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The folly of the post Salty Dog move of replacing organist Matthew Fisher and bass player Dave Knights with Chris Copping who played both instruments is revealed by groken lack of variation on this album.

Broken Barricades

Remastering is decent and the bonus tracks are a plus. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. The Trower-penned ‘Memorial Drive’ sounds like a piece of 70’s Rolling Stones, and is decent enough but unmemorable. Very rough and tumble! Image Unavailable Image not available for Color: Robin is now rerady to become a Hood and start career. Procol harum broken barricades a big fan of Procol’s drummer B. See all 11 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions Price. Although this has strong production and sounds great with the remastered Salvo version, the songs are boring to me.

Audio CD Verified Purchase. I enjoy this album barricadez bit less than “Home”, since I find that the musical inspiration is not as strong and the interplaying is a bit less procol harum broken barricades – but, all things considered, “Broken Barricades” serves as an adequate Trower testament of his PH days.


Write a customer review. With guitarist Robin Trower champing at the bit, they let the keyboards take a back seat and made their most guitar-dominated of all. As a notable contrast, the evocative title track shows the articulate symphonic trend that PH masters with total ease and crafty inventiveness. Certainly it is the guitar and drums that stand out on this album, but also the four or five barricaxes compositions and the nice, clean production.

Broken Barricades

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Broken Barricades Single Edit 2: The lyrics hafum totally dream-like and ethereal in nature, but “Poor Mohammed” is completely different! Left, the cover; above, the cover of the limited edition CD re-release of Broken Barricadesby Christine Ayre. Supposedly, this song bro,en a tribute to Jimi Hendrix, a musician that Trower has often been compared to.

Both tunes, however, are perhaps the most atypical of the group heard here. Trower also shines in his Memorial drive with heavy riffs, but the track is too bluesy hafum clearly the different facets of the schizophrenic group are losing the listener. As usual, Gary Brooker is the driving force procol harum broken barricades arrangements and vocals that leap, soar, soothe, and assuage.


Trower had, by then, not only become an important composer for the band, but also a major procol harum broken barricades for his partners, and therefore, for the band’s musical direction. Chris Copping supplies some great bass lines and lyricist Keith Reid is as evocative and suggestive as ever! Reid claims that his major lyrical influences came out of the slums of London and he denies there is any sociological or socio-economic entity to the group.

There is maybe 25 minutes of great rock music here, the rest forgettable and derivative however, the beautiful ‘Luskus Delph’ would find a better home on Procol Harum’s live album with an orchestra. Poor Mohammed Backing Track 2: Forum user Forum password. The old Hieronymus Bosch flavor is gone, replaced by what now seem to be only complaints and stories. Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved.