different areas. The fact remains that the "visit" different "story", and Mick Bolton has implemented effectively its unusual rhythmic ideas and sound, using only his "space guitar".
The second and last LP for Beacon had its premiere in 1971. and include music quite different from the earlier proposal of formation. Group invites you here for an hour-psychedelic space journey enhanced with great solos Bolton.
UFO on his second album, decided to go in a direction that the first album heralded tracks like "Who Do You Love" and "Unidentified Flying Object". Played by the "space rock" has generated a review of the original, and has caused considerable popularity in Germany and Japan.
UFO - UFO 2“Flying - One Hour Space Rock” (1971 Beacon Records -first pressing) UK, Space Hard Rock
01. Silver Bird (Bolton/Mogg/Parker/Way) 6:54
02. Star Storm (Bolton/Mogg/Parker/Way) 18:54
03. Prince Kajuku (Bolton/Mogg/Parker/Way) 3:56
04. The Coming of Prince Kajuku (Bolton/Mogg/Parker/Way) 3:43
05. Flying (Bolton/Mogg/Parker/Way) 26:30
Mick Bolton (guitar)
Phil Mogg (vocals)
Andy Parker (drums)
Pete Way (bass)
The material on the album is now only a group of their own compositions. With a simple, hard rock songs like "Boogie," "Follow You Home" and "Timothy" from the first disc, you can find here only one song - "Prince Kajuku". The composition is quite successful, with the typical early UFO "dirty" guitar sound, as well as an interesting riff, mannered in a bass-guitar dialogue. Noteworthy is also the instrumental "The Coming Of Prince Kajuku," in which Bolton uses extremely pure guitar sound, free from "mad distortion," and Pete Way it is known as a slick bass "scavenger".
Disc is dominated by long-winded but songs like "Silver Bird", "Flying" and "Star Storm" - complete change of pace, with eksponowanymi brzmieniowymi guitar effects on the background of monotonous bass foundation. We are talking specifically about "Star Storm" - developed a very interesting track, with a great, albeit simple lead riff, gradually performed in unison by the bass, guitar and even vocals...
"UFO 2 - Flying" This album is brilliant, enthusiastic, spontaneous, without self-interest, as if the four guys have just discovered the power of rock instruments and testing their potential, "spiraling" and reveling in their capabilities over time, and in some parts falling into the instrumental amok. With less than 20 years must have a lot to "say" while breaking the limit 3 - minute, rock songs and to perform a task using the traditional composition of the rock ensemble: guitar-bass-drums-vocals. When we compare the contents of the publication date of the edition, and analyzed the duration of the two longest compositions, for example, "Star Storm" and "Flying", each an average of "hackneyed" listener "hit" is a question: What the hell, we managed to achieve artistic fullness and professionalism, richness of sound, the minimalism of this instrumental? Do not forget, though it's not the kind of justification, that the year is 1971, ie after the event had passed 40 years! Who does not know the sound of exploration of UFOs and listen to these five compositions for the first time, it will have trouble believing that all the electro-string experiments, improvisations, sophisticated and variable playing the rhythm section, reverbs, soil tests and processing of sounds date back to the era 40 years ago. It's unbelievable, but true. "Flying", can not believe it, not a product of artistic creativity of contemporary rockers. Regardless of who has some critical remarks about the technical workshop Bolton, has even reluctant to admit that his guitar sounds like a modern processed sounds using synthesizers, fixtures and other equipment. "Joke" is that at that young age you can about the vast majority of these gadgets only dream of. And how "you can see, hear and feel" of their instrumental variations are not virtual but very real performances. This album is also further evidence of the history of rock layers that amazing talent, an open mind backed by outstanding skills helped to create this timeless concept called "Flying-One Hour Space Rock". At this point, do not ignore the merits of yet another album in the form of chord shape melodic lines. These topics have a very distinct character, the recipient can easily remember, impress the one hand, the wealth of ideas, on the other hand are able to fascinate the simplicity of implementation, severity of tone, the lack of frills sound. The nearly 60 minutes of rock expression of surprise to this day, although access to this work is very limited, because the younger fans, like how a few decades from Dinosaur Rock are generally aware of the existence of a diamond rock, you have an obligation to the fans of guitar power-space - progrock. Sorcerer Mick Bolton and his beloved Gibson Les Paul makes a powerful wall of sound "being careful" hundreds of sound effects arranged in a thoughtful art project. Heard from every corner boards bassist Pete Way, which in addition to the hard, dark tones also moved by the scale of available kontrabasowi jazz moments, although this release does not have a trace of jazz rock manners. Sometimes the bass sounds "floated" after the staff as "weak bear" reeling after the sound space, another time "beast" comes to life exposing his incredible power, dynamics, acting as a "ram" on the receptors of the listener. Andy Parker, drummer presents a whole range of skills from the role of the snare drum sounds cosmic wind "dancing" on the drum plates. A Phil Mogg and his expedition vocal, slightly "darkened", crude, little "śpiewno-melodic", breaking the age-specific early 60s - the assertiveness. His vocal performances are a kind of antithesis of melody. Some parts are close to the narratives and well correspond to the image of the Phonographic Universe.
It starts off with hypnotic "Silver Bird" which appears to be about a primitive person seeing an airplane for the first time, and longing to get inside so as to fly ("Big silver bird, let me inside your plane!"). It starts off with a general rhythm with gentler guitar notes increasing in intensity before descending into a solo-frenzy,lyrical "Coming Of Prince Kajuku" singles hit "Prince Kajuku" It describes a man who sounds like some sort of voodoo prince from space ('Tapping on his juju stick')."The Coming of Prince Kajuku" is an instrumental, continuing the 'Kajuku' theme. 'Prince Kajuku' seems to be a preparatory warning ('Never let Kajuku / take you to his land'). Now, Kajuku is on his way, apparently. The song starts off rather quiet but it slowly builds in intensity (obviously representing him getting closer and closer). Not much else to say about this one.
"Star Storm" is one of the two epic tracks on here, clocking in at almost 19 minutes. The lyrics show a man's journey through space and through the 'distant, starry storm'. The guitar changes back and forth between sick solos and echoey guitar chords and noises. A main riff dominates throughout the piece, popping up quite periodically.
and the dreamlike, the title "Flying", This track is 26 and a half minutes of pure hard rock/space rock pleasure. The echoe guitar and guitar sound effects are in full force on this track, creating a real astral voyage for the listener. Phil Mogg sings in an almost melancholy tone, voicing his longing to fly through space. And the solos on this track are very soulful, full of longing, and (almost) heart-wrenching. By the time this track is done, you'll be sitting there dazed, and all you'll be able to say is 'woah'.!
A set of absolutely no weak points, "smelling" innovative, fresh as contemporary product "storm drain "of the British quartet. The paradox is that this is not historical, rhythmically complex, multifaceted project gentlemanom assured of a UFO in the hard rock pantheon, but later traces of which, however, did not come close to even, in my humble opinion, the size and the level of "Flying". I know that the network contains texts, treating this album as a 'necessary evil', texts that deal attributes "boring", "going down like chewing gum", "no idea", "do not rock the applicant with the acquis." In any event, I do not agree with such unjust, pobieżnymi marks, indicative of the immaturity of the authors, who may not bother to understand and devote more time to meet with the muse. Do not believe these suggestions, bearing the seeds sterile "pindolenia cat with a hammer." Even if someone recognizes the merits of a UFO from later years, their killers quite a hit as "Doctor, Doctor", the songs are in confrontation with the level of "Flying"may be called the most paltry songs of good riff
This album UFO had no chance to exist in his time among a wider audience. After years of sweet pioseneczek, of course, with some exceptions,but You should be aware that if rock we know today, this multi-dimensional style, just woke up from hibernation, leaving the darkness and the shadow zone to the broad masses of listeners. In the case of "UFO 2 - One Hour Space Rock" was out sparkling splendor, creating a canon of rock music today.In this album there is no technical feats, squeaking guitar solos and strong gallop. Instead, he is feeling, is to build the mood is extremely original, but extremely simple ideas. I am sure that Michael Schenker would play everything that Bolton blindfolded. But would have invented something so unusual? I venture to doubt.
Album UFO 2: Flying recommend to all fans of classic rock, and wide group of listeners.
After listening to this album, nothing is the same as before!