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BEST of British prog

I mean forget Genesis and Gentle Giant. This album features Phil Manzanera (Roxy Music) on guitar, Brian Eno (also ex-Roxy), Charles Hayward (This Heat) on drums. This is one of the top prog rock albums of all times, ranks right up there with Hatfield & the North, Egg, National Health, Soft Machine, etc., etc.


Genre: Rock

Years Active: '70s

Quiet Sun originally formed around Dulwich College in 1970 as a four-piece progressive rock band featuring Phil Manzanera (guitar), Bill MacCormick (bass), Charles Hayward (drums), and Dave Jarrett (keyboards). The band name came from an article on sunspots and solar flares that MacCormick's brother Ian had been reading, called "The Year of the Quiet Sun." The group managed to score a rehearsal space from Warner Bros. and toured around the south of England gaining a small following, but were never...
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